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Bourbon Barrel Tavern

Closed Now: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Really "COOL" place.

The Bourbon Barrel Tavern is a must do when visiting Elizabethtown, This place has a great... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Meg B
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Great option to a rained out Derby

Instead of standing in the infield and getting soaked at the derby, we stopped in for a drink at... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Old style tavern in historic downtown Elizabethtown. Over 400 bourbons and ryes and 28 craft beers on draft. Great selection of wines and spirits to boot. Live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Open Mic night on Monday, bourbon and wine...more
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110 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1411
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

The Bourbon Barrel Tavern is a must do when visiting Elizabethtown, This place has a great atmosphere and a very good bartender. This is a great place to bring an "out of towner" to also. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Meg B
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Instead of standing in the infield and getting soaked at the derby, we stopped in for a drink at the Bourbon Barrel Tavern. Brandon and Sara took excellent care of us. Tried a bourbon flight and sampled a couple of tap beers before settling on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sliverwkpd
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Downtown Elizabethtown tavern that prides itself with an excellent selection of bourbons and craft beers. Bartenders are friendly and very knowledgable about bourbons. The regular bartenders Brandon and Sara are exceptional in their knowledge of the wide variety of bourbons. There is music most nights...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ron M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Went here for an after dinner drink. Truly impressive bourbon list; one of the best I've seen, and I've been to many bourbon bars. Also a number of beers on tap, and in bottle. It was crowded, as it was open mike night. Ambience was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here while visiting E-town and they have a great bourbon selection. Brandon was our bartender and very personable. Service was great. The band playing was a little loud for that size venue but would definitely go back again.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rhrose0
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to enjoy a sip of bourbon or a swig of beer. Went in on Friday, bartender, Brandon ask me my name. The next night went back and he remembered my name. The music might be a little loud for some, but great live...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gigi2985
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Visiting family and someone suggested this place. Our group of 5 walked over and it looked cool, as we entered you would have thought we each had two heads and four eyes each. Everyone stopped and stared!! Nowhere to sit so we approached the bar...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Terri O
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This tavern was a great stop for our family near the Trans-American Trail for cross-country cyclists! We all enjoyed the personable owner who made our visit so enjoyable. We were permitted to order in a Domino's pizza (which was delicious, by the way) while we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Brian K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a unique to Elizabethtown venue. It is a very hip and cool place - no matter what your age. This is a must when in the area.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Meg B
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We were told that they didn't have tea (other patrons were drinking tea). My friend then asked for Mtn. Dew, and we were told they didn't have that. He then asked for ginger ale, that they did have. I ordered a blue moon. Sarah the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Gypsyadventures1981
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