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My Distillery List

Each year I attempt to make a sojurn to the Bluegrass state to visit new distilleries, stop by some of my favorites, enjoy festivals and visit friends. 

Image copyright Sam Harrel



For the past years friends and take 2-3 days to traverse the state of Kentucky taking in new distilleries, unique eating establishments and revisiting our favorites.   Here is the list so far, we always look forward to our fall tours.   Maybe we will see you there!


  • Bardstown Area

    • Jim Beam, Clermont, Kentucky - A favorite, great tour for enthusiasts and general visitors.   I recommend stopping by the kitchen for some brick fired pizza and a bartender choice crafted cocktail. 

    • Heaven Hill

    • Willett's

    • Maker's Mark

    • Bardstown Bourbon Co

    • Preservation Distillery

    • Barton 1792 Distillery (before they stopped tours)

    • Limestone Branch

    • Boundary Oak Distillery

  • Louisville Area

    • Old Forester

    • Angel's Envy

    • Stitzel Weller

    • Buzzard Roost

    • Mitchener's

  • Frankfort Area

    • Jeptha Creed​

    • Three Brothers, Now Whisky Thief Distilling

    • Bulliet

    • Buffalo Trace

  • Versailles Area

    • Woodford Reserve​

    • Castle & Key

    • Glenns Creek

    • Wild Turkey

    • Four Roses

  • Lexington Area

    • Town & Branch​

    • James E Pepper Distillery

    • Bluegrass Distillery

    • Barrel House Distilling

Things to see
along the way

In Process - Needed to take a sipping break! 

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