Jack Daniel's Whiskey Sled Includes Its Own Whiskey Bottle Holster

| November 26, 2014

When it comes to holiday fun, a whiskey or two to ward off the cold days as you play in the snow certainly sounds fun. If you go sledding though, wouldn’t it be nice to have a place to strap your bottle in as you hurdle down your local snow hill? That is now possible courtesy of Jack Daniel’s, which is running a holiday promotion to win a hand-crafted sled made from its whiskey barrels.

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The Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Sled was crafted for the popular whiskey brand by “craftsmen at Kartwheel, a custom metal and wood shop based in Austin TX.” These guys took “retired” whiskey barrels and, using a “big roofing torch,” among other tools, went about hand making the sled. This included a leather whiskey bottle holster with straps mounted on the backside of it.

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To win this sled, of which there are actually five that have been crafted as prizes, Jack Daniel’s is holding a “very best bad gifts” holiday photo contest you can enter by visiting their website.  Those behind this say they “don’t condone riding the Whiskey Sled. It’s a display piece, after all.” You have to imagine though by late winter we will see at least one YouTube video of someone riding one of these in a snowy setting, bottle of whiskey happily strapped on the back for a post-ride drink.

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Nino Kilgore-Marchetti

Nino Kilgore-Marchetti is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Whiskey Wash, an award winning whiskey lifestyle website dedicated to informing and entertaining consumers about whisk(e)y on a global level. As a whisk(e)y journalist, expert and judge he has written about the subject extensively, been interviewed in various media outlets and...