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Barton 1792 Distillery

501 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004
+1 502-331-4879
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Great if you want to be off the beaten path and avoid large crowds

We prefer the smaller distilleries such as Barton's. It is not as busy as the larger companies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melissa L
Small but worth visiting

Barton distillery is one of the small distilleries but don't let that fool you, they make one of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gary M
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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501 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004
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+1 502-331-4879
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We prefer the smaller distilleries such as Barton's. It is not as busy as the larger companies. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour was walking and due to the cold was a bit too chilly. The Egg Nog and Bourbon Ball are delicious...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barton distillery is one of the small distilleries but don't let that fool you, they make one of the best bourbons you can drink. The 1792 small batch is their top shelf bourbon and it is worth the trip just to get some of this...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I give the actual tour 4 stars and the overall experience 2 1/2 stars. My husband and I did the free distillery tour on a snowy Saturday afternoon. I’ve toured 3 other distilleries over the past several years. Unlike other tours I have been on,...More

Thank Martyk74
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the tour and the tour guide was great! Each guide has their own bits of history which makes every tour different. The Bourbon chocolate cream was delish!

Thank lchelsea
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We have been touring on the Bourbon Trail and have been to all of the distilleries on the Trail and a few others. Our favorite tour was the Estate Tour at Barton Distillery. Justin did a great job and showed us every piece of the...More

1  Thank Bengarber
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Since we were in KY for Thanksgiving weekend, we knew had to bring back bourbon. My niece and her family had visited this distillery recently and recommended it. Our tour guide, Katie, was a delight. She answered all our questions, and even admitted to not...More

1  Thank Ellen E
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We had the best time going on the tour our guide KATIE was great she took her time answered all the questions was great with the kids on the tour we here there the full hour and had samplings too....we went in with no reservations...More

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BourbonInKY, Manager at Barton 1792 Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review Barton 1792 Distillery. Katie is a great asset to our visitor center. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope that you can join us again. Cheers!

Reviewed 23 November 2017

The tour of the distillery was great. Easy walking to the various buildings. Our guides was entertaining and informative. I was amazed how much corn is used to make burbon and the degree of careful checking on the quality before the use it. Also all...More

Thank K F
BourbonInKY, Manager at Barton 1792 Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Barton 1792 Distillery. We pride ourselves on producing a high quality product from locally sourced premium ingredients. We are are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Please visit us again. Cheers! Josh Hollifiled

Reviewed 20 November 2017

I was very pleasantly surprised by Barton Distillery. They are not listed as part of the "Bourbon Trail" and you will have to stop in and find out why. You'll be glad you did. Dress for the weather because most of their tour is outside...More

Thank Gene H
BourbonInKY, Manager at Barton 1792 Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Barton 1792 Distillery. We are so glad that you were able to visit us and enjoyed your time here. We hope you'll be able to visit again. Cheers! Josh Hollifield

Reviewed 16 November 2017

we had an excellent tour guide on our tour of this distillery. we had me one of their employees the night before and he encouraged us to tour the facility. the guide was very knowledgeable of not only the history of the distillery but of...More

Thank robk9531
BourbonInKY, Manager at Barton 1792 Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Barton 1792 Distillery. We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us!

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