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Old Forester Distillery Tour

Our Distillery tour brings us right back to where we started, on Whiskey Row. No matter your bourbon knowledge, this distillery experience is a must. You’ll learn why it was necessary for Old Forester to be the first bottled bourbon, how we still protect the integrity of our whiskies today, and how our unique in-house cooperage works. This guided tour ends with a tasting of our award-winning expressions along with some basic instruction on how to smell, taste, and identify the flavor notes in our products. So book your experience today.

What you should know.

Tours start every 15 minutes. Walk-ins are welcome, but we encourage you to book your experience online to ensure your desired tour experience and time.

At the end of the tour, guests of legal drinking age (21+) can taste our award-winning bourbon in one of our three Tasting Rooms. Named for the three distilleries George Garvin Brown purchased; Mellwood, Mattingly, and Atherton.

Tours are $18 per person.

Tastings include three Old Forester expressions. It’s a surprise every time.

Tour information.

Tuesday–Thursday: 10 A.M.–6 P.M. EDT
Friday–Saturday: 10 A.M.–7 P.M. EDT
Sunday: 12 P.M.–5 P.M. EDT
Distillery operations run Tuesday–Saturday.

Please take note.

Can’t find the tour date and time you are looking for? We might have a special tour available at the time. Check out our Taste Through History and Nothing Better in the Market tour offerings for more availability.

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Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, 43-57.5% Alc./Vol., Old Forester Mint Julep Cocktail, 30% Alc./Vol. Old Forester Distilling Company at Louisville in Kentucky. OLD FORESTER is a registered trademark. “AMERICA’S FIRST BOTTLED BOURBON” is a trademark. ©2019 Brown-Forman Distillers. All rights reserved. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.

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