The Bold Story of the First Family of Bourbon
An insider's look at the Jim Beam brand, from a 7th generation Master Distiller
Written by the 7th generation Beam family member and Master Distiller, Frederick Booker Noe III, Beam, Straight Up is the first book to be written by a Beam, the family behind the 217-year whiskey dynasty and makers of one of the world's best-selling bourbons. This book features family history and the evolution of bourbon, including Fred's storied youth "growing up Beam" in Bardstown, Kentucky; his transition from the bottling line to renowned global bourbon ambassador; and his valuable business insights on how to maintain and grow a revered brand.
- Includes details of Fred Noe's life on the road, spreading the bourbon gospel
- Describes Fred's journey to becoming the face of one of America's most iconic brands
- Shares a simple primer on how bourbon is made
- Offers cocktail and food recipes
For anyone wanting a behind the scenes look at Jim Beam, and an understanding of the bourbon industry, Beam, Straight Up will detail the family business, and its role in helping to shape it.