Jack Daniel's is the No. 1 selling whiskey in the world, is a genuine quality product with real heritage from America's oldest registered distillery. Seven international gold medals for product excellence. Charcoal mellowed. From America's oldest distillery. Timeless taste since 1866, well rounded and balanced medium amber whiskey. Pleasant mix of caramel, vanilla and wood notes, highlighted by a slightly fruity aroma.
A "Tennessee Whiskey" is different to a bourbon due to the "charcoal mellowing" process. Charcoal mellowing gives Jack Daniel's its special smoothness and character. Distiller Profile Jimmy Bedford retired as Master Distiller on March 31, 2008, after 20 years in that position and a total of 40 years as a Jack Daniel's employee. Jimmy's position has been filled by Jeff Arnett, a native Tennessean who becomes only the 7th Master Distiller in the 142 year history of Jack Daniel's. Jeff has worked for the Distillery since 2001 in a variety of capacities, and just as Jim did in his role as Master Distiller, he now oversees the entire whiskey-making process of milling, yeasting, fermentation, distillation, charcoal mellowing, and maturation.
"It's been a privilege to work with Jim Bedford and learn the trade over the past several years," Jeff says. "I look forward to carrying on the Jack Daniel's tradition and following Mr. Jack's guiding words of "every day we make it, we'll make it the best we can.Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey was founded in 1886, although it is often compared to Bourbon, unlike Bourbon, Jack Daniels is filtered through sugar maple charcoal and aged in large white oak barrels. Jack Daniels is made using cave spring water; its distinctive smoky, yet mellow flavour makes it the ideal ‘sippin’ whiskey.One of the world's best recognized brands, this is a 3 liter bottle of Jack Daniel's famed Tennessee whiskey.
Jack Daniel's distinct taste comes from mellowing the freshly distilled whiskey drop by drop through 10 feet of sugar maple charcoal. The distilled whiskey is subsequently matured in American Oak barrels hand-made by Jack Daniel's themselves. The only major distiller in the world to make their own barrels.