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Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Tour from Louisville

From US$157.94
  • Kentucky bourbon tour in Louisville
  • Visit three recognizable bourbon distilleries
  • Sample Kentucky bourbons and learn about their distilling process
Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Tour from Louisville
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Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Tour from Louisville
Sample the best of authentic Kentucky bourbon from big-league bourbon distilleries on this guided tour from Louisville. Head to Heaven Hill, Maker’s Mark, and Jim Beam American Stillhouse for tastings and a behind-the-scenes look at the distilling process of brand-name Kentucky bourbons. Tour includes all tastings, transportation with narrated commentary, and lunch.
What to Expect
Tour departs from the Mint Julep Tours gift shop in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville at 8am. You'll travel in a comfortable luxury bus while your tour leader teaches you about Kentucky and its distillery history on your way to the first stop, Maker's Mark Distillery in Loretto, KY. There you'll tour the grounds learning how Maker's Mark bourbon is made. Your guided tasting experience will include samples of Maker's Mark, Maker's 46 and other products made on-site.

Next up, you'll enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (location varies) before heading to Heaven Hill Distillery's Bourbon Heritage Center. Enjoy a guided tasting of Heaven Hill products (tastings may include Larceny, Evan Williams or Elijah Craig bourbons) and visit the gift shop before boarding the bus for your next destination, Jim Beam. Jim Beam American Stillhouse is the home of popular bourbons and American whiskeys including Jim Beam, Knob Creek, Basil Hayden's, Baker's and Booker's. You'll learn their process from mashing to distilling, barreling, aging, and bottling. Finally, travel back to Louisville, returning to the Galt House at approximately 5:30pm.

Your ticket includes transportation with an expert guide, admissions for distillery tours with tastings at Maker's Mark and Jim Beam American Stillhouse, a special guided tasting experience at Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center, lunch at a local restaurant, and bottled water. Lunch location varies.
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Reviewed today
As Advertised!

Just returned from a 48-hour whirlwind Bourbon tour to Louisville. We relied on Margee to plan out the itinerary and it was fantastic. Chris, our Driver, was terrific and put up with all our shenanigans without batting an eye! Highly recommend Mint Julep for Private...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed yesterday
No Refunds

My wife and I planned to travel to Louisville in the morning to take the tour. Unfortunately, I-71 had a major crash and we were stuck on the highway for 3 hours. This caused us to miss the tour and lose our money. They would...More

Thank Bennie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Adventure. Had guest in from Florida and the Bahamas for weekend of FSU v Louisville game. They loved the trip MJT and Amber put together for us. Driver was awesome added a stop in to the Castle a newly renovated distillery. Capt Ron made...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Margee + Sonny = Good times!!!

12 of us rented a bus for a bachelor party bourbon tour and we all had an amazing experience. Margee was tremendously helpful during the entire setup process from first contact to the week leading up to the event. She helped us to decide on...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 1 week ago
Good Tour, Not Worth the $150 Price

Overall, the tour was a good time. Our tour guide Cindy was very knowledgeable with facts about Louisville and the surrounding areas. Our bus driver was great. Cindy was able to squeeze in two extra stops on our tour where we got about 15 min...More

Thank Thom2793
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Mint Julep bourbon tour to Woodford Reserve, Wild Turkey and Buffalo Trace. All day trip- included lunch. Wild Turkey not presented as well as others due to young lady in charge of tastings. Other two were awesome. Highly... More
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