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Tennessee Whiskey Comes to Connecticut

Jack Daniel's Master Distiller to appear at MGM Grand at Foxwoods



    The taste of Tennessee is heading north to Connecticut. 

    For more than 150 years, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey has been one of the most popular spirits in the U.S. and around the world. 

    On Feb. 16, you can meet the man responsible for carrying on Mr. Daniel's legacy.

    Jack Arnett, Jack Daniel's master distiller. will be coming to the MGM Grand at Foxwoods for a bottle signing and tasting party. 

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    As master distiller, Arnett is responsible for every drop of whiskey the company distributes to more than 130 countries globally. 

    And get this, in the long, storied history of the brand, Arnett is just the seventh master distiller. 

    “I was very fortunate to learn the trade under some very skilled individuals who also shared their passion for our product,” Arnett said. “It’s my job to see that nothing changes and that we continue to deliver a consistent product that is now known the world over.”

    You can learn some of Arnett's secrets, get a taste of what makes Jack Daniel's so popular and even get your bottle signed.  The event on Feb. 16, is from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

    It is open to the public, but it's limited to the first 500 people who RSVP.