For more than 200 years, no family has influenced bourbon-making more deeply than the Beam family. But creating The World’s Number One Bourbon didn’t happen overnight. It required hard work, stubborn determination and seven generations of bold choices. And it’s worth every drop.
See every facet of our process– For the first time in the history of Beam, get an up-close look at how we make the world’s best-selling bourbon–from grain to barrel to bottle and beyond. Experience our new interactive, multi-sensory tour–Witness the “behind the scenes” art and science of making Jim Beam.
View our decanter museum–See hundreds of the most artful examples of our special limited-edition decanters, first introduced in the 1950s.
Take in our cooperage demonstration–Watch a skilled craftsman build a barrel by hand–the way we still make every barrel.
Taste a few of our 12 amazing bourbons– Relax in our state-of-the-art tasting room while sipping the bourbon of your choice
Shop two stories of Jim Beam memorabilia–Remember your trip with loads of stuff you can’t buy anywhere else, including apparel, glassware and unique specialty bourbons.
Come see for yourself. We promise, you’ll come as a friend, and leave as family.
Cost: $10 (includes tasting vessel for participants over 21)
Monday-Saturday 9:30 AM–3:30 PM EST
Sunday 12:30 PM–3:30 PM EST
Gift Shop Hours
Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM–5:30 PM EST
Sunday 12:00 PM–4:30 PM EST
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.
Cost: $199 per person – click here for tickets
Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
526 Happy Hollow Road
Clermont, Kentucky 40110
Jim Beam welcomes 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
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