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Breakfast - CHARR'D BOURBON KITCHEN & LOUNGE* - An official stop on the Urban Bourbon Trail- From the food to the décor, Charr'd is truly bourbon-inspired. The restaurant features local and regional ingredients harvested in Bourbon Country and serves it in a classy dining room inspired by bourbon barrels and limestone.
JEPTHA CREED DISTILLERY - Owned and operated by a dynamic mother-and-daughter team, Jeptha Creed sits on 64-acres of farmland just 30 minutes from downtown Louisville, where they grow the Bloody Butcher Corn used for all their products. Jeptha Creed uses old fashioned methods to meet today’s demanding modern tastes.
COPPER & KINGS AMERICAN BRANDY - Based in Butchertown, Copper & Kings is making dynamic American style brandy. Tour this modern distillery, where guests will learn about the brandy distilling process. Visitors will also tour the 75% underground, naturally climate-controlled brandy cellar where the barrels are sonically aged through music.
Lunch - BUTCHERTOWN PIZZA HALL* - It all started with a simple idea: a chef-driven restaurant with high quality products that everybody could afford. The neighborhood’s revitalization and opportunity for possibility made Butchertown the obvious place for a fast-casual joint that served really, really good pizza.
RABBIT HOLE DISTILLERY - Distilling is baked in Louisville’s culture. Rabbit Hole is at the city’s creative heart, the NULU district, the nexus of old and new, where artists and entrepreneurs pursue their vision without budgeting for regret. From grain to bottle, inside Rabbit Hole, you’ll witness the creation of modern spirits.
ANGEL’S ENVY DISTILLERY – Opened in 2016 along historic Whiskey Row, Angel’s Envy offers visitors a fully operational urban distillery experience unlike any other. See the distillation process from beginning to end, with the tour ending in the Finishing Room with a tasting of Angel’s Envy.
OLD FORESTER DISTILLERY - Old Forester harkens back to the heritage and authenticity of America’s First Bottled Bourbon in a state-of-the-art facility that celebrates Old Forester’s origins, and the role of bourbon in Louisville’s history.
Happy Hour - CORNER RESTAURANT & BAR AT ALOFT* - An official stop on the Urban Bourbon Trail-With more than 70 Bourbons behind the bar, Corner Restaurant & Bar offers a full menu of options for lunch in a modern & fun atmosphere. Be sure to try their Double Corner Burger smothered in a Bourbon glaze.
Dinner - DOC CROW'S SOUTHERN SMOKEHOUSE & RAW BAR* - An official stop on the Urban Bourbon Trail-Located in the historic Whiskey Row of downtown Louisville, Doc Crow’s offers the freshest flavors of American Southern cuisine. The traditional menu celebrates classic seafood favorites from the coastal areas and diverse barbecue styles found throughout the interior regions. This Southern institution pays homage to its Whiskey Row location with a wide selection of the world’s great whiskies and a focus on America’s Native Spirit, bourbon.
Nightlife - HELL OR HIGH WATER - Deep within a historic building in downtown Louisville is a bar built on mystery, where the modern world dissolves into red velvet booths and one-of-a-kind cocktails. OR FOUNTAIN ON FOURTH ICE CREAM LOUNGE- Sometimes the best things in life come in unexpected combinations like ice cream and bourbon! Stop by to enjoy these spirited desserts with celebrate the taste of Bourbon Country.
*Restaurants listed are recommended based on location in relation to the itinerary stops before and after meals and relation to theme of itinerary. For more dining ideas, search by cuisine or neighborhood. Click here.
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