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Evan Williams Bourbon Experience

Opens in 15 min: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Excellent presentation

With the short time I had to see sights new friends brought me to this tour. It was not only... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Moreno Valley, California
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It’s sortof like the Disneyland experience of distillery tours

Everything is very well appointed and decorated to be either a replica of historical times or a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Port Alberni, Canada
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Located on Louisville's historic "Whiskey Row", the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience features an artisanal distillery, tours, educational tastings, and more!
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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528 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2920
+1 502-272-2623
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With the short time I had to see sights new friends brought me to this tour. It was not only informative but a very impressive presentation using large screen video, storytelling and visual graphics and sets. Tour guide was excellent as well. The 60 min....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everything is very well appointed and decorated to be either a replica of historical times or a smaller version of actual items. It was a great tour, and our guide was very sweet, and friendly. The tasting at the end was wonderful and situated at...More

Thank helena218
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first stop on the Bourbon Trail. It's a downtown Louisville location. Parking is available close by. It begins with a short film and then a tour through the building highlighting the history behind bourbon and the Williams family. Our guide was very...More

Thank Averley2013
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a superb facility, beautifully put together which weaves the history of the area with the process of distilling bourbon. The graphics and audio-visual are superb but it still needs the personal touch and this is expertly provided by Bob. He engaged with the...More

Thank _mgwjambo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reservations are a must for a tour at a certain time but you can get tickets walking into the downtown distillery. Nice gift shop on the 2nd floor with neat Evan Williams items. The tour takes you through a brief history of Evan Williams' business...More

Thank lsminpa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had purchased tickets as a package and went in to make reservations, met Diane at the desk that booked our party for the tour the next day, she also gave great dinner choices when we asked. She was a wonderful person at the desk that...More

Thank Dorothy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is like a Disneyland ride! The presentations and rooms you walk through are really thought out and professional. Guides are great. Our guide Thomas was a pleasure and informative. The tasting is very good and the setting is tough to beat.

Thank vinomarcus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was told by our receptionist at the hotel that the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience was a must on whiskey row downtown. She was right. Not very busy at the end of a Sunday so we were able to get in on the very next tour....More

Thank Bsyoung49849
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not just a typical distillery...this one is right in the middle of downtown Louisville. A perfect place to spend a couple of hours and the Speak Easy tour was the best. We were led back to prohibition tasting the spirits as we were...More

1  Thank 124bc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

thank you for all the information, staff knowledeable. Did not do a tour as one was not available. Sorry to miss the tour, most of them do cost to do

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Diane P
February 17, 2018|
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Response from Dracodad | Reviewed this property |
1 hour for regular tour. 30 minutes for speakeasy tour.
Maurice G
February 9, 2018|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
They are $10 - $12 if I recall correctly.
January 22, 2018|
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Response from Dennis H | Reviewed this property |
The standard tour was good enough for us. The speakeasy tour was not available when we were there. I got a buzz just sampling what they offered.