Jim Beam Old Grand Dad Plant - Frankfort, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache
N 38° 12.698 W 084° 48.606
16S E 691724 N 4231563
Quick Description: Old Grand Dad, a traditional bourbon made with rye. Jim Beam Brands doubled in size in 2006, resulting in the Frankfort location (Old Grand-dad Plant) increasing its business by almost 50%.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 11/7/2007 5:09:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM2HPY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 251

Long Description:
The following information comes from Wikipedia (visit link)

Old Grand-Dad is the name of a bourbon whiskey from Nelson County, Kentucky. The company was created by Raymond B. Hayden and named after his grandfather Basil Hayden, Sr., a well known distiller during his lifetime who is depicted on the front of each bottle.

The Hayden family's first commercial distillery was created in 1840 and the Whiskey has been in production since that time -- despite several changes of ownership. During prohibition, the company produced "medicinal whiskey" for sick, blind, and lame patients.

Today, Old Grand-Dad is one of the ten best selling straight whiskies.

Product manufactured here: A traditional bourbon made with rye

3200 Georgetown Rd.
Frankfort, KY United States

Web Page: [Web Link]

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