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2010-04-12 09:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve bourbon will celebrate the glamour and glitz of the Kentucky Derby® with the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Luxury: the world's most exclusive mint julep cup. The Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep Cup Experience will feature a collection of 73 silver cups designed by Tiffany & Co. exclusively for Woodford Reserve. Proceeds from the cups will benefit The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes & Obesity Center....

2010-03-04 12:03:00

PARIS, March 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BOURBON and Delba Maritima Navegacao signed takeover agreements for the Brazilian company on December 29, 2009. BOURBON is now the 100% owner of its subsidiary. This acquisition was made at the request of BOURBON's historic partner in the joint-venture, who wished to withdraw from Delba Maritima Navagacao. BOURBON is taking this opportunity to consolidate its medium and long-term position in Brazil. In a spirit of continuity, the...

2010-03-02 11:00:00

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- History, hooch and hospitality! Famed whisky publication, Whisky Magazine has named Buffalo Trace Distillery 2010 World Icons of Whisky "Whisky Visitor Attraction of the Year." The announcement was made at the annual "Icons of the Industry" dinner held in London, England, Thursday, February 25. This award comes after Buffalo Trace was named "American Whisky Visitor Attraction of the Year" last November as part of Whisky Magazine's "Icons of...

2010-02-04 08:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Jim Beam® Bourbon, the world's No. 1-selling Bourbon, kicks off "Salute Soldiers with the Spirit of America," a program designed to welcome home the troops returning from tours of duty, support those still on duty overseas, and give service members and their friends memorable experiences throughout the year. As part of the program, Jim Beam® Bourbon has launched a contest in which those of legal drinking...

2009-11-17 17:15:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of surfers from Carlsbad, Calif., won the inaugural Jim Beam® Surftag® U.S. National Series on Saturday. Team Reef bested 22 other crews from boardriding clubs around California, all vying for the title of "No. 1 Surf Club in California" and cash prizes. "The Jim Beam Surftag event is awesome," said Sean Marceron of the winning Team Reef. "There's not really anything like it, where you can link...

2009-11-09 00:00:00

PARIS, November 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Satisfactory Growth (+16.6%) for Offshore Activity in the 3rd Quarter Reflecting the High Vessel-Utilization Rate - BOURBON Revenues up 3.1% Compared With 3rd Quarter 2008, at 246.8 Million Euros "In an uncertain and deteriorated offshore market, BOURBON has stood out from the field because of the new Bourbon Liberty vessels - clients really appreciate them for their quality and positive impact on costs," says Jacques de...

2009-10-14 16:53:00

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Reef earned the taste of sweet redemption when it dominated the third qualifying round in the inaugural Jim Beam® Surftag® U.S. Nationals on Sunday. The victory carries a cash prize and the chance to win in November's championship competition. After finishing second in the previous qualifier, Team Reef overcame the sluggish waves and inconsistent sets that threatened each heat and ultimately wreaked...

2009-10-05 09:54:00

WEED, Ky., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As race fans prepare for the excitement of night racing at a track that embodies the history and hometown roots of many of NASCAR's elite, Jeremiah Weed Southern Style Sweet Tea today announced that it will be coming along for the ride at Lowe's Motor Speedway on October 17 as primary sponsor of the No. 26 Roush Fenway Ford Fusion driven by Jamie McMurray. In the process, the brand also becomes the first vodka to sponsor a car since NASCAR...

2009-09-29 12:01:00

VENTURA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- After emerging victorious from the first round of the Jim Beam® Surftag® U.S. National Series, Team Happy Endings rode to another win in Saturday's second qualifying round. Victory in the inaugural series carries a cash prize and the chance to win in November's championship competition. Happy Endings entered the final heat trailing the Reef team, which had a slight lead thanks to huge scores from Reef's Nick...

2009-09-24 12:10:00

VENTURA, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Teams of local surfers will hit the waves off Ventura on Sept. 26 in the first Jim Beam(R) Surftag(R) U.S. National Series. In the relay competition, each surfer must catch three waves and then return to the beach to tag the next team member. Saturday, Sept. 26 will be the second of three qualifying rounds held on different Southern...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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