Stitzel-Weller Experience

Originally opened on Kentucky Derby Day in 1935 and reopened to the public in 2014, the Stitzel-Weller Distillery was the former home of Bulleit Bourbon and now hosts Blade & Bow and Orphan Barrel. It is located just a few miles from downtown Louisville.

The Stitzel-Weller Distillery Tour

The Stitzel-Weller tour takes you on a journey through bourbon history at the hallowed grounds of the distillery. Includes learning about the bourbon-making process, taking a step inside a rickhouse, tastings and more.

The Bourbon Tastings

You’ll sample famous Diageo brands and leave with a rocks glass to enjoy the bourbons and ryes at home after your hour-long tour.

Mint Julep has a special partnership with Stitzel-Weller that allows our custom tour groups to book a special before-hours experience with an elevated tasting portfolio.

Stitzel-Weller Distillery on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®

Things to know about Stitzel-Weller Distillery

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Stitzel-Weller Distillery made?

The Stitzel-Weller Distillery is located at 3860 Fitzgerald Road in Louisville, Ky.

Who owns Stitzel-Weller Distillery?

It is owned by Diageo.

What bourbons and whiskeys does Stitzel-Weller produce?

Products made and sold by Diageo include Bulleit bourbon, Barterhouse, I.W. Harper, Orphan Barrel and Blade & Bow.

Is Stitzel-Weller Distillery on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail?

Yes, Stitzel-Weller Distillery is a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®.

Which distilleries are near Stitzel-Weller?

Several urban distilleries around Louisville are near the distillery, including Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, Angel’s Envy and Peerless.

Where can I find out more about Stitzel-Weller Distillery?

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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.