Booking A March Tour At The Buffalo Trace Distillery

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March Tour Dates Become Available

Step 1) Pick a reservation date

The first step is selecting a date for your tour. You may book your reservation date online at reservations.buffalotracedistillery.com, but availability could be limited depending on when you visit the site.

The dates for the following month are open for you to book on the first Tuesday of the previous month. The Buffalo Trace reservation calendar will open on February 7th at 9:00 AM for tours taking place in March.

Once you click on a date, you will be prompted to select the type of tour you wish to join. Not all tours are available every day so you may have to browse different dates to find a specific tour.

Below are the choices to select from.

Bourbon Barrel

  • A start-to-finish tour of the barrel process throughout the Distillery.
  • For safety purposes, this tour is not available for guests under 12 years old.
  • This tour route is not ADA-accessible.
  • All tours are complimentary and include a 15-minute tasting.
  • Note that no allocated bottle released that day is held for you.
  • Reservations are require

Expansion Tour (Limited Availability)

  • A hard hat tour of the Distillery’s expansion to ferment, distill and bottle their whiskies.
  • For safety purposes, this tour is not available for guests under 12 years old. This tour route is not ADA-accessible.
  • All tours are complimentary and include a 15-minute tasting.
  • Note that no allocated bottle released that day is held for you.
  • Reservations are required.

Old Taylor Tour

  • Tour of the Old Taylor House, the OFC Building, OFC Fermenter #7 nicknamed “Old Taylor”, and Warehouse C.
  • The tour route includes stairs and there is a lot of walking involved so comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Those with acrophobia and/or fear of walking across metal grates may want to seek a different tour.
  • For safety purposes, this tour is not available for guests under 12 years old.
  • This tour route is not ADA-accessible.
  • All tours are complimentary and include a 15-minute tasting.
  • Note that no allocated bottle released that day is held for you.
  • Reservations are required.

Trace Tour

  • Tour the different stages of the bourbon-making process and get the history of the Distillery.
  • Visitors of all ages are welcome to join us for this tour.
  • Please be prepared for a significant amount of walking so comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • The Trace Tour is open to all ages and is ADA-accessible.
  • All tours are complimentary and include a 15-minute tasting.
  • Note that no allocated bottle released that day is held for you.
  • Reservations are required.

Step 2) Enter your reservation Information

Next, you will need to enter the following information to continue with the booking process.

  • Number of Guests over 21
  • Number of Guests under 21
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Zip Code
  • Country
  • How did you hear about us?

Step 3) Special Requests

They will then ask for any special requests regarding ADA (the Americans with Disabilities Act) or if it is for a special occasion.

Step 4) Review Your Order and Confirm

You will receive a bar code like the one shown below with an order confirmation number once you have finished and confirmed the reservation. Past guests have noted that these can be transferred to other parties without notifying the Distillery and are just scanned at the beginning of the tour.

We hope you found this informative and enjoy your tour!

2 thoughts on “Booking A March Tour At The Buffalo Trace Distillery

  1. Took the Expansion Tour last week and we did not get a hard hat tour of the Distillery’s expansion to ferment, distill and bottle their whiskies. We were only told about it and it became a combination Old Taylor/Bourbon Barrel Tour.

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