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Lexington, Kentucky

Bourbon Country

The Bourbon-est

There’s no better city for bourbon lovers than Lexington. Just look at it. Fifteen nearby bourbon distilleries offer a firsthand look at the history and craft of America’s native spirit that can’t be found anywhere else. Lexington is also full of world-class bourbon and cocktail bars with huge selections, innovative drinks, and knowledgeable mixologists.

Bourbon Distilleries and Tours

Woodford Reserve Distillery

Bourbon Bars and Tasting Experiences

James E Pepper Old Fashioned

Where to Buy

House of Bourbon

Featured Attractions

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Buffalo Trace Distillery

113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY, 40601
(502) 696-5926

One of America's oldest continuously operating distilleries, even staying open during Prohibition....

Castle & Key Distillery

4445 McCracken Pike, Frankfort, KY, 40601
(502) 395-9070

Standing on the grounds of the Old Taylor Distillery built in 1887. Featuring a limestone castle,...

Four Roses Distillery

1224 Bonds Mill Road, Lawrenceburg, KY, 40342
(502) 839-3436

Located on the scenic Salt River in Lawrenceburg, Four Roses Distillery is headquartered in a unique...

Woodford Reserve Distillery

7785 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY, 40383
(859) 879-1812

Woodford Reserve is the only facility in the state making bourbon using the original Scottish 'pot...

“Lexington is the bourbon destination you need to know about.”

- Condé Nast Traveler