Welcome to the award-winning Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown, Kentucky. Choose between two of our experiences, where the Bourbon Hosts will guide you through the history, heritage and lore of Bourbon making. At the end of each experience, receive an educational Bourbon tasting of some of the most critically acclaimed Bourbons in the industry.
Tickets cannot be purchased online for a tour taking place within 24 hours. However, walk-ins are welcome at the Bourbon Heritage Center. Please call (502) 337-9593 for further assistance (Monday-Friday only). For hours of operation and tour information, call (502) 337-1000 x1.
Join your Bourbon Host through Rickhouse Y as you learn about the aging process of Bourbon and the magic that takes place inside the barrel. In our unique tasting room, known as the Parker Beam Tasting Barrel, enjoy an educational tasting of three of our nationally acclaimed American Whiskeys, each from a different mashbill. Listen to your Bourbon Host to discover the differences of each mashbill, as well as why Heaven Hill Distillery is the only producer of all five styles of American Whiskey.
The 1 hour Mashbill Tour and Tasting is available during normal business hours, weather permitting.
If you're looking to dive deeper into the world of Bourbon, look no further than the Whiskey Connoisseur Experience. Throughout this one-of-a-kind experience, learn everything you need to know about aging, warehousing and the art of selecting and tasting Bourbon. Enjoy an educational tasting of four products, led by one of our knowledgeable Bourbon Hosts. When your experience is complete, don't forget to take home your complimentary tasting glass.
The 45-minute Whiskey Connoisseur Experience is available during normal business hours.
When The Bottled-in-Bond Act of 1897 was passed, it was the first consumer protection legislation in the history of the United States. During this 30-minute tasting, learn why the Bottled-in-Bond Act was introduced, and discover why family-owned and operated Heaven Hill Distillery produces more Bottled-in-Bond whiskeys than anyone else in the world. This tasting includes four different Bottled-in-Bond whiskeys and is $15 per person.