Refine your Bourbon Education
In order for whiskey to be considered straight bourbon, it has to be at least 51 percent made from corn, aged for a minimum of two years and come from the state of Kentucky. The corn is what gives the Kentucky bourbon its sweetness, but it’s how each distillery imbues it with their own spices and aging secrets that create the full-bodied flavor.
No two bourbons are the same and each distillery has their own secrets and flavor that you’ll get to experience. There is so much that goes into the flavor of bourbon from the strains of yeast, barrel char and age, you’ll be amazed how they do it. The best bourbon distillery tours involve a mix of education and fun. We want your experience to create memories that last a lifetime.
Our Bourbon Tours
All of our Kentucky bourbon trail tours begin around 9 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Tours must have a minimum of four people and a maximum of 12.
Tours are taken in our beautiful black 12 passenger bus and pickup / leave from:
Embassy Suites Lexington
1801 Newton Pike
Lexington, KY 40511
Buffalo Trace Distillery
For more than 200 years, Buffalo Trace Distillery has been a world leader in bourbon. Their bourbon has an aroma of vanilla, mint and molasses and won more than 500 awards and accolades including the 2018 Distiller of the Year from Icons of Whisky America.
The tour will explore the rich history of the distillery and see how the bourbon is filled and packaged by hand. Walk through the rolling bourbon barrels and smell the bourbon aging.
Woodford Reserve Distillery
Woodford Reserve Distillery produces small batch straight bourbon whiskey that has more than 200 unique flavors from fruit and floral to bold grain and wood. Began in 1812 by Elijah Pepper in the heart of bourbon country, Woodford Reserve Distillery features a 500-foot gravity-fed barrel run and 100-year-old Cypress fermenters.
The tour features a history of bourbon and participants learn about out bottling process and we can’t forget about the tasting.
Wild Turkey Distillery
Wild Turkey is an icon in the bourbon world and even represented Kentucky in Chicago World’s Fair in 1893. The Master Distillers at Wild Turkey have stayed true to traditional distilling techniques to craft a variety of bourbons to fit any pallet.
The tour begins at the award-winning visitor’s center where you can enjoy your bourbon tasting while staring out at the Kentucky River. Walk through the distillery and see how tradition and craft combine to create the legendary bourbons.
Tour is $136/person. Maximum 12 people.