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Though our bourbon is enjoyed all over the world, we certainly love it when you enjoy it with us in Kentucky. Here’s what’s happening at the home of the world’s #1-selling bourbon, where you’re always more than welcome.
Choose from one of the exciting distillery experiences, concerts or other events at our Kentucky home. Whether you know a lot about bourbon or nothing at all, we truly have something for everyone and would be honored for you to join us as we carry on the family legacy.
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$199 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.
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Reservations and advanced payment are not accepted for Fred's Smokehouse. Fred's Smokehouse is a counter-service café with available outdoor seating.
NOW OPEN: THE JIM BEAM URBAN STILLHOUSE.
In the Fall of 2015 at Fourth Street Live in downtown Louisville.
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 and merchandise for sale.
404 South 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202
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.
James B. Beam in front of the Jim Beam American Stillhouse.
Thursday, September 18th, 2014.
Jim Beam® Bourbon unveiled a statue of Kentucky and distilling legend James B. Beam (1864–1947) in a ceremony commemorating the 150th birthday of the iconic bourbon’s namesake, Colonel James Beauregard Beam. Beam, the fourth-generation family distiller, is credited with establishing Jim Beam® as a national brand after Prohibition, renovating and rebuilding his distillery in a mere 120 days after Prohibition was repealed in 1933, razing most of the old buildings and constructing new ones by hand. To this day, Jim Beam’s namesake bourbon is still produced on the same site, which is now called the Jim Beam American Stillhouse.
“This statue would make my great-granddad proud,” said Fred Noe, Jim Beam’s great-grandson and 7th-generation master distiller.“ Using the Beam family ‘mash bill’ and centuries of family knowledge passed on to him from his father, David M., he built the family business into the leading bourbon producer in the world. Today, we celebrated his birthday, the legacy he left and toast that which is yet to come.” Community leaders joined in the milestone celebration and helped Jim Beam Make History® by declaring September 18, 2014 “Jim Beam Day.” The proclamation recognizes Jim Beam’s contributions to the commonwealth through his perseverance, ingenuity and dedication to his family and friends. Bourbon enthusiasts named “Jim Beam” from across the country joined the celebration as special guests.
Beam’s statue was created by Benjamin Bartlett of Lexington. His bronze work features Beam wearing his signature 1920s suit coat, necktie and suspenders. Beam has a joyous look on his face as he beckons with pride toward the Jim Beam American Stillhouse all while raising a glass of bourbon. Bartlett was previously commissioned to create the now-famous bronze statue of Beam’s grandson and 6th-generation Beam family distiller Booker Noe which sits atop Beam Hill in Clermont, Kentucky.