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Kentucky Bourbon Trail

KY 40601
+1 502-875-9351
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Highly recommend going on the Bourbon Trail

This trip took a week and was worth it! I stayed in Bardstown and toured the distilleries from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry J
One for the road

This past fall, my brother and I completely the Kentucky Bourbon (Distillery) Trail, plus 3 more... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Great2baHawkeye
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Where the Spirit Leads YouFor more than 200 years, Kentucky's legendary distilleries have crafted the world's finest Bourbons, using secret recipes and a time-honored process passed down from generation to generation.Now you can explore the rich tradition and proud history of "America's Official Native Spirit" on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail(R) tour, featuring 9 signature distilleries nestled among the most beautiful scenery the Bluegrass has to offer.Discover the art and science of the Master Distiller...Savor the distinct, mellow flavor...And see how Kentucky's perfect natural mix of weather and pure limestone water produces the classic taste and deep amber color.World-renowned Bourbon.Winding country roads.Inviting historic towns.Rolling green hills.And Bluegrass hospitality at its best.The Kentucky Bourbon Trail(R) tour - where the spirit leads you.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip took a week and was worth it! I stayed in Bardstown and toured the distilleries from there on a road trip each day. I was able to visit 15 distilleries and a barrel factory and got the T-shirt. I had a great time!...More

Thank Terry J
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This past fall, my brother and I completely the Kentucky Bourbon (Distillery) Trail, plus 3 more! What a fantastic trip and experience. Each of the distillery and bottling facilities were visited had their own unique story to tell. Many like Jim Beam and Makers Mark...More

5  Thank Great2baHawkeye
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This trip took a little planning but was well worth it! We stayed in Louisville and toured the distilleries there, then went to Bardstown, and on to Lexington. We ended stopping at 13 distilleries and got the T-shirt. We had the best time! People we...More

3  Thank lchelsea
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Kentucky all my life, but decided to travel the Bourbon Trail. I was amazed at the beautiful surroundings of each distillery. The knowledge gained at each stop and the wonderful tastings, definitely made this a great trip. If you like beautiful...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Really get start to trail in Louisville. Started at Evans Williams Distillery in downtown area. Good explaination of bourbon making tasting.

1  Thank Terry S
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

This past weekend my wife and I had the fun of doing something we have been talking about for the past couple of years. We and another couple did the Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour. We took a four day weekend and drove to Louisville and...More

11  Thank Magnum409
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This was an excellent tour. I am not a drinker but was just as impressed with the tour as those who were. I smelled the aroma of the various offerings and could detect some of the differences that were described. A fun and worthwhile tour

1  Thank Jeff O
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I have always wanted to di the Bourbon Trail. We made it to 4 distilleries in 1 day, but I was disappointed to find that you can only buy a tasting with a tour, which takes at least an hour. We were expecting it to...More

1  Thank Diane A
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

It takes about 3 days to do the loop but is a great time. Buffalo Trace is not on the tour but should be added to yours. The silver dollar in Louisville is the spot for drinks after the tours.I,m planning the smaller distillers tour...More

3  Thank JimGranger_IN
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Cool shop....two very cool old guys on the gate to help you out with directions...worth a visit to the shop, we didn't do the tour as we've done others....and it is part of the bourbon trail after all. It's a bit out of the way,...More

4  Thank martin n
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Nancy S
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No. It's all indoors so I think the weather impact would be minimal
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Response from Bryan D | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other traveler. We started in Louisville and worked eastward, making sure to hit Makers to the south. There are restaurants, shopping and historical things to see in Louisville too! If you have the time, I... More
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Response from msudoc1495 | Reviewed this property |
We went in a group of four. I drank all the samples and drove. The amounts are pretty small you shouldn't have a problem
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