One of the greatest claims to fame of the area is the famous Bourbon Trail. Kentucky is well-known for its unique bourbon, and for those that live at our Norton Commons apartments, some of the finest distilleries are located nearby. Spend the day or weekend tasting different varieties of bourbon and learning about the history of the liquor at these distilleries and establishments near Veranda at Norton Commons.
Kentucky Artisan Distillery
Less than 15 minutes from our apartments in Norton Commons is the Kentucky Artisan Distillery, “where distilling is an art.” Currently known as the official home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, thanks to a partnership, they mash roughly 75 bushels of grain each day from the 700-acre neighboring farm, Waldeck Farm. Producing over 35 barrels a week, their spirits are produced from grains grown and malted right here in the area. Learn more about the bourbons and tours on the Kentucky Artisan Distillery website.
Learn more about the intricacies of Jefferson’s Bourbon, which currently is produced by Kentucky Artisan Distillery, on their website. From small batch to limited editions, their whiskeys are worth the try.
Kentucky Bourbon Tours
When you want to try a little bit of everything but don’t know where to start, book a tour with Kentucky Bourbon Tours. Offering public and private, customized tours, this operator builds your day around what you want to see (and taste!) the most. Then, based on other factors, they will introduce you to additional distilleries and options that you might not have been aware of that just might steal the show. With chauffeurs, planners, guides, and the newest vehicles, you and your guests will have nothing to do but relax and enjoy yourselves. View their tours and book your dates on the Kentucky Bourbon Tours website.
Watch Hill Proper
Looking to add a delicious meal to your bourbon experience? Then Watch Hill Proper is the place you’ll want to be. “Our purpose is to be a dining destination that celebrates American whiskey from all around the country but in particular Kentucky bourbon,” they boast on their homepage. You’ll start with a cocktail in the speakeasy, where you’ll take a seat at a leather sofa or dining table. Then, you’ll speak with your server about bourbon options before ordering from the decadent menu with elevated food. Learn more on the Watch Hill Proper website.
Appreciate and learn about Kentucky’s finest bourbon at these fantastic distilleries, tour operators, and restaurants on the Bourbon Trail near Veranda at Norton Commons. Stop by and tour our property today.