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Barrel House Distillery

1200 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504-1129
+1 859-259-0159
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Great Tasting & Tour

I think one of the owners was managing the tasting room on the Tuesday we were there. He was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Doug J
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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States
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Great place to go! Friendly server with tasting. Used old barrels to decorate the tasting room... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“small scale” (4 reviews)
“small batch” (4 reviews)
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1200 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504-1129
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I think one of the owners was managing the tasting room on the Tuesday we were there. He was completely versed with the distillation process and was thorough. Had a great time! Well worth the trip!

Thank Doug J
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for stopping by guys and for the great review. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us and are glad that you enjoyed your visit. Come back next time you are in the area and say hello.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go! Friendly server with tasting. Used old barrels to decorate the tasting room and adjacent bar. The Kentucky Mary is wonderful! Please look for the tours sign as there is a catering company with same name half mile away.

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Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for the review, and good point there is a similarly named business down the street, make sure you go to 1200 Manchester St and turn in right beside the 5 story brick aging warehouse. Thanks again and come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Barrel House tour was a fun experience. The owners gave a first hand look into a small scale distilling, barrel & bottling operation, plus tasting Moonshine, Vodka, rum, bourbon. Very cool. Nice gift shop and tavern too! The folks there were very friendly and welcoming....More

Thank P M
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you all for stopping in! We are glad that you all enjoyed your visit and thanks for taking time to review us so positively.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to try a couple of Micro Distilleries while in Lexington. The Barrel House is in a old distillery along with a few other shops. It really is kind of a neat area. Our tour guide was very personable. If you have toured other...More

Thank GWG19
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the friendliest staff on the craft bourbon trail, and some truly great products. I highly recommend the Rock House bourbon, but it has limited availability. Stop by the bar for some delicious drinks, and be sure to try the beer cheese.

Thank Brennon84
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Just did a tasting, but they were very nice and the rum, vodka and Bourbons were good. Products a little expensive.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was the first distillery we stopped at to tour the bourbon making process and were surprised by the attractive gift shop and friendliness of the staff. The tour was relatively short, but very informative. It is located in the town so doesn't have the...More

Thank noraden
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Dropped by on a Monday and wandered in. My wife and I were treated to a fantastic tasting along with a long conversation about the ingredients and process involved for each spirit. It wasn't until we were there for almost an hour that we found...More

Thank Christopher S
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for the great review and come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great guide who just kept at it in the heat of summer. Great to see a small operation. Tastings were great. Just disappointed they were sold out of the Bourbon. Next time!

Thank DebbieMcGee
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks Debbie! We are disappointed that we are out of RockCastle Bourbon too! Wish we could make it in a few months instead of a few years! See you next visit.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We just did a tasting but it was a very cool setting and relaxed feel!! The oak rum was our favorite!! Very smooth!! The staff was fun and knowledgeable!! The vodka was yummy too!!

Thank Cindi M
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for stopping in to see us!

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