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“Bourbon lovers dream”

Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Ranked #56 of 1 122 things to do in Kentucky
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Owner description: Where the Spirit Leads YouFor more than 200 years, Kentucky's legendary distilleries have crafted the world's finest Bourbons, using secret recipes and a time-honored process passed down from generation to generation.Now you can explore the rich tradition and proud history of "America's Official Native Spirit" on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail(R) tour, featuring 9 signature distilleries nestled among the most beautiful scenery the Bluegrass has to offer.Discover the art and science of the Master Distiller...Savor the distinct, mellow flavor...And see how Kentucky's perfect natural mix of weather and pure limestone water produces the classic taste and deep amber color.World-renowned Bourbon.Winding country roads.Inviting historic towns.Rolling green hills.And Bluegrass hospitality at its best.The Kentucky Bourbon Trail(R) tour - where the spirit leads you.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We went to 3 distilleries, Four Roses, Willet, and Buffalo Trace
All great places great tours and nice people and the Bourbon wasn’t bad either

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Be sure to allow yourself enough time to enjoy this tour. There are very few distilleries that are close to each other. Many are 15-30 miles apart. Most distillery tours take an hour and a half if you stay for the tastings. Add a little more time if you plan to visit their gift shops. Most don't open before 9 A.M. and close at 4 P.M. Only a few are open on Sunday's. This is a pilgrimage for Bourbon drinkers.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

A few of the distelleries are not on the trail but worthy of a visit. Check out all of the distelleraies in the area regardless of if they are on the trail or not.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Great tour with friends. Most all the tours have a fee, but there is always a tasting at the end. The amount and distance to other facilities will keep you above the legal limit. Bardstown is a gem of a little town. It's a great place to stay on the trail. Buffalo Trace is not on the trail, but it is a great tour.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Last year, I made my plans to do the Trail after a stop in Cincinnati. It appealed to me for the history and geography of the region, and that they have a passport and stamps, and for the T-shirt which was to be awarded at the end.

I enjoyed some distilleries more than others, because the interpreters and stories were better, but really, one is the same as the next. The process is exactly the same.

I spent from $5 to $15 for each of the tours. Some let us keep the tasting glass, some bourbons tasted better...it all runs together. I did buy some bourbon at Bulleit and at Woodford.

I collected the ten stamps, and then went to the Lexington Visitor Center for my T-shirt after collecting the Town Branch stamp. No T-shirt. You now have to BUY it for another $15. They did award me a shot glass. The decision to change the prize isn't well thought-out. That's advertising! Wherever that shirt is worn, they have a travelling billboard.

I'm going to have a shirt made that says "I did the whole Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and all I got was this lousy glass."


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