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Jim Beam hits bourbon milestone

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Jim Beam yesterday filled its 15 millionth barrel of bourbon since the end of Prohibition.

Filled at Beam's flagship distillery in Clermont, Kentucky, the barrel was signed by employees at the company's Clermont, Boston and Frankfort plants.

Company officials say the barrel is among 2.3 million currently aging in Jim Beam's rackhouses across the state.

Read more from The Associated Press.

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