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Barton 1792 Distillery

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501 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had some extra time on the way back from Nashville. Glad we stopped to check out the Barton! Rick K did a great job on the tour! Even got the wife who is not a bourbon drinker at all to taste the White-lighting and the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wife & I visited in mid-March and loved the tour, history and the bourbon. Kyle a retired teacher was our outstanding tour guide. Very good at the history, knowledgable, humorous & personable. The tour was complimentary & loved it. Had Bourbon & candy at the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the tour by myself, my sister and her granddaughter were tired from shopping in town. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable, answered all questions; she even Googled an answer for me, Where did the term bourbon originate? We went in one of the warehouses...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NanaDianne
Reviewed 6 days ago

We saw the sign for Barton and had an extra 45 minutes so we stopped for just the tasting. Our first impression was excellent. The gate security guard was very friendly, even saying hello to our dogs. The staff in the store/tasting room were also...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

At the end of the day we swung by Barton’s to pick up a couple items from the gift shop. We were not expecting a tour or tasting given that it was almost closing time. However, while we were looking around, Jerrica asked if we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called a week prior to reserve the longer tour (Bushel to Barrel) and had a great tour. Barton’s is a real manufacturing facility and everyone was down to earth and friendly. Several workers would stop and say hello during the tour. We tried white...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though this distillery isn't on the Bourbon Trail, it's a very interesting place to see the working of a distillery. The tour is more interesting on days when the plant is running. So you can see everything in motion. But the tasting an bourbon...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rick M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately we did not have time for the tour, but we had a wonderful time with our tasting on my 40th birthday bourbon trail. I even got a special treat for my birthday. The bourbons were excellent, as was the Chocolate Bourbon ball liquor. They...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have time to do a tour unfortunately but Terry and Beth made sure our experience was outstanding. Terry talked to us all about the distillery and her family's connections while Beth got us a tasting together so we could try a few different...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 14, 2019

I had a few hours to kill in Bardstown with some colleagues, and this place offered a free tour and tasting, comapred to the other place where reservations are required and it costs $10 a head. This place is right on the edge of Bardstown,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Dianna M
April 12, 2018|
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Response from BourbonInKY | Property representative |
We are currently only offering tours Mon-Sat. We would be happy to welcome you on one of those days for a complimentary tour and tasting.