Jim Beam: Home of an Angel's Share and Devil's Cut

By Brent Murray - 2013-08-22T15:12:36Z

Photograph by John Sommers II/Bloomberg 

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Bourbon whiskey is created from a mash that consists of at least 51% corn. The process of fermentation often takes two to four days, and the length of fermentation greatly affects the taste. 

Here, one of several fermenting rooms at the Jim Beam distillery.