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Hello Bourbonaites, this trip could be canceled if we don't have 14 that would like to experence "Bardstown, Ky... the price is based on 14, at this time we have 7.  I must let "Bardstown Bourbon Tours" know soon if we will be doing the "Bourbon Experience" described below.  Please let me know ASAP if you would like to go with us this time.  We have reservations at all the distilleries  listed for  September 9th and we need to send a deposit to hold our spot.  I must hear from you this week June 11-17, 2022.    Hopefully we can have a "Bardstown, KY trip this year!  




Please read this all the way to the end....Thank you Barb

Hello Bourbonaites, it is  time to start collecting payment for the Bardstown Trip (this payment is for the tour on Saturday).  You will pay separately  for your lodging.  See below for cost of the tour. 

Choices for lodging:  I have 6 rooms on hold at "The Old Tabbott Tavern" Reservation # 138718 under CSC.  502.348.3494.  If  you get VM leave your name and # and you will receive a return call.

BOOK YOUR OWN ROOM,  this way you can manage your room and if necessary your cancelations. 

The price FOR THE TOUR ON SATURDAY, $325 ** Price is based on 14 people***  includes the following:

 1.A 20 passanger van (there are only 14 of us so we will have plenty of room)

2.A driver/guide (so we can indulge in the Bourbon without consequences)

3. 9:45 Pickup at the Talbott Tavern, Bardstown

4. 10:30 Tour/Tasting at Jim Beam Distillery

5. Lunch at the Jim Beam Kitchen Table * included in your tour cost.*

6.  2:00 p.m. Shaken & Stirred Experience at Bardstown Bourbon Company, this is so much fun you will actually learn to make two (2) cocktails and then you get to drink them!!!!

7.  4:00 p.m. New this Year "You Do Bourbon" Experience at the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience, "You Do Bourbon" is a 90 minute, completely unique experience where you can taste three (3) different Higher Level Bourbons specific to "You Do Bourbon", choose your favorite and get the opportunity bottle it and personalize it yourself. You will also explore the hands on "You Do Bourbon Lab".    You will be given the opportunity to purchase your own bottle at the end of the experence.

8. 5:15 Return to the Talbott Tavern/Inn

6. Ice and water and a cooler on the bus if you want to have extra tasting of the bourbon you might purchase

*** Drivers Tip included in the tour price****

Please make a check payable Barb Wise, ** The CSC does not have a C/C   mark on the memo line Bardstown Trip****  The club does not have a C/C, I will mail a check to Bardstown Bourbon Town Tours for all of us*** Please note we can only have 14 on this trip..  At this time we have 7 and we have one male that needs a roommate  Please mail check to me Barb Wise 5602 Crestview Dr. Hixson, TN 37343

when you board the bus Saturday morning be sure to have a Valid ID, closed toe shoes are recommended. 

Thank you,



Please continue reading....

Please note date of the 2021 Bardstown, KY Bourbon Tour...

September 9-11, 2022

Bardstown, KY*** Please note; there are no plans to make this a yearly trip.

* Friday make your way to Bardstown, if you would like you can arrive early in time to tour other distilleries close to Bardstown or other places to see along the way.  Group dinner is Friday Night September 9th @6:00 p.m at the  "The Talbott Tavern Restaurant", just walk down the stairs to dinner. 

Saturday night September 10th.   no planned group dinner, however "Mammy's Kitchen"  live music on Saturday night, walk across the street from the Tavern and Jailers Inn. You can also make reservations to eat at the Tavern Resturant OR Barbie and I discovered this drug store (walking distance),with an actual soda fountain  all flavors of ice cream and I understand they make the best hamburges in town!! Just saying! Could be a choice.

Historic District  Bardstown was settled in 1780 and was selected as the county seat of Nelson County, then part of Virginia.  It is Kentucky's second oldest city.  More than 300 buildings in Nelson County are on the National Register of Historic Places; nearly 200 of lthem are in the historic Downton District. 

Please let me know when you have booked your room,

Thank you Bourbon People, This is going to be a GREAT TRIP!!!!