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James B. Beam American Outpost

Bardstown, KY

526 Happy Hollow Rd.
Clermont, KY 40110

Phone: (502) 543-9877

James B. Beam American Outpost


James B. Beam American Outpost allows bourbon enthusiasts a view into how America’s Native Spirit is produced. Visitors are welcomed by friendly staff and given the opportunity to tour the plant grounds, a working rack house, and cooperage. Tours of the plant itself are currently not available to consumers.

James B. Beam American Outpost celebrates “America’s First Family of Bourbon,” guiding guests through over 200 years of bourbon-making history and artifacts. Available for purchase are a selection of bourbons and whiskeys hand-signed by seventh-generation Beam family distiller, Fred Noe, as well as Jim Beam-themed apparel, food, barware, and other merchandise. The T. Jeremiah Beam House, home to three generations of distillers, now welcomes adults of legal purchase age to enjoy a free sampling of Jim Beam products. The distillery is located about 30 minutes South of Louisville in Clermont, Kentucky. The facility is open Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM-5:30 PM ET and Sunday Noon - 4:00 PM ET, tours every half hour. The minimum tour time is 60 minutes. Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Sundays in January and February. Whiskey sales or sampling are not permitted on Sundays.