We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Woodford Reserve Distillery

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Book In Advance
All photos (1,620)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bourbon trail”(271 reviews)
“horse farms”(127 reviews)
“great tour”(173 reviews)
Bourbon distillery
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
7855 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY 40383-9781
+1 859-879-1812
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Woodford Reserve Distillery
from $149.00
More Info
from $162.41
More Info
Reviews (1,685)
Filter reviews
1,672 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bourbon trail horse farms great tour our tour guide gift shop tasting room bourbon ball mash beautiful drive double oaked bourbon chocolate beautiful property rolling hills great bourbon visitor center shot glass making bourbon
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,672 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

I am not a museum/tour sort of guy, but this one hour jaunt through Woodford Reserve is a real treat for anyone, even if you are not a bourbon drinker (I am not). Located between Versailles and Frankfort, the scenic distillery is in the heart...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't want to do a tour, but we did book a tasting and had a drink. The drink was delicious but it was overpriced for the amount. Our tasting guide was Jim and he was amazing. We tried two Woodford whiskies and enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nezd2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The actual tour was ok. Seemed a bit canned, but the Woodford history is fascinating. The best part of the tour was the way they handled the tasting. Very educational on how to taste bourbon.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JeffR886
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite bourbons but this pompous female tour guide was such a wet towel. I have been on numerous distillery tours and yes we all know to stay within the yellow lines and listen to her but this was ridiculous. Her sarcastic demeanor...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ohwee1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive alone getting here was beautiful. The distillery is a really cool place and there's even a cute gift shop and coffee shop. I would definitely go back!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wendychev
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Woodford this past September and it was a wonderful experience. If you have the time for the Corn to Cork Tour it is a once in a lifetime opportunity! It takes the full 2 hours but you get the experience of touring the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bnpbourbon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This drive out to Woodford was gorgeous ! Lots of Horse farms, and then you pull into Woodford so pretty. We took tour and it's so worth it! Smelled amazing and at end you get to sample two different bourbons and also a bourbon ball...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karmon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place! The drive out from Louisville was beautiful through the rolling green hills of KY horse country. The property is beautifully built and mixes the history with a modern facility. The tour was great, very educational and finished with a great tasting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TOsyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this tour a lot. A bit of everything, a nice little store, some history and distillery facts. Also a tasting very well explained. Really a good experience

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 289mar_aelenat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited in January 2019 as a stop on a tour I had purchased through Mint Julep Tours who I recommend. It was a full tour and tasting. We had already visited several others distilleries and once we entered the visit center it was "Wow"....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank IUSMalum
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Best Western Parkside Inn
609 reviews
4.39 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Frankfort
196 reviews
4.43 miles away
Home2 Suites by Hilton Frankfort
48 reviews
4.52 miles away
Bluegrass Inn
123 reviews
5.36 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 51 nearby restaurants
Cattleman's Roadhouse
288 reviews
4.32 miles away
The Stave
39 reviews
1.54 miles away
Glenn's Creek Cafe
5 reviews
.04 miles away
Miguel's Restuarante
71 reviews
4.62 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 26 nearby attractions
Sun Valley Farm
54 reviews
.71 miles away
Coolmore America - Ashford Stud
64 reviews
2.46 miles away
Castle & Key Distillery
66 reviews
2.58 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
October 26, 2018|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from cschild | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I didn’t count the employees. I can say that in every area of the distillery including the gift shop, restaurant and touring areas there were employees visibily doing their jobs.
June 1, 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from susaneS6406NG | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend The Blue Door in Lexington!
May 9, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 862maribeths | Reviewed this property |
We paid $10 per person for a tasting. No tour. It was easy and we paid the day we arrived.