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Exclusive Experiences

Do something totally unique!

Mint Julep Experiences partners with Kentucky’s best bourbon distilleries, restaurants and destinations for exclusive experiences and tours throughout the year. Each of our experiences takes you on a one-of-a-kind experience.

Whether it’s a private distillery tour after hours, rare bourbon tasting with a master distiller or an upscale food tour, we specialize in truly exceptional experiences in Louisville. Please note the departure location for each tour before booking.


Event Highlights

  • Only offered a few times a year.
  • Exclusive access to places not available to other tour companies.
  • Some exclusive experiences can be incorporated into customized tours, just contact us for a custom experience.

Bourbon Barrels Burning

Current offerings for ELEVATED EXPERIENCES

Whiskey Copper Pot Still

Heaven & Evan

May 15, July 24,
Aug. 14

Behind-the-scenes tours of two great distilleries with premium bourbon tastings, cocktails, heavy appetizers and a signed bottle of single barrel bourbon


Southern Supper Series

June 18, Sept. 3,
Oct. 15

Hop between Louisville's best restaurants on a progressive food tour inspired by Bourbon City's All-Star Chefs to ALEX&NDER and MilkWood.

Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs

Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs

2020 Dates TBA

Be in the Kitchen Studio audience at Bourbon Barrel Foods for a live TV taping of Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs, with tastings from Kentucky’s best chefs. Tickets only available through Mint Julep Experiences.


Derby Sunset Social

Sept. 3

Kick off the Kentucky Derby 2020! This exclusive Derby event includes guided transportation, sunset horse farm tour, build-your-own mint julep cocktail, family-style Southern meal and a craft cocktail.


Derby Eve Throwdown

Sept. 4

After-hours tour and tasting at Jim Beam Distillery, two cocktails, a Southern-style BBQ feast and live music.


Don’t see a date for the experience you’re interested in?

Contact one of our experience coordinators to plan a custom tour and create your own exclusive experience in Bourbon Country, Horse Country or within the city of Louisville.