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Jack Daniels 1914 Gold Medal Tennessee WhiskeyJack Daniels 1914 Gold Medal Tennessee WhiskeyCountry: USA
Region: Tennessee
Sub-Region: Lynchburg
Producer: Jack Daniel's Distillery

This special bottle is the fourth in a series of limited edition bottlings to commemorate the gold medal awarded to the Jack Daniels Distillery and its signature whiskey. At the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, JAck Daniels and his Tennessee Whiskey shocked everyone when they won the coveted Gold Medal. During that time, Mr. Jack befriended one of the judges, a Mr. Hoctor of Great Britian, who encouraged him to export his whiskey to Europe. At a competition in Liege, Belgium, the following year, Mr. Jack garnered another Gold Medal. Word of his whiskey's success was beginning to spread. Sadly Mr. Jack passed away six years later. But in 1914, his nephew, Lem Motlow (now running his uncle's distillery operation), received a letter from Mr. Hoctor informing himm of another whiskey competition, to be held at the Anglo-American Exposition in London. Without hesitation, Lem shipped a freshly aged batch of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey across the sea to this prestigious event. Some days later, he received the results; sure enough his uncle's distinctive product had captured yet another Gold Medal as the finest whiskey in the world. Over the years, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey has continued to make friends throughout the world, and has earned numerous awards in international competition: St. Louis World's Fair, 1904; Liege, Bekgium, 1905; Anglo-American Exposition, London, 1914; Certificate of the Institute of Hygiene, London, 1915; Star of Excellence, Brussels, 1954; and Amsterdam, Holland, 1981.