Press Releases

November 01, 2011

BEAM FILLS 12 MILLIONTH BARREL OF BOURBON

Clermont, KY (November 1, 2011) — Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM), a leading global premium spirits company, recently celebrated the filling of the company’s 12 millionth barrel of bourbon since the repeal of Prohibition in 1933.

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October 27, 2011

Award-Winning Laphroaig® Single Malt Scotch Whisky Introduces New Triple Wood to U.S. Market

Garnering its name from a distinct triple maturation process, only 13,500 bottles of Laphroaig Triple Wood (48% ABV; 96 proof) will be available in the U.S. market in 2011, making it the perfect holiday gift for those who appreciate the finer things in life

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October 26, 2011

Hornitos™ Premium Tequila and Girl Talk Join Forces for Halloween

“Girl Talk's Halloween Playlist, Presented by Hornitos™ Tequila,” is a compilation of must-play songs, hand-selected by Girl Talk, that are guaranteed to instigate a memorable night come October 31st.

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October 24, 2011

Beam Enhances Marketing Team in Emea Region and Aligns Commercial Teams by Focused Regional Clusters

Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM), a leading global premium spirits company, today announced a sharpened commercial structure in its Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) region, as well as the promotion of the global marketing vice president for Maker’s Mark to lead marketing for the company’s entire brand portfolio throughout EMEA.

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October 18, 2011

Laphroaig Live 2011 Now Available On Demand

Nearly 30,000 whisky fans across the world tuned in to Laphroaig Live 2011 as the annual whisky program broadcast live from the Southern Hemisphere for the first time. Those who missed out on the live action can now log on to www.laphroaig.com/live/ and watch the broadcast again, anytime!

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October 14, 2011

Beam to Webcast November 3rd Conference Call on Third Quarter Results

Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM), a leading global premium spirits company, will offer a live Internet webcast of its third quarter results conference call.

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October 14, 2011

Jim Beam Racing Reveal the Premium Pair

The Premium Pair are inspired by two of Jim Beam’s super premium products – Jim Beam Black and Jim Beam Bonded. Steve Johnson will race in the new metallic silver Jim Beam Black design, alongside James Moffat in his new metallic gold Jim Beam Bonded V8 Supercar.

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September 27, 2011

Fortune Brands Declares Regular Dividend

Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO) today declared a regular dividend of 19 cents per share on the Common Stock, payable in cash on December 1, 2011, to stockholders of record at the close of business November 9, 2011

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September 07, 2011

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON SKINNYGIRL MARGARITA: JOINT STATEMENT OF BETHENNY FRANKEL AND BEAM GLOBAL SPIRITS & WINE

Skinnygirl Margarita meets the highest quality standards. As Bethenny says, “I wouldn’t sell anything that I don’t drink myself.”

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September 07, 2011

BEAM LAUNCHES INVESTOR ROAD SHOW IN ADVANCE OF BECOMING PURE-PLAY SPIRITS COMPANY

Beam, the spirits business of Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO), today began its equity road show to present the company’s value proposition to current and prospective investors. As previously announced, upon the expected separation of Fortune Brands’ businesses, Beam will become an independent pure-play spirits company and will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BEAM effective October 4, 2011.

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