Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience

1311 Gilkey Run Road
Bardstown, KY 40004

Heaven Hill Distillery has been lifting America’s spirit since 1935. Founded by
five brothers shortly after the repeal of Prohibition, the family’s entrepreneurial spirit has guided the growth of an award-winning product portfolio and trail-blazing visitor experiences for generations. 2021 ushered in the next chapter
of innovation with the completion of a campus expansion including iconic new tasting rooms, expanded gift shop, interactive exhibits, bar and rooftop deck, and VIP experiences. Centrally located in the heart of Bardstown, Heaven Hill Distillery is just minutes from historic attractions, lodging and restaurants.


Heaven Hill is the largest family-owned-and-operated distilled spirits company in the United States. This independent, local distillery is the second-largest holder of aging Bourbon barrels in the world.

Featured Amenities

  • Cocktail Bar
  • Sustainable
  • Event Spaces
  • Open 7 Days (Except Holidays)
  • Museum / Art Exhibit

Signature Recipe

Elijah Craig Old Fashioned


2 ounces Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon 

3 dashes Bitters

1/4 ounce Simple Syrup

1 Brandied Cherry

1 swath of Orange



Add all ingredients into mixing glass. Stir until well-chilled. Strain over large ice cube in double Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with brandied cherry and swath of orange.

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