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On the Culture Front: Tasting Barrel Strength Whiskey at Jack Daniel's and Absorbing the Culture in Nearby Nashville

Chris Kompanek | Posted 12.02.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The first whiskey I ever had was Jack Daniel's, first as a shot in college and soon after in the eponymous Jack and Coke.

It Was A Very Good (& Bad) (& Ugly) Year: "New" Unheard Sinatra Music Celebrates His 100th Birthday

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.02.2015 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Sinatra Century is a hell of a whiskey; if you've got $500 to spare, there are far worse ways to spend it. But this whole package feels to me like the Sinatra estate flipping the bird to the people who simply love his music. Let's hope some altruistic soul puts this show online for the masses as a sort of return salute.

Inside Job

Wendy Adamson | Posted 08.20.2015 | Impact
Wendy Adamson

Gripping a Starbucks cappuccino in one hand I rode the creaky elevator up to the sixth floor of Brotman hospital. It was back in the mid nineties and I was on my way to the local detox center where I had been working as a drug and alcohol counselor for a year. My qualifications for the job came from my own intensive research with mind-altering substances.

The Wonderful Story of the Left Side of My Desk

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 07.20.2015 | Comedy
J.J. Colagrande

In 1994 I "ground-scored" this smoky quartz crystal at a Grateful Dead concert in Deer Creek, Indiana. The stone was literally on the ground in the middle of a corn field. I have no idea how I found it. I like to think it found me.

Jack Daniels Names Son Jim Beam

AP | Posted 12.25.2014 | Weird News

GRAY, La. (AP) — A man named after whiskey has named his son for bourbon. Thirty-one-year-old Jack Daniels Leathers of Gray says he and his 23-year...

This Is How To Turn Jack & Coke Into A Pie

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.01.2014 | Taste


What It's Really Like To Be A Jack Daniel's Taste Tester

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 03.27.2014 | Taste

"My mother always took a little Jack Daniel's and rubbed it on my gums when I was teething."

Tennessee Lawmakers Decide Against Rewriting Whiskey Law

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State lawmakers on Tuesday decided not to rewrite the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey this session, meaning the rules ...

Meet The Jack Daniel's You Are Meant To Drink Hot

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 12.22.2013 | Taste

Winter Jack is a cider-laced, cold weather warm-up in a cup.

Small Whiskey Distiller Takes On Jack

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 10.26.2013 | Small Business

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A white whiskey named for a famed Appalachian moonshiner started out being sold in Mason jars, to honor it...

Sam's Club Will Sell You A Full Barrel Of Jack Daniel's

Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste

You know, if you're into that sort of thing.

The 4 Liquor Brands That Dominate Music

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 08.30.2013 | Business

If popular music is any indication, liquor brands like Patron tequila, Hennessy cognac, Grey Goose vodka and Jack Daniel’s whiskey are doing incredi...

Jack Daniel's Readies For Its Largest Expansion Ever

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 08.22.2013 | Business

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jack Daniel's is being served a $100 million-plus expansion of its rural Tennessee distillery to flex more muscle in the growing wh...

Come Drink With Me: Jack Daniel's Sinatra Select Whiskey Salutes Ol' Blue Eyes

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.07.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

The greatest singer of the 20th century deserves a great whiskey.

Improving Economy Or Hipster Culture? Whiskey Sales Surge

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business

By Martinne Geller NEW YORK, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Sprits companies sold 3 percent more liquor in 2012 in the United States than in 2011, ...

Please Adopt a Troop Today So They May Travel Home This Holiday Season

Mike Landers | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Mike Landers

For the second year in a row, the Jack Daniel's Distillery has donated more than $100,000 to help service members and their families travel from bases to homes across the U.S. through "Operation Ride Home" this holiday season.

WATCH: The Birth Of A Jack Daniel's Whiskey Barrel

Posted 09.26.2012 | Taste

Have you ever wondered where Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey gets that characteristic flavor? In whiskey production, the barrel is just as importa...

Diapers Don't Stop When Yahoo! News Comes Calling

Patrick Wensink | Posted 10.01.2012 | Books
Patrick Wensink

Yahoo! News, one of the biggest media outlets on the planet, emailed me and asked for an interview. Hundreds of thousands of people would see this sto...

Jack Daniel's Asks Book Cover To Change

Posted 07.25.2012 | Books

Patrick Wensink's book "Broken Piano For President" has a familiar-looking cover. So familiar, in fact, that Jack Daniel's sent his publisher Lazy Fac...

Man Claims To Have Found Original Jack Daniel's Recipe

Posted 06.18.2012 | Home

A Welsh man claims that he has discovered the original recipe for Jack Daniel's whiskey. Mark Evans, 54, was doing some family history research when h...

How To Order Whiskey Like A Pro

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

There's something intriguing about whiskey that makes us revere it with awe -- its name, after all, comes from the Gaelic uisce beatha, which means "w...

Jack Daniel's Toasts Failure Of Proposed Whiskey Tax

AP | By JOE EDWARDS | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jack Daniel's officials are toasting the defeat of a proposal to tax whiskey at its celebrated Tennessee distillery. The Moore Co...

Why Are Whiskey Companies Ignoring Women?

Brooke Carey | Posted 01.17.2012 | Women
Brooke Carey

I met a guy friend at a bar. He ordered a Bud Light; I ordered a Jameson on the rocks. "Damn," he said, looking at me like I'd just set myself on fire. "You're more of a man than I am."

Prosecutors: Biker Killed Man Over $500 Whiskey Chugging Bet

Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

Update: Robert Bostic was found guilty in the 1982 murder of Carlton Richmond Thursday afternoon and faces 20 to 60 years in prison, the Chicago Tribu...

Dreams Of My Father...And His Liquor Cabinet: 10 Old-School Spirits Revisited

Tony Sachs | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

As I prepare to celebrate my first Father's Day as a father, I've been reminiscing about my own father as he was when I was growing up, before my pare...