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Tennessee whiskey rules stir debate

Jack Daniel’s, George Dickel clash over new definition

Posted: June 12, 2014 at 3:07 a.m.

An employee of the George Dickel Distillery near Tullahoma, Tenn., checks for leaks from barrels of whiskey aging in a rack house in this 2003 file photo. The owners of Dickel and Jack Daniel’s are in a battle over who has the right to label their drink as following authentic Tennessee whiskey.

A battle between two worldwide liquor companies -- owners of rival brands Jack Daniel's and George Dickel -- is being waged over who has the right to label their drink as following authentic Tennessee style.

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