Kentucky is known for many things: bluegrass music, rolling hills, horse racing, and of course, its famous bourbon whiskey.
There’s a wealth of tourists to Kentucky every year that embark on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, a veritable hotspot of world-famous bourbon distilleries like Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, and Woodford Reserve.
Classy Limousine takes pride in helping bourbon lovers experience the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and offers luxurious, efficient transportation services to ALL of KENTUCKY’s most famous bourbon distilleries, peppered along the Kentucky bourbon trail, some of them deep in the woods, some of them hidden away in the hills.
Customize Your Bourbon Trail Tour to Any of These Distilleries
Kentucky Bourbon Trail West
To visit some of the best distilleries on the western portion of the Bourbon Trail, look no further than our Kentucky Bourbon Trail West tour. During this tour you’ll have opportunity to visit three of Kentucky’s finest bourbon distilleries including Buffalo Trace, Woodford Reserve, and Four Roses. This tour also includes a stop for lunch based on the tour group’s preferences.
* Buffalo Trace
Buffalo Trace offers some of the most dynamic tours on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail; in fact, this Frankfort, Kentucky distillery offers five different tours to suit a variety of interests. Consider the Trace Tour, which offers insight into the history of the distillery. Other Tours include the Hard Hat Tour, The National Historic Landmark Tour, and a Ghost Tour to see areas of the distillery that are considered to be haunted.
This Versailles, Kentucky, distillery is the oldest working bourbon distillery in the United States; it has produced some of the most popular spirits in the country, and continues to produce exceptional craft bourbon each day. For $10, you can take a tour of the facility and learn about the history of Woodford Reserve, their bottling process and their unique take on bourbon making.
Four Roses Bourbon
This distillery is located in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, just a short drive from Lexington and nestled on the banks of the Salt River, providing your tour experience with a special sort of ambiance. The Spanish Mission-style architecture sets the Four Roses apart from any other distillery on the Bourbon Trail. The tour is only $5, and you’ll get an inside look at the production process and the history of Four Roses.
Kentucky Bourbon Trail South
Our Kentucky Bourbon Trail South tour gives you the opportunity to visit some of the best bourbon distilleries in the southern portion of the famous Bourbon Trail. The all-inclusive tour includes visits to Maker’s Mark, Heaven Hill, and Jim Beam and includes a lunch stop along the way at a location of the the groups choosing. Take a look below to see more information about the distilleries available on the tour.
Heaven Hill Distillery
America's largest family-owned and operated distilled spirits producer and marketer, Heaven Hill Brands has grown beyond its traditional roots as a Bourbon distiller to become the country's seventh largest overall distilled spirits producer and marketer with a portfolio of well-known, innovative and relevant products. In addition, Heaven Hill has seen its export business grow significantly with products now shipped to over 60 countries worldwide. Heaven Hill remains the world's second largest holder of Bourbon Whiskey and produces some of the most successful distilled spirits brands in the U.S.
Jim Beam Distillery
Come visit the Jim Beam American Stillhouse - Home of the World's #1 selling Bourbon. Get a behind-the-scenes look at all things Jim Beam. See every facet of the bourbon making process from grain to bottle and beyond. Multi-sensory, interactive - See, smell, hear, feel and taste more of the art and science of making Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey than anywhere else.
Maker’s Mark Distillery
Come visit our distillery, a National Historic Landmark and the oldest operating on its original site. See where we have been making bourbon and hand dipping our bottles the same way since T. W. Samuels, Sr. founded the company in 1953. Purchase a souvenir bottle in our gift gallery and dip it in our signature red wax yourself.
Private Custom Bourbon Tours
Prefer to choose specific distilleries and be on your own schedule in a private car, stretch SUV limousines, or Party Bus?
Classy Limousine offers a wide range of vehicles seating from two to fourteen passengers to transport your private group on a customized bourbon tour. You choose which distilleries you visit, how long you stay at each one and where you stop for lunch. Our knowledgeable office staff and drivers are happy to give recommendations on the best tours and lunch spots based on your preferences.
Please call our office to get a quote for your size group, length of rental and approximate number of distilleries you potentially could visit in that time frame. Private custom bourbon trail tours are available every day of the week.
Public Bourbon Trail Tour
Want to just sit back, relax and let someone else worry about driving, tour schedules and other details involved with visiting central Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries? You’re in luck!
Classy Limousine offers preset tours so you can do just that. Join one of our public tours and receive round trip deluxe transportation to visit three distilleries in the heart of bourbon country. Public tours consist of two guided distillery tours and tastings with a stop at a third distillery for a tasting and gift shop experience.
Rates do not include fees for tours/tastings for lunch. Gourmet and affordable lunch options are available for purchase at one of the distilleries cafés, typically between $5.00-$15.00/person. You may also pack a lunch. Tour and tasting fee’s range from free to $10.00/person depending on which distilleries you visit.
DISTILLERY AND RESTAURANT LINKS
Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Tour Distilleries – Times and Information
Four Roses Times & Information
Woodford Reserve Times & Information
Wild Turkey Times & Information
Heaven Hill Times & Information
Jim Beam Times & Information
Maker’s Mark Times & Information
Evan Williams Times & Information
Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Tour Distilleries
Four Roses Web site www.fourrosesbourbon.com
Woodford Reserve Web site www.woodfordreserve.com
Wild Turkey Web site www.wildturkey.com
Heaven Hill Web site www.heavenhill.com
Jim Beam Web site www.jimbeam.com
Maker’s Mark Web site www.makersmark.com
Town Branch Web site www.kentuckyale.com/town-branch
Evan Williams Web site www.evanwilliams.com