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Barrel House Distillery

1200 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504-1129
+1 859-259-0159
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Informative tour

Great guide who just kept at it in the heat of summer. Great to see a small operation. Tastings... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DebbieMcGee
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Midlothian, Virginia
via mobile
Laid back, relaxed feel!!

We just did a tasting but it was a very cool setting and relaxed feel!! The oak rum was our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cindi M
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Uniontown, Ohio
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1200 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504-1129
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great guide who just kept at it in the heat of summer. Great to see a small operation. Tastings were great. Just disappointed they were sold out of the Bourbon. Next time!

Thank DebbieMcGee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We just did a tasting but it was a very cool setting and relaxed feel!! The oak rum was our favorite!! Very smooth!! The staff was fun and knowledgeable!! The vodka was yummy too!!

Thank Cindi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was literally a one room tour that highlighted the start up process of a new distillery. I found it to be more of a neighborhood history lesson. However, staff was pleasurable and fun. Tour was $5

1  Thank Greg C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this distillery and enjoyed tastings with Chad. The location has updated the distillery and added the Elkhorn Tavern. The bourbon was not available for tasting, but the rum and vodka were. Fun Experience and no charge for tour or tasting. Part of the Kentucky...More

Thank Patty L G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby was disappointed they were out Rock Castle Bourbon until September. There's a bar, ice cream store and restaurant in the complex.More

Thank BLMerce
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey folks we are very sorry for being out of RockCastle Bourbon, but fortunately it has been very well received by the public and sells out as soon as we release it. We have several fans that drive down on release dates to pick up...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here while exploring Lexington. Definitely worth it! Chad was a great host and was excited to talk about the work they do. They offer several samples of different products. The only downside was they were out of bourbon....

Thank Lrlove122
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by and visiting and for the great review! Please follow us on instagram and/or facebook for announcements on future RockCastle Bourbon releases. It goes fast! Thanks again so much.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

It is a long walk from downtown Lexington. So maybe not the best way to visit. 5$ for the tour but worth every dime. Tourguide was very enthousiastic, his explanation very clear. Too bad there wasn't any Bourbon to buy, but we did taste it....More

Thank Hetbelgje666
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and walking from downtown. It is about a mile each way and the there are no sidewalks the last little bit. That will change soon with construction starting on the Town Branch Trail that will run from the distillery to...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

The guy who led the tour and tasting was knowledgable, friendly, and personable. My husband and I liked the vibe of the place - laid back, friendly. Unfortunately, they were OUT of their bourbon - bummer, this is why we came. We did enjoy a...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We weren't sure we were gonna hit this distillery on our trip but man, are we glad that we did! The tour was small, and personal, entertaining and informative. It was also much less dragged out than some of the others tours we've been on...More

Thank msae23
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thanks so much for the great review please come back when you can! (By the way we think Chad is awesome too.)

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We stopped at Town Branch Distillery as we started our Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour and was not disappointed. We were able to come in without reservations and opted to not do the full tour. We had a nice tasting at the tasting room and experienced...More

1  Thank naturistcouple1234
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