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Barton 1792 Distillery

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501 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Unfortunately we did not have time for the tour, but we had a wonderful time with our tasting on my 40th birthday bourbon trail. I even got a special treat for my birthday. The bourbons were excellent, as was the Chocolate Bourbon ball liquor. They...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 61megano
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have time to do a tour unfortunately but Terry and Beth made sure our experience was outstanding. Terry talked to us all about the distillery and her family's connections while Beth got us a tasting together so we could try a few different...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thetaylorliles
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a few hours to kill in Bardstown with some colleagues, and this place offered a free tour and tasting, comapred to the other place where reservations are required and it costs $10 a head. This place is right on the edge of Bardstown,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rick was an engaging tour guide with an encyclopedic knowledge of the bourbon production process. Tour and tasting were both complementary. Everyone was so friendly!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hollmill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't do a tour but just a tasting. The staff was super friendly and knowledgeable. They really love what they do. I hear the tours are great, but we did not do the tour ourselves.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in because we came across it and are so glad we did! Complimentary tasting included their three spirits - 80 proof Very Old Barton, 1792 Small Batch, and Bourbon Cream, AND a bourbon ball. Very Old Barton is smooth and complex, then you find...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pixycon
Reviewed 19 February 2019 via mobile

May not be the most beautiful of the distilleries..but have the nicest, friendliest folks working there. The tour and tasting are FREE. And THE best bourbon balls and and bourbon cream PERIOD.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Aflabuckeye
Reviewed 13 February 2019

The tour of their complex takes about one hour, and includes warehouses each full of 16,000 barrels of bourbon, production of the barrels themselves, the distillery, and the final packaging. The 1792 Distillery is definitely production-oriented; you have to be careful not to get run...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeffery P
Reviewed 10 February 2019

We enjoyed our stop at this great distillery. The Chocolate Bourbom Ball is fantastic and Very Old Barton was a pleasant surprise. You don’t want to miss this stop in Bardstown.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TJE77KSE85
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

This was our first visit to a distillery. Barton’s is Kentucky’s oldest and it is in continuous high production. The tour took us through the facility as it was operating. There were tastings during the tour at various stages of production and of the finished...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Dianna M
13 April 2018|
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Response from BourbonInKY | Property representative |
We are currently only offering tours Mon-Sat. We would be happy to welcome you on one of those days for a complimentary tour and tasting.