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Dickel Master Distiller Leaving to Head Popcorn Sutton

A central figure in the public dispute between Jack Daniel’s and George Dickel distilleries over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey is leaving to head up a brand named after a legendary moonshiner. John Lunn, who has been the master … Continue reading

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Brown-Forman Corp. Announces New Executive

Brown-Forman Corp. has announced a new executive has been named to lead its Jack Daniel’s Brands. The Courier-Journal reports Mark McCallum will be an executive vice president and president of Jack Daniel’s Brands starting Sunday. Jack Daniel’s is Louisville-based Brown-Forman’s … Continue reading

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Jack Daniel’s Derivatives Lift 2nd Quarter Profits

New derivatives of the famous Jack Daniel’s Tennessee sippin’ whiskey line distilled in Lynchburg lifted 2nd quarter profits for it’s Louisville and Kentucky based parent company. Brown Foreman Corp. says growing sales of Jack the Black and it’s off-shoots offset … Continue reading

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Rivals Gear Up for Next Round of Tenn. Whiskey War

State lawmakers are gearing up for the next round of a fight between global liquor giants over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey. Louisville, Kentucky-based Brown-Forman, which owns Jack Daniel’s, supports the law requiring Tennessee whiskey to be made from … Continue reading

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Jack Daniel’s Specialty Stamp

Liquor giant Brown-Forman is asking the U.S Postal Service to issue a stamp honoring the founder of it’s most famous whiskey brand. This as the Louisville, Kentucky based company prepares to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lynchburg’s Jack Daniel distillery. … Continue reading

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Tennessee Whiskey Definition to Stay the Same

The Senate sponsor of an effort to rewrite the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has withdrawn the measure from consideration this year. The bill had pitted two global liquor giants against each other and was moved to be looked at … Continue reading

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Legal Definition of Tennessee Whiskey in front of Lawmakers

House and Senate committees are scheduled to take up bills seeking to undo the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey enacted last year. The current law requires spirits to be charcoal mellowed and stored in unused oak barrels in order to … Continue reading

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