Mint Julep Tours Introduces New Whiskey Barrel Pick Adventure

For whiskey enthusiasts, a new adventure from Mint Julep Tours called Roll Out the Barrel could be one of those “bucket list” items.

The family-owned touring company recently partnered with a couple of the country’s premium whiskey brands to offer guests the opportunity to fly privately to-and-from either Louisville or Nashville by Elite Rotorcraft Helicopters to either Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey or Maker’s Mark Kentucky Bourbon for a private barrel selection and behind-the-scenes experience.

To complete the package, all guests will stay in the heart of downtown at either the Omni Hotel-Nashville or Omni Hotel-Louisville.

Mint Julep Tours Roll Out the Barrel

Dipping a Maker’s bottle (image via Mint Julep Tours)

“This is the ultimate luxury package for any whiskey enthusiast and we are honored to be working with the market leaders in the industry to provide this once in a lifetime offering,” said Sean Higgins, owner of Mint Julep Experiences.

In a prepared statement, Higgins explained that Mint Julep handles the dining itinerary on behalf of the guests and coordinates transportation throughout the trip, including to a private airport where guests will take the private helicopter flight to and from the distillery of their choice.

The details for each unique distillery experience are:

The “Roll Out the Barrel” package cost from Nashville is $38,000 for a party of up to four, double occupancy. The “Roll Out the Barrel” package cost from Louisville is $42,000 for a party of up to four, double occupancy.

Since 2008, Mint Julep Experiences has created adventures to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Tennessee Whiskey Trail, legendary horse farms, historic landmarks and culinary destinations. It’s been named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s “Best Guided Drinking Tours in America.

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