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Kentucky Bourbon Trail

KY 40601
+1 502-875-9351
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Fantastic trip!

This trip took a little planning but was well worth it! We stayed in Louisville and toured the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirkland, Washington
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Amazing Trip

I have lived in Kentucky all my life, but decided to travel the Bourbon Trail. I was amazed at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Russellville, Kentucky
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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 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

4  Thank Magnum409
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

Thank Jeff O
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

Thank Diane A
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

2  Thank JimGranger_IN
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
Reviewed 22 July 2017

So impressed with the itinerary from the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. It was easy to follow, the distilleries all had something interesting to share, stunning views, or beautiful grounds to walk. The tastings were terrific and the recommendations for lodging(Beaumont Inn for a historic experience and...More

1  Thank Jaimie L
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I am a proud bourbon fan who is also from Kentucky. I have been on many tours over the last few years and still haven't completed my passport. Some of them charge for tours. I know Willett's gives you a free tour if you are...More

1  Thank Tami N
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29 October 2017|
Response from CRUISERKY75 | Reviewed this property |
I would start in Louisville and tour distilleries around that area. Then head toward Lexington area. It takes about 3 days to visit all of the distilleries.
Jaymie F
30 August 2017|
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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
13 June 2017|
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Response from Bryan D | Reviewed this property |
I have never been to KY in the summer, but I have read that some distilleries have reduced hours/tours.