Bourbon country visitors who want more than the iconic red wax Maker's Mark owned by behemoth Jim Beam dipping experience have a wealth of options.
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The people involved directly with making the bourbon are the people leading you on the tour. It's very personalized.
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State law limits bourbon samples to two. In nearby Lebanon, the Limestone Branch micro-distillery uses a gallon hand-hammered copper pot to produce one-barrel batches.
Reigler also recommends visiting nearby Abbey of Gethsemani. Once home to philosopher Thomas Merton, today it's known for bourbon fruitcake and bourbon fudge made by Trappist monks. And what a country it is Some of the most famous distilleries are tucked away in the scenic countryside of the Bluegrass region, stretching between Louisville, Bardstown, and Lexington.
Skip to main content. You are here Home. In her book, Reigler offers essential information and practical advice to anyone considering a trip to the state's distilleries or to the restaurants and bars on the Urban Bourbon Trail.
Since the founding of the Bourbon Trail in , bourbon has become more than just a production industry; it has become a tourism industry for Kentucky, bringing in over half a million visitors last year alone. In Kentucky Bourbon Country: The Essential Travel Guide, veteran travel writer and bourbon author Susan Reigler has compiled the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the tours, distilleries, restaurants, bars and attractions of the Bluegrass State.
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From Whiskey Row in Louisville to the annual Bourbon Festival in Bardstown, Reigler covers where to stay, where to eat, what to see and how to get there. Reigler begins by covering the bourbon basics. She describes what makes bourbon bourbon, details its long history, and explains how it is made. In addition, she includes a guide to tasting bourbon which covers all the major factors affecting the flavor profile, from grain recipes to the aging process, as well as the major descriptors for bourbon, from vanilla and caramel to allspice and wood smoke.