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The Bardstown Bourbon Company is a New Blend of Bourbon Makers, pushing the boundaries through innovation, while honoring the traditional art of making whiskey. 

Set on 100 acres of active farmland in the heart of the Bourbon Capital of the World®, we produce the highest-quality Kentucky bourbon, whiskey, and rye brands as well as offer custom whiskey production through our one-of-a-kind Collaborative Distilling Program. We are the first Napa Valley style destination on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® to combine distilling, culinary, and beverage expertise to create a modern, authentic bourbon experience.

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first timers

from distillate to barrel

Examine and evaluate how our products are created then age, develop, and finish in the most technically advanced distillery in the country. Our Certified Bourbon Stewards will guide you through the entire journey that concludes in our newly constructed, rickhouse tasting room, where we thieve bourbon straight from the barrel!


COST: $15 per person

shaken & stirred

The perfect complement to our tours and a guaranteed good time. Join our Spirits Specialists in this fun, hands-on experience of crafting two iconic bourbon cocktails. This experience is open to guests 21+.


COST: $55 per person

elevated experiences

rickhouse barrel thieving

Travel into our rick house and thieve three bourbons directly from the barrel.


COST: $30 per person

vip visits

fill your own bottle
vip experience

Start your experience with a premium vintage pour inside our Vintage Library and end with an exclusive tasting in our rickhouse lounge for cask strength barrel thieving, finishing with a toast of the Distillery Collection before bottling your own to take home.


COST: $295 per person

a taste of whiskey history

A rare, limited offering of three vintage whiskeys. This guided flight takes place in our magnificent library, showcasing over 400 bourbons and ryes, dating back to 1892.

DURATION: 30 minutes

COST: $250 per person

the art of blending

Explore the sensory characteristics of four unique bourbons, studying the aroma, flavor, and finish – then create your own blend!


COST: $55 per person

blind tasting 101

Tips, tricks, and a good time! From grain to glass, this class will teach how to identify the key characteristics of aroma, palate, and finish. Learn the nuances of grains, aging, and proof then apply your skills to your next tasting exercise.


COST: $55 per person

Kitchen & Bar

Thoughtfully executed, approachable cuisine informed by both Kentucky classics and the world’s finest flavors. We source locally, calling out the farmers right on the menu, and make everything in house. We call this The Modern Kentucky Experience. Reservations strongly encouraged.

kitchen & bar Hours

Sun / Wed–Thu



Customizable menus and a selection of premium event spaces makes Bardstown Bourbon Company able to adapt and scale for any occasion. Our personalized service and exceptional attention to detail will leave a lasting impression on your guests. And of course, our collection of fine bourbons makes entertaining at the most unique destination in Bourbon Country especially memorable.