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Lynchburg


Tennessee

The Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour

LOCATION:
Lynchburg,Tenn. The Jack Daniel Distillery is located 70 miles southeast of Nashville. Take I-24 east to Route 55 (exit 111). Take Route 55 through Tullahoma to Lynchburg. Or, from I-65, take US 64 through Fayetteville to Lynchburg and Route 55 through Lynchburg to the distillery.

BACKGROUND:
Registered in 1866 by Jack Daniel, the Jack Daniel Distillery is the oldest registered distillery in the United States and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Every year about 250,000 people tour the distillery and visit the small town of Lynchburg. In any two-month period, visitors from all 50 states and over 30 foreign countries will stop by to see where their favorite whiskey is made and to meet the people they have come to know through Jack Daniel’s advertising campaign.

TOUR SCHEDULE: see website, below

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
A barrelhouse holding more than 20,000 barrels of whiskey, each holding about 50 gallons and weighing more than 400 pounds
The rickyard where cords of hard sugar maple wood are burned to make the famous charcoal used to mellow the whiskey drop by drop.

The underground cave spring -- the source of the iron-free water that runs at a constant 56 degrees.
The whiskey making process, including the whiskey stills, the fermenting tanks and the charcoal-mellowing vats.
Jack Daniel’s first office.
The White Rabbit Saloon, a reconstruction of a saloon Mr. Jack operated in Lynchburg before the advent of Prohibition.

 
GPS Coordinates

1 -- Jack Daniel's Distillery, Lynchburg, Tennessee
Decimal Lat: 35.284294 / Lon: -86.370430
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The Barrel House at Jack Daniel's Distillery, holding more than 20,000 barrels of whiskey
The Barrel House at Jack Daniel's Distillery, holding more than 20,000 barrels of whiskey

The rickyard where cords of hard sugar maple wood are burned
The rickyard where cords of hard sugar maple wood are burned

   
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Source: Jack Daniels, photos: magazineUSA.com
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