Tennessee Whiskey

Touring George Dickel

By Richard Thomas In my experience, scenic watercourses surrounded with leafy green trees are part of the setting at many a distillery tour, but the bucolic splendor of George Dickel’s Cascade Hollow is in a class of its own. Whether you approach the distillery from the north or south, the route winds its way down a little country road alongside ...

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Jack Daniel’s Chocolate Bar Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Based on my observations alone, I believe no other whiskey-maker licenses their name to anything like the extent that Jack Daniel’s does. At the supermarket alone, their name could appear in at least three different aisles, a testament to just how far the company licenses its brand. Thus Jack Daniel’s is into candy, such as ...

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Jack Daniels Single Barrel Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ Thanks in large part to it’s use of the maple charcoal-filtering Lincoln County Process, Tennessee whiskey enjoys a flavor profile all its own. This extra step is all that separates Tennessee whiskey from Kentucky bourbon (well, all excepting a little Volunteer State pride over their homebrew), but it’s a big step. The single barrel idea, ...

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