Q: How do I plan a bourbon distillery tour in Kentucky?
A: To plan a bourbon distillery tour in Kentucky, you should start by researching the different distilleries in the area and deciding which ones you want to visit. Most distilleries offer tours that can be scheduled in advance on their websites or by calling their visitor center. It’s also a good idea to check the distilleries’ hours of operation and any COVID-19 related guidelines or restrictions before planning your visit. Once you have an idea of the distilleries you want to visit, or if you want an expert opinion, reach out to us so we can start planning your trip!

Q: How far in advance should I book a bourbon distillery tour?
A: It is recommended to book your bourbon distillery tour in Kentucky at least a few weeks in advance, especially if you are visiting during a busy tourist season or holiday weekend. Some distilleries may have limited tour times or capacities, so booking early ensures you get a spot on the tour.


Q: Can I visit multiple distilleries in one day?
A: Yes, you can visit multiple distilleries in one day, but it is important to plan your itinerary carefully to allow enough time for each tour and travel between locations. Some distilleries may be close to each other, while others may require more driving time. It’s best to check the approximate tour length for each distillery and allow for travel time between them. You can also reach out to us to get an idea of what distillery combinations will work, or go to our Tours page to choose from one of our three pre-existing tour packages we have set up for you!

Q: Are there any transportation options for bourbon distillery tours in Kentucky?
A: You’re in luck! The Bourbon Tour Company offers shuttle services and guided tours that include transportation between multiple distilleries.

Q: What should I wear and bring on a bourbon distillery tour?
A: It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and shoes for a bourbon distillery tour, as you may be walking or standing for extended periods of time. Some distilleries may have specific dress codes, so it is best to check their website or contact them in advance. You may also want to bring a camera, sunscreen, and a reusable water bottle.

Q: Can I sample bourbon during a distillery tour?
A: Most bourbon distillery tours in Kentucky include a tasting of the distillery’s products, which typically includes samples of different bourbons or whiskeys. The legal drinking age in Kentucky is 21, so be prepared to show ID if asked. Additionally, some distilleries may offer a souvenir tasting glass for an additional fee.

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