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Itinerary
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.
Locations visited
Jim Beam American Stillhouse
Maker's Mark
Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center
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Overview
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.
Highlights
  • Kentucky bourbon tour in Louisville
  • Visit three recognizable bourbon distilleries
  • Sample Kentucky bourbons and learn about their distilling process
  • Narrated commentary from your guide creates informative experience
  • Lunch included
  • All transportation via minivan included
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Friday Bourbon Tour - Maker's Mark, Lux Row, Barton 1792 (and more)

Had a great experience on the Friday Bourbon Tour featuring tours of Maker's Mark and Lux Row along with tastings at both as well as Barton 1792. Chris was a friendly and very informative tour guide given his industry background plus he was definitely a...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 4 days ago
Outstanding Tour Guide!

Ron G. was a vast wealth of knowledge, making the Bourbon Tour far exceed our expectations. He and the driver (Terry) were a perfect combination to create our perfect day! So fun and would love to take every tour with the two of them--- a...More

Thank ABondy2018
Reviewed 6 days ago
Mint Julep Crushed It!!

My friends and I used Mint Julep Tours for 2 days out of Louisville just 2 weeks ago. They were fantastic!! Margee Daugherty was our planner and via email was able to plan out exactly what we wanted to do. Pete was our driver and...More

Thank RKJ310
Reviewed 1 week ago
Incredible Bourbon Tour

My wife and I wanted to do something special for our 23rd wedding anniversary. We both have a love for bourbon so we knew we wanted to tour the bourbon country in Kentucky. We didn’t want to be part of a large group, so I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to get around

We enjoyed a Saturday bourbon tour: Makers, Heaven Hill, and Barton's 1792. The downside to these tours is there is so much driving - which is why you (a) don't want to drive yourself and (b) need a good guide. Ron G was a great...More

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