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Call us today at 502-538-1433 or email info@mintjuleptours.com.

At this time we are not running Public Tours. However, we are still running Custom Tours with Private Transportation. Please contact us to work with an experience coordinator to discuss a Custom Tour itinerary for you and your group.

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Cooperage Tours

See the life of a bourbon barrel

Your only way into the Brown-Forman Cooperage is with Mint Julep Experiences! See how coopers make the barrels for world-famous bourbon brands including Old Forester, Woodford Reserve, and Coopers’ Craft.

This unforgettable look at the bourbon barrel-making process takes you through the cooperage where you’ll see barrels raised from start to finish. You’ll learn how the wood is prepped, watch as staves are carefully placed to form the barrel and see the flames toast the inside to the perfect char level.

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Current offerings for Cooperage Tours

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Cooperage Tour

Visit one of the largest new barrel production facilities in the world, the Brown-Forman Cooperage. Learn why Coopers' Craft Kentucky Straight Bourbon pays tribute to the coopers who raise the barrels as you see every step of the process and sample Coopers' Craft bourbon.


This public tour itinerary is currently not available due to COVID. Contact us for more information on available Cooperage tours.

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Trifecta Elevated Experience

See how bourbon barrels are made at the Brown-Forman Cooperage featuring Coopers' Craft, tour new urban distillery Old Forester Distilling Co. and then head to Versailles to picturesque Woodford Reserve Distillery!


This public tour itinerary is currently not available due to COVID. Contact us for more information on available Cooperage tours.

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Interested In A Custom Cooperage and Bourbon Tour?

Work directly with one of our experience coordinators to build a bourbon trail itinerary that takes you to all your favorite places in Bourbon Country and shows you the culture and craftsmanship of the coopers.

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Departure Information

All public tours depart from the Mint Julep Experiences Hub inside Falls City Market in the Omni Louisville Hotel. Departure times and destinations vary. Please double-check your confirmation sheet for the exact timing. In most cases, tour availability opens 180 days in advance of the tour departure date. For help with your booking, call 502-583-1433.

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