Jim Beam makes 13 million barrel since prohibition

(CNN) – Jim Beam has filled its 13th million barrel of bourbon since the repeal of prohibition.

The company released a statement saying the barrel was personally filled and sealed by Jim Beam’s great-grandson, Fred Noe, at a distillery in Clermont, Kentucky.

The milestone comes less than three years after beam filled its 12 millionth barrel.

The company says the 13th million barrel is a bourbon industry first.

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