Neeley Family Distillery

One of Kentucky’s youngest distillers is at the helm at Neeley Family Distillery. Owner Royce Neeley was in his early 20s when he opened the small Neely family distillery and visitor center near the Kentucky Speedway.

The Neeley Family Distillery Tour

Learn 11 generations of Neeley distilling history on your tour and see a 100-year-old still from the family’s time in the hollers of eastern Kentucky. Craftsmanship is on display in this small distillery with pot stills that create less than 1,000 barrels of spirits each year.

Mint Julep partners with Neeley Family Distillery to offer a guided tour with tastings of multiple moonshines and a from-the-barrel bourbon sampling experience.

The Bourbon Tastings

Try the Neeley Kentucky Single Barrel Bourbon and also flavored moonshines like lemon drop, apple pie and sweet tea on your tour.

Things to know about Neeley Family Distillery

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Neeley Family Bourbon made?

Neeley Family is made at 4360 Kentucky Highway 1130 South in Sparta, Ky.

Who owns Neeley Family Distillery?

Neeley Family Distillery is owned by Royce Neeley.

What bourbons and whiskeys does Neeley Family produce?

Neeley Family Distillery produces a range of Neeley Family-branded bourbon, whiskey, rum, moonshine, vodka and gin products.

Is Neeley Family Distillery on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail?

Neeley Family Distillery is a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Craft Tour.

Which distilleries are near Neeley Family?

This distillery is east of Louisville and could be paired with bourbon tours in Lexington or Cincinnati.

Where can I find out more about Neeley Family?

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Start Planning Your Kentucky Bourbon Distillery Tour

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