Jack Daniels Single Barrel - £30 @ Tesco
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Jack Daniels Single Barrel - £30 @ Tesco

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Found 4th Oct
good price for this whiskey. its a much better tipple than the standard JD

32 Comments

How does this taste mixed with Coke?



Seriously though, it's been a while since I've had this. How is it compared to the standard stuff neat (or perhaps to other bourbon etc. brands)?

I've not had this, but a friend of mine said he stopped drinking regular JD after having this! I've nto had this one, but Gentleman jack is much niceer than regular JD, so I guess this is the next logical progression.

You couldn't get it in normal supermarkets before, but I saw it in Sainsbury's the other day (full price), before that only saw it in duty free.

A few of us did a blind taste off with this,the regular stuff and gentleman Jack. The single barrel won easily. The gentleman Jack was the loser by a mile. I was quite surprised.

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schnide39 m ago

How does this taste mixed with Coke?;) Seriously though, it's been a while …How does this taste mixed with Coke?;) Seriously though, it's been a while since I've had this. How is it compared to the standard stuff neat (or perhaps to other bourbon etc. brands)?


no way would i add coke to this. its too good for that imo. its a sipping whiskey and hands down a better drink that the original and the gentleman jack.
this is my own oppinion of course

It's quite nice, worth the £30. I like Gentlemen jack also but this is the nicer drink.

Going to give this a belt

schnide3 h, 59 m ago

How does this taste mixed with Coke?;) Seriously though, it's been a while …How does this taste mixed with Coke?;) Seriously though, it's been a while since I've had this. How is it compared to the standard stuff neat (or perhaps to other bourbon etc. brands)?


I have had this with coke and even thought like others said it’s mwantbro be on its own it’s for me the best tasting whisky and coke I’ve had , it’s delicous indeed and once you have had this normal JD just won’t do. Anyway cheap cheap cheap as it’s usually £40-£42 just waiting for the JD rye to drop to a similar price

Love it but none of the local tescos to me stock it!!

Never had this but willing to give it a go. Standard JD is my favourite alcoholic drink.

antg343405 h, 12 m ago

no way would i add coke to this. its too good for that imo. its a sipping …no way would i add coke to this. its too good for that imo. its a sipping whiskey and hands down a better drink that the original and the gentleman jack.this is my own oppinion of course


Might be worth taking a look at the smilie.. and where I asked about how it tastes neat?

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schnide8 m ago

Might be worth taking a look at the smilie.. and where I asked about how …Might be worth taking a look at the smilie.. and where I asked about how it tastes neat?


i did
Edited by: "antg34340" 4th Oct

schnide6 h, 12 m ago

How does this taste mixed with Coke?;) Seriously though, it's been a while …How does this taste mixed with Coke?;) Seriously though, it's been a while since I've had this. How is it compared to the standard stuff neat (or perhaps to other bourbon etc. brands)?


You'd be doing it a favour putting Coke in it... JB Black is a much better drink. Technically, JD isn't a Bourbon either, you'll get the purists back's up calling it that!

Flodd1 h, 26 m ago

You'd be doing it a favour putting Coke in it... JB Black is a much …You'd be doing it a favour putting Coke in it... JB Black is a much better drink. Technically, JD isn't a Bourbon either, you'll get the purists back's up calling it that!


Too right! Has to be aged a minimum of 3 years to be a bourbon and JD isn't

Honey Jd is my fave..

Super price but can't find a Tesco near me that stocks it

Not in Tescos near me. So delivery costs and charged for under £40 so turns out to £36... soon adds up. Cold from me.

gg1pl4 h, 5 m ago

Too right! Has to be aged a minimum of 3 years to be a bourbon and JD isn't


I always thought it had to be made in Kentucky, but that's not actually true. Here's their explanation for whether it's a bourbon or not (it isn't) and why from their website:

"Jack Daniel's is not a bourbon - it's a Tennessee Whiskey. Jack Daniel's is dripped slowly - drop-by-drop - through ten feet of firmly packed charcoal (made from hard sugar maple) before going into new charred oak barrels for maturing. This special process gives Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey its rare smoothness. It's this extra step - charcoal mellowing – that makes Jack Daniel's a Tennessee Whiskey."

Danjw917 h, 46 m ago

Not in Tescos near me. So delivery costs and charged for under £40 so …Not in Tescos near me. So delivery costs and charged for under £40 so turns out to £36... soon adds up. Cold from me.


Lmfao....theres always one.

schnide7 h, 31 m ago

I always thought it had to be made in Kentucky, but that's not actually …I always thought it had to be made in Kentucky, but that's not actually true. Here's their explanation for whether it's a bourbon or not (it isn't) and why from their website:"Jack Daniel's is not a bourbon - it's a Tennessee Whiskey. Jack Daniel's is dripped slowly - drop-by-drop - through ten feet of firmly packed charcoal (made from hard sugar maple) before going into new charred oak barrels for maturing. This special process gives Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey its rare smoothness. It's this extra step - charcoal mellowing – that makes Jack Daniel's a Tennessee Whiskey."


JD purposely don't mention how long they are in 'new charred oak barrels for maturing' as it's less than 3 years. Probably a few months to speed up production.
Edited by: "gg1pl" 5th Oct

spenspuma1 h, 44 m ago

Lmfao....theres always one.




I'm pretty sure alot of people would have voted cold as well. Are you that person who thinks only your opinion matters? Guess so. States "£30" which technically its not, delivery cost on top and a 'penalty' of £4 for under £40 which makes it £36... doesn't state £36, states £30 so information in post isn't valid.
Edited by: "Danjw91" 5th Oct

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Danjw9158 m ago

I'm pretty sure alot of people would have voted cold as well. Are you that …I'm pretty sure alot of people would have voted cold as well. Are you that person who thinks only your opinion matters? Guess so. States "£30" which technically its not, delivery cost on top and a 'penalty' of £4 for under £40 which makes it £36... doesn't state £36, states £30 so information in post isn't valid.


im very sorry. my intention was to show people a deal which i thought was good.
luckily i paid £30 for it as it was in my local store.
i wont post anymore what i think are deals.

bought one from the whisky exchange 4 years ago engraved for £44, has never been opened. How long till i can retire on it's resale value? Lol
Edited by: "blugardian" 5th Oct

Havent drunk for 7 years but this is absolutely ace can highly recommend it

You can get Rare Breed Wild Turkey at this price every so often on lighting deals , not to mention it's same price point as Knob Creek , Makers Mark and Woodford. Having tried and liked all of those can someone who has sampled this against them please give an opinion

jaseb0004th Oct

Love it but none of the local tescos to me stock it!!


Shame and, I thought mine didn't (a Tesco Extra) then noticed it inside it's box and with a shelf edge label that didn't indicate it was on offer - hoping that explained why they still had one left

Not seen it outside Extra stores before, but in a few I'm sure.

crowboy4th Oct

A few of us did a blind taste off with this,the regular stuff and …A few of us did a blind taste off with this,the regular stuff and gentleman Jack. The single barrel won easily. The gentleman Jack was the loser by a mile. I was quite surprised.

Probably this has even more sugar than the honey variety. Sugar =good taste . What's it all about these days.

antg3434012 h, 52 m ago

im very sorry. my intention was to show people a deal which i thought was …im very sorry. my intention was to show people a deal which i thought was good.luckily i paid £30 for it as it was in my local store.i wont post anymore what i think are deals.


It is a good deal, can't please everyone, welcome to the world of Hotukdeals

sam_of_london2 h, 40 m ago

Probably this has even more sugar than the honey variety. Sugar =good …Probably this has even more sugar than the honey variety. Sugar =good taste . What's it all about these days.


Have any proof of that? Or is it another fairy story?

I prefer Gentleman Jack but this is a great price.

Good stuff. I like Gentlemen Jack when it's on offer but this stuff is Christmas present worthy in my opinion. Don't confuse this or Gentlemen Jack with normal JD that is diabolical stuff and should only ever be used as a mixer.
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