James B Beam Institute




James B Beam Institute University of Kentucky


The James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits is a partnership between two iconic brands – the University of Kentucky and Beam Suntory. Comprising experts from various fields, the Institute fosters a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach and is committed to developing the state’s workforce and providing opportunities for economic growth. In creating exceptional teaching, research and outreach programs, the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits will act as a leader for the spirits industry in Kentucky.

 

Mission

The James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits ensures the welfare and prosperity of Kentucky’s spirits industry. Through teaching, research and outreach, the Institute promotes economic sustainability, environmental stewardship and responsible consumption.

Vision

In creating a platform for research, education and outreach, the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits Institute will serve the spirits industry in Kentucky and help grow the state’s economy. Through these actions, the institute intensifies the shared values of the University of Kentucky and Beam Suntory.