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Preservation Distillery

Closes in 7 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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wonderful craft batch bourbon

we stopped by "just to see" what was going on, while waiting to go to another stop-we loved the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Small, startup distillery

They put their first batch in the barrels back in November 2017. Too young to be bottled. Their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Preservation Distillery and Farms is a hidden treasure in the heart of Bardstown, KY. The region's first and only craft distillery, Preservation is located in a historic tobacco barn where we practice farm and distilling sustainability. Family owned...more
Closes in 7 min
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
426 Sutherland Rd, Bardstown, KY 40004-2314
+1 502-348-7779
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we stopped by "just to see" what was going on, while waiting to go to another stop-we loved the personal staff. they are very educated in the craft of bourbon, and Preservation has a good story to tell-They are new, but they are defiantly worth...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty small distillery operation. It is set in a beautiful area, & our tour guide took us into their several buildings to show & tell us about their distilling process. We then ended with a tasting. Their bourbons are pretty expensive so...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Virginia Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively new distillery with big ideas and outsourced products. Kudos to the master distiller as they are still in the young ages of being a distillery. Long horns, mash, and hopefully a corn field next year. In the land of Kentucky bourbon, still just a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They put their first batch in the barrels back in November 2017. Too young to be bottled. Their other brands were made off-site. Their goal is to grow grain on site and distill the bourbon right there with water from under ground. Making it the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ChasH453
Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

Visitor from Out of state noted: been to Bardstown many different times and years. Would not classify this as a Bourbon experience. Do your homework prior to coming. Not a bad place but not a bourbon experience. Costly tour and tasting. $15 tour and $15...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2019

Wish I would have visited one of the many other distilleries in Bardstown. I arrived off cycle for tours, but asked if I could just do a tasting (they seemed fine to take my money). What followed next was probably the least useful and informative...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank purelywasted
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

Visited with several motorcycle friends, and did a tasting with McKenzie. She was awesome and made us feel welcome and part of the family. They have magic whiskey & bourbon this is super delicious, and we especially liked the Cowboyand got a few bottles. One...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Dan H
Reviewed July 15, 2019

This was the first time visiting this particular distillery as it is new to the craft distillery tour list. So, didn't really know what to expect. The staff was conducting a tasting with two couples upon our arrival but took the time to greet us...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jsfmiller
Reviewed July 1, 2019

This is a few days late but I want to give a shout out to Mathew @preservation_distillery for after hours tour and hospitality. My stepson and I pulled into an empty parking lot last Monday to find Preservation closed. Mathew spotted us and flagged us...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Joe-dines-out
Reviewed June 5, 2019

In the Mecca of bourbon (Bardstown) distilleries have a higher standard to reach and maintain. Preservation is on it's way. Enjoy the scenery and quaintness of the distilling process. Be weary of staff downplaying other local craft distilleries in hopes of impressing you. Preservation's products...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from PreservatnDistillery | Property representative |
You can only do a tasting if you wish! It's an educational tasting so we give you the history of our property and our story of the really exciting things we're doing at Preservation Distillery. We always recommend the tour... More
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