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Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Did you know, 95% of the world’s Bourbon in produced in Kentucky? The Kentucky Distillers Association founded the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to highlight America’s “Official Native Spirit” in 1999. Discover new things about bourbon and its heritage on one of the nation’s most recognized trails.

Kentucky Bourbon Trail
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Louisville, KY

Angel’s Envy Distillery

ANGEL’S ENVY is a Louisville-based craft distiller that produces finished whiskeys. Co-founded in 2010 by the late Master Distiller Lincoln Henderson and his son Wes Henderson, it began as a passion project that combined their family’s deep-rooted passion for and knowledge of the industry with an innovative outlook on bourbon making and finishing. Today, the ANGEL’S ENVY team continues to produce its award-winning core offerings – a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Finished in Port Wine Barrels and a Rye Whiskey Finished in Caribbean Rum Casks – as well as a variety of innovative, special releases.

ANGEL’S ENVY opened the doors to its Brand Home, the first full-production whiskey distillery in downtown Louisville, in 2016.

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Shelbyville, KY

Bulleit Distilling Co Visitor Experience

Built in 2017 and open to visitors in 2019, Bulleit Distilling Co. leads the industry with its state-of-the-art technology and offers a portfolio distilled and aged in the Bulleit family tradition, using a distinctive high-rye recipe which gives our whiskeys a bold, spicy taste.

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Shively, KY

Stitzel-Weller Distillery

Originally opened on Derby Day in 1935 and reopened to the public in 2014, the Stitzel-Weller Distillery is one of the true cathedrals of the American whiskey industry. The Stitzel-Weller Experience is one of the most convenient and impressive stops along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®. Stitzel-Weller focuses on Blade and Bow, I.W. Harper, Orphan Barrel bourbons and other North American Whiskey innovations from Diageo. Guest experiences include tours, historic behind-the-scenes access, tastings and mixology classes. In 2021, the Garden & Gun Club opened at the distillery. The destination cocktail bar, inspired by Garden & Gun Magazine’s hospitality franchise, is located on the second floor of the Stitzel-Weller Distillery offering a unique food and drink experience along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®.

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Lawrenceburg, KY

Wild Turkey Distillery

Since it was established in 1940, the Wild Turkey brand has remained one of the most iconic names in bourbon. Helmed by the legendary father-and-son Master Distilling team of Jimmy and Eddie Russell, who have nearly 100 years of combined distilling experience, the Wild Turkey Distilling Co. has been making bourbon the same way for over 80 years. The brand’s stunning homeplace, the Wild Turkey Distillery, is located in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, atop a deep limestone shelf situated along the Kentucky River. The shelf acts as a natural filter and provides the distillery with mineral-rich water, vital to making such a high-quality whiskey as it’s iconic 101 proof bourbon.

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Bardstown, KY

Lux Row Distillers

Situated on a beautiful 90-acre property in the heart of Bardstown, KY, the bourbon capitol of the world, Lux Row Distillers is comprised of an 18,000 square foot state-of-the-art production facility, a custom 43-foot Vendome copper still, 10 barrel warehouses at capacity and a welcoming visitors center with tasting room.

With this location producing Rebel, Ezra Brooks, David Nicholson, Daviess County and Blood Oath bourbons, Lux Row Distillers is a must-see on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Come visit us and experience our culture of Real Roots, Real Family, Real Products.

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Clermont, KY

James B. Beam Distilling Co

Walk the grounds of whiskey history. Pull up a chair with the First Family of Bourbon. Join us for a day in Kentucky that’s two centuries in the making.

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Louisville, KY

Old Forester Distillery

In 1870, George Garvin Brown signed and sealed Old Forester with a promise: a guarantee of the finest quality and utmost consistency. Five generations and 150 years later, we’ve returned to Whiskey Row. Visit us to see fermentation, distillation, barrel making, maturation & bottling. Get the ultimate downtown distillery experience today. And don’t forget to stop by George’s Bar and our gift shop.

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Louisville, KY

Rabbit Hole Distillery

Tour the Architectural Icon of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Our state-of-the-art distillery, nestled in Nulu, Louisville’s hub of art, food, and culture, invites you to come and witness our full whiskey-making process. During this immersive one-hour tour, we will share with you how grain transforms to whiskey and how our philosophy has changed the bourbon landscape. This unique experience begins with a dram of Cavehill, our 4-grain Kentucky Straight Bourbon and culminates in our awe-inspiring Overlook lounge with a tasting* of 4 of our award-winning spirits.

Tours are by reservation only. Maximum 10 people per tour. | *Guests must be of legal drinking age to sample

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Versailles, KY

Woodford Reserve Distillery

The art of making fine bourbon first took place on the site of the Woodford Reserve Distillery, a National Historic Landmark, in 1812. You get that sense of history. The history of bourbon is the history of Kentucky, is the history of the United States.

Loretto, KY

Maker’s Mark®

Where Maker’s® is made. We’re still doing things just like we did them in 1953. From the old letter press, to the way we hand-rotate every barrel and hand-dip every bottle of Maker’s Mark. And yet it seems there’s always something new and exciting going on at Star Hill℠ – even beyond our bourbon distillery tours. Join us at Maker’s Mark Distillery on Star Hill Farm℠ for tasting experiences, handcrafted cocktails, and enjoying our beautiful grounds. You can even dip your own bottle and purchase exclusive bourbon offerings in our distillery gift shop.

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