Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour Expands Westward with Addition Casey Jones Distillery

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Casey Jones Distillery located in Hopkinsville, Kentucky has announced it is now an official member in the newly revamped Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour. The world famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail is broken down into two categories based on the volume of spirits a distillery produces. There are the long established large heritage distilleries that make up the Kentucky Bourbon Trail that started in 1999 and then there are the craft spirits distilleries that started the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour in 2012. All combined the Trails have drawn more than 2.5 million visitors from all 50 states and 25 countries in the last five years and have become leading educational and tourism destinations.

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour Now Boasts 20 Distilleries

With the addition of Casey Jones Distillery, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour now features 20 craft distillery destinations. To better promote the experience, the Kentucky Distillers Association has divided the state into four Craft Tour regions –

  • Northern
  • Central
  • Bluegrass
  • Western

Casey Jones Distillery is one of four that make up the West region of featured craft distilleries. The full list is included below.

Get Your Passport Stamped – Get a Prize

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour - 2019-2020 Passport BookPassport holders who collect all stamps within one of the four Craft Tour regions receive a specialized medallion representing the region. Passports stamped at all distilleries in the four regions are rewarded a distinctly designed barrel stave to display each of the four region medallions. Visitors must tour each distillery in order to collect their stamp.

Craft spirit fans are invited to pick up their official Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour Passport when they visit Casey Jones Distillery or any of the participating distilleries. In addition to outlining each of the 20 craft distilleries, the Passport also provides a way to track completion of the Trail by collecting distillery stamps at each destination.

Casey Jones Distillery was founded in 2014 by Arlon Casey Jones, a direct descendant of the company’s namesake, and Peg Hays. Together the husband and wife team operate the Hopkinsville, KY based company with a focus on tradition and authenticity in the distillation of small-batch craft distilled spirits. Jones says, “Whether you’re sipping barrel cut, moonshine or bourbon, one taste and you’ll see why they call it magic.”

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The Complete List of Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour Members

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour - Expands West with Addition of Casey Jones Distillery

Distillery City State
Northern Region
Boone County Distilling Independence Kentucky
Neeley Family Distillery Sparta Kentucky
New Riff Distilling Newport Kentucky
Old Pogue Distillery Maysville Kentucky
Second Sight Spirits Ludlow Kentucky
Central Region Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour - Central Region
Jeptha Creed Distillery Shelbyville Kentucky
Kentucky Artisan Distillery Crestwood Kentucky
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Louisville Kentucky
Preservation Distillery Bardstown Kentucky
Willett Distillery Bardstown Kentucky
Western Region Western Region
Boundary Oak Distillery Radcliff Kentucky
Casey Jones Distillery Hopkinsville Kentucky
Dueling Grounds Distillery Franklin Kentucky
MB Roland Distillery Pembroke Kentucky
Bluegrass Region Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour - Bluegrass Region
Barrel House Distillery Lexington Kentucky
Bluegrass Distillers Lexington Kentucky
Hartfield & Co. Distillery Paris Kentucky
James E. Pepper Distillery Lexington Kentucky
Limestone Branch Distilling Lebanon Kentucky
Wilderness Trail Distillery Danville Kentucky

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