Welcome to the birthplace of bourbon.
As the Bourbon Capital of the World, we’ve got a lot of things for a true bourbon lover to do. We can't wait for you to visit and tour our distillery in Clermont, KY or our Bourbon Experience in Downtown Louisville: we promise you’ll come as a friend and leave as family.
Come visit us anytime.
Join us in Kentucky where you can walk in the footsteps of seven generations of bourbon master distillers on the Jim Beam American Stillhouse tour. Nowhere else can you experience how the world’s #1 bourbon is made, and also participate in the full bourbon production process—from mixing grains to even bottling your own Jim Beam product.
Bourbon Experiences – Louisville, KY
Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse - Louisville, KY
We welcome all bourbon fans aged 21 and over to a new Jim Beam® visitor attraction. The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse visitor center delivers the Jim Beam® distillery experience in the heart of Louisville. Our Louisville bourbon tour includes a small working distillery, a bottling line, a tasting experience, a unique bottle your own bourbon experience with bourbon selected for the Urban Stillhouse and merchandise for sale.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Closed on Sundays
No reservations necessary.
*Scroll down for available Jim Beam Distillery experiences in Clermont, KY.
NEW! Tableside Cocktails at the Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse- Louisville, KY
Cocktails in Kentucky just got more delicious!
The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse proudly debuts a premier tableside cocktail experience, "raising the bar" for bourbon tastings and at-home mixology. You'll roll up your sleeves and learn how the world’s No. 1 bourbon can be the perfect foundation for both classic and contemporary cocktails.
Featured bourbon cocktails and experiences rotate so you're sure to have a variety of traditional and modern options. You'll get hands-on as we demonstrate how to properly use mixology tools, experience first-hand how to craft a truly unique and great tasting cocktail and lots of laughs as you and your friends experiment and enjoy a well-balanced cocktail that will make you the life of any party!
Cocktail experiences are offered on the hour 2:00pm-8:00pm EST, Monday through Saturday.
$18 | Must be 21+ years of age to participate | Duration: 30 minutes
Limited availability. Call 502-855-8392 to reserve your seat!
Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse
404 South 4th Street - Louisville - KY - 40202
Parking is conveniently located at the 4th Street Live! parking garage on 5th Street between Muhammad Ali Blvd and West Liberty Street.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 1:00pm to 9:00pm EST
Closed on Sundays
Taste of History at the Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse - Louisville, KY
The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse offers an educational bourbon experience for visitors to explore the rich history and heritage of the Beam family and our extensive bourbon portfolio.
Your flight of four samples will include the rare Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse Select, two of our favorites, and you can pick one of your choice from anything on our tasting bar. We'll guide you through how to taste bourbon while you learn Booker's signature Kentucky Chew. You'll even take home a unique Jim Beam shot glass to commemorate your time at our newest visitor attraction conveniently located in downtown Louisville on 4th Street Live!
This experience is offered throughout the day with the last tasting one hour before close.
$6 | Must be 21+ years of age to participate | Duration: 15 minutes
Tickets are available at the front desk on a first come, first serve basis.
Come visit us at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse and see how the world’s finest bourbon is produced, aged, and perfected. It’s your backstage pass to how we Make History®.
JIM BEAM® Distillery Tour (Including Tasting) - Clermont, KY
Secrets are for strangers; here at the Jim Beam® American Stillhouse, you’re family. So get an up close and intimate look at Jim Beam® Bourbon and how it’s made. Guided tours will take you through the entire process, starting with our natural limestone water well and all the way through the mashing, distilling, barreling, aging, and bottling.
$14 adults (21+) | $7 ages 10-20 | Duration: 90 minutes
THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN PLANNING YOUR JIM BEAM® VISIT:
- Tours are Monday-Saturday every half hour from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. EST, except 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. EST; Sunday 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EST.
- Gift shop hours are Monday-Saturday 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. EST; Sunday 12:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. EST.
- Jim Beam American Stillhouse is located in the Eastern Standard Time Zone.
- Please check in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour to guarantee your place.
- Reservations must be made at least two days prior to the desired date of visit.
- Refunds are issued up to 48 hours prior to your scheduled tour time.
Look forward to seeing you soon!
526 Happy Hollow Road - Clermont KY - 40110
Jim Beam Bourbon Bar- Clermont, KY
Jim Beam® Bourbon, the world’s No. 1 bourbon, makes history with the rollout of a best-in-class cocktail experience at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse in Clermont, Ky.
Drink tokens must be purchased in-person at the front desk of the Jim Beam American Stillhouse. Must be 21+ and have a valid ID.
Limited hours of operation during winter months.
June 8 or 9: Jim Beam Bourbon Express- Bardstown, KY
Begin your Bourbon journey at the historic My Old Kentucky Home train depot in Bardstown, KY with a tasting of Beam’s award-winning whiskey portfolio hosted by legendary Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe.
Hop aboard the steel skirted train cars built in the late 1940's after World War II for a 3-course lunch and cocktails as you take in the history and scenic view of Jim Beam® Country with Fred. You’ll even stop in at the Jim Beam® American Stillhouse at the distillery in Clermont, KY. Guests will receive a specialty award-winning bottle commemorating the 2017 Kentucky Bourbon Affair.
Join us on Thursday, June 8 or Friday, June 9. 10:00am-2:00pm EST
My Old Kentucky Home Dinner Train Depot, 602 North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY
Must be 21+ years of age to participate.
June 8: Fred Noe Bourbonque & Concert- Bardstown, KY
Join seventh generation Master Distiller Fred Noe and the rest of the Jim Beam family for a true bourbon-inspired Barbeque while sipping hand-crafted cocktails at the iconic home of Jim Beam in historic Bardstown, Kentucky. The country style fare includes Booker's thick-cut bourbon flambe pork chops, homemade fixings and delectable desserts! Fred will share stories about growning up Beam while guiding you through a tasting of his award-winning whiskey portfolio. You'll also have a front row seat for a concert by Kentucky's fastest rising country-rock star J.D. Shelburne! Guests will receive a bottle signed by Fred to commemorate the evening. Dress code- classy casual.
Join us Thursday, June 8 from 6:30-10:00pm EST at the Historic Jim Beam Family Home- Tranportation is provided and required!
Visit www.kybourbonaffair.com for more info and to purchase tickets.
Space is limited. Must be 21+ years of age to participate.
ON SALE NOW! Behind the Beam - Clermont, KY
LIMITED DATES AVAILABLE.
BOOK YOUR 2017 EXPERIENCE WITH FRED BEFORE THEY'RE GONE!
Dive in to this insider's experience with Fred Noe, Great-Grandson of Jim Beam and 7th generation Master Distiller at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse in Clermont, KY.
You'll enjoy a bourbon inspired lunch, private distillery tour, barrel thieving in a bourbon rackhouse and top it all off with a guided tasting and story time with the man himself, Fred Noe.
Plus you'll receive a commemorative bottle to remember the experience.
You love the bourbon. You'll love the stories behind it!
$199 | Must be 21+ years of age to participate | Duration: 10:00am-2:00pm EST
Bourbon 101 - Clermont, KY
No time for a full distillery tour, but still want to understand what bourbon is, how it's made and Beam's rich history? Bourbon 101 will give you that AND includes a tasting and souvenir glass for guests who are 21+.
$10 (21+) | $5 ages 10-20 | Duration: 45 minutes
Select days for Bourbon 101 experience.
Tickets are only sold at the front desk of the Jim Beam American Stillhouse on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations NOT accepted.
526 Happy Hollow Road - Clermont KY - 40110
Fred's Smokehouse- Clermont, KY
Right next to the Jim Beam American Stillhouse, the Smokehouse is a counter-service café overlooking the rolling foothills of Kentucky and our historic Jim Beam Distillery.
Inspired by our own bold Bourbon flavors, the Smokehouse menu includes a good mix of Kentucky favorites with a modern take on things, including Devil’s Cut™ Pulled Pork BBQ, Aunt Mimi’s mouthwatering bourbon baked beans, a signature homemade Jim Beam® burgoo and delectable desserts.
It’s just one more reason to come visit.
Please click to view Fred's Menu.
Reservations and advanced payment are not accepted for Fred's Smokehouse. Fred's Smokehouse is a counter-service café with available outdoor seating.
Fred's will close for the winter season begining December 1.
Directions & Hours.
Come visit us at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse and see how the world’s finest bourbon is made, aged, and perfected.
Just off I-65 and only 30 minutes from Louisville, our Kentucky distillery is nestled in the rolling foothills of Clermont at 526 Happy Hollow Road. From Louisville: Take I-65 south. Take Exit 112 (KY 245) and turn left. Drive 1.8 miles, and turn left at the Jim Beam sign. From Lexington: Drive west on Bluegrass Parkway. Take Exit 25 (US 150). Drive toward Bardstown and turn right onto KY 245. Drive 13.5 miles, and then turn right at the Jim Beam sign.
- Gift shop hours are Monday-Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. EST; Sunday 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EST
- Tours are conducted Monday-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. EST; Sunday 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EST
If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or simply want to find out more information about the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Tour or the Jim Beam Distillery, please don’t hesitate to give us a call: (502) 215-2295.