A bronze statue of Frederick Booker Noe II (1929-2004), Kentucky’s great ambassador of bourbon, is located at the Jim Beam Visitor Center and Distillery in Clermont, Ky. Booker Noe, who was Jim Beam’s grandson, served as a master bourbon distiller for more than 40 years. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Jon Echternacht)
Jon's Jottings: Say it ain’t so Jim; Say it ain't so
The late Booker Noe is most certainly turning over in his grave.
For the uninformed, Booker Noe (Fredrick Booker Noe II, 1929-2004) was the master distiller at Jim Beam Distillery for more than 40 years.
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