National Bourbon League

Alltech Brewing and Distilling Co.

900 West Maxwell Street Lexington, KY 40508-2557   
(859) 255-2337

Lexington, KY   

Town Branch Bourbon.

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A Smith Bowman Distillery* Owned by Sazerac. It continues the time-honored traditions on which it was founded. Considered a micro-distillery by today’s standards.  A Smith Bowman produces an assortment of hand-crafted spirits distilled from only the finest natural ingredients and using the latest technology.  This micro-distillery focuses on producing premium spirits honoring the legacy of  Virginias first settlers.

One Bowman Drive at Deep Run

Fredericksburg, VA 22408

540-373-4555, Fax 540-371-2236

Virginia Gentleman plus the Bowman Collection which includes Bowman Brothers Small Batch, Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey, John J. Bowman, Single Barrel, Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey.  Abraham Bowman Limited Edition, Small Batch, Virginia Straight Rye Whiskey

Barton’s 1792 Distillery*  formerly Tom Moore prior to that it was Constellation Spirits prior to that it was Barton Brands Ltd. Currently owned by Sazerac.  Tom Moore is along The Kentucky Bourbon Trail.  The Barton Brands of Kentucky 1792 Distillery Visitor Center is open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours start every hour on the hour. The last tour begins at 3:00 Monday through Friday and 2:00 on Saturday. Enter at 501 Cathedral Manor (31 E-New Haven Road). The phone number is 866-239-4690.or 502-348-3774

Bardstown, KY

1792 Ridgemont Reserve, Kentucky Gentleman, Kentucky Tavern, Ten High, Tom Moore, and Very Old Barton.  Colonel Lee is no longer available but rumor has it that it will be returning soon. (2012)

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Breckenridge, Distillery, 1925 Airport Rd., Breckenridge, CO.

 We offer complimentary drop in tours and a retail shop six days per week. Come watch us mash, ferment, and distill our internationally renowned products daily. We utilize traditional open-top Scottish style fermenters and distill in a 700 Gallon Vendome custom copper combination pot still.

Breckenridge Bourbon

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Buffalo Trace* Owned by Sazerac.  Legendary explorers, pioneers and settlers followed ancient paths of buffalo that led Americans westward to new lands and adventures.  The oldest continually operating distillery in the country. Buffalo Trace is located at a point on the Kentucky River that intersected the trail known as The Great Buffalo Trace. The rolling green hills are the perfect backdrop for a warehouse tour, or a special hard-hat tour to see how Bourbon is made and/or the Post Prohibition Tour. (Formerly Ancient Age Distillery)~  Both the Hard-hat tours and The Post Prohibition Tour must be scheduled in advance of your visit.

1001 Wilkinson Blvd.

(Leestown) Frankfort, KY


Ancient Age Bourbon, Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon,  Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Charter 101, Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel  Bourbon and Old Fashioned Sour Mash Bourbon, Eagle Rare Single Barrel Bourbon, Elmer T. Lee Kentucky Straight Bourbon, George T. Stagg, Handcock’s President’s Reserve, McAfee’s Benchmark, Old Charter “Rye Recipe” Bourbon, Old Taylor, Rock Hill Farm Single Barrel Bourbon, W. L. Weller “Wheated” Bourbon, and Old Weller Antique, The Original 107 Brand

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Chatham Imports, New York, NY

Mitchter Small Batch Bourbon, 91.4 proof, Mitchter 10 year-old Single Barrel, 94.4 Proof.

Corner Creek Distilling Co., Bardstown, KY (Infinitum Spirits, CA)

Corner Creek 8 year-old Reserve Bourbon, 88 proof.

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CVI Brands, San Carlos, CA

Black Maple Hill Small Batch Bourbon

Early Times Distillery*, Shively, KY (Owned by Brown-Forman Distillers, Louisville, KY)

Early Times 384 Bourbon, Early Times Kentucky Straight Whisky, Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Old Forester Kentucky Straight Birthday Bourbon.

Frank-Lin Distillers Products, Ltd., CA

Bourbon Age-KY, Bourbon Club, Joshua Brooks, Potter’s, and Wathen’s

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Four Roses,* (Owned by Kirin Brewery) The Spanish Mission-style architecture of the distillery building is your first hint of the unique experience to come. Starting at the Welcome Center, visitors are treated to detailed tours, giving you a taste of the history of Kentucky Bourbon.  Hear the history of Four Roses itself, dating back to the 1860's, and of course, how Four Roses uniquely distills 10 distinct Bourbon recipes to create some of the world’s most popular Bourbons - some of which are not sold in America, or outside of Kentucky.  It is our experience that allows visitors to see, smell, feel and taste the distillation process.~

1224 Bonds Mill Road

Lawrenceburg, KY


Four Roses Black, (Japan only), Four Roses Limited Edition, Single Barrel, at barrel proof), Four Roses Mariage Collection,  Four Roses Single Barrel, 100 proof, Four Roses Small Batch, 90 proof, Four Roses Super Premium ( Japan only) , and Fore Roses Yellow.

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Garrison Brothers Distillery*

P.O. Drawer 261

Hye, TX 78635-0261


Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey. (This is a sweet mash Bourbon) Currently this bourbon is only available in Texas.  The distillery is currently being expanded thus it may soon be available in other South West states.

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Finger Lakes Distilling

4676 NYS Route 414

Burdett, NY 14818

(607) 546-5510



McKenzie Bourbon Whiskey

Bourbon is bottled at 91 proof. It is aged 1.5 years in 10 gallon barrels and finished in Chardonnay casks for 30-45 days. They will begin pulling Bourbon out of 53 gallon barrels in the upcoming year with age ranging from 3-4 years.

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Harrison Bourbon Co.* (Tipton Spirits)

Brazil, IN

W. H. Harrison Indiana Straight Bourbon, 80 Proof (less than 4 years old)  Harrison Governor’s Reserve 114 proof

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Heaven Hill*,  America’s largest family owned distillery. Among the rickhouses where the world’s second largest supply ages, you can explore interactive exhibits on the birth of Bourbon, the role of whiskey-making pioneers Evan Williams and the Rev. Elijah Craig, and the process by which the distillery makes its Bourbon. The experience continues with a tour through one of the working rickhouses, ending with a Bourbon tasting in a unique barrel-shaped tasting room, where you can create your own personalized bottle to buy and take home.~

1311 Gilkey Run Road

Bardstown, KY


1492 Bourbon, Anderson Club, Aristocrat, Bourbon Center, Bourbon Falls, Bourbon Hill, Bourbon Royal, Bourbon Valley, Cabin Still,  Champion, Chapin & Gore, Colonel’s Choice, Colonel’s Pride, Colonel Tyson, Daniel Stewart, Distillers Pride, Dowling, Echo Springs, Elijah Craig Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 12 & 18 year old, Evan Williams, Fighting Cock,  Five Brothers, Fowler’s, Free Spirit,  Gold Crown, Heaven Hill Bourbon Family, Henry McKenna & Henry McKenna Single Barrel,  Heritage,  J.T.S.Brown,  J.W. Dant,  Jim Porter, John Hamilton, Kentucky Beau, Kentucky Deluxe,  Kentucky Gold, Kentucky Mild, Kentucky National, Kentucky Nobleman, Kentucky Premium, Kentucky Supreme, M&M, Mark Twain, Martin Mills, Mattingly & Moore, Medley Brothers, Mellow Bond, Mr. Bourbon, Old 101, Old 1889, Old 1889 Royal, Old Fitzgerald 1849, Old Fitzgerald, Old Heaven Hill, Old Joe, Old Jordon, Old Kentucky Rifle (bottled in Germany), Old Medley, Old Premium, Old Style, Old Whiskey River (bottled for Willie Nelson), Original Barrel, Pennypacker, Quality House, Rosewood, Sam Clay, Sam Sykes Black,  Samuels 1844, Seven Hills, Sir Sidney, Spring River, Stephen Foster, Sunny Glenn, T. W. Samuels,  Tom Hannah, Tom Sims, Very Special Old Fitzgerald, Virgin Bourbon, W. W. Beam, Westpoint, Westridge, & William Stuart.

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Jim Beam* (Beam Global)  Just twenty minutes from Louisville, right off  I 65, is the world’s largest Bourbon distiller.  The seventh generation of the Beam family just may be waiting to shake your hand and give you a big hello.  Stroll the grounds, explore the 1800's cooperage museum, visit the historic T. Jeremiah Beam home, and enjoy a sample or two of the distillery’s hand-crafted Small Batch Bourbons.~

149 Happy Hollow Road

Clermont, KY

Jim Beam, (White, Green , Black and Devil’s Cut) Baker’s, Basil Hayden’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Booker’s True Barrel Bourbon, Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Old Crow, Old Grand-Dad & Jacob’s Well

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Josiah Thedford & Sons, Louisville, KY

Thedford Colonial Style Bourbon,

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Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Ltd. (KBD), Bardstown, KY

Johnny Drum,   Kentucky Vintage, Noah’s Mill, Old Bardstown (Black, Gold & Estate Bottled), Pure Kentucky XO, Rowan’s Creek. Vintage Bourbon, Willett Family Reserve and Willett Pot Still Reserve.


Louisville Distilling Co., LLC

Angel’s Envy

Luxco, St. Louis, MO

Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey & Ezra Brooks.

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Makers Mark* (Beam Global),  History awaits you in this storybook setting outside the charming town of Loretto, a short distant from Bardstown, KY.  This Victorian distillery on its original site and has been designated a National Historic Landmark.  Step back in time as you stroll through the buildings and grounds on a guided tour and discover how the world-renowned bourbon is made by hand every step of the way.  Enjoy tasting their bourbon in the newly renovated tasting area.  And , at the end of the tour, you can purchase and hand-dip your own bottle of Makers Mark in their signature red wax.~

3350 Burks Spring Road

Loretto, KY

Makers Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky (Wheated)

Makers Mark 46 (Wheated)

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McClain & Kyne Distillery, Bardstown, KY, (Castle Brands, New York, NY)

Jefferson’s, Jefferson’s Reserve & Sam Houston

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McCormick Distilling Co.*, Weston, MO, (Distills other spirits but not the Bourbon it sells)

McCormick Gold Label Straight Bourbon

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Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery, Nashville, TN. (From the Dec. 2012/ Jan. 2013 issue Garden &Gun) :In 1885 Charles Nelson’s  Green Brier Distillery  was outproducing Jack Daniels’s nearly twenty to one before Prohibition Shuttered the operation. More than one hundred years later, his great-great grandsons Charlie and Andy Nelson are reviving the family brand one bottle at a time, beginning  with the small batch Belle Meade Bourbon. Sporting a refined version of  the distillery’s historic label-created by the artist who inked the design for the dollar bill-the bourbon is based on the orginal Green Brier recipe, complete with high rhy content and smooth finish. A Tennrssee whiskey is already in barrels, and a brick-and-mortar tasting room and distillery is set to open in 2013.

Belle Meade Sour Mash Straight Bourbon

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Old Pogue Distillery, Bardstown, KY

Old Pogue Master’s Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon

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Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, Louisville, KY, (Produced under contract by Buffalo Trace)

J.P. Van Winkle and Son
2843 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40206
502- 897-9113
Buffalo Trace Distillery
1001 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY 40601

Van Winkle Ultra Premium “Wheated “ Bourbon 10, 12, 15, 20, & 23 year old.

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Prichard’s Distillery,* Kelso, TN (Distills other spirits but not the Bourbon it sells)


Benjamin Prichard Double Barrel Bourbon

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Preiss Imports

10360 Sorrento Valley Road

Suite E

San Diego, CA 82121


A.H.Hirsch Reserve Pot-Stiller Sour Mash Bourbon, 15 year old.

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Rare Breed Distilling, LLC*  (Owned by Gruppo Campari, Italy)  Bourbon  has been distilled here for generations. Sitting on the crest of a hill overlooking the Kentucky River, the Rare Breed Distillery makes a statement in simplicity, as simple and unadorned as the traditional methods used inside.  The legendary Jimmy Russell still watches over this time-honored process that allows you to follow along from grain delivery to bottling - even watch as new Bourbon is poured into hand-crafted oak barrels and sent to age in timber warehouses.~

1525 Tyrone Road

Lawrenburg, KY

Wild Turkey 80 Proof, Wild Turkey 101, Wild Turkey Rare Breed, Russell Reserve, Kentucky Spirit, &  Wild Turkey American Honey.

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Royal Wine Corp.

Princeton, MN

Old Williamsburg Bourbon 80, 101 and Barrel Proof  Bourbon, Peter Jake’s Private Keep Bourbon. Certified Kosher Bourbon

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Spirits Imports,

10210 NW 50th Street

Sunrise, FL 33351


Classic Cask Bourbon, 15 & 21 year old

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Strong Spirits Inc., NY

80 Strong Kentucky Straight Bourbon

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The Bulleit Distilling Co., Lawrenceburg, KY (Distilled under contract by Four Roses, owned by Diageo)

Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey.

Bulleit 10 Bourbon Whiskey

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Tuthilltown Spirits*, Gardiner, NY

Hudson Baby Bourbon Whiskey, 100% Corn

Hudson Four Grain Bourbon Whiskey

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Woodford Reserve Distillery* (Owned by Brown-Forman Distillers, Louisville, KY), Located in the heart of Kentucky’s scenic Bluegrass Region and surrounded by thoroughbred horse farms you’ll find the Woodford Reserve Distillery.  Now a National Historic Landmark, it is on a site originally chosen by Elijah Pepper as a perfect place to distill Bourbon back in 1812.  A guided tour is kept purposely intimate to allow you the opportunity to speak with guides and gain a close-up look at the distillation process - from copper pot stills to the only surviving stone ageing warehouses in America.  The visitors center provides a panoramic view of the entire 78-acre site and celebrates the living history of Kentucky Bourbon.~

7855 McCracken Pike

Versailles, KY

Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon,  Woodford Reserve Masters Collection.

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Woodstone Creek*

3641 Newton Ave

Cincinnati, OH 45207


Woodstone Creek started on a farm in Lebanon, Ohio in January of 1999. Two years later, Woodstone moved to a Cincinnati warehouse to become Ohio's first urban winery/distillery. Woodstone Creek is centrally located near downtown Cincinnati at the intersection of I-71, I-75 and the Norwood Lateral - just a few blocks from Xavier University along Dana Avenue in Evanston. This former factory-warehouse-turned-winery is also a meadery and a port house.

The tasting room, once the factory president's paneled office, is open to the public every Saturday. It features a spectacular curved, 1930's maple and mahogany bar, art gallery and handcrafted jewelry. Customers can sample current releases for a small charge and purchase wine to go by the bottle or case. Wine is served in a keepsake wine glass to take home.

As a true artisan winery and boutique distillery, Woodstone Creek produces limited case lots of wine, mead and distilled spirit. Offerings change seasonally - Ohio grape varietal's from dry to sweet, honeywine from local honey, port with our own potstilled brandy and fruit wine from area farms. Woodstone offers an unusual range of mead (7-10) from dry to sweet and fortified dessert wines. Woodstone's potstill produces brandy, honey liquor, five grain bourbon, single malt whisky (peated and unpeated), dark rum, smoky gin, bierschnaaps and vodka. Truly unique - all the fermentation arts come together at Woodstone Creek as our winemaker is a brewmaster, mead mazer and master distiller all in one!

Woodstone Creek Bourbon

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Wyoming Whiskey Inc.*

100 South Nelson Street

Kirby, WY 82430

On July 4, 2009 in Kirby, Wyoming 144 years of Wyoming heritage and 220 years of American bourbon making tradition collided in the Big Horn Basin. Under the direction of Master Distiller Steve Nally, and using 100% Wyoming grains and water, Wyoming Whiskey has started small batch production at the state’s first legal distillery with one simple goal - to create America’s next great bourbon. Release date for first distribution is December 2012.

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Kissing Cousins:  This category includes whiskies that are not officially bourbons, but would fit well into a comparison whiskey tasting menu.

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Conecuh Ridge Distillery, Orange Beach, AL (Whiskey is distilled in Kentucky using water shipped from Alabama)

Conecuh Ridge Alabama Style Whiskey

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Early Times Distillery* Shively, KY (Owned by Brown-Forman Distillers, Louisville, KY.)

Early Times Kentucky Straight Whiskey

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George Dickel Distillery*, Tullahoma, TN (Owned by Diageo)

George Dickel Tennessee Whiskey

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Jack Daniels*, Lynchburg, TN (Owned by Brown-Forman Distillers, Louisville, KY.)

Jack Daniels Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey,  Jack Daniels Single Barrel, & Gentleman Jack.

* Actual Distilleries

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Distillers, Rectifiers, and marketing companies.  All bourbon is produced by the distillers.  Rectifier have some involvement in the bourbon they sell, while the marketing companies are selling bourbon produced by one of the distillers or rectifiers.  Distillers are identified by an *

Alltech Brewing and Distilling Co*.

A Smith Bowman Distillery*

Barton’s 1792 Distillery*

Breckenridge Distillery*

Buffalo Trace*

Chatham Imports

Corner Creek Distilling Co

CVI Brands

Early Times Distillery*

Frank-Lin Distillers Products, Ltd.

Four Roses*

Garrison Brothers Distillery*

Finger:Lakes Disrilling*

Harrison Bourbon Co.*

Heaven Hill*

Jim Beam*

Josiah Thedford & Sons.

Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Ltd. (KBD)

Louisville Distilling Co., LLC


Makers Mark*

McClain & Kyne Distillery

McCormick Distilling Co.*

Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery*

Old Pogue Distillery*

Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery

Preiss Imports

Prichard’s Distillery,*

Rare Breed Distilling, LLC* (Wild Turkey)

Royal Wine Corp.

Spirits Imports

Strong Spirits Inc.

The Bulleit Distilling Co.

Tuthilltown Spirits*

Woodford Reserve Distillery*

Woodstone Creek

Wyoming Whiskey*

Non Bourbon Distilleries

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