Step into the world of hidden treasures and unbridled passion as the Moonshine Trail comes alive in 2023! This ain’t your typical touristy jaunt; it’s a celebration of Kentucky’s untamed spirit, a journey that promises to awaken your senses and ignite your love for craft spirits.

Imagine a trail that winds through the heart of the Bluegrass State, where small distillers with their unmatched expertise bring the age-old tradition of moonshining to life. Each stop along the trail is a chance to taste unaged spirits that carry the essence of Kentucky’s rugged history. It’s a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds, a true homage to the artistry of the past.

And what’s more, you’re not just a mere traveler here; you’re a part of the Moonshine Trail’s family. With your very own passport in hand, you embark on a quest to unlock the secrets of this fascinating world. Each stamp is a badge of honor, a testament to your adventurous spirit and dedication to embracing the authentic spirit of Kentucky.

As you journey from Lexington to Pikeville, you’ll witness the picturesque landscapes that make Kentucky a paradise for adventurers and nature lovers alike. The trail leads you through quaint towns, rolling hills, and meandering rivers, creating an unforgettable tapestry of experiences that stir the soul.

But it’s not just about the spirits; it’s about the people who breathe life into this trail. The tourism commissions across Kentucky have united in a thrilling collaboration to showcase their heritage and craft, inviting you to witness the passion and dedication of these distillers firsthand. You’ll meet the masterminds behind the barrels, hear their stories of tradition, rebellion, and innovation, and understand the heart and soul they pour into every drop.

And let’s not forget the bling! Along the way, you’ll discover unique mementos that commemorate your journey on the Moonshine Trail. These are tokens of remembrance, symbols of the friendships you’ve made, and the flavors that have tantalized your senses. They’re a treasure trove of memories that you’ll cherish for years to come.

So, whether you’re a seasoned whiskey connoisseur or just starting your spirit-loving journey, the Moonshine Trail welcomes all with open arms. It’s a tribute to the past, a celebration of the present, and an invitation to experience Kentucky’s vibrant spirit like never before.

Get ready to raise your glass and toast to the Moonshine Trail—a trail that weaves together the beauty of Kentucky’s landscapes, the warmth of its people, and the soul-stirring allure of unaged spirits. Come, join the adventure, and let the spirit of Kentucky carry you away on a journey you’ll savor for a lifetime. Cheers to the Moonshine Trail!

Trail Stops

The Barrel House Distillery
Barrel House Distilling Co.

1200 Manchester St.
Lexington, KY 40504

Regeneration Distilling Company
Regeneration Distilling Co.

31 E. Broadway St.
Winchester, KY 40391

Kentucky Mist Moonshine Distillery
Kentucky Mist Distillery

128 East Main Street
Whitesburg, KY 41858

Kentucky Mountain Moonshine
Kentucky Mountain Moonshine

465 Cow Creed Rd.
Ravenna, KY 40472

Pauley Hollow Distillery

91 Kate Camp Branch
Forest Hills, KY 41527

Backwoods Moonshine Museum

791 Evelyn Rd
Beattyville, KY 41311

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