Guess what, y’all? You don’t need to venture out to the Bourbon Trail to taste bourbon or take a distillery tour: there are plenty of distilleries in Louisville!
Old Forester had a permit during prohibition to make medicinal whiskey, so they never stopped!
You’ll definitely want to try their unique port-finished Cask Strength bourbon and the incredible Rye Whiskey finished in rum barrels.
In addition to bourbon, Rabbit Hole also distills a straight rye whiskey, as well as an imported gin which is finished in the rye whiskey barrels.
Two things Louisville loves – theater and bourbon – merge at another one of the distilleries in downtown Louisville!
Michter’s has two locations in Louisville: a warehouse distillery in Shively where the spirits are produced and a tasting room located in the historic Fort Nelson Building.
Opening in 1935 on Derby Day, Stitzel-Weller Distillery has achieved almost a mythical status of all the distilleries in Louisville.
Peerless produces top-quality bourbons and ryes in classic single barrel expressions. But our favorite is their Double Oak Bourbon.