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Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.

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Address: 401 Cross St, near intersections of Versailles Rd. and W. Maxwell St., Lexington, KY 40508-2806
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+1 859-255-2337
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Established in 1794, Alltech's Lexington Brewery Company continues a...

Established in 1794, Alltech's Lexington Brewery Company continues a splendid tradition of quality brewing producing Kentucky Ale, Kentucky Light and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. The brew hall viewing area, bottling operations, gift shop and an authentic Irish pub are available for tours. Bus tours and walk-ups invited.

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The master brewer /distiller was very knowledgeable and helpful this was very enjoyable due to the staffs enthusiasm. Had a fantastic time highly recommend

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sarah C
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Pleasureville, Kentucky
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Pleasureville, Kentucky
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The master brewer /distiller was very knowledgeable and helpful this was very enjoyable due to the staffs enthusiasm. Had a fantastic time highly recommend

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Stacie L, Manager at Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and it is great to see that your time here was enjoyable! Please tell your family and friends! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

West Chester, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time. Dale was an excellent tour guide and made our team event even better. Everyone really enjoyed themselves and it was nice to be able to just relax and have fun. THANK you for opening up for us and being willing to provide us with this tour. You really made this event a highlight to our... More 

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Stacie L, Manager at Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this review

Hello! We appreciate your kind words and we enjoyed hosting your group. We as well had so much fun sharing the history of bourbon and more about our world renowned beers! Come again anytime! More 

Branchburg, New Jersey
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the tour and learned a lot about brewing and distilling. My tour guide was very knowledgeable. The brew master also helped with the tasting of ale and answered questions. I recommend this stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

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Stacie L, Manager at Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this review

Great to see you had a chance to speak with our Master Brewer; both our Master Brewers enjoy sharing the beers they have worked so hard to produce! More 

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alltech is the parent company. The sign on the building actually reads Town Branch Bourbon. The Irish owner brews beer in Kentucky in German equipment! Pretty cool and pretty high tech. Our guide was a young fellow but he knew his stuff and made sure all of our questions were answered. We first watched a video about the owner and... More 

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Stacie L, Manager at Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review; glad you enjoyed the Bluegrass Sundown. Remember you can use Bluegrass Sundown as a drizzle on rum cake, a nice hot brownie, visit our website Kentuckyale.com for more recipes. Happy New Year! More 

Athens, Ga.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 430 due to traffic and discovered that we missed the last tour of the day. The visitor center workers were awesome! We explained our situation and they were understanding and offered to give us a brief tour and let us taste all of their beer. They were so nice and the beer tasting was great! Our bartender... More 

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Stacie L, Manager at Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this review

Hi! We try our best to accommodate everyone who walks through our doors; our guides love the industry and enjoy sharing the rich history of bourbon with our guests. I am so glad to see that we took great care of you both and look forward to seeing you again! Happy New Year! More 

Lakeland, Florida
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During 2016 graduation for University of Kentucky had time to only do one other thing and here's where I ended up, and I'm happy I did. The tour was around an hour in length with taste testing in both the brewery and the distillery. The guide was thoughtful and well informed about the company as well as the process in... More 

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Stacie L, Manager at Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this review

Congratulations on your graduation! Nice to see something you have work so hard for come to fruition. Thank you for spending your time with us and glad to see you enjoyed your day! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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107 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

It's a good place to visit if you're a Bourbon or beer fan, particularly because of its central location in Lexington. It's not one of my top five, but it'll be enjoyable, particularly because of the smaller scale. You'll learn more about distilling at Woodford or Wild Turkey if that's your interest. Our tour was perhaps marred a bit by... More 

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Stacie L, Manager at Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we look to improve where we can to ensure that our guides are providing the best possible tour for everyone. More 

winchester, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoy a sip of good Bourbon on occasion and Town Branch is a favorite. I like the fact that Alltech brought Bourbon distilling back to central Ky. Town branch is a smooth Bourbon that I drink neat but that my family uses as a mixer. Although other distillers have larger gift shops and restaurants, I found the Alltech tour... More 

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Stacie L, Manager at Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our facility and tour. We are glad to see you enjoyed the tour, we do try to bring a community atmosphere to our tours to ensure everyone feels comfortable. Glad you enjoy our Bourbon! Hope to see you again! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I went here with my wife and 3 other couples. Very friendly tour leader, opportunity to try both their beers and bourbons - all of which are tasty. Fun time.

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Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We took a group of engineers to Alltech's Brewery and had a great experience. They were very responsive when scheduling the event and asked if we wanted to meet the master distiller. The followed us thru the tour and gave us very detailed information on every process.

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