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Tour Jack Daniel's distillery and cooperage

I visited Jack Daniel’s this past August and took a deep dive into just how the world’s best-selling whiskey is made. Read my story for USA Today here.

Published Work

2017 Louisa Nelson Awards Announced

In the spirit of their triple-great grandmother, who led the family whiskey business upon her husband’s death in 1891, Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery leaders Andy & Charlie Nelson founded the Louisa Nelson Awards, to honor Nashville business women excelling in industry and serving the community. 614 more words

Q&A with Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller at Jack Daniel's (Tennessee, United States)

Bottles of Jack Daniel’s feature heavily among the whiskies I have reached for most and polished off with ease, my most memorable “bottle kills”. The “Jack Daniel’s” logo has the ability to make me salivate and crave a big ole rack of ribs in an instant, and whenever the pressure is on to quickly choose a whisk(e)y (because the other half is waiting to watch a movie), my default option is usually to grab a bottle of JD and then snuggle up on the couch with a glass and our chihuahua. 1,558 more words

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Rye Is Its First New Recipe Since Prohibition

There’s a new whiskey joining Jack Daniel’s portfolio: Tennessee Rye.

The 150-year-old distillery put out a single-barrel rye last year, but Tennessee Rye marks the brand’s first new recipe since prohibition. 184 more words


The Best Booze to Take to the Cabin

Looking for some booze to enjoy around the campfire as the weather gets colder? I picked some choice bottles for Men’s Journal – read here.


You're Invited: Louisa Nelson Awards at Green Brier Distillery, Sept. 18 

My great-great grandmother may have looked all prim and repressed in her high-necked 19th-century garb (see portrait above), but Louisa Nelson was made of strong stuff. 229 more words

Is Tennessee Whiskey Bourbon?

Many people ask me how is Tennessee whiskey different from Bourbon? The fact is there are very few differences. Tennessee whiskey is at least 51% corn.   648 more words

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