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Tag Archives: Jack Daniel

• You need this. Buy your very own whiskey barrel. Only $22K.

You need this. Buy your very own whiskey barrel. Only $22K.

Whiskey connoisseurs ready to take their enjoyment of the drink to the next level can now seize the opportunity courtesy of Jack Daniel’s. The marque is offering a unique experience whereby enthusiasts can invest in their very own Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel. The curated experience features a one-on-one tasting from different barrels to find an […]

• Whiskey Collecting: An Investment With Intoxicating Potential

Whiskey Collecting: An Investment With Intoxicating Potential

The topsy-turvy stock market of the past decade may have driven some investors to drink. But for Mahesh Patel, the drink itself is the investment. Mr. Patel, an Atlanta-based real-estate developer, is one of the world’s leading buyers of investment-grade, single-malt Scotch. Over the past few decades, he has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars […]

Last Minute Gift Guide! It’s Not Too Late!

Last Minute Gift Guide! It’s Not Too Late!

            SUNGLASSES MADE FROM WINE BARRELS Woodzee makes sunglasses out of wood. In November, they’re teaming with Northern California’s Robert Mondavi Private Selection to offer glasses made of repurposed barrels, wine stains included. The wood is smooth and the aroma heavenly. They come in four different lenses but the same […]

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• 7 Ultimate Destinations for Booze Aficionados

7 Ultimate Destinations for Booze Aficionados

If you think of drinking as something to be done on your couch or in a dive bar, you’re not a booze aficionado. But if you’re willing to hop on a plane to find out more about your favorite beer, wine or cocktail, you most certainly are. If that’s the case, these seven destinations around […]

• Booze trend of 2013? Moonshine

Booze trend of 2013? Moonshine

Moonshine was a DIY staple of the Prohibition era, a backwoods rotgut that could make you blind or see God, sometimes both. And now, among small-batch boutique American whiskey distilleries, it’s one of the year’s hottest booze trends. The Discovery Channel docudrama Moonshiners may account for some of this newfound glamor. But industry experts say […]

• Move Over Vodka; Korean Soju’s Taking A Shot At America

Move Over Vodka; Korean Soju’s Taking A Shot At America

Every year, the trade magazine Drinks International puts out a of the top-selling alcohols in the world, and in the category of spirits, there is one brand that more than doubles the sales of its closest competitor every year. Smirnoff, Jack Daniel’s and Bacardi don’t even come close. That top-seller is South Korea’s Jinro soju, […]

• Liquor brands get free marketing boost thanks to music industry

Liquor brands get free marketing boost thanks to music industry

Some of the top liquor brands are getting a free marketing boost thanks to the music industry, a new study finds. Research from the Boston University School of Public Health and the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health revealed that that four alcohol brands specifically […]

• Drink Like Frank With Jack Daniel’s Special Edition Whiskey

Drink Like Frank With Jack Daniel’s Special Edition Whiskey

When legendary performer Frank Sinatra died in 1998, he paid alcoholic beverages maker Brown-Forman Corp. the highest compliment: he was buried with a flask filled with their Jack Daniel’s whiskey. Mr. Sinatra, according to Brown-Forman and the family estate, was a devoted fan of Jack Daniel’s for decades during his lifetime. He was first introduced […]

• Jack Daniel’s Ad Campaign Draws On Rock Iconography

Jack Daniel’s Ad Campaign Draws On Rock Iconography

Considering just how many great rock ’n’ roll songs were written in the company of an empty bottle, it’s kind of surprising that it took the folks at Jack Daniel’s Distillery this long to capitalize on the relationship between booze and music. Well, someone finally sobered up. In what can only be described as an […]

• White Dog Whiskey’s Really A Dog

White Dog Whiskey’s Really A Dog

Unaged whiskey helps young microdistilleries keep afloat. There’s just one problem: It tastes awful. Most serious whiskey fans seem content to let the white whiskey fad of recent years slip into oblivion alongside Crystal Pepsi and New York Seltzer. The term white whiskey is basically a marketing name for what distillers call white dog, referring […]

• Jack Daniel’s introduces special-edition Frank Sinatra whiskey

Jack Daniel’s introduces special-edition Frank Sinatra whiskey

In recognition of the relationship between two American icons, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, in association with Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE), is launching a new ultra-premium expression in Travel Retail this October. Crafted from special “Sinatra barrels” the Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select is bottled at 90 proof and comes in a specially designed one- liter bottle. […]

• Tennessee whiskey on verge of growth spurt

Tennessee whiskey on verge of growth spurt

Boutique distilleries have been popping up all over Tennessee since the legislature changed state law in 2009 to expand legal liquor production to 41 counties from three. Most of the new licensed stills have concentrated on such products as moonshine, gin, rum and other mass-market liquors — sometimes flavored to vie for younger taste buds. […]

• Top 10 Spirits to Sneak Into a Football Game in Your Flask

Top 10 Spirits to Sneak Into a Football Game in Your Flask

Let’s face it, the criteria for spirits changes considerably when you pour it into a flask and take it to a football game.  A flask full of Green Chartreuse would be awesome but it would be extremely painful if it got confiscated, and not everyone loves sipping extremely intense high proof liqueurs. What you drink […]

• Caskers Delivers Rare and Artisanal Spirits to Your Door

Caskers Delivers Rare and Artisanal Spirits to Your Door

Here’s some good news on the obtaining-rare-alcohol front. New company, Caskers, sources artisanal spirits and delivers them straight to your home. Rather than an online liquor store that houses thousands of products, Caskers works with master distillers creating unique, small-batch products that deserve some attention. And then, via its subscription service, sends those rare bottles […]

• The Booze That Came Before Today’s Crafty Booze

The Booze That Came Before Today’s Crafty Booze

In this era of “small batch” and “artisanal” and “ultrapremium,” an appreciation of four stalwarts. Walk into a liquor store these days and you’ll be presented with a blizzard of choices. You want a bottle of vodka. Do you want economy, premium, superpremium, or ultrapremium? Plain or flavored? If flavored, would that be citrus or […]