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.
Come and visit us anytime.
Come walk in the footsteps of seven generations of bourbon master distillers at 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.
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®.
Guided Tour (Including tasting)
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 all the way through the mashing, distilling, barreling, aging, and bottling.
$10 Adults (21+), FREE Under 21.
THINGS TO CONSIDER WHILE PLANNING YOUR JIM BEAM® VISIT:
- Monday-Saturday last tour begins promptly at 3:30pm EST
- Gift shop hours are 9:00am- 5:30pm 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 distillery tour.
- Refunds are issued up to 48 hours prior to your scheduled tour time.
Behind the Beam Tour.
Behind the Beam is a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Dive into as we bring you behind the curtain on “all things whiskey, Beam style.” The highlights of this exclusive tour include a private experience with 7th generation Beam and Master Distiller, Fred Noe, a bourbon themed meal, barrel thieving in the bourbon rackhouse, a premium bourbon tasting and commemorative bottle.
Tickets are $199 per person. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.Buy tickets
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.
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.
Just off I65 and only 30 minutes from Louisville, our Kentucky distillery is nestled in the rolling foothills of Clermont, 526 Happy Hollow Road, KY. From Louisville: take I-65 (more easy to get) South. Take Exit 112 (KY 245) and turn left. Drive 1.8 miles, turn left at the Jim Beam sign. From Lexington: drive on Bluegrass Parkway West. Take Exit 25 (US 150). Drive towards Bardstown and turn right onto KY 245. Drive 13.5 miles, then turn right at the Jim Beam sign.
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.