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Where Kentucky Bourbon meets Science

Wilderness Trail Distillery, located on 163 acres in Danville, KY, is a family-owned business that began in 2012. Co-owners Shane Baker and Pat Heist use their love of whiskey and 28+ years of fermentation expertise to make some of the Kentucky’s Finest Bourbon Whiskey. Wilderness Trail prides itself on locally-sourced grains, its sweet mash process, low-barrel proof entry and non-chill-filtered whiskeys. They focus on the science behind Bourbon making and enjoy sharing their knowledge with Bourbon Trail visitors.

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HOURS & TOURS

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Tours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. for lunch

Gift Shop & Tastings:  Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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flag icon - Wilderness Trail DistilleryTOURS: $15

Tours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Closed 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. for lunch

Tour includes a souvenir shot glass and Bourbon ball

Tasting experiences are offered at 15 minutes past the hour (20 minutes each): $8

Cocktails available

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MEET MASTER DISTILLER
Shane Baker

“We’re not interested in making the most. Just the best.”

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EXPERT TIP

When you visit, be sure and taste their new make off the still and experience the difference between sweet mash and sour mash.