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Spend a fun-filled day departing from northern Kentucky and visiting two top destinations – New Riff Distilling and Keeneland Race Course. This seasonal bourbon and culinary experience incorporates modern spirits making, a delicious brunch and live horse racing for an excellent day out!



Northern Kentucky Tour Destinations

This Sunday adventure starts and ends at New Riff Distilling in Newport, Kentucky. Meets at 9:15 a.m. and returns at approx. 6:45 p.m. The cost is $159 per person, plus taxes and fees. This seasonal offering is only available Sunday, Oct. 6 and 20. Tickets are required in advance. Book online or call 502-583-1433. Price includes tour and tasting at New Riff Distilling, brunch with cocktail, general admission at Keeneland, guided transportation and bottled water. Dishes and cocktails are preset. If you have a food allergy or extreme dietary restriction, please contact us at least 7 days in advance of your tour.  

New Riff Distilling

See a Kentucky-bred craft distillery riffing on the old and redefining the new in whiskey making. You’ll tour the distilling operation and enjoy a guided tasting followed by a brunch and cocktail experience – plus, a New Riff swag bag. This Newport, KY distillery on The B-Line is family-owned and dedicated to making innovative and collaborative whiskey products. LEARN MORE

Keeneland Race Course

Timeless Keeneland has been a Kentucky horse racing destination for decades. Watch live races, place your bets and soak in local traditions at the historic race track. General admission is included in your experience. During the Keeneland Fall Meet in 2019, thoroughbred racing will take place throughout the afternoon with the first post at 1:05 p.m. Depending on the day of our tour, you may see dirt and turf stakes races and future horse racing stars!  LEARN MORE



Plan Your Own Bourbon and Horses Tour

Depart from Louisville, Cincinnati or anywhere in the northern Kentucky area on a customized bourbon and horses tour with Mint Julep Experiences! We can coordinate your pickup, admissions and itinerary for a seamless day in northern Kentucky.