Bottles of Bourbon are filled at the Beam Distillery in Clermont

Bottles of Bourbon are filled at the Beam Distillery in Clermont

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Bottles of Knob Creek single barrel bourbon are filled on the bottling line at the Beam Inc. distillery in Clermont, Kentucky. Suntory said it agreed to buy spirits maker Beam Inc. for about $16 billion including debt.