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Tradition: In 1936 Thompson Willett founded The Willett Distilling Company. Today, the Willett tradition continues. Visitor Center Hours Monday thru Saturday – 9:30 till 5:30 Tour Times Monday thru Saturday – 10:00am – 4:00pm, on the hour
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We took several distillery tours on our trip so this one doesn't stand out too much against the others. Still, it was a very good tour. The guide takes the group through the distillery to show the fermentation tanks, the still, etc. and then to...More
We did several distilleries on this trip. It was our first trip to Willett. The property is undergoing some renovation and will be really nice in 2019. One addition will be a small bed and breakfast, which,to my knowledge, is the only distillery to do...More
Had already done 6-7 other distillery tours or tastings when I came here. Nice facility, and good product, but the tasting was somewhat less than I had hoped. The tasting is done standing. I much prefer a more relaxed setting. There was a brief monologue,...More
Beautiful facility with interesting unique still combined with an enthusiastic new tour guide produced an enjoyable tour. This is the only distillery that had a reduced tour fee for a designated driver ticket which is a nice touch. And... they offered a mocktail during the...More
Let me start by saying, before anyone decides to hate on my blog, I understand there is nothing hidden about Willett’s whiskey or the distillery. However, for those same haters, have you heard of the Willett Family Estate Single Barrel Releases? Now that I have...More
Put this Artisan distillery on your 'Tour' when visiting Bardstown and be prepared to buy at least 1 bottle; many of which are hard to find outside of the Bluegrass. Don't pass up the tasting experience if you can't stay for the tour. Impressive line-up...More
The grounds at Willett are very nice. Willett offers a tasting four $5 plus tax or a tour. We opted for the tasting. We waited in the gift shop 20 minutes or so for the next available tasting. You are taken into a small room...More
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The day we went, it wasn't the least bit crowded. But I am now seeing that some answered that you could definitely use reservations. We went on a Monday and it was very open. That being said, I'd rather you be safe than... More
The day we went, it wasn't the least bit crowded. But I am now seeing that some answered that you could definitely use reservations. We went on a Monday and it was very open. That being said, I'd rather you be safe than sorry.