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Glenns Creek Distillery, Frankfort

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David Meier began working in his early teens, he operated a pressure washing service, learned the art of welding, later he worked in corporate America.

David's career paths have provided him the skills and financial resources necessary to undertake a once in a lifetime opportunity, breathing life back into the former Old Crow Distillery property as Glenns Creek Distillery in Woodford county, Kentucky.

Dave has a hands on vision for a blue collar working craft distillery which will produce a collection of white collar taste distilled beverages.

Join David and his team as we begin on this journey of restoration! Each return visit to Glenns Creek Distillery will reveal historical artifacts, new improvements to structures and beautification of the sprawling property. Once a year, once every 6 months, once a month each visit will be inspiring.
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  • Incredible bourbon and incredible staff. Genuinely small batch, craft distilling happens here. We’ve been in Kentucky 2 weeks with the sole idea of finding the best bourbons and taking some home with....  more
    Incredible bourbon and incredible staff. Genuinely small batch, craft distilling happens here. We’ve been in Kentucky 2 weeks with the sole idea of finding the best bourbons and taking some home with....  more »
  • Went here on one of two tours for the day, this place is completely different than your larger places. No real tour here, but a fun experience as you get to taste some of what they make. Great back... 
    Went here on one of two tours for the day, this place is completely different than your larger places. No real tour here, but a fun experience as you get to taste some of what they make. Great back...  more »
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  • Incredible bourbon(and other spirits) and incredible staff. Genuinely small batch, craft distilling happens here. We’ve been in Kentucky 2 weeks with the sole idea of finding the best bourbons and taking some home with us. More than half our allotment is now Glenn’s Creek(which is because we went back a second time to get all we could since we loved it so much). It is the best bourbon we’ve had, completely unique and wonderful. We loved the tasting experience, nothing fancy but it would seem that’s because they’re actually focused on making really great spirits instead of a tourist destination. They don’t bottle the bourbon until it is just right and you can tell. If you’re a real bourbon lover, ask them to tell you about the Premium line. The dregs(last little bit that can’t quite be bottled) from 15-20 barrels of their already incredible bourbon, combined into a single barrel and aged an additional couple of years. We’re from Oregon and we’re planning to come back just to get more Premium bottles. Thanks, Dave, for making great bourbon!
  • It was a wonderful experience to listen to Dave's storytelling and learn all about his passion for distilling fine spirits and his love for the former Old Crow distillery. He is quite a character and a master a spinning a tale. It makes the experience top notch. The spirits are amazing. Some of the best we tasted during our 4 days on the Bourbon Trail. Don't pass up this one!

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