Jack Daniels: The Unofficial Beverage Of Rock And Roll?

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  1. toomanycats

    toomanycats Well-Known Member

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    There are brand names that are closely associated with rock and roll, equipment manufacturers like Gibson, Fender, and Marshall. But a beverage?

    If there is an unofficial drink of rock and roll, a very good argument can be made that it is Old No 7.


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    Couple or 3 shots and ya can't tell the difference between old number 7 and something good on its own. Rather knock back Makers Mark , Wild Turkey or heresy- George Dickel. I put jack daniels in the same group as old grandad drinkable but hang your head in shame if your caught with it.
     
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    But Jack Daniels is supposed to be 40% better. ;)

    Personally, I'm too cheap for Jack and have been sipping on Evan Willams Bottled-in-Bond 100 proof of late. Gets the job done just fine.
     
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    When I needed to numb my vocal cords to get through some black crowes songs JD is what I went for. Makes me feel so RnR :)
    Actually first I got fireball but then I relized how much sugar is in that stuff. Not being fat is also very RnR and I'm on a keto diet :)
     
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    Jack and I are seriously aquatinted. Too old for anymore of his bullshit.
     
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    Many many gallons consumed over these 52 years.....its definitely the rock n roll drink......and it makes you so much cooler looking when chugging the bottle
     
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    My dad designed two raw water intakes into Tims Ford Reservoir for the Jack Daniels Distillery folks that pump cooling water to their mash vats. I was fresh out of college when we designed the second one in about 1981. I got to hang around the distillery with a couple of production managers and met with the "head knocker" quite a bit. The contractor went spectacularly broke on the project, and even though I got the bonding company to finish the job, it put a bad taste in their corporate mouth, and we never got to work there again. Those raw water intakes are still there, and I understand that they now also supply raw water to the Town of Lynchburg's water treatment plant.

    I never really cared for Jack at all - I hate it, in fact, but a man needs to keep that a secret in these parts, them's fightin' words...
     
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    In all but a small few of those pics, they're drinking iced tea. :)

    When I was a whiskey man, I didn't care much for Jack Daniels. I thought it was for amateurs... Maker's Mark and Jameson were my top two.

    But you're right, JD was indeed a fixture in the rock world... with Southern Comfort coming in a distant second.
     
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    Drunks like it better cos the square bottle doesn't roll away from you when you knock it over...... :D
     
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    Heheh... Bombay bottles are square too, but gin's not very rock 'n roll... That's more like the "Rat Pack" generation.

    There's drunk, and then there's gin drunk.

    I wonder how well Axl Rose would keep up with someone like, say... Frank Sinatra?
     
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    Fo a shizzle some JD nizzle going strong.



    Neesds this amp i have lusted after for years .

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    It isn't actually very good anyway. I think it just happens to hit a bit of a sweet spot marketing-wise, being not too cheap, not too expensive, and available everywhere. Me, I'm an Old Crow man. Better than Jack, IMO, and about half the price.
     
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    JD no longer gets their water out of a cave? Weird!
     
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    Has anyone tried this? I saw it in a store the other day but they only had quarts & half gallons, either of which was more than I wanted to spend for a sample.

    As I understand it, it is Mead mixed with Jack Black.
     
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    Sorry, I'm rather spoiled these days:

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    Jack Daniels ought to get together with Fender and offer those guitars.
     
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