Jim Beam American Stillhouse

Fans of Jim Beam will love the behind-the-scenes tour experience at the world-renowned distillery. Guided tours of Jim Beam take you through the process of whiskey making from start to finish. See the bottling line for Knob Creek — and even get a chance to bottle your own bourbon. Plus, see how bourbon is produced, aged and perfected here.

The Distillery Tour

The Beam name has been known for great bourbon for many years. Get a family history on your tour and walk through several aspects of the distilling process. Learn about grains, water, yeast and more. Also, breathe in the sweet smells of aging bourbon in the air (known as the “angel’s share”) in a working rickhouse.

Mint Julep Experiences offers bourbon tours to Jim Beam several days a week.

The Bourbon Tastings

One of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail’s most unique tasting offerings is at Jim Beam. Each tour ends with your choice of a wide range of Beam brands. Pick any three from a long list that may include Baker’s, Basil Hayden, Booker’s, Knob Creek and several Jim Beam classic and flavored expressions.

Jim Beam Distillery on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®

Things to know about Jim Beam

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Jim Beam made?

Jim Beam is made at 526 Happy Hollow Road in Clermont, Ky.

Who owns Jim Beam?

Jim Beam is owned by Beam Suntory, a Japanese distilled beverage company.

What bourbons and whiskeys does Jim Beam produce?

Sister brands to Jim Beam include Baker’s, Basil Hayden, Booker’s, Knob Creek, Red Stag, Old Crow, Old Grand Dad, Old Overholt, Old Tub and Old Bourbon Hollow.

Is Jim Beam on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail?

Yes, Jim Beam is a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® with two distillery locations. Jim Beam American Stillhouse is in Bardstown, Ky. Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse is in downtown Louisville. You can stamp your Bourbon Trail® passport at either location.

Which distilleries are near Jim Beam?

Jim Beam is near Bardstown, the Bourbon Capital of the World, so there are plenty of bourbon tour options nearby. Distilleries near Jim Beam include Maker’s Mark, Willett, Heaven Hill and Lux Row.

Where can I find out more about Jim Beam?

Learn about Jim Beam at jimbeam.com.

Start Planning Your Kentucky Bourbon Distillery Tour

Let’s start planning your ultimate Kentucky bourbon distillery tour today! We offer a variety of public tours as well as custom-made experiences that are tailored to your every bourbon desire.

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