News Archive

News Archive

News Archive

Read about the Institute's contributions to research, education, and industry.

 

2022

December 5, 2022 - [Article] - UK James B. Beam Institute offering 4th annual Bourbon Industry Conference in early 2023

November 28,2022 - [Article] - Distilleries finding “bourbon shrooms” profitable for spent grains

October 12, 2022 - [Article] - UK event considers coffee beyond caffeine

September 1, 2022 - [Article] - Kentucky Signature Industries Career Fair highlights opportunities in equine and distillation fields

July 29, 2022 - [Article] - UK’s Ag Equine Programs and James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits join forces for annual Kentucky Signature Industries Career Fair

June 23, 2022 - [Article] - UK students making gin in a real-world distilling experience

June 23, 2022 - [Video] - UK students making gin in a real-world distilling experience

June 14, 2022 - [Article] - CARERC Gives UK Researchers Tools to Uncover Safety Concerns in the Workplace

May 19, 2022 - [Article] - James E. Pepper names UK Distillation, Wine and Brewing Studies grad head distiller

May 19, 2022 - [Video] - James E. Pepper names UK Distillation, Wine and Brewing Studies grad head distiller

March 16, 2022 - [Article] - UK James B. Beam Institute offers industry-first whiskey workforce apprenticeship program

February 14, 2022 - [Article] - Annual James B. Beam Institute Bourbon Industry Conference in person and expanded for 2022

2021

December 13, 2021 - [Article] - University of Kentucky rises above tornado aftermath

October 14, 2021 - [Article] - UK James B. Beam Institute offering 3rd annual Bourbon Industry Conference in early 2022

October 13, 2021 - [Video] - UK James B. Beam Institute Reaches Out to Extended Wildcat Family Across Distilling Industry

August 16, 2021 - [Article] - James B. Beam Institute collaborates on spent grains solutions

July 12, 2021 - [Article] - UK’s James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits plants “Sacred Acre” for prestigious Order of the Writ society

June 15, 2021 - [Article] - JCS Process and Control Systems donates UltraBlend™ system to UK’s James B. Beam Institute

April 22, 2021 - [Article] - Earth Day Champions: UK Introduces world’s largest American white oak repository and genome mapping study with Maker’s Mark®

March 10, 2021 - [Article] - Bourbon Industry Conference explores diversity, equity and inclusion in the spirits’ sector

March 9, 2021 - [Article] - James B. Beam Institute partners with Vendome Copper and Brass Works to enhance teaching and research mission

February 23, 2021 - [Article] - Scholarship fuels student success in UK Distillation, Wine and Brewing Studies

February 1, 2021 - [Article] - Annual James B. Beam Institute Bourbon Industry Conference going virtual for 2021

2020

November 9, 2020 - [Article] - UK’s James B. Beam Institute receives donation of barrel storage equipment to advance teaching and research

September 30, 2020 - [Article] - UK’s James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits inks powerful partnership with Scotch Whisky Research Institute

September 15, 2020 - [Article, Audio] - 'Behind the Blue': Cox on new role as VP for land-grant engagement

September 10, 2020 - [Article] - UK’s James B. Beam Institute prioritizing environmental stewardship

September 2, 2020 - [Article] - Kentucky Distillers’ Association establishes scholars fund with UK’s distillation, wine and brewing studies program

July 22, 2020 - [Article] - UK’s James B. Beam Institute rallies industry partners to provide vital sanitizer during pandemic

June 25, 2020 - [Article] - UK’s James B. Beam Institute receives donation of distilling equipment to advance teaching and research

March 31, 2020 - [Article] - UK’s James B. Beam Institute providing sanitizer to health care workers, manufacturing instructions to spirits industry

March 31, 2020 - [Video] - UK's Beam Institute provides sanitizer to healthcare workers (video)

March 16, 2020 - [Video] - Inaugural UK-James B. Beam Industry Conference a success (video)

2019

December 17, 2019 - [Article] - Inaugural James B. Beam Institute Industry Conference coming in February

September 13, 2019 - [Article] - UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment celebrates renovation of historic home, formation of James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits

April 17, 2019 - [Article] - University of Kentucky and Jim Beam® Partner to Create the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits

2017

October 26, 2017 - [Article] - Ben Beam earning his stripes with help of UK distillation program

October 24, 2017 - [Video] - Ben Beam earning his stripes with help of UK distillation program

 

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