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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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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.

Guided Tour (including Tasting).

DURATION 1HR., 30 MINUTES.

Here at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse we think of you as 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 going all the way through the mashing, distilling, barreling, aging, and bottling steps.

$10 adults (21+), FREE under 21.
 

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.-4:00 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.
  • Refunds are issued up to 48 hours prior to your scheduled tour time.
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Behind the Beam

Behind the Beam

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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Perfect Mint Julep Party

Perfect Mint Julep Party- Cocktail Class

The Mint Julep has been the traditional beverage of the Kentucky Derby for nearly a century.  Join Beam's Kentucky Bourbon Ambassador Megan Breier and learn the Noe family's story behind "spanking your mint." 

You'll craft your own Perfect Mint Julep in the historic T. Jeremiah Beam Home and take away something special to remember your time in Clermont, KY.  

Space is limited and restricted to a first-come basis.   
Tour reservations can be booked separately.

Must be 21+ years of age to participate.

Duration 45 minutes

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PERFECT MINT JULEP PARTY

PERFECT MINT JULEP PARTY- HOSTED BY MASTER DISTILLER FRED NOE

All Derby fans know … you gotta spank the mint! 

The Jim Beam American Stillhouse invites bourbon fans near and far to kick off Derby season with the perfect mint julep cocktail and a celebration in the true spirit of the weekend on Friday, May 6. 

Hosted by seventh generation Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe and his son Freddie, the event will give new meaning to ‘spanking the mint’ and treat guests to live entertainment, interactive distillery tours and traditional Kentucky Derby fare.

No reservations necessary for The Perfect Mint Julep Party.

Be sure to check out our available distillery tours and exclusive cocktail class on this date.  Space is limited and restricted to a first-come basis. 

Duration 11:00am-5:00pm

National Bourbon Day

National Bourbon Day- Cocktail Class

Jim Beam has a full family of bourbons, each unique and expertly made by the Beam family, who has perfected the art of bourbon making over the last 200 years.  

Discover how to expertly craft a cocktail with Beam's Kentucky Bourbon Ambassador Megan Breier in the historic T. Jeremiah Beam Home.  You'll dive deeper into the art of cocktail making and take away something special to remember your time in Clermont, KY. 

You'll want to raise a glass of your favorite Beam spirit as we celebrate the splendor of this great whiskey on National Bourbon Day Tuesday, June 14th!  

Space is limited and restricted to a first-come basis.   
Tour reservations can be booked separately.

Must be 21+ years of age to participate.

Photo courtesy of Nino Marchetti

Duration 45 minutes

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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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