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.
Come Visit us! Choose from the 4 tour options below:
Jim Beam American Stillhouse
526 Happy Hollow Road
Clermont, Kentucky 40110
Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
JIM BEAM® DISTILLERY TOUR (INCLUDING TASTING)
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+) | $7 age 10-20 | 90 minutes
Monday-Saturday 9:30 AM–3:30 PM EST
Sunday 12:30 PM–3:00 PM EST
Gift Shop Hours
Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM–5:30 PM EST
Sunday 12:00 PM–4:00 PM EST
JIM BEAM® BOURBON BAR
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.
A TASTE OF HISTORY- CLERMONT, KY
Jim Beam offers an educational bourbon experience to take visitors on a step-by-step journey through the compenents of bourbon, including how to nose, taste and recognize the unique flavors of Beam bourbon. Of course, a Beam tasting wouldn’t be complete without learning Booker’s signature Kentucky Chew!
$6 | Must be 21+ years of age to participate | 15 minutes
Limited offerings for this experience.
Tickets are only sold at the front desk of the Jim Beam American Stillhouse on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations NOT accepted.
BEHIND THE BEAM
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
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.
TASTE OF HISTORY AT THE JIM BEAM URBAN STILLHOUSE
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.
$5 | 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.
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!
Cocktail experiences are offered on the hour 2:00pm-8:00pm 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!
Parking is conveniently located at the 4th Street Live! parking garage on 5th Street between Muhammad Ali Blvd and West Liberty Street.
404 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Hours of Operation
Please make sure to visit these area attractions and businesses while visiting Jim Beam Distillery:
- Louisville Visitor Center
- Louisville Marriott East
- Mint Julep Tours
- Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourism
- Bardstown-Nelson County Tourist & Convention Commission
- Westport Whiskey & Wine
- Harrison-Smith House
- R&R Limousine Service
- Art Eatables
- Chateau Bourbon B&B
- Horse Country
- Spirits of the Bluegrass: Prohibition in Kentucky
- Old Limestone Mixing Water