Jack Daniels Distillery Photo Gallery
- Was Jack Daniels a real person?
Jasper Newton Daniel stood just over five foot and began making whiskey at the ripe old age of 13 for a Lutheran Minister. He died of gangrene, after kicking his safe, on October 10, 1911. No one knows his actually birth date but locals celebrate it, every year, in September.
- Who is Lem Motlow?
Jack Daniels didn't have any children so the distillery was passed down to his nephew, Lem Motlow, whose name still appears on the Jack Daniels Whiskey labels.
- How many different types of whiskey are made at the distillery?
While Jack Daniels offers a variety of various country cocktails, there are currently only four brand of whiskey produced at the distillery and they include:
- Jack Daniels Old No. 7 Black Label
- Jack Daniels Old No. 7 Green Label
- Gentleman Jack Rare Tennessee Whiskey
- Jack Daniels Single Barrel Tennessee Whiskey
- How much alcohol is in Jack Daniel's Whiskey?
Jack Daniel's Whiskey is 40% Alcohol by volume and 80 proof.
- What is Old No. 7?
While Old No. 7 is situated prominently on the Jack Daniel's Whiskey label, no one has a clue as to what it really means. There are several different legends that surround the history of Old No. 7 from it being a batch number that Jack Daniels used, a train number that the whiskey was shipped on to just a lucky number that he chose.
- What is the recipe for Jack Daniels Whiskey?
Now that's a really big secret but we do know that the main ingredients include corn, rye, barley malt and, of course, the special cave waters. The distillery also uses a hard maple charcoal filtering system and stores their whiskey in charred white oak barrels.
- How much does it cost to tour the Jack Daniel's Distillery?
Tours of the Jack Daniel Distillery are absolutely free. The distillery walking tour takes about one hour to complete and are held every day from 9:00a.m. - 4:30p.m except on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.
- What is BBQ Hill?
Barbecue Hill is an open-air pavilion that offers a spectacular view of the Jack Daniel's Hollow and the town of Lynchburg. BBQ Hill usually caters to private functions by companies or organizations for 50 or more people. On occasion, the folks at Jack Daniels will also open it up to the public for special events like their Noon Time Barbecues that include music, dining and more.
- What is the population of Lynchburg?
The population is under 500, usually around 350 and Moore County, the smallest county in Tennessee, has a population just under 6000.
- What is there to see and do in Lynchburg?
Overall, Lynchburg is a small quaint little slow paced town that offers a ton of southern hospitality. Lynchburg is truly a one stoplight town and that's part of its charm. You will find a wonderful example of a Tennessee historic town square and a 100 year old courthouse in the middle of town which provides visitors with and afternoon of antique shopping, country dining, and relaxation.