After a 108 years, the Chicago Cubs finally ended their World Series Championship drought in on November 2, 2016 when after 10 innings the Cubs pulled out an 8 to 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians. With a return to their winning ways, the Cubs organization
To celebrate a return to their winning ways, the Cubs have partnered with another world famous brand, Jim Beam Bourbon. The new relationship kicked off on April 15 as Jim Beam’s global partner Mila Kunis threw out the first pitch to celebrate the limited edition release of Jim Beam® “Game 7 Batch.” Game 7 Batch is a four year old Jim Beam bourbon that was bottled on November 2, 2016, the same day the Cubs won the pennant.
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Later in the day, Kunis was seen visiting some local Wrigleyville watering holes with a preview of the product, which will be available in limited quantities at select Chicago retailers.
Cheers, Mila Kunis! ⚾️? pic.twitter.com/slJ5v1JG7Z
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 15, 2017
“We’re proud to call the Chicago Cubs part of our growing family, so in celebration of the Cubs’ history-making victory, we wanted to release a history-making bourbon for the occasion,” said Jim Beam’s 7th Generation Master Distiller Fred Noe. “This exclusive Jim Beam® ‘Game 7 Batch’ is our gift to the fans in Chicago from our home in Kentucky.”
“We love to see passion between our team and our Legacy Partners, and Jim Beam’s ‘Game 7 Batch’ is a perfect example of two historic brands coming together in the spirit of celebration,” said Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations, Crane Kenney.
Jim Beam “Game 7 Batch” is aged 4 years and was barrel maturation on the exact day the Cubs won the World Championship. The product, packaged with a commemorative blue cap, batch sticker and specialty label has a suggested retail price of $17.99 for 750mL and will be available for purchase in the Chicagoland area this June.
Jim Beam Kentucky Straight Bourbon Game 7 Batch