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Barton 1792 Distillery

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Address: 501 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004
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+1 502-331-4879
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09:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Best bourbon balls

This is our second time visiting Barton. Unlike other distilleries on the Bourbon Trail, their tour is free. We didn't get a chance to do the tour but they allow you to still do... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
LisaNM
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North Olmsted, Ohio
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North Olmsted, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time visiting Barton. Unlike other distilleries on the Bourbon Trail, their tour is free. We didn't get a chance to do the tour but they allow you to still do the tastings of Barton 1792 and Very Old Barton with a bourbon ball candy without the tour. They were so helpful giving us information about Muths... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today we had an absolutely wonderful experience at Barton 1792. The tour was informative and interesting. Marjorie was wonderful! The tasting was also awesome! But most importantly all of the staff were so accommodating and fantastic. We had our 5 month old with us and they helped me find a comfortable place to nurse him and helped me join back... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited many of the distilleries. This one is typical in the older buildings. It is nice and older. Pretty scenery. The women in the gift shop were friendly and nice. They seemed to not be very informed. I felt they knew very little about anything that you might inquire about. Sort of, what you see is all they could... More 

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Informative tour. Real tour. No frilly bells and whistles like some tours. Awesome tour guide. Bourbon is smooth and the bourbon creme is very nice. A must do!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We did this tour as part of the Mint Julep tours. It was interesting. This place is definitely not as fancy or nice as some of the other distilleries (like Maker's Mark or Buffalo Trace), but the tour was great and we learned a lot! Got to taste 3 items as well. It is a good, quick stop (1 hour... More 

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La Mesa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I had heard about the Bourbon Trail and we had the opportunity to visit several distilleries in KY. We left Ciny in the morning and it was an easy drive to Bardstown and took 2 hours. We really enjoyed this distillery as 1792 is a favorite but my wife like the Bourbon Ball with is like Bailey's... More 

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Alexandria, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We had the super experience of being invited to join a customer who was picking out his own barrel. We were offered generous pours and we were treated to great service from the Barton Ambassador. We will go back to Barton many times!

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The tour was free which was great. I liked that the whole process was more "real" than other places and less like a tourist attraction. Our tour guide was very enthusiastic and really seemed to love her job. There were just a couple of tastings at the end, but again, the tour was free so I can't complain.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

In todays world, its not often you can tour a factory anymore like the old days. Its nice that Barton's still lets you see the process of making bourbon from top to bottom. We had a wonderful tour given to us and I would highly recommend this as a must see on the Bourbon trail. Buy a bottle of the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My husband, son and I took the 1792 Estate tour where Marjorie was our guide. She was absolutely awesome! We had the best time and learned so much! It was the first distillery tour that I was able to see the bottling process, so I really enjoyed that. Marjorie was so thorough, knowledgeable, and took the time to give us... More 

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