Tag Archives: Whiskey Travel

Touring Angel’s Envy

Angel's Envy distillery interior

Louisville’s Most Elegant Urban Distillery By Richard Thomas Kentucky Bourbon tourism is an overflowing cup nowadays, with so many distillery options to choose from that “spoiled for choice” doesn’t even begin to describe it. In just Louisville, a visitor has four whiskeyfied tourist destinations in the city (Evan Williams Experience, Beam Stillhouse, Peerless Distillery and Angel’s Envy), with a fifth ...

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Touring Maker’s Mark

Maker's Mark Distillery

By Richard Thomas When Maker’s Mark says they love having visitors stop by the distillery, that isn’t a modern thing. My first visit was in 1992, when even Jim Beam’s Small Batch Collection was new. At that time, it was the only distillery in the state that could be called a proper tourist destination, that due in large part to ...

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Spirit Of Speyside Turns (Slightly) Japanese

If you think that Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival simply celebrates amber nectar from the world-famous region that is home to more than half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries then think again – visitors will have the opportunity to sample a range of Japanese whiskies too. While the chance to meet key players in the Speyside whisky industry and join ...

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Spirit Of Speyside Tickets On Sale This Week

Tickets for the 2017 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival will go on sale this week – and organisers expect a scramble for a handful of exclusive tickets that will allow visitors to enter the doors of distilleries which have never before opened to the public. It is anticipated that tickets for tours of Speyburn, Knockdu and Balmenach distilleries – all ...

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail Broke 1 Million Mark Last Year

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail’s official venues hosted more than 1 million visits last year, breaking that prestigious milestone mark for the first time since the tour was founded in 1999, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced last week. The booming tourist attraction has grown 300 percent in the last 10 years and spawned the companion Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour in ...

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