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Learn, Tour, and Taste

You can choose from two different tour options where our experienced Bourbon Hosts will guide you through the history and heritage of America’s original whiskey. After your tour, stay for a tasting of some of our most critically acclaimed whiskeys.

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Bourbon Heritage Center Tours

Mashbill Tour, $10.00

Learn about both the fascinating history of Bourbon as well as the story behind Heaven Hill Distillery, family owned and operated since 1935. Our Host will lead you to Rickhouse Y discussing how we age and produce some of the world’s finest Bourbons. Later, you will enjoy three of our nationally acclaimed American whiskeys, each from a different mashbill, in the world’s largest Bourbon Barrel.

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Whiskey Connoisseur Experience, $20.00

During this 40-minute experience, your host will share a short history of Heaven Hill Distillery. You’ll then discuss the unique characteristics of four of our premium or limited release American whiskeys, focusing on the color, aroma, taste and finish. When your tasting is complete, you can take your tasting glass home as a keepsake.

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We love visitors. So next time you're in town, stop by, say hi, and join us for a tour.

Bourbon Heritage Center Hours

January & February
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday-Saturday: 10AM to 5PM
Sunday: Noon to 4PM

Monday-Saturday: 10AM to 5:30PM
Sunday: Noon to 4PM
*Last tour offered one hour before closing.

The Bourbon Heritage Center will be CLOSED on the following holidays:

  • Easter Sunday
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

**Please contact us at (502) 337-9593 with questions or to book your large group reservations.**

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If you have a taste for the fine art of whiskey, come experience the independent spirit and artistry of Heaven Hill.

Proud to be an Official Stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®


The Bourbon Heritage Center is an official stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®.

Upcoming Events

May 13, 2017

Mom's Night Out at the Bourbon Heritage Center. A three-course dinner with speciality cocktails. Each mother in attendance will receive a special gift basket and mini-bouquet. For more details and tickets, click here.

May 19, 2017

Heaven & Evan - 4-9:30PM. A guided tour and special tasting beginning at the Bourbon Heritage Center and ending at the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience. For details and tickets, click here.

June 9, 2017

The Mystery & History of Heaven Hill's Rickhouses - 10 AM-3 PM. Explore Bourbon history inside the Heaven Hill rickhouses. For details and tickets, click here.

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