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Barton 1792 Distillery

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Address: 501 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone Number:
+1 502-331-4879
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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We did this tour as part of the Mint Julep tours. It was interesting. This place is definitely not as fancy or nice as some of the other distilleries (like Maker's Mark or Buffalo... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did this tour as part of the Mint Julep tours. It was interesting. This place is definitely not as fancy or nice as some of the other distilleries (like Maker's Mark or Buffalo Trace), but the tour was great and we learned a lot! Got to taste 3 items as well. It is a good, quick stop (1 hour... More 

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La Mesa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I had heard about the Bourbon Trail and we had the opportunity to visit several distilleries in KY. We left Ciny in the morning and it was an easy drive to Bardstown and took 2 hours. We really enjoyed this distillery as 1792 is a favorite but my wife like the Bourbon Ball with is like Bailey's... More 

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Alexandria, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had the super experience of being invited to join a customer who was picking out his own barrel. We were offered generous pours and we were treated to great service from the Barton Ambassador. We will go back to Barton many times!

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was free which was great. I liked that the whole process was more "real" than other places and less like a tourist attraction. Our tour guide was very enthusiastic and really seemed to love her job. There were just a couple of tastings at the end, but again, the tour was free so I can't complain.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In todays world, its not often you can tour a factory anymore like the old days. Its nice that Barton's still lets you see the process of making bourbon from top to bottom. We had a wonderful tour given to us and I would highly recommend this as a must see on the Bourbon trail. Buy a bottle of the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, son and I took the 1792 Estate tour where Marjorie was our guide. She was absolutely awesome! We had the best time and learned so much! It was the first distillery tour that I was able to see the bottling process, so I really enjoyed that. Marjorie was so thorough, knowledgeable, and took the time to give us... More 

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Enumclaw, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small distillery right on the Main Street in town. They do offer tours, although we did not partake here. Small gift shop with their products, as well as a tasting area. The staff was very friendly and the samples were nice. A little challenge getting to the visitors center, with a check in at a guard house and winding... More 

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Danville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

But well worth the visit. Interesting historical preview of the bourbon industry. Recommend. We visited after Christmas and were greeted warmly. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable.

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Austin, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This distillery is not on the bourbon trail as such it was a free tour. We arrived early and was treated to a personal tour with just the 2 of us. Our guide was knowledgeable and we were treated as family. There is climbing during the tour and a lot of walking. At the end we were treated to a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I am not a Bourbon or whiskey drinker but my friend and husband are! We had a nice time even though it was cold.

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