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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 and tour our distillery in Clermont, KY or our Bourbon Experience in Downtown Louisville: we promise you’ll come as a friend and leave as family.

Distillery Tours – Clermont, KY Bourbon Experiences – Louisville, KY

Come visit us anytime.

Join us in Kentucky where you can 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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Bourbon Experiences – Louisville, KY

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. Our Louisville bourbon tour 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 - Saturday:    *1 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST
Closed on Sundays

No reservations necessary.

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

No Reservations Necessary
tableside cocktail

NEW! Tableside Cocktails at the Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse- Louisville, KY

Cocktails in Kentucky just got more delicious! 

The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse proudly debuts a premier tableside cocktail experience, "raising the bar" for bourbon tastings and at-home mixology. You'll roll up your sleeves and learn how the world’s No. 1 bourbon can be the perfect foundation for both classic and contemporary cocktails.

Featured bourbon cocktails and experiences rotate so you're sure to have a variety of traditional and modern options.  You'll get hands-on as we demonstrate how to properly use mixology tools, experience first-hand how to craft a truly unique and great tasting cocktail and lots of laughs as you and your friends experiment and enjoy a well-balanced cocktail that will make you the life of any party!

Please note that during the winter months cocktail experiences are offered at 3:00pm, 5:00pm and 7:00pm EST, Monday through Saturday.

$18  |  Must be 21+ years of age to participate  |  Duration: 30 minutes

Limited availability.  Call 502-855-8392 to reserve your seat!

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

Parking is conveniently located at the 4th Street Live! parking garage on 5th Street between Muhammad Ali Blvd and West Liberty Street.

Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday:    1:00pm to 9:00pm EST
Closed on Sundays

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.

$8  |  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.

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. 

$14 adults (21+, photo ID required) | $7 ages 10-20 | Duration: 90 minutes


  • 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.
  • Tickets are only sold at the front desk of the Jim Beam American Stillhouse on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
  • 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 secured tour time to guarantee your place.
  • Distillery operations will be idle from mid-July until mid-August for Summer Shutdown.  We will still be conducting tours during this period of maintenance.
  • Our warehouses are undergoing remediation efforts and may not be accessible on the date of your visit.
  • 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.  

Look forward to seeing you soon!

526 Happy Hollow Road - Clermont KY - 40110

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Bourbon Bar

Jim Beam Bourbon Bar- Clermont, KY

Jim Beam® Bourbon, the world’s No. 1 bourbon, makes history with the rollout of a best-in-class cocktail experience at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse in Clermont, Ky. 

Drink tokens must be purchased in-person at the front desk of the Jim Beam American Stillhouse.  Must be 21+ and have a valid ID.

Limited hours of operation during winter months.


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Behind the Beam

Behind the Beam - Clermont, KY

Limited Dates!

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!

$199 | Must be 21+ years of age to participate | Duration: 10:00am-2:00pm EST

Bourbon 101

Bourbon 101 (Select Days) - 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+.  

$10 (21+) | $5 ages 10-20 | Duration: 45 minutes

Select days for Bourbon 101 experience.  To check availability please call ahead.

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

Fred's Smokehouse

Fred's Smokehouse- Clermont, KY

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. 

Closed December 1 - March 1

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 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) 215-2295.

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