Castle & Key Distillery
Castle & Key was one of Kentucky’s most highly-anticipated new distilleries. Located near Frankfort, Ky., Castle & Key operates out of a castle that holds more than a century of distilling history. Where Old Taylor Distillery once sat, Castle & Key looks to product well-crafted spirits, including gin and bourbon. With lush 113-acre grounds of rolling hills and gardens, Castle & Key is now open for tours.
The Distillery Tour
Learn about how the Castle & Key team resurrected Col. E.H. Taylor’s abandoned Old Taylor Distillery site. Currently producing bourbon, rye, vodka and gin, the stunning grounds include a limestone castle, elaborate gazebos, a massive bourbon warehouse, and sunken gardens.
The Bourbon Tastings
Castle & Key’s bourbon and whiskey is currently aging, so those are not yet available for tasting. However, the distillery’s craft gin and vodka are part of the tasting.
Things to know about Castle & Key
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Castle & Key made?
Castle & Key products are made at their Frankfort, Ky., distillery located in the former Old Taylor Distillery at 4445 McCracken Pike.
Who owns Castle & Key?
Independent founding partners Will Arvin and Wes Murray own Castle & Key Distillery.
What bourbons and whiskeys does Castle & Key produce?
Castle & Key produces gin and vodka. Their bourbon and rye whiskey are currently aging.
Is Castle & Key on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail?
No, Castle & Key is not currently a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®.
Which distilleries are near Castle & Key?
Where can I find out more about Castle & Key?
Learn about Castle & Key at castleandkey.com.
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