Half-Day Brown-Forman Cooperage Tour

Go inside one of the world’s largest new barrel production facilities where Old Forester, Coopers’ Craft and Woodford Reserve barrels are made – Brown-Forman Cooperage!

Your behind the scenes tour shows why Coopers’ Craft pays tribute to its barrel makers, walking you through the white oak barrel raising process for a chance to see up-close how coopers make each one. You’ll have a new appreciation for the craftsmanship and impact of a barrel by the end of the tour!

Your only way into the Brown-Forman Cooperage is with Mint Julep Experiences. This half-day adventure departs from the Mint Julep Gift Shop on the 3rd floor of the Rivue Tower of the Galt House Hotel (140 N. 4th St.) in downtown Louisville.

Cooperage tour is available select Wednesdays. Morning tour leaves at 9:30 a.m. and returns at approx. 11:45 a.m. Afternoon tour leaves at 2:30 p.m. and returns at approx. 4:45 p.m.

Closed-toe shoes are required. Dress is casual. All public tours are non-refundable.

Cost is $75 per person and includes guided transportation, cooperage tour admission and Coopers' Craft gift bag. Tickets must be booked in advance online at https://mintjuleptours.com/cooperage.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

Select Wednesdays 9:30 AM or 2:30 PM

  • Oct. 17

  • Oct. 24

  • Nov. 7

  • Nov. 28

  • Dec. 5

  • Dec. 12

 

Next Upcoming Date: Wednesday, December 12 2018
  • 140 N. Fourth St., Ste. 326
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Upcoming Dates For This Event:
  • Wednesday, December 12

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