Tag: Booker Noe

Jim Beam American Stillhouse

526 Happy Hollow Road, Clermont, KY  40010 jimbeam.com/visit-the-bourbon-distillery, 502-543-9877 PRODUCTS: Jim Beam, Baker’s, Booker’s, Basil Hayden’s, Knob Creek, Knob Creek Rye, Knob Creek Smoked Maple, Old Grand-Dad, Jim Beam Rye, Red Stag Although Jim Beam is one of the best-selling bourbon brands…

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Booker’s Batch 2016-01: Booker’s Bluegrass

127.9 proof: 6 years, 11 months $59.99/750ml suggested retail price The story: Beam has bottled the first of six planned releases in its 2016 Booker’s Batch Collection, a limited-edition series honoring legendary master distiller Booker Noe. Each batch will be selected by…

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Old Jake Beam

Jim Beam traces its history to Jacob Beam, who sold his first barrels of corn whiskey around 1795. The whiskey was first called Old Jake Beam, and the distillery was known as Old Tub. Eventually the whiskey also took the…

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Knob Creek Smoked Maple

Knob Creek Smoked Maple 90 proof Suggested retail price: around $30 for the 750ml The story: This brand, Knob Creek’s first flavored bourbon, was created in honor of Booker Noe, father of current Beam master distiller Fred Noe. “In addition…

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Jim Beam’s new visitors center

Today is the official grand opening of the Jim Beam American Stillhouse, the new visitors center at the Clermont, Ky., distillery. But the Stillhouse has been open for a few weeks, and I stopped by on one of my trips to…

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A respectable amount of bourbon to pour in a glass is about two fingers’ worth. Lucky for me I have big fingers. Booker Noe (1929-2004), master distiller at Jim Beam for more than 40 years

Tasting bourbon the Booker Noe way

Jim Beam master distiller Fred Noe began a private tasting for members of the Bourbon Women Association (and a couple of spouses) by sharing the four-step bourbon-tasting process he learned from his father, Booker Noe: 1. Observe the color. Generally, the…

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Behind the scenes at Jim Beam

One of the benefits of membership in the Bourbon Women Association is the opportunity for bourbon-related experiences not available to the general public. A small group of Bourbon Women enjoyed such an experience Friday night at the Jim Beam Distillery, first having a…

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