Besides horses, Kentucky is famous for its Bourbon whiskey.
Numerous distilleries are open to the public, but one of the oldest
still operating is the Woodford Reserve Distillery nestled between
lush horse farms in Woodford County on McCracken Pike. Bourbon was
first distilled here in 1812 when it was known as the Labrot &
Graham Distillery. The beautiful limestone buildings have been
restored to their original condition and the site is a National
Historic Landmark. It is the only bourbon distillery still using
copper pot stills, the traditional method of distillation. A
visitor's centre provides displays and videos on the history of
bourbon and guests can watch how bourbon is distilled in the
traditional manner. The distillery offers several tours that
Address: 7855 McCracken Pike, Versailles Website: www.woodfordreserve.com Telephone: (859) 879 1812 Opening Time: Tuesday to Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 12:30pm-4:30pm
(April to October). Woodford Reserve Bourbon Discovery Tour:
Tuesday to Saturday hourly 10am-3pm. Sundays 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
(April to October).
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