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Exciting Tours of the Kentucky Distilling Industry

An Insider's Guide to the Origin of Bourbon 

As the world’s thirst for Kentucky Bourbon grows, the state’s distilling industry continues to grow, offering new and improved visitor experiences. New bourbon attractions are opening all of the time in Bourbon Country.

At this moment, more than 20 working bourbon distilleries in Kentucky make more than 200 of your favorite brands. Most of these working bourbon distilleries offer active tours and unique visitor experiences that include tastings and gift shops.

From varying recipes and yeast strains to barrel char and age levels, each bourbon distillery practices the art of making bourbon just a little differently. You will find a unique experience in the sights, sounds and tastes of each tour as you take in the magic that is making whiskey during each of the tours highlighted below.

Each of the Kentucky Bourbon distilleries on this list, from the craft variety makers to the world’s largest producers, invite visitors to stop by to learn about their brands and have a taste.

Check out the many different bourbon experiences offered in each region of Bourbon County:

Adoration Abounds for Bourbon's Quaint CapitalCome Enjoy a Historically Distilled ExperienceThe Kentucky Distilled ExperienceWhere Bourbon's Roots Run DeepThe Heart of KentuckyHorse Capital of the WorldHome of the Kentucky Derby and the Urban Bourbon ExperienceSo much fun. Take your pick.UNESCO Creative CityThe American Saddlebred Horse CapitalWhere Old Tradition Thrives and Everyone's Part of the FamilyThe heart of the Bluegrass RegionRemote and PicturesqueThe North's Gateway to Bourbon CountryTwo unique distillery experiences in Christian CountyIn the Heart of the Hills

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