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2016 Public Bourbon Tours

2016 Thursday Public Bourbon Tour South: Jim Beam – Maker’s Mark – Heaven Hill

Travel through Bourbon Country visiting Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark distilleries for guided tours and bourbon tastings, with a third stop at Heaven Hill for a tasting only. We’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way! Tour departs at 8:00am from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 5:30pm.

The cost is $119 per person ($79 plus the cost of lunch & admissions to the distilleries, $40)
Don’t see your date and time available, looking to customize? Give us a call at 502-583-1433


2016 Thursday Public Bourbon Tour South #2: Maker’s Mark – Barton 1792 – Heaven Hill
October 13

Travel through Bourbon Country visiting Maker’s Mark and Barton 1792 distilleries for guided tours and bourbon tastings, with a third stop at Heaven Hill for a tasting only. We’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way! Tour departs at 8:30am from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 5:45pm.

The cost is $119 per person ($79 plus the cost of lunch & admissions to the distilleries, $40)
Don’t see your date and time available, looking to customize? Give us a call at 502-583-1433

2016 Friday Public Bourbon Tour East:  Woodford Reserve – Buffalo Trace – Wild Turkey

Travel through Bourbon Country visiting Woodford Reserve and Buffalo Trace distilleries for guided tours and bourbon tastings, with a third stop at Wild Turkey for a tasting only. We’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way! Tour departs at 8:00am from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 5:30pm.

The cost is $139 per person ($99 plus the cost of lunch & admissions to the distilleries, $40)
Don’t see your date and time available, looking to customize? Give us a call at 502-583-1433

2016 Friday Public Bourbon Tour East #2:  Buffalo Trace – Wild Turkey – Four Roses
September 30, October 14, October 21, October 28th, November 4th

Travel through Bourbon Country visiting Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries for guided tours and bourbon tastings, with a third stop at Four Roses for a tasting only. We’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way! Tour departs at 8:45am from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 5:30pm.

The cost is $139 per person ($99 plus the cost of lunch & admissions to the distilleries, $40)
Don’t see your date and time available, looking to customize? Give us a call at 502-583-1433

 

2016 Saturday Public Bourbon Tour South:  Jim Beam – Maker’s Mark – Barton 1792

Travel through Bourbon Country visiting Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark distilleries for guided tours and bourbon tastings, with a third stop at Barton 1792 for a tasting only. We’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way! Tour departs at 7:45am from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 5:30pm.

The cost is $139 per person ($99 plus the cost of lunch & admissions to the distilleries, $40)
Don’t see your date and time available, looking to customize? Give us a call at 502-583-1433

 

2016 Saturday Public Bourbon South #2:  Maker’s Mark – Barton 1792 – Heaven Hill
October 15, October 22, November 12th

Travel through Bourbon Country visiting Maker’s Mark and Barton 1792 distilleries for guided tours and bourbon tastings, with a third stop at Heaven Hill for a tasting only. We’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way! Tour departs at 8:30am from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 5:45pm.

The cost is $139 per person ($99 plus the cost of lunch & admissions to the distilleries, $40)
Don’t see your date and time available, looking to customize? Give us a call at 502-583-1433


2016 Sunday Public Bourbon East:  Wild Turkey – Buffalo Trace – Four Roses

Travel through Bourbon Country visiting Wild Turkey and Buffalo Trace distilleries for guided tours and bourbon tastings, with a third stop at Four Roses for a tasting only. We’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way! Tour departs at 9:30am from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 6:30pm.

The cost is $139 per person ($99 plus the cost of lunch & admissions to the distilleries, $40)
Don’t see your date and time available, looking to customize? Give us a call at 502-583-1433

 

2016 Thursday/Friday Two-Day Public Bourbon Tour

Travel through Bourbon Country visiting Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Woodford Reserve, and Buffalo Trace distilleries for guided tours and bourbon tastings, with additional stops each day at Heaven Hill/Wild Turkey for an additional tasting. On both days we’ll also make a stop for a local lunch. Thursday’s tour departs at 8:00am from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 5:30pm. Friday’s tour departs at 8:00am and returns at approx. 5:30pm.

The cost is $258 per person ($79 and $99 for each day, plus the cost of lunch & admissions to the distilleries, $80)
Don’t see your date and time available, looking to customize? Give us a call at 502-583-1433

2016 Friday/Saturday Two-Day Public Bourbon Tour

Travel through Bourbon Country visiting Woodford Reserve, Buffalo Trace, Jim Beam, and Maker’s Mark distilleries for guided tours and bourbon tastings, with additional stops each day at Wild Turkey/Barton1792 for an additional tasting. On both days we’ll also make a stop for a local lunch. Friday’s tour departs at 8:00am from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 5:30pm. Saturday’s tour departs at 7:45am and returns at approx. 5:30pm.

The cost is $278 per person ($99 each day, plus the cost of lunch & admissions to the distilleries, $80)
Don’t see your date and time available, looking to customize? Give us a call at 502-583-1433

Mint Julep Tours Exclusive Experiences

American Pharoah – A Champions Tour

Visit the Kentucky Derby Museum for two floors of interactive exhibits, including their brand new American Pharoah exhibit!  A newly updated 360° immersive sound & visual experience “The Greatest Race,”Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs Racetrack, and a stop in The Finish Line Gift Shop featuring American Pharoah merchandise. Then it’s off to Coolmore’s Ashford Stud Farm for a day with horse racing legends past and present, including grand slam champion American Pharoah. We’ll grab lunch at the Kentucky Derby Museum’s Derby Cafe (not included in price). This tour departs from the Galt House Hotel in Downtown Louisville.

October 6, October 20, November 2, November 30, December 8, December 29
The cost is $139 per person
Tour departs at 9:30am and returns at approx. 6:00pm.


Heaven & Evan

Screen Shot 2015-04-20 at 4.03.33 PMStart with a trip to the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown, Ky for appetizers, cocktails and a bourbon tasting inside a working rickhouse. Master Distiller Denny Potter will lead the tasting that includes the rare opportunity to pull and taste straight from a barrel using a Whiskey Thief.  Then you’ll head back to Louisville to the new Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, where you’ll enjoy more appetizers, desserts and cocktails in the Prohibition-Era Speakeasy Lounge. Artisanal Distiller Charlie Downs will lead a bourbon tasting before your guided tour. Guests will receive a bottle of Evan Williams Single Barrel signed by both Master Distillers.  Trust us, this is one experience you don’t want to miss. The cost is $175 per person and departs at 4:00pm and returns at approx. 9:30pm.

September 22, October 27, November 18


Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs

Join us in Kitchen Studio at Bourbon Barrel Foods to be in the live studio audience as you watch a taping of “Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs.”  You’ll see two of Kentucky’s top chefs cook with Tim Laird, Brown-Forman’s Chief Entertaining Officer and Kevin Harned, WAVE 3 TV Chief Meteorologist. Your ticket includes a cocktail meet-and-greet followed by a tour of the facility. At the conclusion of the show you will sample all the foods that the chefs prepared. Tickets are $60 each and the event runs from 10:00am to 12:30pm at Bourbon Barrel Foods located in the Butchertown Market (1201 Story Avenue #175 Louisville, Kentucky 40206.)
Please note: Chefs for each date will be posted as soon as confirmed, but are not usually confirmed until about a month from the taping date.

October 15:

Chef Madeleine Dee – Fond (Louisville)
Chef Matt Combs – OBC Kitchen (Lexington)

November 5:

Chef Darnell Ferguson – Super Chefs (Louisville)
TBA

December 3:
TBA


2017 Kentucky Derby Week Public Tours & Experiences

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