Jack Daniels 150th Anniversary

Brown Forman
Cue, Inc.
Creative Director:
Alan Colvin
Matt Erickson & Nick Brue

The year 2016 marked 150 years of the Jack Daniel Distillery, the oldest registered distillery in the United States. To help the distillery mark this milestone, we created an identity used to host this special event and celebrate it on two special editions of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey. The identity incorporated familiar looking elements, refined to celebrate an historic milestone. The identity was designed as a system to work in configurations appropriate for events, advertising, products and more. As part of the celebration, we designed a bottle for a super premium Tennessee Whiskey matured in some of the most special barrel houses at The Distillery. The box cradling the bottle commemorates the history of The Distillery, and tells the story of the whiskey matured in barrel houses on Coy Hill. A second expression is a special 86 proof Old No. 7. It also is a tribute to a legacy of whiskey craftsmanship begun 150 years ago by the one and only Jack Daniel's. Each is an invitation to join a celebration of the birthplace of this most famous American classic.