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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘bourbon’

John Wayne’s Family Sues Duke Univ; UK Fans Drink

John Wayne is The Duke. Even though he died in 1979, he is still known to fans as The Duke, a nickname he had since childhood. Now John Wayne’s heirs are in a legal battle with Duke University over use of the word “Duke” in a product they want to market — a bourbon with John Wayne’s picture on the …

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Mila Kunis Joins Forces With Jim Beam To Be The New Face Of The Brand

Jim Beam is looking to get an edge on its competition in the advertising department by signing Mila Kunis to be the new face of their brand. With her influence as one of the sexiest actresses in Hollywood, she may help to attract new people to their brand. The first campaign picture with Mila Kunis was released recently, and it …

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Mila Kunis New Face of Jim Beam Bourbon

Mila Kunis–love interest of Two and a Half Men star Ashton Kutcher–is the new face of Jim Beam Bourbon. The first time the company has launched a global campaign, they no doubt wanted a pretty and recognizable face as their spokesperson–and they’ve found exactly that in the pretty Black Swan star. “Mila’s love of bourbon, her appreciation for the authenticity …

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Mila Kunis Is The New Face Of Kentucky Bourbon

Mila Kunis may be more well known for her film roles and highly-touted relationship with Ashton Kutcher than for what she drinks, but all that will change soon, as she’s just been made spokesperson for bourbon brand Jim Beam. Beam was recently bought by the Japanese company Suntory–which some of you will recognize from the Bill Murray film “Lost In …

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Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark Acquired By Japanese Company

Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark are just two of America’s favorite liquors that will now be produced under the ownership of a Japanese beverage company, Suntory Holdings Ltd. The $13.62 billion deal was announced Monday after Beam Inc. agreed to be sold to Suntory. Upon the announcement, shares of Beam Inc. rose 24% on Monday. Beam Inc., headquartered in Chicago, …

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Jim Beam Acquired By Suntory Holdings Ltd.

The Japanese beverage company, Suntory Holdings Ltd., has recently acquired the world-famous Kentucky Jim Beam company that manufactures Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark alcohol. The purchase came with a hefty $13.62 billion price tag and comes at a time when the global market is high for US whiskeys. In fact, the US whiskey industry exports roughly $1 billion — an …

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Bourbon Heist: 65 Cases of Pappy Van Winkle Stolen

As Zac Brown sings, “The whiskey’s gone.” Someone in Frankfort, Kentucky must like Pappy Van Winkle bourbon an awful lot because they made off with 65 cases (195 bottles) of the rare bourbon, which is valued at over $25,000. Nine cases of Pappy Van Winkle rye were also missing. The 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon is hard to get (unless …

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Finally, The Maker’s Mark Debacle Gets A Taiwanese Animation Video

Next Media Animation (NMA) has put out a new video chronicling the big Maker’s Mark “dilution disaster” (which has now been resolved, as the distiller backtracked on its original plans following customer outrage). NMA, which has taken on the John McAfee story, Star Wars Episode VII, Steve Jobs, and recently, Beyonce’s Super Bowl have time show, tells the story as …

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s Asian Market Jim Beam Ad

Well, this exists. As a native Kentuckian, I’m happy to see Leo shilling bourbon. But as a native Kentuckian, I wish that Leo would shill better bourbon. #Kentuckyproblems. [via BuzzFeed]

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