Jim Beam is a Bourbon Whiskey from the U.S.A. and is the best selling Bourbon in the world. The Distillery was founded at the end of the 18th century and has been family run since then. The name Jim Beam came after prohibition in the early 1930’s and is named after James B Beam who rebuilt the business. Jim Beam is aged for four years in oak casks and bottled at 80 proof giving this Bourbon a straightforward taste and attitude. Seven generations of craftsmanship go into every bottle, along with corn, rye, barley malt, water, time and pride. It is a fantastic mixing bourbon that goes great in a range of cocktails. It has been called the bourbon to keep on hand for any and all occasion.