Jim Bean Firenado Video Virals

Posted on September 4, 2015

A Jim Beam factory leak in 2003 lead to this unique bourbon-fueled Firenado. A video from The Weather Channel and a Daily Mail story have caused video footage of the 2003 firenado to viral. Lightning caused the bourbon to catch on fire.

The Weather Channel reports that a bourbon leak at a Jim Beam warehouse combined with lightning, wind and water lead to the bizarre storm conditions. Take a look:

A lake brimming with bourbon becomes the nesting ground for a firenado, after a lightning strike destroys a Jim Beam warehouse in 2003. Watch, as the whirl *really* gets going 20 seconds into the video. (Don’t forget to unmute the video to hear the story.)

Posted by The Weather Channel on Thursday, September 3, 2015