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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: we promise you’ll come as a friend and leave as family.

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Come visit us anytime.

Come 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.

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Urban American Stillhouse

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. It 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 - Thursday:    Noon to 9 p.m.
Friday - Saturday:       11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday:                       1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

No reservations necessary.

Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse
404 South 4th Street - Louisville - KY - 40202

*Scroll down for available Jim Beam Distillery experiences in Clermont, KY.

No Reservations Necessary
Urban Stillhouse Select

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.

$5  |  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.

Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse

404 South 4th Street - Louisville KY - 40202

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Thursday: Noon to 9 p.m. EST
  • Friday - Saturday:    11 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST
  • Sunday:                1 p.m. to 6 p.m. EST

Available tours.

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®.

Photograph of the Jim Beam American Stillhouse building.

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. 

$12 adults (21+) | FREE under 21 | 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.
  • Distillery tours will NOT be conducted on Sunday, July 24th, but please come by for a complimentary look into Beam's oldest Warehouse holding 20,000 barrels or a complimentary Taste of History at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse on this date.
  • Distillation will be idle July 21 - August 22.  Distillery tours will still be conducted during this timeframe.

Look forward to seeing you soon!

526 Happy Hollow Road - Clermont KY - 40110

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Behind the Beam

Behind the Beam - Clermont, KY

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!

Limited spots available.  $199 per person
Must be 21+ years of age to participate. 

Duration 10:00am-2:00pm EST

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Bourbon 101

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+.  

$8 (21+) | FREE Under 21 | 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

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A Taste of History- Clermont, KY

Jim Beam offers an educational bourbon experience to take visitors on a step-by-step journey through the compenents of bourbon, including how to nose, taste and recognize the unique flavors of Beam bourbon.  Of course, a Beam tasting wouldn't be complete without learning Booker's signature Kentucky Chew!

$5 | Must be 21+ years of age to participate | Duration: 15 minutes

Select days for this 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

Jim Beam Whiskey Sour

August 19: National Whiskey Sour Day celebration hosted by Jim Beam®- Clermont, KY

It's 5 o'clock somewhere... and it's time to celebrate National Whiskey Sour Day a little early in the month of August!

Come celebrate this classic cocktail on Friday, August 19th with our iconic Jim Beam® bourbons and 7th generation Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe in Clermont, KY.  Learn about the history and heritage of Jim Beam and discover some new takes on an old favorite.  This drink staple will not leave any cocktail lover disappointed.  

As Fred Noe likes to say... "Drink it any damn way you please!"

Space is limited and restricted to a first-come basis.

Must be 21+ years of age to participate.

Duration: 45 minutes

526 Happy Hollow Road  |  Clermont KY  |  40110

**Purchase an item from the Jim Beam American Stillhouse and have it signed by Fred Noe between 1:00-3:00pm EST.

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Fred Noe

August 19: Meet Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe

You never know who you'll see when you come to the Jim Beam distillery in Clermont, KY.

Jim Beam's great-grandson and seventh generation Master Distiller Fred Noe will be on-hand Friday, August 19th at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse from 1:00-3:00pm EST.

This is your chance to shake hands with the man behind the world's #1 selling bourbon, take a photo and purchase a bottle to be signed! 

Be sure to check out our available distillery tours and cocktail class on this date. 

Jim Beam

September 15: Jim Beam Day- Clermont, KY

Fittingly held during National Bourbon Heritage Month & the annual Kentucky Bourbon FestivalTM , this celebration will take place at the Jim Beam® American Stillhouse in Clermont, KY honoring the legendary James B. Beam.

Join us for the festivities Thursday, September 15th!

  • No reservations necessary for  Jim Beam Day.
  • Be sure to check out our available distillery tours on this date!  Distillery tour reservations are necessary to guarantee your spot.
  • Check back as the date approaches for updates!

526 Happy Hollow Road  -  Clermont KY  -  40110

Fred's Smokehouse

Fred's Smokehouse

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. 

Directions & Hours.

Come visit us at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse and see how the world’s finest bourbon is made, aged, and perfected.

Directions.

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.

Opening Hours.

  • 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

Contact info.

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) 543-9877.

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