Brown-Forman will launch the primary aged-stated whiskey from Jack Daniel’s in additional than 100 years within the US.
The whiskey was crafted by maturing of the model’s flagship Jack Daniel’s Previous No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey in oak barrels for 10 years.
Jack Daniel’s 10 Years Previous Tennessee Whiskey can be rolled out to US markets with restricted availability, and can turn into an annual launch.
“Over the past decade, we’ve been experimenting to craft a product that may correctly honour the whiskey Jack Daniel was bottling on the finish of the 1800s,” stated Jack Daniel’s grasp distiller Chris Fletcher.
The ten-year-old spirit is claimed to pay tribute to the model’s historical past and founder whereas celebrating the trendy whiskey-making on the Jack Daniel Distillery.
Fletcher continued: “All of us on the Jack Daniel Distillery are thrilled to launch an age-stated whiskey for the primary time in over 100 years to be loved by all.
“This product has been hand-crafted by our distillery staff in Lynchburg during the last 10 summers, all whereas maintaining with the rising demand for Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey around the globe.”
Described as a ‘extra advanced’ expression, the 48.5% ABV liquid accommodates notes of dry fig and raisin, and aromas of oak on the nostril. With a palate of butterscotch, mushy fruit and smoke, the whiskey offers option to an extended end of candy tobacco and spice.
The bottle design was impressed by the historical past of the model, displaying a hand-drawn cartouche – an rectangular historically utilized in Egyptian hieroglyphics – which appeared on Jack Daniel’s aged-stated bottles greater than a century in the past.
The 750ml bottling could be bought for RRP US$70 from early September within the US.
Final month, Brown-Forman stated it might end its distribution agreement with Bacardi in Austria on the finish of 2021 after greater than 15 years.