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Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center

1311 Gilkey Run Rd, Bardstown, KY 40004-2201
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Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Tour from Louisville
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Heaven Hill Distillery Bourbon Heritage Center is a 4-time Visitor Attraction of the Year winner. Enjoy the art of making whiskey on one of our tours, as our Bourbon hosts guide you through the history of Bourbon, introduce you to the Heaven Hill family, and lead you through an educational tasting of American Whiskey mashbills.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1311 Gilkey Run Rd, Bardstown, KY 40004-2201
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Did not tour, asked about the tasting table but “she” wasn’t sure about it??? Maybe she was new?? Would have loved to sample but there was confusion. The displays were beautiful

Thank Carole H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Learn how to taste Bourbon like the distillers do. Don’t sniff with your nose and don’t shoot it. Great experience great makers!! Loved Becky. She was patient and answered many questions and taught us the proper way to consume bourbon and savor the notes of...More

Thank Duellyn P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are going to do the Bourbon Trail, I suggest you START with the Visitor Center and tour here at Heaven Hill. The Visitor Center is part museum, part gift shop, part education tour. DO sign up and take the inexpensive tour. You'll learn...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was a beer drinker from Ohio who had only recently started drinking bourbon when he moved to Kentucky. I don’t know if the bourbon wasn’t really all that good or if, by the time we had completed the tour we were so...More

Thank LIG2me
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Heritage center is beautiful, and they have a very nice selection of bourbon (some rarer ones, but you will pay high prices for them!)

Thank ddcathey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are not bourbon connoisseurs but this tour was very informative and different from the others. The heritage center has great info on the history of bourbon in kentucky and the gift center is large with a variety of bourbon and other gifts... do yourself...More

Thank Kim H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a bourbon tasting and had Becky as a guide. She did and excellent job and the bourbon was excellent. Thanks!

Thank Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed Heaven Hill as we continued on this trail. It is true that many of these distilling stories all run together and the history does sound familiar, but it is well worth the time and $ to experience the environment. I confessed I don't...More

Thank ellsee74
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Heaven Hill after touring Jim Beam and it was a bit of a disappointment. The distillery and 7 rack houses burned down about 20 years ago. The distillery is now located in Louisville and the bourbon is trucked in to be bottled....More

Thank Tim K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heaven Hill was my 12 distillery tour and by far the worst. The distilling process is off site so all you see is on barrel warehouse, and the visitors center. The VC is a great overview of bourbon and the Heaven hill history as well...More

Thank Mark E
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Joel P
March 28, 2016|
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Response from SLiebbe | Reviewed this property |
This depends on what you are looking for. If you want to go to a Rickhouse, then the Heritage Center is the place (not to mention that the tasting afterwards is in a cool looking room). If you are interested in the history... More
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sealou711
September 14, 2015|
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Response from unmikcivpol | Reviewed this property |
Heaven Hill is the only "Trail Distillery " that offers a "Bourbon Coniseur" tour.This tour is more expensive but focuses on tasting the products not how they are made. You also taste their top shelf products. In this tour... More
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Bert B
March 19, 2015|
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Response from vhgolf | Reviewed this property |
I bought Elijah Craig 12 year, I really like that stuff and always have, but sometimes its not always on the shelf in Minnesota. Also, I bough a couple bottles of Bernheim, unfortunately I ended up not liking them much, but... More
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