Tag: Fred 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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Lincoln Henderson

Many amusing stories were shared at the Filson’s Historical Society’s recent Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm, “Bourbon Families,” but one of the most amusing involved the grooming habits of Lincoln Henderson, the longtime master distiller of Brown-Forman who came out…

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Jim Beam Single Barrel

95 proof; no age statement $35/750ml The story: Jim Beam is one of the best-selling bourbons in the world. It’s pleasantly drinkable at a light 80 proof and not too pricey. But those are not qualities that appeal to those…

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Sip and Shop with Bourbon Women

It’s not too late to make plans to join Bourbon Women at the Liquor Barn at Springhurst at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Dec. 5, for our annual holiday event. Enjoy specialty cocktails, food samples, a silent auction, a bourbon tasting led…

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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 Maple

Jim Beam Maple 70 proof; no age statement $15.99/750ml The story: If, as Steve Jobs said, innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower, Jim Beam is determined to be a leader. Hot on the heels of the Signature Craft whiskeys…

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