• Founded in 1795 in Kentucky, the whiskey was first called Old Jake Beam Sour Mash and the distillery was known as Old Tub
  • Böhm family originally emigrated from Germany and eventually changed their surname spelling to “Beam”
  • Distillery is located in Clermont, Kentucky, USA – nowadays owned by Beam Suntory, a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan
  • One of the best selling bourbon brands in the world
  • The name “Jim Beam”was given in 1933 in honor of James B. Beam – he rebuilt the company after Prohibition ended
  • Beam has “Small Batch Bourbon Collection” which consists of these brands: Booker’s, Baker’s, Basil Hayden’s and Knob Creek
January 26, 2024

Investing Beyond the Bottle: The Lucrative & Exciting World of Bourbon Barrels

Investing in whiskey has, historically, offered higher returns and less volatility when compared to traditional financial markets. The rapid growth in demand for whiskey in the United States and abroad has created an environment in which distilleries have been unable to produce a sufficient quantity of casks, driving prices increasingly […]
July 18, 2018

Booker’s 6YO True Barrel Bourbon Batch 2017

WhiskyRant’s conclusions Tasting notes An interesting cask strength whiskey release by Jim Beam. Booker’s True Barrel Bourbons are 6 year old bottlings straight from the barrel, originally hand selected by Jim Beam’s grandson Booker Noe. The product has been around since 1988. Ever since then, Booker’s True Barrel releases have taken […]
April 4, 2015

Jim Beam White Label Bourbon review

Jim Beam White Label is one of the most recognizable bourbons in the world, Jim Beam being “one of the best selling brands of bourbon in the world in 2008” (according to Wikipedia, 3/21/2015). Aged for four years, this Original Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has a big portion of rye in […]
February 19, 2015

Old Overholt 4 year old Straight Rye whiskey review

Old Overholt has been in production for a long time and it is one of those straight rye whiskies available at most liquor stores. Originally from Pensylvania, nowadays produced at the Jim Beam distillery in Kentucky. It is a popular ingredient in classic cocktail mixes (Old Style Manhattan for example). […]