Beam Completes Acquisition Of Cooley Distillery

Published: 02/07/2012

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Beam Inc. last month completed the acquisition of Cooley Distillery, the award-winning Irish whiskey producer.

Cooley is one of only three sources for Irish whiskey and was the category’s only remaining independent producer. The acquisition includes the Kilbeggan, Connemara, Tyrconnell and Greenore brands, as well as aging inventory and Cooley’s malt and grain distilleries in Dundalk and Kilbeggan, Ireland.