Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee

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The one thing my husband was so excited to do was to visit the Jack Daniel’s Distillery. Every time we passed a sign he reminded me. So I surprised him for one of our days out. If you are visiting the Nashville area it's defiantly worth the trip!

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We packed up and made the drive from Nashville to Lynchburg. What a beautiful drive! Very little highway driving and we got to see some beautiful towns and homes!

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Drive

The distillery is just outside of town and they have defiantly embraced the natural beauty around them.

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Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Outside

They have many used for the used Jack Daniel’s barrels. (that you can buy in town!)

You cross a creek that you later find out is where they get the water to make the whiskey.

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Creek

You go in and get your tour number (the tour is free if you don’t want the tasting to go with it!)

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee our Ticket

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While you wait you can tour the museum.

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Museum Barrel

You can learn the basics of how whiskey is made and stored

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee How Whiskey Is Made

Learn how Jack Daniel impacted the town of Lynchburg

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Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Breifcase

Find out how the stills were used to make whiskey.

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee 1-6

Smell the mellowing before and after.

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Mellowing

See the change of the bottles over the years.

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Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Bottle

They also have a free drink station while you wait, made from of course Jack Daniel Barrels.

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Drinks

There is a lot of other things to see in the museum too

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Museum Misc

When your tour is ready you line up and they normally take your group's picture we didn’t get a group one due to a photographer issue but we got an individual one after the tour

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Then you load up in a bus for the start of the tour. They drive you through downtown Lynchburg and point our points of interest. Then you get to see their storage locations. The first thing you see is the wood they use I lost count of the number of stacks I saw like this!

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Wood

Then you can peek in and look at one of the 90+ storage plants they have around the county. WARNING: The smell is overpowering!

They drop you off at the back of the plant to start your tour and your start to learn some of the processes.

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Black Barrel

Of course, the scenery isn’t bad either

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Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee JD Tower

They had a garage with the old fire trucks in it. Hubby was in his element he loved them!

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Fire Trucks

Then we walked over to the cave where the spring came from.

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Cave

This is the water that makes Jack Daniel’s, in fact, some of the water in this picture could be in your bottle of jack a few years from now 😉

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Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Spring

Jack on the Rocks. Oh boy, the tour guy thought he was the funniest thing in the world!

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Jack on the Rocks

We got to see Jack Daniel’s Office. Here is the desk that he worked at

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee desk

And of course, the famous safe that killed Jack Daniel! Yep, his story is one that proves anger isn’t always the best way! Read the story on the safe that killed Jack Daniel.

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Safe

We got to peek into the Still House

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Stillhouse

Notice the creek runs by every building on the property?

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Creek 2

We saw the wall where anyone who bought a Barrel of Single Barrel Jack. Of course, Hubby notices the Ohio State one right off the bat!

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Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Ohio State

We even got treated to one of their bottling sessions!

Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour – Lynchburg, Tennessee Line

Then at the end of the tour, of course, you get to buy the bottles! We also learned that every employee gets a bottle of Jack with their paychecks!

Have you been to the Jack Daniel's Distillery? What was your favorite part?

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