James B. Beam Distilling Co Articles

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...

Booker’s Bourbon Batches 2021 Ranked

Booker’s Bourbon Batches 2021 Ranked

Once Booker's Bourbon Batches 2021 release, we will add reviews for each then offer a ranking at the end of 2021. Check out the information we know so far below. Related: Booker’s Bourbon Batches | List of Booker’s Batches Booker’s Bourbon Batches 2020 Ranked Booker's Bourbon Batches 2019 Ranked Booker’s Bourbon...

Booker’s Bourbon Batches 2015 Ranked

Booker’s Bourbon Batches 2015 Ranked

Booker's Bourbon Batches 2015 are something special. I've said this before other places but something special happened in 2015. It was a great year for bourbon releases. Big Man, Small Batch and Center Cut are all-time greats and the other batches could be the best bourbon released from a lot of other distilleries. There was a time just a few...

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