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Barrel House Distillery

1200 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504-1129
+1 859-259-0159
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Pretty good tour

We decided to try a couple of Micro Distilleries while in Lexington. The Barrel House is in a old... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
GWG19
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Huntsville, Alabama
Bar and Distillery

Some of the friendliest staff on the craft bourbon trail, and some truly great products. I highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brennon84
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1200 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504-1129
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+1 859-259-0159
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to try a couple of Micro Distilleries while in Lexington. The Barrel House is in a old distillery along with a few other shops. It really is kind of a neat area. Our tour guide was very personable. If you have toured other...More

Thank GWG19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the friendliest staff on the craft bourbon trail, and some truly great products. I highly recommend the Rock House bourbon, but it has limited availability. Stop by the bar for some delicious drinks, and be sure to try the beer cheese.

Thank Brennon84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just did a tasting, but they were very nice and the rum, vodka and Bourbons were good. Products a little expensive.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was the first distillery we stopped at to tour the bourbon making process and were surprised by the attractive gift shop and friendliness of the staff. The tour was relatively short, but very informative. It is located in the town so doesn't have the...More

Thank noraden
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Dropped by on a Monday and wandered in. My wife and I were treated to a fantastic tasting along with a long conversation about the ingredients and process involved for each spirit. It wasn't until we were there for almost an hour that we found...More

Thank Christopher S
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for the great review and come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great guide who just kept at it in the heat of summer. Great to see a small operation. Tastings were great. Just disappointed they were sold out of the Bourbon. Next time!

Thank DebbieMcGee
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks Debbie! We are disappointed that we are out of RockCastle Bourbon too! Wish we could make it in a few months instead of a few years! See you next visit.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We just did a tasting but it was a very cool setting and relaxed feel!! The oak rum was our favorite!! Very smooth!! The staff was fun and knowledgeable!! The vodka was yummy too!!

Thank Cindi M
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for stopping in to see us!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

It was literally a one room tour that highlighted the start up process of a new distillery. I found it to be more of a neighborhood history lesson. However, staff was pleasurable and fun. Tour was $5

1  Thank Greg C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Visited this distillery and enjoyed tastings with Chad. The location has updated the distillery and added the Elkhorn Tavern. The bourbon was not available for tasting, but the rum and vodka were. Fun Experience and no charge for tour or tasting. Part of the Kentucky...More

Thank Patty L G
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Hubby was disappointed they were out Rock Castle Bourbon until September. There's a bar, ice cream store and restaurant in the complex.More

Thank BLMerce
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Hey folks we are very sorry for being out of RockCastle Bourbon, but fortunately it has been very well received by the public and sells out as soon as we release it. We have several fans that drive down on release dates to pick up...More

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