Whisky Advocate: Jack Daniel’s Names Chris Fletcher As New Master DistillerOctober 8, 2020
Jack Daniel’s has named its new master distiller. Chris Fletcher is taking the reins from Jeff Arnett, who stepped down in September, capping a nearly 20-year career at the powerhouse American distillery, including the last 12 as master distiller. As the new master distiller, Fletcher will be responsible for the overall quality of Jack Daniel’s, as well as innovation, and will serve as a global ambassador. Additionally, he’ll oversee the distillery’s new “Distillers in Training” program, which aims to recruit, teach, and mentor aspiring whiskey makers. Whisky Advocate has the full story.—Zak KostroSubscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.