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Buffalo Trace Distillery

113 Great Buffalo Trce, Frankfort, KY 40601
+1 800-654-8471
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Hard Hat Tour was an excellent in depth tour of the process

I am a big fan of the products Buffalo Trace makes, so it was great to see the entire process from... read more

Reviewed yesterday
William H
The Best!

I live in Kentucky and have toured all the major distilleries. This is my favorite. The grounds... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
113 Great Buffalo Trce, Frankfort, KY 40601
+1 800-654-8471
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Reviewed yesterday

I am a big fan of the products Buffalo Trace makes, so it was great to see the entire process from grain to barrel that their bourbon undergoes. Jeff was an excellent guide and extremely knowledgeable and informative. The hard hat tour really went into...More

Thank William H
Reviewed yesterday

I live in Kentucky and have toured all the major distilleries. This is my favorite. The grounds are beautiful, the tour is informative, and it's an all around good time. Don't miss this. Even if you're a teetotaler (ha) the history and educational experience is...More

Thank fivesolasturner
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Actual tour is similar to other bourbon trail tours. But a big disappointment is they sell almost none of what they distill. The store is woefully short of actual bourbon. In this regard it falls way short of expectations and other distillery tours. The clerks...More

Thank Copelandhill
Reviewed 2 days ago

The five-star rating is so warranted. We could not have imagined a better visit to our first distillery. Of the six distilleries we visited on our trip to the Louisville area this May, it was clearly the highlight. It was the most dog-friendly of the...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all, the tour is free. (Unlike other many other distilleries that charge for their tours.) The guide did a great job. Learned some interesting history tidbits. Great tour for small or large groups. The tasting at the end had some good samples to...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Grest tour. The tour guide was very informative and entertaining. He spoke of running around the Distillery when he was just kid (his father was an employee then), and even showed us pictures of his dad and the owners back then. I wish I can...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my first time at any distillery, let alone Buffalo Trace. My friends and I were there for a bachelor party and took the free tour not knowing what to expect. Our guide was friendly (that southern charm), funny and very knowledgeable on the...More

Thank cookcamera
Reviewed 3 days ago

Buffalo Trace is set on the Kentucky River and has been producing bourbon since the Revolutionary War. A trip there offers insight into the the bourbon industry in 2017 as well as a glimpse into the past. The setting is beautiful with many opportunities for...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Of the many Kentucky bourbon distillery tours we've taken, the Buffalo Trace Hard Hat Tour is my favorite so far. The Maker's Mark tour was a close second, but you really only scratch the surface on the Maker's tour. On the Hard Hat tour, you...More

Thank Cory K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Buffalo Trace is a very old distillery with a rich 200 year heritage of Bourbon history. I greatly enjoyed the tour and gift shop and buying some Blanton's as my souvenir. The tasting was excellent giving a Bourbon novice a good understanding of their brands...More

Thank John S
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Ronald S
can i purchase a bottle of pappy van winkle there, if so how and when?
2 September 2016|
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Response from Benjaminksmith | Reviewed this property |
No. Pappy is not available just any day. At the distillery you can purchase BT, White, Vodka and Bourbon Cream.
Mark S
Is there a minimum age for the Buffalo Trace tour?
30 June 2016|
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Response from Teamcdonald | Reviewed this property |
No there is not. They just can't drink obviously.
Is your establishment,handicapped access able?
14 June 2016|
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Response from Lynn S | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them directly for the answer to this question.