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Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Tour from Louisville

From $162.41
  • Kentucky bourbon tour in Louisville
  • Visit three recognizable bourbon distilleries
  • Sample Kentucky bourbons and learn about their distilling process
Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Tour from Louisville
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Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Tour from Louisville
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Sample the best of authentic Kentucky bourbon from big-league bourbon distilleries on this guided tour from Louisville. Head to Heaven Hill, Maker’s Mark, and Jim Beam American Stillhouse for tastings and a behind-the-scenes look at the distilling process of brand-name Kentucky bourbons. Tour includes all tastings, transportation with narrated commentary, and lunch.
What to Expect
Tour departs from the Mint Julep Tours gift shop in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville at 8am. You'll travel in a comfortable luxury bus while your tour leader teaches you about Kentucky and its distillery history on your way to the first stop, Maker's Mark Distillery in Loretto, KY. There you'll tour the grounds learning how Maker's Mark bourbon is made. Your guided tasting experience will include samples of Maker's Mark, Maker's 46 and other products made on-site.

Next up, you'll enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (location varies) before heading to Heaven Hill Distillery's Bourbon Heritage Center. Enjoy a guided tasting of Heaven Hill products (tastings may include Larceny, Evan Williams or Elijah Craig bourbons) and visit the gift shop before boarding the bus for your next destination, Jim Beam. Jim Beam American Stillhouse is the home of popular bourbons and American whiskeys including Jim Beam, Knob Creek, Basil Hayden's, Baker's and Booker's. You'll learn their process from mashing to distilling, barreling, aging, and bottling. Finally, travel back to Louisville, returning to the Galt House at approximately 5:30pm.

Your ticket includes transportation with an expert guide, admissions for distillery tours with tastings at Maker's Mark and Jim Beam American Stillhouse, a special guided tasting experience at Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center, lunch at a local restaurant, and bottled water. Lunch location varies.
Reviews (217)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great 2 Day Tour(s) for Dad's 70th Birthday

This was our second time using Mint Julep--- and for sure, we were not disappointed. From the scheduling of our trip for Dad to our wonderful guide Tom, it was one of the best times we had as a family. Tom was incredibly professional, prompt,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jvstuartlaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bourbon Trail Experience

My initial and ongoing communication with Jeannie at Mint Julep Experiences and Tours was very easy and she was very responsive by returning my inquiries the same day, if not, immediately or within an hour. They were very accommodating as the size of my group...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great time with friends!

Excellent tour; tour guide was awesome; very knowledgeable; distilleries were beautiful; went with a couple of friends but it was a lot of fun socializing with other people from Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin, etc; just a FANTASTIC day!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mcsherman23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Top Notch Tour Company

I booked a public bourbon tour for one day and a private tour bourbon for our second day and enjoyed the best of both world. We had a wonderful experience on both tours! Colonel Ron G was our guide for the public tour on Saturday....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank dslye3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mint Julep tours is simply the best!

I worked with Mady to organize the trip and it was a piece of cake. She was so informative and patient and had so many suggestions for us. It was awesome just knowing that we were well taken care of. Mady went out of her...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeffrey K
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November 16, 2018|
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Go to this website: mintjuleptours This is what we use to schedule our tours.
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Mint Julep bourbon tour to Woodford Reserve, Wild Turkey and Buffalo Trace. All day trip- included lunch. Wild Turkey not presented as well as others due to young lady in charge of tastings. Other two were awesome. Highly... More