American Whiskey Trail
The American Whiskey Trail is a promotional program of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States that promotes the distilled beverage industry of the United States. The Trail was announced to the public on September 28, 2004.
The American Whiskey Trail consists of historical sites and operating distilleries open to the public. Sites along the American Whiskey Trail can be visited in any order or sequence desired.
- Fraunces Tavern Museum, in Manhattan, New York
- Gadsby's Tavern Museum, in Alexandria, Virginia
- George Washington Distillery Museum, in Mount Vernon, Virginia
- Oliver Miller Homestead, in South Park, Pennsylvania
- Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey, in Bardstown, Kentucky
- West Overton Museums, in Scottdale, Pennsylvania
- Woodville Plantation, in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
Operating whiskey distilleries open to the public:
- Buffalo Trace, in Frankfort, Kentucky
- George Dickel, in Tullahoma, Tennessee
- Jack Daniel's, in Lynchburg, Tennessee
- Jim Beam, in Clermont, Kentucky
- Maker's Mark, in Loretto, Kentucky
- Tom Moore, in Bardstown, Kentucky
- Wild Turkey, in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
- Woodford Reserve, in Versailles, Kentucky
- Wigle Whiskey, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Also included are two rum distilleries:
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