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Experience the Barton 1792 Distillery Tour in Bardstown, Kentucky

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Experience the Barton 1792 Distillery Tour in Bardstown, Kentucky

Published Sep 25, 2017
Updated Jul 9, 2018

The iconic Barton 1792 Distillery was established in 1879 and is still open today as the oldest fully-operating Kentucky bourbon distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky.

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Situated in heart of bourbon country on 196 acres just outside of historic Bardstown, the Barton 1792 Distillery boasts 29 barrel aging warehouses, along with 22 other buildings, including an impressive still house and the legendary Tom Moore Spring. If you've ever searched for very old Barton bourbon, you already know that it can be hard to find, especially outside of Kentucky.

While you're at the distillery, be sure to sample the coveted Barton 1792 Small Batch, which is made with Barton's signature "high rye" recipe in select barrels chosen by a Master Distiller. Expect ab expressive, elegant flavor profile, with an unmistakable spice mingled with sweet caramel and vanilla to create an amazing Kentucky bourbon that is sophisticated and bold. 

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Named in honor of the year Kentucky joined the United States, Barton 1792 offers three tours of the Distillery: the Barton Tradition Tour, the Bushel to Bottle Tour and the 1792 Estate Tour. All tours at Barton 1792 Distillery are complimentary, rich in history, and conclude with a complimentary tasting of the award-winning products made at the Distillery. Walk-ins are welcome, however reservations are strongly suggested for large groups.

Insider Tip from The Citiview Louisville: Before you leave, visit the Barton 1792 Distillery Gift Shop, where you will find a variety of astonishingly unique gifts that are sure to have you dreaming of that old Kentucky home!

Hours: Visitor Center open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 

The last tour leaves the Gift Shop at 3 p.m.

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