|Proof||80 and 86|
|Country of origin||Clermont, Kentucky USA|
Jim Beam, is the world's top selling brand of bourbon whiskey. Bourbon is an American Whiskey, a type of distilled spirit, made primarily from Corn and named for Bourbon County Kentucky. Fortune Brands, is a Holding company founded in 1969 as American Brands and later re-named in 1997 Clermont is a USGS -designated Populated place (one of 32 in Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States, south of Louisville The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Bourbon is an American Whiskey, a type of distilled spirit, made primarily from Corn and named for Bourbon County Kentucky.  Also included under the Jim Beam label are several other varieties of bourbon and whiskey, as well as a number of food products that include the bourbon as an ingredient. Beam is made in Clermont, Kentucky and traces its origins back to the distillery set up in 1795 by family patriarch Jacob Beam. Clermont is a USGS -designated Populated place (one of 32 in Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States, south of Louisville Although the Beam / Noe family is still very much involved, Jim Beam Bourbon is owned by Beam Global Spirits & Wine, which is in turn owned by holding company Fortune Brands. Fortune Brands, is a Holding company founded in 1969 as American Brands and later re-named in 1997 The brand is named for James B. Beam (1864-1947), who ran his family's whiskey distillery from 1892 until 1944.
There have been seven generations of distillers from the Beam family.
Retired Master Distiller Jerry Dalton (1998-2007) was the first non-Beam to be Master Distiller at the company. He was succeeded by Fred Noe, Jim Beam's great-grandson.
Several types of Jim Beam, also commonly known as Beam, are available:
Jim Beam also produces four premium small-batch bourbons: Knob Creek, Basil Hayden, Baker's, and Booker's, named for Booker Noe. Rye whiskey describes two types of Whiskeys theoretically distilled from Rye.
On February 14, 2005 Jim Beam put its 10 millionth barrel into the rack for aging. Events 842 - Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Jim Beam meets the requirements for being bourbon: its mash is over 51% corn, and it is stored in new charred oak barrels for longer than the national requirement of 2 years (the required maturation time to be called "straight bourbon"; "bourbon" has no required maturation time). Maize (ˈmeɪz ( Zea mays L. ssp mays) known as corn in some countries is a cereal grain domesticated in Mesoamerica The term oak can be used as part of the common name of any of about 400 species of Trees and Shrubs in the Genus Quercus (from Latin A barrel or cask is a hollow cylindrical container traditionally made of Wood Staves and bound with Iron Hoops The Jim Beam uses rye and barley to fill out its grains. Rye ( Secale cereale) is a grass grown extensively as a grain and forage crop Barley ( Hordeum vulgare) is an annual Cereal Grain, which serves as a major animal Feed crop, with smaller amounts used for
Like many bourbons, Jim Beam uses a portion of a prior run to create a better environment for the yeast in the new run. Yeasts are a growth form of eukaryotic Microorganisms classified in the kingdom Fungi, with about 1500 Species currently described This is known as "sour mash," as this process is much like how sourdough bread is made. Sour mash is the name for a process in the distilling industry that uses material from an older batch of mash to start fermentation in the batch currently being made similar Sourdough (or more formally natural leaven or Levain) refers to the process of leavening Bread by capturing wild Yeasts The standard white label Jim Beam whiskey pours a light amber color.
The Jim Beam distillery is part of the American Whiskey Trail. The American Whiskey Trail is a cultural heritage and tourism initiative of the Distilled Spirits Council in cooperation with historic Mount Vernon.
On 26 July 2004 THANASI Foods announced the release of Jim Beam Soaked Sunflower Seeds, a snack product soaked in Jim Beam and available in 3 flavors; Original, Barbeque, and Jalapeño. Events 657 - Battle of Siffin. 811 - Battle of Pliska; Byzantine Emperor Nicephorus "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " THANASI Foods is a small manufacturer and distributor of packaged snack foods The products were released in August 2004. On 18 October 2004 the company announced the addition of Jim Beam Soaked Beef Jerky to the range. Events 1009 - The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a Christian church in Jerusalem, is completely destroyed by the Fatimid "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Jim Beam has a licensing agreement with Vita Food Products to manufacture and sell Jim Beam BBQ Sauces, Marinades, Mustards, Steak Sauces, Hot Sauce, Wing Sauce, Pancake Syrup and Glazes.
Robby Gordon drives the number 7 Jim Beam Dodge Charger as an owner/driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Robert W Gordon (born in Bellflower California, on January 2, 1969) is an American Racing driver who currently competes in the NASCAR The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing ( NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of Stock cars in the United States. Steven Johnson and Will Davison drive the number 17 and 18 Dick Johnson Racing team Ford Falcons in the V8 Supercars championship, which are both sponsored by Jim Beam. Steven Johnson may refer to Steven Berlin Johnson, American popular science author books include Everything Bad Is Good For You and Emergence The Will Davison (born August 30, 1982 in Melbourne) is an Australian Racing driver. Dick Johnson Racing (or DJR is Australia 's oldest Touring car team V8 Supercars is a Touring car racing category operated under the regulations of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA Jim Beam used to sponsor the Oran Park Raceway V8 Supercar round, which was known as the Jim Beam 400. Jim Beam is also the main sponsor of Turkish Dakar Team in 2008.
Jim Beam is highly prevalent in sports, film, TV, and music. It is a major sponsor of the lower grade, (Australian) New South Wales Rugby League competition played in Sydney, New South Wales, The NSWRL Jim Beam Cup, as well as the main sponsor of Turkish Dakar Team in 2008. The New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL is the governing body for the Sport of Rugby league in New South Wales and is a member of the Australian Rugby Sydney (ˈsɪdniː is the most populous city in Australia, with a Metropolitan area population of approximately 4 Current Ladder History The Jim Beam Cup is the latest in a succession Sydney-based second tier semi-professional Rugby League competitions Jim Beam was also shown in the John Wayne film, The Green Berets. John Wayne ( May 26, 1907 &ndash June 11, 1979) was an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award -winning American The Green Berets is a 1968 film featuring John Wayne, George Takei, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, and Aldo Ray, According to the book Heavier Than Heaven by Charles R. Cross, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was drunk on half a bottle of Jim Beam during the shooting of the video for Smells Like Teen Spirit. Heavier Than Heaven is the name of a 2001 biography of musician Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of the grunge rock band Nirvana. Charles R Cross is a Rock music journalist and Author based in Seattle. Nirvana was an American rock band that was formed by singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen Washington. Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20 1967 – c April 5 1994 was an American musician who served as lead singer, Guitarist, and songwriter for the Seattle " Smells Like Teen Spirit " is a song by the American rock band Nirvana. The beverage is referenced as "Jimmy Beam" in the song "I Drink Alone" by George Thorogood, and referenced as "Ol' Jimmy Beam" in the song "Coattails of a Dead Man" by Primus. George Thorogood (born February 24, 1950) is a Blues-rock performer from Wilmington Delaware. Primus is an American rock band currently composed of singer and bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry "Ler" LaLonde, and Jim Beam was heavily featured on the TV show Titus whenever hard liquor was shown, and is mentioned by Adam Sandler in the comedy sketch "The Goat" on the CD "What the Hell Happened to Me?" as old man's drink of choice and also in "The Goat Song" from the CD "What's Your Name?". Titus is an Emmy -nominated American dark-comedy Sitcom that debuted on FOX in 2000. Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9 1966 is an American Comedian, What the Hell Happened to Me? is a 1996 comedy Album by Adam Sandler. What's Your Name? is a 1997 Musical comedy Album by Adam Sandler. [Jim Beam + ice + water] is favourite cocktail of Phil Connors (Bill Murray) in movie "Groundhog Day" 1993.
GG Allin had a bottle of Jim Beam placed beside him in his casket. Kevin Michael "GG" Allin ( 29 August 1956 &ndash 29 June 1993) was a Punk rock Singer-songwriter and Musician Jeannie's bottle from the television series I Dream of Jeannie was in fact a Jim Beam 1964 Christmas edition decanter decoratively painted in different colors, depending on the series season. I Dream of Jeannie is a 1960s American sitcom with a Fantasy premise