Celebrate Bourbon Month with Mint Julep Tours

Thinking about heading to Kentucky for Bourbon Month? We celebrate every September with bourbon-related events and festivals. Here are a few options to enjoy National Bourbon Heritage Month with us. Heaven & Evan Exclusive Experience Sept. 21 from 3:45 to 9:30 p.m. This ultra-exclusive experience starts with a trip to the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage…

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Louisville Beer Tour Taps

Additional dates for “Brew in the Lou” Louisville beer tour now open

After a popular first outing last month, Mint Julep Tour has added dates for the “Brew in the Lou” Louisville beer tour. Half-day brewery tour and tasting experiences are planned August through November 2017. Louisville Beer Tour Stops Go behind the scenes of Louisville’s growing beer scene on this fun and educational Louisville beer tour.…

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Louisville Sightseeing Tour Skyline View

New Louisville sightseeing tours start Aug. 18

Whether you’re a hometown tourist or experiencing Louisville for the first time, there’s so much to learn and so many places to see in Louisville. Guests on our new Louisville sightseeing tours will explore the Derby City’s history and future. Each half-day, four-hour urban adventure travels past more than 50 local sites and tourist attractions…

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Bourbon Distillery Tour

New routes available for public Kentucky bourbon distillery tours

Your all-inclusive ticket to Bourbon Country just got better! Mint Julep Tours has expanded options for full-day public bourbon tours on Fridays and Saturdays. Public Bourbon Tours Starting July 21, additional routes are open to explore the Bourbon Country with Mint Julep Tours. Each day trip includes stops at three fine Kentucky distilleries, lunch at a…

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Chihuly at Maker's Mark

Maker’s Mark unveils stunning installations by artist Dale Chihuly

Massive glass art pieces by Dale Chihuly are now part of the distillery tour at Maker’s Mark. Unveiled this month at the Loretto, Kentucky distillery, six new pieces give an added bonus to the whisky maker’s popular bourbon tour. Chihuly Installations Six new brilliantly-colored glass formations are now on display at Maker’s Mark distillery. The exhibition…

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Food Tour Group Dinner

Mint Julep Tours Launches Southern Supper Series of Spirited Food Tours

We love sharing the best of Kentucky with our guests. For the adventurous foodie, Mint Julep Tours has planned three unique progressive dinners this summer to Louisville’s best restaurants. Over our 9 years in the tourism business, we’ve made a ton of great connections with top chefs and we’re ready to share that with you!…

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Louisville Beer Tour Sample Flight

New Louisville Beer Tour “Brew in the Lou” Planned for July 2

NOTE: This event has passed. Brewery tours are available through any Mint Julep Tours customized experience. Call 502-583-1433 or Contact Us today for more information. The craft beer movement is alive and well in Louisville.  Brewmasters are making beer that’s innovative, interesting, and sometimes a little off-the-wall right here in our hometown. Our specialty is…

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What Master Distillers Say About Mixing Bourbon

Does a master distiller cringe if he or she sees someone mix soda with their spirits? Is there a wrong way to drink bourbon? For the most part, they’re just happy you enjoy their product. Here are a few quotes from some of the best on how they suggest you drink it. Fred Noe, Jim…

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How to Find Rare Bourbon

We hear it often. What bourbon can you buy on a Mint Julep Tours distillery visit that you won’t find anywhere else? While you’re unlikely to see hard to find bourbon Pappy Van Winkle sitting on the shelf at Buffalo Trace, there are plenty of great ways to grab a special bottle to impress your friends.…

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Exploring Nelson County’s abandoned T.W. Samuels Distillery

Exploring Nelson County’s abandoned T.W. Samuels Distillery At the end of the 19th century, Kentucky’s Nelson County was the undisputed bourbon capital of the world. No other region even came close. By 1896, roughly 26 distilleries spread throughout the county were actively distilling, aging, bottling and distributing whiskey for national consumption. But over the decades,…

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