Making Bourbon is an art, with its own unique collection of tools and talents. The exacting process of making Jim Beam is a combination of time-tested techniques that haven’t changed for centuries supplemented with a few modern practices that help make the product consistently excellent. Want to get a sneak peek inside the operation? Check out these behind-the-scenes clips that give you a distiller’s eye view of what goes into making the perfect Bourbon. << Back to Jim Beam Videos
Creating the world's #1 Bourbon requires all-natural ingredients, skilled craftsmen and a whole lot of patience.
The loaded barrels are rolled to rest in one of our airy hilltop rackhouses. As the seasons change, Kentucky's climate expands and contracts the barrel wood, allowing bourbon to seep into the barrel. And the caramelized sugars from the gator-charred oak flavor and color the bourbon. A fair portion...