The Kentucky Distilled Experience
Frankfort, Kentucky’s State Capitol, is nestled in the rolling hills of central Kentucky. Frankfort lies on the banks of the Kentucky River between Louisville and Lexington. From the vibrant downtown shops and restaurants to the rich natural environment, Frankfort offers a unique destination for those seeking outdoor adventures, historical tours, world-class bourbon and a vibrant arts and restaurant scene. Frankfort is rich in historical architecture and small-town charm.
- Buffalo Trace Distillery
- Castle & Key Distillery
- Glenn's Creek Distilling
- Three Boys Farm Distillery
Beyond the Distillery
WINERIES & BREWERIES
Prodigy Winery: Visit the tasting room to sample their wines & stay for appetizers at the on-site restaurant featuring Ky Proud products.
West Sixth Farm: This farm, operated by West Sixth Brewery, features mixed-use trails for hiking, mountain biking, and more. Open seasonally, tour the orchard where cider fruit and berries are grown, the hops garden, the chicken coop, the fishing pond, and more. Look for special events, food trucks, and, of course, beer!
Goodwood Brewery: It features bourbon barrel-aged beers and a long list of rotating drafts from talented brewers, including favorites such as the honey ale, blackberry sour, and hazy IPA. A full bar is available, including craft cocktails that feature popular Kentucky spirits such as Buffalo Trace, Woodford Reserve and Wheatley Vodka. The kitchen provides Southern staples like Chicken and Waffles.
Sig Luscher Brewery: With historically good beer, this revival of an 1866 brand by the founder’s great-grandson is a must-see. Enjoy their cooked-to-order brats, dogs, bagel sticks and selection of beers.
The St. Clair Hotel: This boutique short-term rental concept in historic downtown Frankfort is crafted to be the bourbon lover's home away from home while exploring Bourbon Country. The decor and aesthetic throughout provide a warm and unique feel that will have guests returning time and time again. It's also home to Howser Tavern, where locals and visitors can share a cocktail at the bar or speakeasy before retiring to their spacious suites.