Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM), a leading global premium spirits company, today announced that the company’s September 5 th presentation at the Barclays Capital Consumer Conference will be available live over the Internet. The presentation by Matt Shattock, president and chief executive officer of Beam, and Bob Probst, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will begin at approximately 1:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 5, 2012. To access the webcast, go to “Webcasts and Presentations” in the Investor Relations section of the company’s web site, www.beamglobal.com. An internet replay of the presentation will be available at www.beamglobal.com four hours after the live webcast. About Beam Inc. As one of the world’s leading premium spirits companies, Beam is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Consumers from all corners of the globe call for the company’s brands, including Jim Beam Bourbon, Maker's Mark Bourbon, Sauza Tequila, Pinnacle Vodka, Canadian Club Whisky, Courvoisier Cognac, Teacher's Scotch Whisky, Cruzan Rum, Hornitos Tequila, Knob Creek Bourbon, Laphroaig Scotch Whisky, Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey, EFFEN Vodka, Pucker Flavored Vodka, Larios Gin, Whisky DYC, DeKuyper Cordials, and Skinnygirl Cocktails. Beam is focused on delivering superior performance with its unique combination of scale with agility and a strategy of Creating Famous Brands, Building Winning Markets and Fueling Our Growth. Beam and its 3,200 passionate associates worldwide generated 2011 sales of $2.8 billion, volume of 34 million 9-liter cases and some of the industry’s fastest growing innovations. Headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, Beam is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BEAM and is included in the S&P 500 Index and the MSCI World Index. For more information on Beam, its brands, and its commitment to social responsibility, please visit www.beamglobal.com and www.drinksmart.com.