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Buffalo Trace Distillery

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Address: 113 Great Buffalo Trce, Frankfort, KY 40601
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+1 800-654-8471
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Buffalo Trace Distillery is the oldest continually operating distillery in...

Buffalo Trace Distillery is the oldest continually operating distillery in the United States and we have proudly won more awards than any other distillery in the world. We welcome visitors of all ages to tour our legendary distillery and see first hand how we craft, age, and bottle America's native spirit, bourbon whiskey. All guests are treated to a complimentary tour and tasting of fine Kentucky bourbon as well as old fashioned root beer and bourbon balls. Don't forget to stop by our Gift Shop for authentic distillery products and to pick up a few bottles of the good stuff! HOURS: *Monday-Friday Tours: 9am-4pm departing every hour Gift Shop: 9am-5:30pm *Saturday Tours: 9am-4pm departing every hour Gift Shop:9am-5:30pm *Sunday Tours: Noon-3pm departing every hour Gift Shop: 12pm-5pm *All tours and tastings are FREE! *We have a beautiful Clubhouse that can be rented for events!

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Bourbon experience

Tour was amazing. Loved every bit of it. The gift shop is amazing, had to give my husband a budget, he wanted one of everything.

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Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here last of three distilleries. It is a beautiful place and they have some good products but it was so crowded and the tasting was with a mob and very rushed. If you really want to have a great bourbon taste and tour go to Three Boys Farm distillery. Now that was a great time!!

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Woodville, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tour was amazing. Loved every bit of it. The gift shop is amazing, had to give my husband a budget, he wanted one of everything.

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Buffalo Trace is well-known in the world of bourbon and we found out why on our first visit to the distillery and grounds. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and the tour was impressive. The tasting was also nicely done and educational. This was one of our favorite stops in our exploration of the world of bourbon.

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Moneta, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our tour with Mike leading our group. He did an exceptional job - his stories and that of the distillery were amazing. He must have trained at the Smithsonian! If you like bourbon, history, or think you might - than this is a must stop. In addition to a short walking tour, they show a very nice video... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been on three of their tours now. The regular tour I did last year and it was really good. This year I did the Ghost Tour which brings you through the former owner's house which is really beautiful and the Hard Hat Tour that shows you more about the distilling areas than the regular tour. All three are... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Buffalo Trace is owned by Sazerac. It is a bourbon distillery and gives a great tour and information about the industry. Appropriate for kids and adults, the tasting at the end accommodates with root beer and bourbon balls. It has a nice mix of indoor and outdoor walking and sights and the tour is free. If you get there on... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great history! Freddie is the best tour guide around! Full of the most interesting facts and lessons.

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Thank Don1020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour and experience. They exceeded our expectations with the tour and Bourbon. Very educational and outstanding product. We were part of a large group and the guide was able to keep all involved. Must visit

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Monroe, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take this free tour if you are ever in Frankfort Ky. The place is a learning experience. The sights and smells will drive you crazy. The tasting weren't bad either.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to enjoy the best tour at the coolest distillery in America- you can do no better than seeing the process and the warehouses with Freddie! Funny, incredibly interesting and knowledgeable, and ever patient and kind--you will learn so much and it will stick with you because if his outstanding delivery! Way to go, kind sir! You made... More 

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