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Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.

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Established in 1794, Alltech's Lexington Brewery Company continues a splendid tradition of quality brewing producing Kentucky Ale, Kentucky Light and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. The brew hall viewing area, bottling operations, gift shop and an...more
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401 Cross St, Near intersections of Versailles Rd. and W. Maxwell St., Lexington, KY 40508-2806
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Susan guided us through Towne and Branch giving us historical and interesting facts about the distillery's unique brews and history. She was informative and fun! We'll be back!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place offers about an hour tour for $12 dollars. You get four samples of beer or hard liquor. Your choice mix or match they make both. They have a nice facility very informative tour. They liquor is good to decent. Over all a decent...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived about one hour before closing and did not take the tour, but just did the bourbon tasting. The presentation was done by a UK student working there for the summer. He did a fine job explaining each liquor to us and it's production....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This distillery is one of the friendlies distilleries in the area. The products are superb and it is a must see if you are in the Lexington area!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MReys4
Stacie L, Manager at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the kind words! Our entire staff is dedicated to each guest to create a memorable experience. We are happy to read you enjoyed our award winning products.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband I and took a tour July 8th and it was amazing! Enjoyed it all and learned a lot. Enjoyed all the choices we had for samples. We got there early for the tour and we were able to join the earlier tour. Going...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Note that there have been some changes in procedure here. On former visits, they would let you taste without going on the full tour. But they now have things set up in such as way that you must do the full tour to taste. Expect...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Stacie L, Manager at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello! Thank you for the review, we look forward to hearing from all our guests. Thought I should clarify the note about procedural changes; we do offer a Just Tasting Experience. This small introductory tasting introduces you to our Owner and Founder, Dr. Lyons, to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took this tour on June 8 after we did the Wild Turkey tour. Trying to fill up our Bourbon Trail passports with the stamps. This is fun to do as a large or small group. The tour starts with a short film about the history...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Stacie L, Manager at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Sandy for the review! As you mentioned, all the distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail offer something different; that is what makes each so unique; Thank you! We are happy to read you enjoyed one of our locally owned restaurants; Joe Bologna's. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On June 8 we had tickets for a tour to this facility. This brewery is part of the Bourbon Trail passport so we. arrived, checked in and had our passport stamped. We. start with a. short film telling about the history. We then go across...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Stacie L, Manager at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review and we are happy to read that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place back in march, and i am not a new fan. i never knew how delicious every single one of their products were. They literally have something for everyone's tasting preference. Woodrow is the best!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tiffany S
Stacie L, Manager at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Tiffany for your wonderful review! I think you explained us perfect; we have something for everyone! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide was what made this special. So passionate about the products, and very generous with the tasting options. The tours were pretty brief but after seeing several others on the bourbon trail, that didn't matter. It was neat to see a small scale...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Stacie L, Manager at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the review. We have something different to offer, although small; we have the brewery. We are most widely known for our Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. We hope you come visit again!

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ndrose7
November 10, 2017|
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Response from tatiiv | Reviewed this property |
When we went there, we had to take the tour but we could choose to take the tour and tasting of bourbon only, beer only or both. We took both and the tour was very interesting and exciting.
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Marsha B
September 15, 2017|
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If you are a veteran, it is free the last time we were there.
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April 11, 2017|
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Thank you for you inquiry; our tours run every hour on the hour Monday - Saturday starting at 10:00 AM with the last tour at 4:00 PM Sunday every hour on the hour starting at noon and the last tour at 4:00 PM Thank you and... More
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