Kentucky Bourbon Tours

8 Louisville Distilleries All Bourbon Lovers Need to Visit

Kentucky is synonymous with Bourbon. In fact, 95 percent of the world's bourbon comes from nearly 70 distilleries in Kentucky's Bourbon Country. The farmland combined with optimum water conditions makes Kentucky the best place to create the best bourbon. From bold and bitter to sweet and spicy, the flavors of Kentucky are easy to find in one of our amazing distilleries These eight locations are perfect for Bourbon geeks and Whiskey enthusiasts to enjoy a bit of history, tasting, and relaxing in southern style. For a custom bourbon tour, contact Bluegrass Executive Transportation today. [...]

By |2023-09-20T16:27:04-04:00November 11, 2022|Kentucky Bourbon Tours|

Woodford Reserve Distillery

It is said that the art of making fine bourbon first took place on the site of The Woodford Reserve Distillery in 1812. Two hundred years later, the distillery was designated as an official National Historic Landmark. Although the property went through several ownership changes and was once used for agricultural storage, the Brown-Forman Corporation repurchased it in 1994. After a total renovation of the buildings and the addition of a visitor center, the distillery opened to the public in 1996. Contact us today to add Woodford to your custom trail tour. Types of [...]

By |2023-09-20T16:26:33-04:00November 11, 2022|Kentucky Bourbon Tours|

Jim Beam Distillery

Jim Beam Distillery and family of whiskeys dates back to the early 1800s when the U.S. government began offering incentives for settlers in the colonies to move west and grow corn. One of those farmers was Jacob Beam who packed up and relocated to the Kentucky region of Virginia. Jacob distilled his excess corn into a sweet whiskey bourbon using his father's original recipe. Over 200 years later, the Beam family legacy has created a business empire. They have now sold more than 17 million barrels using the same yeast strain since 1931. The [...]

By |2023-09-20T16:25:10-04:00November 11, 2022|Kentucky Bourbon Tours|

Four Roses Distillery

Four Roses was the top-selling Bourbon in the U.S. in the 30s, 40s, and 50s. It started with a man named Paul Jones, Jr., who named his Bourbon after his sweetheart who wore a corsage of four red roses. In 1966, Jim Rutledge, one of the world's most legendary Master Distillers, joined Four Roses and grew Four Roses to a household name in the United States and one of the most notable names in the Bourbon world. Today, Four Roses is the only Bourbon Distillery that combines five unique yeast strains with two separate [...]

By |2023-09-20T16:23:28-04:00November 11, 2022|Kentucky Bourbon Tours|

Bulleit Distillery

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey is a relative newcomer to the family of Kentucky distilleries, but it packs a punch. Founded in 1987, this is one of the fastest-growing whiskeys in America, and for a good reason. Their distinctive high rye recipe gives a bold, spicy, yet distinctively smooth award-winning taste. In 2021, Bulleit Frontier Whiskey took home a Double Gold medal for Bulleit 10-Year Old and Gold Medals for Bulleit Bourbon and Bulleit Rye at the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Their new state-of-the-art distillery opened its door just five years ago and is [...]

By |2023-09-20T16:21:29-04:00November 11, 2022|Kentucky Bourbon Tours|
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