Jack Daniel's Old No. 7

Tennessee

Jack Daniel's // Tennessee, USA

community rating

2.84
2 out of 5 stars
( 4341 )

Old No. 7 (sometimes referred to as Black Label or just Jack) is made from a mash bill of 80% corn, 12% barley, and 8% rye. Limestone-filtered water and a starter mash (aka sour mash) from previous batches are added for fermentation to allow for consistency. After a six-day fermentation, the mash is distilled to 140 proof. The new-make whiskey is then charcoal-mellowed through 10 feet of maple charcoal prior to aging. Aged at least four years in new, charred American oak barrels which the distillery makes itself.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    40.0
  • Tennessee
    Produced in Tennessee; mash grain at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels; filtered through maple charcoal prior to aging.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"Nose shows banana, vanilla, yeast and a strong corn profile. Palate is more of the same: strong banana, corn, char from the barrel and some heat even at 80 proof. Finish is long and full of candy corn, more tropical fruit and a little heat."

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