Is it just me, or is bourbon a little incestuous? . Well with the name like beam, youd almost have to get yourself in to the distilling business today, and theyve done just that. . go by and see them, and get some great stories from them, and drink some of their sugar shine whiskey. So in could do all the above in 2 daysand Id sure do it like this: day 1 : makers Mark independent Stave limestone Branch willett Oscar Getz museum day 2: heaven Hill Thomas moore four Roses Aging Facility at Coxs Creek. Samuels Distillery and warehouses jim beam. Ladies (and guys) Zappos plant and discount retail store is right off exit 116 on I-65 essay on the way to and from the distilleries on the western Shelf. Zappos makes shoes for Sperry topsider, Ugg, and many others, and their shoes, and hand bags, and sunglasses, etc are always at least 50 off. Open every day, just exit east off I-65 (Thats to the left if youre going south, and right if youre headed North) and its down not a mile on the leftits a huuuuuge building and youll see the retail store right on the corner.
There is no charge for active duty military with. Independent Stave cooperage 712 e main St Lebanon, ky 40033. This family owned cooperage is h ome of some of the highest quality barrels used by most all distilleries in Kentucky, and wallpaper wineries around the world. Mon-Fri 9:30 am and 1pm Closed weekends and holidays. . Closed toed shoes required, no cameras please. Limestone Branch Distillery 1280 Veterans Memorial Hwy. . Pottinger moon Shine and Sugar Shine master Distillers: Steve and paul beam Steve and paul beam, joseph Washington Dant is their great-great grandfather who started the jw dant Distillery in 1836, and whos bourbon is still made today over at the heaven Hill Distillery. . But theyre following in their great great grandfathers footsteps and making whiskey in Marion county. . Their other great grandfather was Minor Case beam, who was a descendant of Jacob beam who started distilling in 1795, and their cousin Fred noe (Jim beams great grandson) runs a little distillery over there today called Jim beam. .
They say seeing is believing. If youre ever out in their neck of the woods, stop by the distillery to see your whisky being made in person. Theres nothing like. . The distillery is open on holidays except for Easter Sunday, thanksgiving, Christmas eve, christmas day and New years day. Monday through Saturday: 10:30. Sundays: 1:30 to 3:30. M., (March through December) All times are eastern Time. (Were closed on Sundays in January and February.) The tour and bourbon tasting is 7 per adult.
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you can take a regular tour, or sign up for a behind the Scenes tour, or take the trolley around the grounds and resume historic Bardstown, and then go inside warehouse y and see first hand how bourbon is aged. Willett Distillery, parkview. Ky 49S (Loretto road) Home of Willett, rowans Creek, noahs Mill, Old Bardstown, and Johnny Drum. Master Distiller: Drew Kulsveen, along with paul Culver,., bobby, and Terry. Even Kulvsveen and his family restored and built a new distillery on the site of their familys distillery. . They are building a bed breakfast on this site so itll be a very handy place to be home base on the western Shelf, and what could be better than staying at a distillery? The online Oscar Getz museum of Whiskey history m the bardstown Historical Museum contains items relating to 200 years of area history.
You will find indian relics, lincoln documents, pioneer papers, john Fitch land grant, a replica of his first steamboat, Stephen Foster memorabilla, a new Trappist monks exhibit, gifts of louis Phillippe and Charles x of France, civil War artifacts and guerrilla jesse james hat and. Joe preparatory School momentos and much more. Makers Mark distillery 3350 Burk Spring road Loretto, ky 40037. Home to makers Mark, makers 46, and makers White dog. . Master Distiller: Greg davis.
Home of 1792 small batch bourbon, kentucky tavern, and vob (Very Old Barton). Master Distiller: Ken pierce. This facility is right in the heart of Bardstown,. . They conduct tours on the hour from 9am to 3pm during the week, and Saturday 10am to 2pm. Heaven Hill Distillery, bourbon Heritage center 1311 Gilkey run. . Home to evan Williams, Elijah Craig, bernheim Original Wheat Whiskey, mellow Corn, parkers Heritage collection, fighting Cock,.
Brown, Old Fitzgerald, larceny, and Henry McKenna. (and about 30 more labels). Master Distillers: Parker beam/Craig beam. Everything the building is made from is related to the ingredients in bourbon. . The copper roof is for the copper still. . The limestone façade is from the limestone filtered water. . The floors are white oak for the barrels we use in aging. .
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There is only a small gift shop there, but I like going by and showing folks their unique single story warehouses that they use to age their bourbon. Four Roses is State road 1604. . And youll see a sign right before it on the left that says, hobbs baptist church. Samuels Distillery, deatsville loop, this distillery has been long closed, but its still standing, and the old stair step rack houses are there, and theyre still being used today owned by heaven Hill aging some of their finer whiskies here in historic deatsville. . deatsville loop is off Hwy 245, just as you pass the nelson county line and vaughn road, then its the next leftits a loop, so itll dump you right back out on Hwy 245. Heads up *you cant really get out of the car and explore here, but its pretty awesome just to drive by and see the unique stair step rack houses, and the old distillery. . cool pictures to be had. Thomas moore distillery 300 Barton Rd, bardstown, ky 40004.
Then of course a sampling of two bourbons in one of two state of the art, and history tasting rooms. Jim friend beam Distillery, hwy 225 off Exit 112 off I-65, Clermont,. Home to jim beam, Knob Creek, basil haydens, bakers, bookers, Old Grand Dad, Old Crow, and Old overholt. Master Distiller: Fred noe. Jim beam built this new visitors center and tour experience that opened in the fall of 2012. . heaven Hill raised the bar in 2004 when they built their ground breaking visitors experience in Bardstown, and Jim beam is upping the bar again for the industry with this center which features an elevator that is a stillavator made to look like a whiskey. Four Roses Aging Facility at Coxs Creek. Their bourbon is produced in Lawrenceburg, ky but their aging warehouses are here at the coxs Creek facility. .
and stairs are usually involvedalthough most all are handicapped accessible of course. Heres a list of places youll hit coming from louisville. . so starting or ending at The evan Williams bourbon Experience in downtown louisville as your home base youll hit the rest on the list as you. Evan Williams bourbon Experience 528. Main Street louisville,. This.5 visitors center just opened up november 15, 2013 and so far its nothing but rave reviews. Its the first and right now the only visitors center and distillery in downtown louisville thats been open for decades if not longer. Youll be treated to a transporting back in time 200 years when evan Williams was a member of the town council in the city named after King louie xvi of France and how he made whiskey back then, and how heaven Hill makes it today.
Not only is the countryside gorgeous those times of year, but keeneland and Churchill Downs Race tracks are open then, and it doesnt get too much more kentucky than bourbon and thoroughbred horse racing! . keeneland is open every April and October, and Churchill Downs in may and november shakespeare (and sometimes September now too). Sure you can google distilleries to visit here in ky, and find out where to get a drink afterBut for a complete list here and information on routing, and off the beaten path kinda stuff I thought Id put them all down for yall. . youll also want some folks to drive you around and host you, espeically if you have a group coming. . In that case contact my friends at Mint Julep tours, m and call them. . Theyre the best, and ive known them since i was a kid, so youre in good hands here. And now know that heaven Hill just opened the ground breaking visitors experience in the evan Williams bourbon Experience at 6th and main Street right on Whiskey row.
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Visiting the distilleries In KentuckyAnd you will! In 2012 we broke the 500,000 mark of mom folks that visited the bourbon Trail here in Kentucky! . That number is just going to go up, and up, and up in the years to come. . Theres always confusion and frustration on some peoples parts when they get here of just how to tackle visiting all the different stops since the trail is as spread out as it actually. Folks think its all right here within a 10 mile radius, but its not. . so i thought Id give some suggestions on where to go and when. First of all, the time of year is important. . i know Summer is the logical time people think to come, but its hot as hell here in the summer, and many of the distilleries arent making bourbon during the hot time of the year, so theyre disappointed they didnt get to see whiskey spilling. Spring and the fall are always the best times to visit. .