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Bourbon in the Bluegrass

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    What to Expect
    The tour departs from Griffin Gate Marriott in Lexington at approximately 9:00 a.m. (You will receive an email with exact time prior to the date of the tour.) The first stop of the day will be at Woodford Reserve Distillery for a tour of the historic distillery and grounds and tastings of their hand crafted small batch bourbons.  The next stop will be at Buffalo Trace Distillery where you will tour the National Historic Landmark distillery and taste bourbon that has 200 years of distilling experience behind it.  Lunch will be the next stop at a local restaurant (locations may vary).  The final stop of the day will be at Four Roses Distillery, the 2017 winner of "America's Best Kentucky Bourbon" for their 2016 Limited Edition Small Batch, for a distillery tour and tastings.  All distillery stops will include time to shop for bourbon and bourbon related items in the distillery gift shops.  Finally, you will travel back to Lexington with return to Griffin Gate Marriott at approximately 5:00 p.m.

    The tour includes transportation provided by expert guides, all tours and tastings and bottled water.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Griffin Gate Marriott, Lexington
    Departure Time
    9:00 a.m. (Email will be sent to confirm exact time)
    • Transport by air-conditioned van/bus.
    • Expert commentary on board.
    • Tours of Woodford Reserve Distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery, and Four Roses Distillery with tastings.
    • Professional guides.
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges.
    • Bottled water.
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Central Kentucky Tours
    • Lunch
    • Alcoholic drinks other than tastings (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Available for private tours of 6 or more)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    All reviews central kentucky beaumont inn four roses woodford reserve buffalo trace turkey shaker village fun trip great company great experience local history a lot of fun tour company wealth of knowledge private tour highly recommend this tour wonderful tour
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    Reviewed May 9, 2019

    Bruce was a delight to coordinate our trip with. Timely responses to our questions and wants. Our driving and tour experience was both educational and yummy! Woodford Reserve and Four Roses were the winners of our 4 stop day. Buffalo Trace underwhelmed (significantly) yet we...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Kentucky123, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

    Glad you had a great bourbon day. Come back and join us again.

    Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

    Great tour with Jon! Very informative and FUN! Excellent driver! A wonderful three days of beautiful countryside, conversation and spirits! Highly recommend!

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    Kentucky123, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

    Thanks a bunch for your very nice review. Jon is a great ambassador for Kentucky and our company. come back and see us again

    Reviewed April 11, 2019

    This was a great way to experience the Bourbon Trail. Bruce really knows his bourbons and the area! We had a great time visited 3 distilleries, learned how bourbon is made and saw the beautiful Kentucky countryside! So relaxing not having to worry about driving............Thanks...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
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    Kentucky123, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

    Thanks for touring with us. Keep us in mine on your next visit

    Reviewed March 4, 2019

    A great day spent in the distilleries of KY. Darrell, our driver and host, was awesome. We learned so much about the area from him. Our 3 distillery stops were Buffalo Trace, Four Roses, and Woodford. Each one had its own character to it. All...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Susan T
    Kentucky123, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

    Thanks for your nice review. Darrell knows his way around the distilleries. Come back and see us

    Reviewed January 21, 2019

    Three different tours, each tour was very interesting. Experienced the process of making this great Kentucky liquor. Tasting was the highlight of each distillery. Would highly recommend the Woodford’s distillery tour, it is an up close experience. Great way to taste with someone else doing...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Carol S
    Kentucky123, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2019

    Thanks a bunch for your review Come back ya’all

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    February 10, 2019|
    Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
    Lunch was on your own...we went to a small deli which Had huge sandwiches...you will have to check website to update information on distilleries and days that tours take place..Enjoy
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    August 9, 2018|
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    Response from ShakingTree | Reviewed this property |
    We really liked the Four Roses. It was unique architecturally and had one of the better tasting experiences we had on our tour. Having said that, the Central Kentucky Tours guys have a really good knowledge of all the... More
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