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

Lynchburg, TN

Originally build iin 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.


  • AGC of Tennessee Award of Excellence in Renovation Under $5 Million
  • Extensive, complex renvoaiton with the goal of enhancing the visitor experience
  • Messer led the phased process of bracing the structure, demolition and construction of this timber and glass space
  • Three-story tall, floor-to-ceiling racks of whiskey barrels and glass-enclosed tasting pavilions