182 Lynchburg Hwy., Lynchburg, Tennessee
Here’s your chance for a spirited tour of one of America’s most famous distilleries. From the moment you enter, the air is permeated by the pungent aroma of Tennessee sour mash whiskey.
A brief introductory slide show explains the reasons for the distillery’s location: the ready availability of good spring water, high-quality grain, and ample supplies of maple, from which the charcoal for filtering is made. This all-important material gives the whiskey its unique flavor.
You’ll pass through a warehouse, one of almost 70, where the whiskey is aged in white oak barrels, made locally and used just once. Each warehouse holds 20,160 of the 55-gallon barrels (worth about $500 million in U.S. taxes alone). In turn you’ll see all the operations required for the production of this heady concoction.
Along the way, you’ll visit the original company offices, which serve as a museum, and see the safe that led to the demise of Jack Daniel: Unable to open the safe, he kicked it in a fit of rage, broke a toe, and developed a fatal case of blood poisoning.
On a happier note: At the end of the one-hour tour, complimentary coffee and lemonade are served.
Open daily except major holidays.
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.