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The Bardstown Collection VIP Bourbon Experience

A Multi-Day Tour of Bardstown Bourbon with VIP Tastings, Tours, and Exclusive Experiences. Plus, Guaranteed Access to Purchase the Sought-After Bardstown Collection Bottles from each Distillery

Select Dates in June, July & August 2024

Seven Distilleries. Seven Exclusive Expressions & Experiences. One Collection To Build.

This exclusive, VIP tour offers the ultimate bourbon experience, spanning multiple days and taking you through seve of the most renowned distilleries in Bardstown, KY. Delve behind the scenes with an all-access pass that unlocks the secrets of seven distinguished Kentucky distilleries, including the exclusive opportunity to purchase each of the highly sought-after Bardstown Collection bottles .

This tour promises unrivaled access to the likes of Bardstown Bourbon Co., Heaven Hill, James B. Beam Distilling Co., Limestone Branch Distillery, Log Still Distillery, Lux Row and Preservation Distillery, where you’ll enjoy a VIP experience unlike any other. Delight your senses with local lunch options while soaking up the region’s rich history and culture. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the world of bourbon like never before, and take home the Bardstown Bourbon Collection.

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VIP Multi-Day Experience of Bardstown Bourbon Collection

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2-Days of Exclusive Experiences 

$1,175 2-day per person cost
Departs from Bardstown, KY

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Day 1: Thursday

  • 8:45am Depart Location: Bardstown Motor Lodge (Bardstown, KY) // LaQuinta (Bardstown, KY)
  • 9:30am-11am Bardstown Bourbon Co.: Welcome cocktail and light breakfast bites at BBC Kitchen followed by a VIP Exclusive Sensory Experience.
  • 11:45am-1:45pm James B. Beam Distillery: Maturation experience where guests will be able to taste from 3 barrels and then taste the Bardstown Collection.
  • 2:30pm-4pm Preservation Distillery: Experience the making of Preservation’s 100% Pot-Still Bourbon, including a thieving from their exclusive Preservation cask. With their Master of Maturation, finish with a VIP Ancient Reserve tasting of their Vintage Collection Bourbons, the Bardstown Collection Release, and light snacks.
  • 4:30pm-6pm Log Still: Tour & Tasting followed by cocktails and small bites at The Legacy.
  • 6:20pm Return Location: Bardstown Motor Lodge (Bardstown, KY) // LaQuinta (Bardstown, KY)


Day 2: Friday

  • 8:45am Depart Location: Bardstown Motor Lodge (Bardstown, KY) // LaQuinta (Bardstown, KY)
  • 9:45am-11:15am Limestone Branch: Welcome cocktail, tour, hand-picked tasting of Single Barrels and exclusives in their new Single Barrel Tasting Lodge.
  • 12pm-2pm Heaven Hill: “Dinner and a Movie” at Heaven Hill. Enjoy a welcome cocktail and a guided tour through the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience including a short film in the 1935 Theater. Then, you are invited to Five Brothers Bar & Kitchen for a 3-course bourbon pairing lunch featuring some of Heaven Hill’s premium whiskies and this year’s Bardstown Collection.
  • 2:30pm-4pm Lux Row: VIP Distillers Collection select-cocktail before tour, in-depth experience including new distillery expansion upgrades, thieving from single barrels, and a tasting in the historic Stone House.
  • 4:15pm Return Location: Bardstown Motor Lodge (Bardstown, KY) // LaQuinta (Bardstown, KY)


* LaQuinta will be the pick-up location on July 18th & 19th, and August 8th and 9th
* Bardstown Motor Lodge will be the pick-up location for the remaining dates June 20th & 21st, June 27th & 28th, July 11th & 12th, and August 22nd & 23rd

Experience Includes

  • Start-to-Finish Coordination & Tour Leader
  • VIP Transportation with Mint Julep Experiences
  • All-Access Pass to 7 Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries
  • Elevated Tours, Premium Tastings and Hands-on Experiences
  • Guaranteed Access to Purchase the 2024 Bardstown Collection Bottles from each Distillery (bottles NOT included in ticket price)
  • Local Lunches
  • Gratuity Included


*Bottles not included with tour booking. Guests are given access to purchase the Bardstown Collection bottles on their own.

Available Booking Dates (2-Day Experience)

  • June 20 & 21
  • June 27 & 28
  • July 11 & 12
  • July 18 & 19
  • August 8 & 9 
  • August 22 & 23

Bardstown Collection 2024 Distilleries

Guaranteed Access to Purchase the Sought-After Bardstown Collection Bottles from each Distillery


With fewer than 500 bottles available from each distillery, The Bardstown Collection 2024 promises to be an elite affair, marking it as the bourbon event of the year. These limited-edition treasures are not merely rare; they are a testament to the artistry and passion that define Bardstown’s bourbon scene.

Bardstown Bourbon Collection Experience

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Tailor Your Own Tour with Private Transportation

Build a custom bourbon trail itinerary with our Experience Coordinators and tailor your own Bardstown Experience beyond this 2-Day VIP Collection Experience. Please contact us to work with an Experience Coordinator to discuss a Custom Tour itinerary for you and your group.

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