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Barrel House Distillery

1200 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504-1129
+1 859-259-0159
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Attractive Gift Shop

This was the first distillery we stopped at to tour the bourbon making process and were surprised... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
noraden
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Pottstown, PA
Great distillery, great spirits

Dropped by on a Monday and wandered in. My wife and I were treated to a fantastic tasting along... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christopher S
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1200 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504-1129
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first distillery we stopped at to tour the bourbon making process and were surprised by the attractive gift shop and friendliness of the staff. The tour was relatively short, but very informative. It is located in the town so doesn't have the...More

Thank noraden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped by on a Monday and wandered in. My wife and I were treated to a fantastic tasting along with a long conversation about the ingredients and process involved for each spirit. It wasn't until we were there for almost an hour that we found...More

Thank Christopher S
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great guide who just kept at it in the heat of summer. Great to see a small operation. Tastings were great. Just disappointed they were sold out of the Bourbon. Next time!

Thank DebbieMcGee
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Debbie! We are disappointed that we are out of RockCastle Bourbon too! Wish we could make it in a few months instead of a few years! See you next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just did a tasting but it was a very cool setting and relaxed feel!! The oak rum was our favorite!! Very smooth!! The staff was fun and knowledgeable!! The vodka was yummy too!!

Thank Cindi M
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in to see us!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

It was literally a one room tour that highlighted the start up process of a new distillery. I found it to be more of a neighborhood history lesson. However, staff was pleasurable and fun. Tour was $5

1  Thank Greg C
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Visited this distillery and enjoyed tastings with Chad. The location has updated the distillery and added the Elkhorn Tavern. The bourbon was not available for tasting, but the rum and vodka were. Fun Experience and no charge for tour or tasting. Part of the Kentucky...More

Thank Patty L G
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Hubby was disappointed they were out Rock Castle Bourbon until September. There's a bar, ice cream store and restaurant in the complex.More

Thank BLMerce
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Hey folks we are very sorry for being out of RockCastle Bourbon, but fortunately it has been very well received by the public and sells out as soon as we release it. We have several fans that drive down on release dates to pick up...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I stopped here while exploring Lexington. Definitely worth it! Chad was a great host and was excited to talk about the work they do. They offer several samples of different products. The only downside was they were out of bourbon....

Thank Lrlove122
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thanks for stopping by and visiting and for the great review! Please follow us on instagram and/or facebook for announcements on future RockCastle Bourbon releases. It goes fast! Thanks again so much.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

It is a long walk from downtown Lexington. So maybe not the best way to visit. 5$ for the tour but worth every dime. Tourguide was very enthousiastic, his explanation very clear. Too bad there wasn't any Bourbon to buy, but we did taste it....More

Thank Hetbelgje666
Barrel_House, Owner at Barrel House Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks for the great review and walking from downtown. It is about a mile each way and the there are no sidewalks the last little bit. That will change soon with construction starting on the Town Branch Trail that will run from the distillery to...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

The guy who led the tour and tasting was knowledgable, friendly, and personable. My husband and I liked the vibe of the place - laid back, friendly. Unfortunately, they were OUT of their bourbon - bummer, this is why we came. We did enjoy a...More

Thank Katherine B
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