Wilderness Trail Distillery

Fermentation experts created Wilderness Trail to put their knowledge into action. Using a special sweet mash, Wilderness Trail products meld tradition and science for a unique end result. Kentucky-grown grains including corn and rye round out the recipe. Plus, a sorghum-based rum is a Southern take on a classic spirit.

The Distillery Tour

Get the science behind spirits-making on your tour. Explore local grains and Wilderness Trail’s signature sweet mash fermentation process.

The Bourbon Tastings

Your tasting flight of Wilderness Trail products may include Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey, small batch releases and rye. Or try Blue Heron vodka, referred to as a bourbon drinker’s vodka.

Things to know about Wilderness Trail

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Wilderness Trail made?

Wilderness Trail is made at 4095 Lebanon Road in Danville, Ky.

Who owns Wilderness Trail?

Wilderness Trail is privately owned by Shane Baker and Pat Heist.

What bourbons and whiskeys does Wilderness Trail produce?

Wilderness Trail Distillery makes Wilderness Trail, Blue Heron Vodka and Harvest Rum.

Is Wilderness Trail on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail?

Wilderness Trail is a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Craft Tour.

Which distilleries are near Wilderness Trail?

Tours at Wilderness Trail Distillery may be partnered with trips to Lexington or Bardstown-area distilleries.

Where can I find out more about Wilderness Trail?

Learn about Wilderness Trail at wildernesstraildistillery.com.

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.