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Bulleit Bourbon DistillerySeptember will be a month full of great music in Louisville, Kentucky! When you plan your Louisville weekend getaway, be sure to add a Mint Julep Experiences bourbon tour to the itinerary.

Special urban adventures before Hometown Rising, Bourbon & Beyond and Louder Than Life music festivals are available now. Visit two of our most-requested bourbon distilleries near Louisville (Kentucky Artisan Distillery and Stitzel-Weller Distillery) on a quick morning or afternoon bourbon tour. Or ask our team of experience coordinators about VIP packages for customized group tours.


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Kentucky Artisan Distillery (Home of Jefferson’s Reserve)

Add a behind-the-scenes bourbon tour to your festival weekend with Mint Julep! Travel to the home of Jefferson’s Reserve bourbon, Kentucky Artisan Distillery, for an interactive tour and tasting experience. Cost is $69 per person. Tour departs at 9:15 a.m. Returns at 12:15 p.m. Available Sept. 13, 19 and 26.


Stitzel-Weller Distillery (Home of Bulleit, Orphan Barrel, Blade & Bow)

Maximize your festival weekend starting with an adventure with Mint Julep! Travel to the home of Bulleit bourbon, the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, for an insider tour with tasting experience. Cost is $69 per person. Tour departs at 1:30 p.m. Returns at 4:15 p.m. Available Sept. 13, 19 and 26.


Make It A Double

Why not do both? Book the morning and afternoon urban adventures together and save money! For $130, you can take a full day of bourbon excursions with Mint Julep Experiences. Available Sept. 13, 19 and 26.


About the Louisville Music Festivals


Hometown Rising LogoHometown Rising

Sept. 14 & 15

Headliners and Concert Lineup for Hometown Rising 2019 include Tim McGraw, Little Big Town, Dwight Yoakam, Frankie Ballard, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Brett Young, Jake Owen, Bret Michael and more. MORE



Bourbon & Beyond Logo

Bourbon & Beyond

Sept. 20, 21 & 22

Headliners and Concert Lineup for Bourbon & Beyond 2019 include Foo Fighters, John Fogerty, Robert Plant, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Zach Brown Band, ZZ Top and more. MORE



Louder Than Life LogoLouder Than Life

Sept. 27, 28 & 29

Headliners and Concert Lineup for Louder Than Life 2019 has not yet been announced. MORE

About the Author – Rachel Nix

Rachel Goldenberg - Mint Julep ExperiencesRachel Nix has been Director of Marketing at Mint Julep since 2017. Her extensive bourbon education includes becoming an Executive Bourbon Steward through the Stave & Thief Society and graduating from Woodford Reserve’s Bourbon Academy. She is a Certified Tourism Ambassador and enthusiastic advocate for her adopted hometown of Louisville. When she’s not promoting Mint Julep’s portfolio of southern experiences, she can be found walking her dog or enjoying a drink on a Germantown patio.