Jim Beam and Jack Daniel’s are without question, two of the most ubiquitous brands in American whiskey. It’s nearly impossible to walk into a liquor store without seeing Jack Daniel’s sleek flagship Old No. 7 or a bottle of Jim Beam Original on the shelf.
Owned by Beam Suntory and produced in Clermont, Ky., Jim Beam is a bourbon whiskey. And while bourbon can be produced anywhere in the United States, it must be made from a minimum of 51 percent corn (among other requirements) in order to be called as such.
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