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Woodford Reserve Distillery

7855 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY 40383-9781
+1 859-879-1812
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Science & History & Bourbon - Oh my!

J.P. was a pillar of knowledge and offered so many fascinating bits of information to the tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah S
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Distillery Tour - Don't Miss

We've only been to two distilleries but that was enough to know Woodford Reserve and the tours of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan P
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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7855 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY 40383-9781
+1 859-879-1812

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

J.P. was a pillar of knowledge and offered so many fascinating bits of information to the tour, everything from geology, to history, to chemistry and how it all ties together to create the bourbon we know and love today. If I'd had field trips like...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've only been to two distilleries but that was enough to know Woodford Reserve and the tours of their distillery is top notch. Our tour guide, Leah, shared stories of how the oldest distillery in Kentucky became what it is today. She was funny, quick...More

1  Thank Jan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My aunt and I took a tour of the distillery and it was so cool to see the whole process involved from just making bourbon whiskey. The bourbon balls are also to die for!

1  Thank reikalykos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called 5 days prior to my visit and asked if the distillery would be operating or shut down. I was told it was operating. Upon arrival The distillery was shut down for maintenance. Major disappointment!!! The tour guide rushed us through the facility compared...More

1  Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the WR tour and so did my family. The grounds were great and so was our tour guide Harry he really knew his stuff. The facility is beautiful and you will leave much more informed then when you came. If you haven't...More

1  Thank msudoc1495
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was such a lovely spot and we enjoyed our hour-long tour ($14). As with other distillery tours, you learn about production, see the fermenting tanks up close, visit a Rickhouse (warehouse) and have an enjoyable tasting experience. Each distillery has its own personality and...More

1  Thank grandfatherbay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, this was a fun tour and their distillery setup is unique for the region. However the whole set up at the visitor's center seemed a bit too ostentatious to me. That said the tour price fell in line with the cost of taking the...More

1  Thank wolfshowl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on our way to Lexington and decided to make a quick stop at Woodford Reserve. The drive alone is worth the experience - the distillery is located in the heart of thoroughbred country and the surrounding scenery is breathtaking. We were lucky to...More

1  Thank oybolshoi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great distillery , have been a great experience and very educational about the history and knowledge about the bourbon whiskey

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and it will be hard to beat. As others have said, the drive is beautifully lined with horse farms and the facility itself is beautiful and historic. Our guide Rae was full of interesting and...More

2  Thank Donna S
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4 February 2017|
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Response from AJ_Jenny181 | Reviewed this property |
We boarded bus twice which would make it difficult but it was go very short trips. I bet they can accommodate your needs.
12 August 2016|
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Response from Crystal Dawn R | Reviewed this property |
No. U just see the grounds and they describe where stuff happens
4 July 2016|
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Response from ahenry1908 | Reviewed this property |
They are open during Thanksgiving weekend. We attended on the Friday after Thanksgiving.