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2014-04-23 16:26:00

World's Largest Bourbon Producer Achieves Bourbon Industry First with Milestone Barrel Filling CLERMONT, Ky., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Beam® Bourbon made history today by achieving a bourbon-industry first by filling its 13 millionth barrel of bourbon since the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. The barrel was personally filled and sealed by Fred Noe, Jim Beam's great-grandson and seventh generation master distiller, at the company's flagship distillery in Clermont, Ky. Also on hand to...

2011-05-09 11:30:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, the world's #1 nonfiction media company, announced today a new cross-platform advertising partnership with Maker's Mark®, America's iconic handcrafted premium bourbon, which will launch on May 10, 2011. This is Maker's Mark® Bourbon's first-ever entry into television advertising, and its exclusive partnership with Discovery represents the brand's single largest financial commitment...

2009-08-24 08:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Knob Creek(R) Bourbon offers fans and Stillhouse members a behind-the-scenes-look at the Super-Premium Bourbon through a live webcast Tuesday, September 1, at www.knobcreek.com/webcast. Knob Creek is many things: the world's number one Super-Premium Bourbon, a small batch Bourbon credited with starting the category, and right now, completely out of supply. To kick off Bourbon Heritage Month, the interactive online event will divulge what makes Knob...

2009-03-03 12:29:18

The makers of Kentucky's Maker's Mark bourbon announced former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason would be on the label of the special Lane's End Stakes bottle. The Lane's End Stakes is a $500,000 Kentucky Derby prep horse race at Turfway Park near Cincinnati that has been honored for the past six years with a commemorative bottle. Esiason led the Cincinnati Bengals to the 1988 Super Bowl and created the Boomer Esiason Foundation, which will be the beneficiary of the sales of the bottles graced...

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