James B. Beam Distilling Co Articles

Every Basil Hayden’s Whiskeys Reviewed [2021]

Every Basil Hayden’s Whiskeys Reviewed [2021]

Basil Hayden's bourbon is the same mashbill as Old Grand-Dad which is fitting as Hayden is the Grand-Dad emblazoned on the label. The mashbill is high rye at 27% followed by 63% corn and 10% malted barley. What are the differences between OGD and BH? Old Grand-Dad comes off the still at 127 proof and Basil Hayden's at 120 proof. Basil Hayden's...

Booker’s Bourbon Batches 2021 Ranked

Booker’s Bourbon Batches 2021 Ranked

Booker's Bourbon Batches 2021 have started to release, and Jim Beam came out swinging with Donohoe’s Batch. It is everything I love about Booker's. Check out the full review below. Related: Booker’s Bourbon Batches | List of Booker’s Batches Booker’s Bourbon Batches 2020 Ranked Booker's Bourbon Batches 2019...

Old Taylor Bourbon (1997) Review

Old Taylor Bourbon (1997) Review

Old Taylor Bourbon has a long storied history and is still one of the most respected brands on the market because of the legacy of Colonel E.H. Taylor who innovated in bourbon-making and was a key figure in the passing of the Bottled in Bond Act of 1897. Old Taylor Bourbon was first distilled at the Old Taylor Distillery (now Castle & Key)...

Every Old Overholt Rye Whiskey Reviewed [2021]

Every Old Overholt Rye Whiskey Reviewed [2021]

Old Overholt Rye Whiskey is a historic brand. It was one of the first premium brand names in American whiskey and drank by the likes of Ulysses S. Grant and John Henry “Doc” Holliday. It also harkens back to the Old Monongahela style of rye whiskey (also known as, Pennsylvania-style). The brand was founded by the Overholds who came from...

Old Tub Bottled in Bond Bourbon Review

Old Tub Bottled in Bond Bourbon Review

You might be asking, "Who makes Old Tub Bottled in Bond Bourbon?" Old Tub is made by Jim Beam. Old Tub was the name the Beam family used for its whiskey from 1880 to 1943 when it was renamed Jim Beam. It was named after the old wooden tubs where the mash was cooked. (Pro tip: take the tour at Woodford Reserve or Maker's Mark to see old-style...

Every Old Grand-Dad Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Every Old Grand-Dad Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Old Grand-Dad Bourbon is made by Jim Beam Distillery, but it has a long history before Beam acquired it. In the mid-1800s, Raymond B. Hayden created the brand in honor of his grandfather Meredith Basil Hayden Sr. You may recognize that name because Basil Hayden is another brand in the Jim Beam portfolio. The Hayden family opened their first...

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