In what at first seems like an unlikely pairing actually makes perfect sense. Both Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. and Sazerac, parent company of Buffalo Trace Distillery and Barton 1792 Distillery play to the beat of a different drum. The companies have announced they are pairing the three distilleries into a unique new tour experience called Barreled & Bold – Kentucky Distillery Adventures. The new tour experience includes Copper & Kings American Brandy Company in Louisville, Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort and Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, the “Bourbon Capital of the World.”
Barreled & Bold – Kentucky Distillery Adventures
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Copper & Kings American Brandy Expects to Double Distillery Visitors
“Ok, wow, all-star line-up for sure,” said Herron. “What a proposition! Bourbon Pompeii to Rock & Roll Brandy, Warehouse X, maybe not SpaceX, but it does feel like a rocket about to take off. Three completely unique perspectives of adventurous Kentucky spirits, Bourbon, American Brandy, Gins and Absinthe. From the barrel for the bold, bold from the barrel. Its Kentucky hospitality distilled. Our guests will be surrounded by Kentucky’s unique, welcoming charm, and the distinctive educational experiences will hopefully keep them coming back for more.”
Buffalo Trace Distillery – More than 230,000 Visitors in 2018
Buffalo Trace Distillery is one of the most popular distillery tours in all of Kentucky. The distillery saw a 15% year over year increase in tourism and is in the midst of a $1.2 billion investment to expand its distilling and aging capabilities, and again expand its visitor center to accommodate an increasing number of guests.
“Bringing together the union of the world’s most award-winning distillery, Kentucky’s oldest fully operating distillery in the Bourbon Capital of the world, and perhaps the most imaginative new distillery in America, is something akin to the aligning of stars,” said Brown. “However, this is not just serendipity, this is allowing for a partnership that can provide an exciting, adventurous window to the past, present and future of distilling in America, well beyond the borders of Kentucky.”
Free Distillery Tours and Progressive Merchandise Discounts
Barreled & Bold – Kentucky Distillery Adventures tours are available immediately. The new program will provide guests with the full spectrum of Kentucky’s distilled spirits manufacturing, as each distillery has a varied and distinctive story to tell.