“Lordie I have loved some ladies and I love Jim Beam…and they both tried to kill me in 1973…when that doctor asked me, son how did you get in this condition?…I said hey sawbones, I’m just carrying on an ole family tradition” – Hawk Williams, Jr., Family Tradition
No Hank, no, say it ain’t true!
Jim Beam, Inc., has sold out!
You can’t get more American than bourbon. Country songs like Family Tradition and Whisky Bent are filled with references to bourbon whiskey.
“Play me some songs about a ramblin‘ man…put old Jim Beam in my hand…’cause you know I still love to get drunk and hear country sounds” – Hank William, Jr.. Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound
Suntory of Japan in an acquisition recently announced the purchase of the American whiskey and scotch making company, Jim Beam, for $13.6 billion.
“Play me some songs about a ramblin‘ man…put ole Yamazaki in my hand...” just doesn’t cut it.
Jim Beam’s roots began in 1795 when Kentuckian Jacob Beam first started brewing corn whiskey. Beam grew into the biggest manufacturer of havin‘ fun, feelin‘ good — and the largest next day headache producing firm in America.
But no more. It’s enough to make someone cry in their
Jim Beam, ah, wait, I mean Jack Daniels.