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Barton 1792 Distillery

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Address: 501 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone Number: +1 502-331-4879
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09:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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We were touring the area on a Saturday and unable to get in to any of the larger distilleries, so found out this was nearby and FREE, so we decided to give it a try. It is hard... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
48Buddy
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Chapin, South Carolina
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Chapin, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were touring the area on a Saturday and unable to get in to any of the larger distilleries, so found out this was nearby and FREE, so we decided to give it a try. It is hard to know you've arrived and we thought GPS had made a mistake as this is an active working distillery and it didn't... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Smaller distillery but owned by Sazerac. Not fancy but the tour guide knew her job. She loved the bourbon industry and it showed. Gift shop is tiny but has the necessary goods like tshirts ,caps, glencairn and signed 1792 bottles for sale. Glad we visited. The tour is walking and outside so dress appropriately.

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Thank greatdeal2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun and educational tour we had at Barton 1792 distillery. My husband and I were more interested in touring a smaller distillery and Barton 1792 was recommended. We had an excellent tour guide, and learned some really interesting facts about the Bourbon industry! Not only was the end-of-tour Bourbon tasting very good, the entire tour was free!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were surprised when we stopped in for a tour that they were offering lantern tours at night. It was tricky going through a manufacturing facility by lantern. But totally cool. Our guide was informative and a good guy. I would totally do this again. The tasting at the end seemed a bit hurried and less informative compared to some... More 

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Nashville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my father and had a great visit with the staff and the tasting and history lesson was great.

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Marion, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barton was one of the later stops that our group made and it was probably my least favorite of the distilleries that we visited while we were on the trail. It was later in the day and it felt like everyone was a bit frazzled and ready to close shop but they were very cordial throughout. We had to wait... More 

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Jasper, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Barton"s not knowing what to expect. It turned out to be a rewarding experience. We met nice employees that answered every question. The tasting was great. We found new bourbons for my collection. We plan to return in the near future!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I learned a lot about Kentucky Bourbon on this informative tour. The guide was entertaining and provided quite a lot of detail. Free tastings followed the tour.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barton 1792 was late in our KY bourbon trail tour week, we had been on a number of tours and were thinking "ok here we go again...." We this was a lift as it was small scale and NOT a Disneyland mega food operation that was cranking out tours like the mouse. It was small and personal. Granted the guide... More 

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Miami
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our favorite tour of all. It was not commercialized, very personalized. The tour was extremely informative and casual. Marge who was giving the tour was friendly and at no point hurried us and always willing to answer questions. The tasting was also very good. Enjoy

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