Jeptha Creed Distillery

Distilling is a farm-to-bottle family affair at Jeptha Creed in Shelbyville, Ky. By growing and distilling their own heirloom Bloody Butcher corn, distillers at Jeptha Creed craft a range of intriguing spirits including vodka, moonshine, bourbon and rye whiskey. With one of a few female master distillers in the country, Jeptha Creed is a great example of a modern facility making spirits on a small scale.

The Distillery Tour

You’ll get a true behind-the-scenes look at this small distillery’s entire operation from start to finish on your tour, including beautiful copper pot stills. Plus, an onsite cocktail bar and laidback outdoor patio make for a perfect pre- or post-tour hangout. You can even bring a cocktail on your tour!

Mint Julep partners with Jeptha Creed to offer a distiller-led experience that includes tasting whiskey straight from a barrel. 

The Bourbon Tastings

You’ll get to sample the Jeptha Creed Bourbon as well as vodkas and moonshines with a variety of flavors infused from natural, homegrown ingredients.

Jeptha Creed Kentucky Bourbon Bottle

Things to know about Jeptha Creed

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Jeptha Creed made?

Operations for Jeptha Creed take place at their Shelbyville micro-distillery and homeplace at 500 Gordon Lane.

Who owns Jeptha Creed?

Jeptha Creed is independently owned by the Nethery family.

What bourbons and whiskeys does Jeptha Creed produce?

Jeptha Creed Bourbon, Bloody Butcher’s Creed Bourbon, Vodka and Moonshine are made at Jeptha Creed.

Is Jeptha Creed on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail?

Yes, Jeptha Creed is a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour®.

Which distilleries are near Jeptha Creed?

Just outside of Louisville, Jeptha Creed can be paired with urban distilleries like Copper & Kings or Evan Williams Bourbon Experience or east distilleries like Three Boys Farm or Buffalo Trace.

Where can I find out more about Jeptha Creed?

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Start Planning Your Kentucky Bourbon Distillery Tour

Let’s start planning your ultimate Kentucky bourbon distillery tour today! We offer a variety of public tours as well as custom-made experiences that are tailored to your every bourbon desire.