place10 Distillery Rd., Owensboro, KY 42301
One of the oldest bourbon distilleries in the world, Green River Distilling Company is an essential stop for bourbon enthusiasts. You can visit the 26-acre Green River Distilling Company for a behind-the-scenes look at how Kentucky Bourbon is made. With an annual capacity exceeding 95,000 barrels of whiskey, a tour of the Green River Distilling Company covers every aspect of whiskey production, from grain, to mash, to barrel. After you’ve seen how whiskey is made, you’ll get to taste the end products—
Owensboro owes its rich bourbon history to its setting along a rail line and waterway, its tremendous limestone water source, extensive oak forests, and the hard work of local grain farmers. The location of the Green River Distilling Company has been producing Bourbon Whiskey since 1885. Walking tours are offered Monday through Saturday at 10 a.m., Noon, and 2 p.m. Sit & Sip tours are offered at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sit & Sip tours do not include a walking tour, just tasting the bourbon. You can do a barrel thieving tour on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Duke Spirits tasting flights are offered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 2:15 p.m and on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.