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Buffalo Trace Distillery, Frankfort

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#1 of 71 in Breweries & Distilleries in Kentucky
Must see · Distillery · Food & Drink
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According to Guinness Book of World Records, Buffalo Trace Distillery represents the oldest operating bourbon distillery. In fact, it is a National Historic Landmark for operating before, during, and after Prohibition. Its origins date back to 1773, and it has a 1792 building still standing on the grounds. The site produces award-winning bourbons, as well as several rye whiskey labels and vodka. You can reserve a guided tour that focuses on the history of the site or take a behind-the-scenes tour. But you don't need reservations for the basic tour which takes you through the barrel-filled warehouses and the production line where bourbons are packed and sealed by hand. All tours are complementary. Ghost hunters believe that supernatural spirits can be found at the site; hear about it during the free ghost tour--with tasting included. Our Frankfort travel itinerary planner makes visiting Buffalo Trace Distillery and other Frankfort attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Entering the campus is impressive. Check in process is smooth and easy. The gift shop is huge with more items and branding to find several items you would want. On the pricey side but we'll made... 
    Entering the campus is impressive. Check in process is smooth and easy. The gift shop is huge with more items and branding to find several items you would want. On the pricey side but we'll made...  more »
  • We so much enjoyed our Taylor Tour today! Niki (our tour guide) was so very knowledgeable, and made the tour very memorable. Loved the mix of stories and history... Would definitely recommend this....  more
    We so much enjoyed our Taylor Tour today! Niki (our tour guide) was so very knowledgeable, and made the tour very memorable. Loved the mix of stories and history... Would definitely recommend this....  more »
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  • Weller its hard to find here lately in our liquor stores but, I love it and been drinking it for years. I would love to order it directly from the makers if possible?
  • Our favorite tasting experience in bourbon country! We loved the Bourbon Cream so much we ended up taking a bottle home for Thanksgiving and it has since become a tradition. Great service with knowledgeable and fun staff!

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