UPCOMING
    Thursday May 24 @ 3:45 PM
Heaven & Evan Elevated Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Join us for an unforgettable bourbon experience as you travel from Bardstown to Louisville with Heaven Hill Distilleries and Mint Julep Tours. Your VIP bourbon adventure starts with a trip to the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown for heavy appetizers, cocktails and high-end bourbon tastings. Take a guided tour through the facility and Rickhouse Y and then visit the retail shop. Next, you’ll head back to Louisville to the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, where you’ll enjoy desserts and cocktails in the Prohibition-era Speakeasy Lounge. Receive a second bourbon tasting around the bar, then take a guided tour through the experience. Each guest will receive a bottle of Evan Williams Single Barrel signed by Heaven Hill distillers. The cost is $185 per person and departs at 3:45 pm and returns at approx. 9:30 pm. The tour departs and returns to The Galt House Hotel located in downtown Louisville. Heaven & Evan is limited to 22 guests per night and only happens 6 times a year - so book early! Trust us, this is one experience you don’t want to miss.
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday May 27 - Sep 2 @ 10:00 AM
Sunday Public Bourbon Tour
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Travel through Bourbon Country as you visit Wild Turkey and Buffalo Trace Bourbon distilleries for guided tours and tastings with an additional stop at Three Boys Farm and Distillery for a bourbon tasting and gift shop visit on this special Sunday Funday tour! We'll also stop for a local lunch along the way. The cost is all inclusive $149 per person. Tour departs at 10 a.m. and returns at approx. 6:15 p.m.
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday May 27 @ 2:00 PM
Brew in the Lou - Louisville Beer Tour
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Let Mint Julep Tours be your guide to Louisville’s best beer as you spend an afternoon hopping between breweries and taprooms! Whether you’re a hop-head or passionate about porters, there’s something for everyone along the way. You’ll visit three breweries for tours and tasting flights at each stop with insight from your Mint Julep Tours ‘brew guru’ in between. With sensory experiences, behind-the-scenes access and brewmaster meet-and-greets, you’ll learn the craft and commitment behind the city’s finest beers. Brewery destinations include: Against The Grain Brewery, Great Flood Brewing Company, and Monnik Beer Co. Available select Sundays including January 14, February 18, March 25, April 22, May 13 and 27, June 17. The cost is $79 per person, which includes guided transportation with a brew guru, three tours with tasting flights, pretzel necklace, and brewery swag. This tour departs from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop on the 3rd floor of the Rivue tour of the Galt House Hotel at 2 p.m. and returns at 6 p.m.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jun 14 @ 3:45 PM
Bourbon Rocks & Ruins Elevated Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Bourbon Rocks & Ruins, a new exclusive experience from Mint Julep Tours and Transportation, uncovers the history of O.F.C. Distillery. This special tour digs into the excavated ruins of Col. E.H. Taylor’s late 1800s operation, nicknamed Bourbon Pompeii, on the grounds of the current Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort. Highlights include an extensive after-hours private tour of the excavation site led by Bourbon Archaeologist Nick Laracuente, guided tasting of Buffalo Trace Distillery bourbons in the Old Taylor House, and a craft cocktail paired with appetizers in the George T. Stagg Gallery. Guests will visit century-old spaces throughout the grounds learning from the state’s leading bourbon-focused archaeologist, Nick Laracuente. From the Old Taylor House, the oldest residential structure in the county, to the relics in the George T. Stagg Gallery, every aspect of this insider tour is rich with history. Laracuente has spent studies lost and forgotten distilleries across Kentucky one artifact at a time. His research focuses on uncovering distilling and imbibing traditions of the past, many of which were wiped out by Prohibition. The cost is $175 per person. Bourbon Rocks & Ruins will support future preservation of Kentucky’s abandoned historical sites, donating $20 of each ticket purchase to the Woodford County Heritage Committee. Tour departs from the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville at 3:45 p.m. and returns at approx. 9:30 p.m. Bourbon Rocks & Ruins is limited to 22 guests.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Jun 16 @ 10:00 AM
Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs Culinary Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Join us in Kitchen Studio at Bourbon Barrel Foods to be part of a live TV audience as you watch a taping of Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs. You will see two show tapings as Kentucky’s top chefs cook with Tim Laird, Brown-Forman’s Chief Entertaining Officer and Kevin Harned, WAVE 3 TV Chief Meteorologist. Tickets are required. Book online at mintjuleptours.com.
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday Jun 17 @ 2:00 PM
Brew in the Lou - Louisville Beer Tour
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Let Mint Julep Tours be your guide to Louisville’s best beer as you spend an afternoon hopping between breweries and taprooms! Whether you’re a hop-head or passionate about porters, there’s something for everyone along the way. You’ll visit three breweries for tours and tasting flights at each stop with insight from your Mint Julep Tours ‘brew guru’ in between. With sensory experiences, behind-the-scenes access and brewmaster meet-and-greets, you’ll learn the craft and commitment behind the city’s finest beers. Brewery destinations include: Against The Grain Brewery, Great Flood Brewing Company, and Monnik Beer Co. Available select Sundays including January 14, February 18, March 25, April 22, May 13 and 27, June 17. The cost is $79 per person, which includes guided transportation with a brew guru, three tours with tasting flights, pretzel necklace, and brewery swag. This tour departs from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop on the 3rd floor of the Rivue tour of the Galt House Hotel at 2 p.m. and returns at 6 p.m.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Jun 29 @ 3:45 PM
Heaven & Evan Elevated Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Join us for an unforgettable bourbon experience as you travel from Bardstown to Louisville with Heaven Hill Distilleries and Mint Julep Tours. Your VIP bourbon adventure starts with a trip to the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown for heavy appetizers, cocktails and high-end bourbon tastings. Take a guided tour through the facility and Rickhouse Y and then visit the retail shop. Next, you’ll head back to Louisville to the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, where you’ll enjoy desserts and cocktails in the Prohibition-era Speakeasy Lounge. Receive a second bourbon tasting around the bar, then take a guided tour through the experience. Each guest will receive a bottle of Evan Williams Single Barrel signed by Heaven Hill distillers. The cost is $185 per person and departs at 3:45 pm and returns at approx. 9:30 pm. The tour departs and returns to The Galt House Hotel located in downtown Louisville. Heaven & Evan is limited to 22 guests per night and only happens 6 times a year - so book early! Trust us, this is one experience you don’t want to miss.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Jul 20 @ 3:45 PM
Heaven & Evan Elevated Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Join us for an unforgettable bourbon experience as you travel from Bardstown to Louisville with Heaven Hill Distilleries and Mint Julep Tours. Your VIP bourbon adventure starts with a trip to the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown for heavy appetizers, cocktails and high-end bourbon tastings. Take a guided tour through the facility and Rickhouse Y and then visit the retail shop. Next, you’ll head back to Louisville to the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, where you’ll enjoy desserts and cocktails in the Prohibition-era Speakeasy Lounge. Receive a second bourbon tasting around the bar, then take a guided tour through the experience. Each guest will receive a bottle of Evan Williams Single Barrel signed by Heaven Hill distillers. The cost is $185 per person and departs at 3:45 pm and returns at approx. 9:30 pm. The tour departs and returns to The Galt House Hotel located in downtown Louisville. Heaven & Evan is limited to 22 guests per night and only happens 6 times a year - so book early! Trust us, this is one experience you don’t want to miss.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Jul 21 @ 10:00 AM
Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs Culinary Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Join us in Kitchen Studio at Bourbon Barrel Foods to be part of a live TV audience as you watch a taping of Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs. You will see two show tapings as Kentucky’s top chefs cook with Tim Laird, Brown-Forman’s Chief Entertaining Officer and Kevin Harned, WAVE 3 TV Chief Meteorologist. Tickets are required. Book online at mintjuleptours.com.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Sep 6 @ 3:45 PM
Bourbon Rocks & Ruins Elevated Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Bourbon Rocks & Ruins, a new exclusive experience from Mint Julep Tours and Transportation, uncovers the history of O.F.C. Distillery. This special tour digs into the excavated ruins of Col. E.H. Taylor’s late 1800s operation, nicknamed Bourbon Pompeii, on the grounds of the current Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort. Highlights include an extensive after-hours private tour of the excavation site led by Bourbon Archaeologist Nick Laracuente, guided tasting of Buffalo Trace Distillery bourbons in the Old Taylor House, and a craft cocktail paired with appetizers in the George T. Stagg Gallery. Guests will visit century-old spaces throughout the grounds learning from the state’s leading bourbon-focused archaeologist, Nick Laracuente. From the Old Taylor House, the oldest residential structure in the county, to the relics in the George T. Stagg Gallery, every aspect of this insider tour is rich with history. Laracuente has spent studies lost and forgotten distilleries across Kentucky one artifact at a time. His research focuses on uncovering distilling and imbibing traditions of the past, many of which were wiped out by Prohibition. The cost is $175 per person. Bourbon Rocks & Ruins will support future preservation of Kentucky’s abandoned historical sites, donating $20 of each ticket purchase to the Woodford County Heritage Committee. Tour departs from the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville at 3:45 p.m. and returns at approx. 9:30 p.m. Bourbon Rocks & Ruins is limited to 22 guests.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Sep 27 @ 3:45 PM
Heaven & Evan Elevated Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Join us for an unforgettable bourbon experience as you travel from Bardstown to Louisville with Heaven Hill Distilleries and Mint Julep Tours. Your VIP bourbon adventure starts with a trip to the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown for heavy appetizers, cocktails and high-end bourbon tastings. Take a guided tour through the facility and Rickhouse Y and then visit the retail shop. Next, you’ll head back to Louisville to the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, where you’ll enjoy desserts and cocktails in the Prohibition-era Speakeasy Lounge. Receive a second bourbon tasting around the bar, then take a guided tour through the experience. Each guest will receive a bottle of Evan Williams Single Barrel signed by Heaven Hill distillers. The cost is $185 per person and departs at 3:45 pm and returns at approx. 9:30 pm. The tour departs and returns to The Galt House Hotel located in downtown Louisville. Heaven & Evan is limited to 22 guests per night and only happens 6 times a year - so book early! Trust us, this is one experience you don’t want to miss.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Oct 19 @ 3:45 PM
Heaven & Evan Elevated Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Join us for an unforgettable bourbon experience as you travel from Bardstown to Louisville with Heaven Hill Distilleries and Mint Julep Tours. Your VIP bourbon adventure starts with a trip to the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown for heavy appetizers, cocktails and high-end bourbon tastings. Take a guided tour through the facility and Rickhouse Y and then visit the retail shop. Next, you’ll head back to Louisville to the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, where you’ll enjoy desserts and cocktails in the Prohibition-era Speakeasy Lounge. Receive a second bourbon tasting around the bar, then take a guided tour through the experience. Each guest will receive a bottle of Evan Williams Single Barrel signed by Heaven Hill distillers. The cost is $185 per person and departs at 3:45 pm and returns at approx. 9:30 pm. The tour departs and returns to The Galt House Hotel located in downtown Louisville. Heaven & Evan is limited to 22 guests per night and only happens 6 times a year - so book early! Trust us, this is one experience you don’t want to miss.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Nov 1 - Nov 4 @ 8:00 AM
Breeders' Cup Week Bourbon Country + Horse Country Tours
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Every fun, safe and educational experience with Mint Julep is inspired by our love for the Bluegrass State. We offer three different tour options for Breeders’ Cup to explore the finest bourbon and horses in the region. BOURBON COUNTRY TOUR journey through Bourbon Country as you learn about the history and making of America’s native spirit at two distilleries for full guided tours with tastings. HORSE COUNTRY TOUR Spend a full day exploring Kentucky’s legendary Horse Country with past and future Derby starts at two thoroughbred stallion farms. BEST OF KENTUCKY TOUR Experience the best of both worlds at a Kentucky horse farm followed by a trip to Bourbon Country for a distillery tours with tasting. Tours depart from the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville. Dress is casual. Closed-toe shoes suggested. Please bring ID. All tours are non-refundable. Departure times vary, please see website for details.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Nov 1 @ 3:45 PM
Bourbon Rocks & Ruins Elevated Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Bourbon Rocks & Ruins, a new exclusive experience from Mint Julep Tours and Transportation, uncovers the history of O.F.C. Distillery. This special tour digs into the excavated ruins of Col. E.H. Taylor’s late 1800s operation, nicknamed Bourbon Pompeii, on the grounds of the current Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort. Highlights include an extensive after-hours private tour of the excavation site led by Bourbon Archaeologist Nick Laracuente, guided tasting of Buffalo Trace Distillery bourbons in the Old Taylor House, and a craft cocktail paired with appetizers in the George T. Stagg Gallery. Guests will visit century-old spaces throughout the grounds learning from the state’s leading bourbon-focused archaeologist, Nick Laracuente. From the Old Taylor House, the oldest residential structure in the county, to the relics in the George T. Stagg Gallery, every aspect of this insider tour is rich with history. Laracuente has spent studies lost and forgotten distilleries across Kentucky one artifact at a time. His research focuses on uncovering distilling and imbibing traditions of the past, many of which were wiped out by Prohibition. The cost is $175 per person. Bourbon Rocks & Ruins will support future preservation of Kentucky’s abandoned historical sites, donating $20 of each ticket purchase to the Woodford County Heritage Committee. Tour departs from the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville at 3:45 p.m. and returns at approx. 9:30 p.m. Bourbon Rocks & Ruins is limited to 22 guests.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Nov 15 @ 3:45 PM
Heaven & Evan Elevated Experience
Mint Julep Tours and Transportation – Join us for an unforgettable bourbon experience as you travel from Bardstown to Louisville with Heaven Hill Distilleries and Mint Julep Tours. Your VIP bourbon adventure starts with a trip to the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown for heavy appetizers, cocktails and high-end bourbon tastings. Take a guided tour through the facility and Rickhouse Y and then visit the retail shop. Next, you’ll head back to Louisville to the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, where you’ll enjoy desserts and cocktails in the Prohibition-era Speakeasy Lounge. Receive a second bourbon tasting around the bar, then take a guided tour through the experience. Each guest will receive a bottle of Evan Williams Single Barrel signed by Heaven Hill distillers. The cost is $185 per person and departs at 3:45 pm and returns at approx. 9:30 pm. The tour departs and returns to The Galt House Hotel located in downtown Louisville. Heaven & Evan is limited to 22 guests per night and only happens 6 times a year - so book early! Trust us, this is one experience you don’t want to miss.