Michter’s Distillery

The homeplace for Michter’s opened in early 2019 in downtown Louisville. The brand known for its limited-release bourbon and rye whiskey offers tours at its new visitor experience in the Fort Nelson Building on Main Street. The architecturally and historically significant space has undergone a massive rehabilitation project to protect the cast iron facade and ensure the structural integrity of the beautiful building.

The Distillery Tour

Tours of Michter’s include a look behind the scenes of the Fort Nelson Building, where bourbon and rye are made on historic Michter’s equipment.

The Bourbon Tastings

Tasting flights at Michter’s include a range of rye and bourbon products.

Michter's Distillery Tour and Tasting on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®

Things to know about Michter’s

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Michter’s made?

Michter’s Fort Nelson Distillery is located at 801 W. Main St. in Louisville, Ky. Most of Michter’s whiskey is made at its distillery in the Shively neighborhood of Louisville, which is not open to the public.

Who owns Michter’s?

Michter’s is owned by Chatham Imports, a supplier of imported wines and niche spirits.

What bourbons and whiskeys does Michter’s produce?

Michter’s makes a variety of bourbon and rye whiskey, some of which are toasted versions.

Is Michter’s on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail?

Yes, Michter’s is a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®.

Which distilleries are near Michter’s?

Michter’s is located in downtown Louisville near distilleries like Old Forester, Peerless and Evan Williams.

Where can I find out more about Michter’s?

Learn about Michter’s at michters.com.

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