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Women in Whiskey

6/17/2019
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From its labor-intensive creation to its bold, fiery flavor, whiskey has a reputation for being masculine, a man’s drink. However, more women than ever are joining the world of whiskey – not just as consumers, but also as makers. On this episode of Around the Barrel, host Lucas Hendrickson sits down with Lexie Amacher and Jessica Hartline, two Jack Daniel’s employees with can-do attitudes and an endless thirst to learn — qualities that have taken them to new heights at the distillery.

Duration:00:29:55

Every day we make it, we’ll make it the best we can

5/29/2019
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“Every day we make it, we’ll make it the best we can.” Mr. Jack’s motto isn’t just about whiskey-making, it’s about doing everything the best way possible, including protecting the environment and being a good steward of our community. On this episode of Around the Barrel, Master Distiller Jeff Arnett and our host Lucas Hendrickson dive into the many sustainability efforts Jack Daniel’s has taken not only in the past few years, but the past century.

Duration:00:33:02

Stock the Bar with Maureen Petrosky

5/14/2019
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Cocktails are best enjoyed in the company of good friends. Too often, the idea of playing host can feel overwhelming and we lose sight of that simple truth. On this episode of Around the Barrel, lifestyle and entertaining expert Maureen Petrosky sits down with host Lucas Hendrickson to share her tips and tricks to hosting a fun and relaxing gathering, and reveals the secrets to a perfectly stocked home bar for any occasion.

Duration:00:24:20

Inside the Mind of a Whiskey Writer with Noah Rothbaum

4/29/2019
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On a recent trip to Tennessee, longtime spirits writer and fellow podcaster Noah Rothbaum made his first visit to the Jack Daniel Distillery, and it was everything he had hoped it would be. Join us in a conversation with Noah about his inaugural Lynchburg experience, his path into the world of whiskey, and where he sees that world heading.

Duration:00:33:06

Behind the Song with Jerrod Niemann

4/15/2019
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Creating something new is a magical process. It can also be the hardest thing you’ll ever do. In this episode of Around the Barrel, host Lucas Hendrickson talks to singer-songwriter Jerrod Niemann about the art and mystery of songwriting, how parental approval isn’t always the best thing when it comes to growing as an artist, and how an important realization about our service members and their families inspired his latest patriotic single, “Old Glory.”

Duration:00:33:06

Tennessee Tasters: When innovation meets a time-honored tradition

4/1/2019
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Whiskey making, when done right, is all about the process of capturing time in a barrel, then a bottle. But that doesn’t mean there’s not room to play around with that process from time to time. In this episode of Around the Barrel, Assistant Master Distiller Chris Fletcher sheds some light on how Jack Daniel’s continues to innovate at 153 years, the ongoing work of the brand’s Master Taster panel, and the line of whiskeys resulting from that work – the Tennessee Tasters series.

Duration:00:26:50

What’s a Tennessee Squire?

3/18/2019
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Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Squire Association dates back to February 1956 when it was formed as a short-term solution to an unexpected whiskey shortage at the distillery. Join us in a conversation with Goose on the origins of the program, his role, and some of his favorite stories.

Duration:00:27:21

The Olympics of BBQ

3/4/2019
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The Jack™ is an annual BBQ competition that draws in teams and judges from around the country and around the globe. Considered by some to be “The Olympics of BBQ,” The Jack brings about more than 25,000 visitors to Lynchburg over the competition’s three days. On this episode of Around the Barrel, we take a behind-the-scenes look and talk to those who made the journey down to The Jack.

Duration:00:24:48

A Family-style Dining Experience Unlike Any Other

7/16/2018
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On the last episode of the season, Debbie Baxter joins us to talk Miss Mary Bobo’s, an international destination for a family-style southern meal shared with family, friends and strangers.

Duration:00:31:26

NBA Legends in Lynchburg

7/2/2018
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NBA legends Robert Horry and Muggsy Bogues made a trip to Lynchburg for the NBA Legends Camp and stopped in for a conversation on this episode of Around the Barrel.

Duration:00:30:18

Omari Hardwick and the Power of Filmmaking

6/18/2018
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Around the Barrel caught up with actor and Gentleman Jack brand ambassador Omari Hardwick in Chicago to talk Real to Reel and the experiences that has shaped his career.

Duration:00:23:29

The Art of Storytelling in Advertising

6/4/2018
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On this episode, ad man Ted Simmons discusses how a trip to the distillery in 1965 inspired the legendary campaign known as “Postcards from Lynchburg” and built the foundation for his creative teams to develop more than 1,000 ads for Jack Daniel’s ever since.

Duration:00:24:45

Chase Rice Showed Up

5/21/2018
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On this episode of Around the Barrel, country singer-songwriter Chase Rice talks music, how much thought he puts into his appearance (hint: it’s minimal), the importance of staying true to yourself and what he’s sipping on while writing songs and on stage.

Duration:00:30:27

History of Jack and the Military with Brand Historian Nelson Eddy

5/7/2018
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On this episode of Around the Barrel, Jack Daniel’s Brand Historian Nelson Eddy talks with host Lucas Hendrickson about the unique role of whiskey in our nation’s military history, how General George Patton and his troops helped introduce Jack Daniel’s to Europe, how the US military continues to be one of the best friends of this quintessential American brand today, and how the distillery continues to support our servicemembers and their families through its Operation Ride Home program.

Duration:00:27:29

Take a trip on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail with Jeff Arnett and Heath Clark

4/23/2018
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Distillers across Tennessee came together to launch the Tennessee Whiskey Trail in 2017. On this episode, Jack Daniel’s Master Distiller Jeff Arnett and H. Clark Distillery’s Master Distiller Heath Clark join host Lucas Hendrickson to discuss their involvement and what the trail means for Tennessee Whiskey.

Duration:00:30:51

A Family Tradition with Assistant Master Distiller Chris Fletcher

4/9/2018
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Assistant Master Distiller Chris Fletcher joins host Lucas Hendrickson for a trip down memory lane, recalling his earliest memories of the distillery and tracing his road back to Jack Daniel’s.

Duration:00:31:25

Behind the Bar with ET

3/26/2018
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Jack Daniel’s Brand Ambassador ET talks mixology and recommendations for making the perfect cocktail at home.

Duration:00:28:45

Getting to Know a Southern Peach, K. Michelle

3/12/2018
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In her song “Amen,” R&B singer and songwriter K. Michelle writes, “Jack Daniel’s is the only man I’ll ever trust.” In this episode of Around the Barrel, we learn more about her new album and her love for Jack.

Duration:00:21:23

“What’s Tennessee Whiskey?” with Master Distiller Jeff Arnett

2/26/2018
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Considered by many to have the best job in the world, Jack Daniel’s Master Distiller Jeff Arnett talks about the world of whiskey and bourbon, and what makes Jack Daniel’s unique.

Duration:00:29:40

Stories from the Hollow with Tour Guide Ben Spears

2/12/2018
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Tour guide Ben Spears shares the history and legend of Jack Daniel’s, along with his favorite stories from Lynchburg, Tennessee, where every drop of Jack Daniel’s is crafted.

Duration:00:25:29