2017 AGC of Tennessee Award of Excellence: Jack Daniel Distillery Barrel House 1-14

Lynchburg, TN

We Are Building

Originally built in 1938, the Jack Daniel Barrel House 1-14 was a warehouse used to store barrels of aging whiskey. This active barrel house now serves as a place for Jack Daniel to continue to age their famous whiskey, while also providing state-of-the-art events and a tasting space for their patrons. It included extensive, complex renvoaiton and has three-story tall, floor-to-ceiling racks of whiskey barrels and glass-enclosed tasting pavilions.

Features and Facts

Messer led the phased process of bracing the structure, demolition and construction of this timber and glass space. This project received the AGC of Tennessee Award of Excellence in Renovation Under $5 million.


Assignment: Construction Manager

Architect: Tuck-Hinton Architects 

Structural Engineer: EMC Structural Engineers 

Mechanical Engineer: MP&E Engineering, LLC 

Civil Engineer:  Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon