No matter how booming the craft bourbon business is around the country, Kentucky is still king — and a place all whiskey lovers need to visit. While you’re there for Derby celebrations, visiting the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, or just passing through on business, be sure to bring a suitcase and make a stop at a few Kentucky liquor stores.
The reason they have these tasty, value bottles while the folks in Wisconsin or Florida don’t is simple: there’s not much of it, and distilleries don’t bother shipping when they can sell it all a stone’s throw from home. Here are some of our favorite’s that are either sold only in Kentucky, or really only findable in Kentucky, to get you started.
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