Signature Whiskey at Leiper’s Fork Distillery

Signature Whiskey at Leiper’s Fork Distillery

Leiper's Fork Distillery

Being from Kentucky, Bourbon is in my blood, so given the opportunity to tour a distillery in Tennessee was a definitive stop during my time in the state. Leiper’s Fork Distillery was a stunning distillery to start my Tennessee Whiskey journey at. Williamson County advertises the Masters & Makers Trail which is how I found out about this beautiful distillery.

Tennessee Whiskey at Leiper's Fork Distillery

Leiper’s Fork is a small batch whiskey production facility in Williamson County. They are the epitome of age-old traditions and family values which is evident in their attention to detail. They create high-end premium whiskeys using local ingredients and limestone filtered water which produces an exquisite whiskey with a signature taste.

You can schedule your tour online or walk up and schedule the next available tour. Due to COVID, groups are still kept small which is very inviting. Our tour guide was fun and gave a fantastic tour. He was highly personable and took time to answer our questions. He wasn’t just working off a script but infused the tour with fun historical facts and stories.

Distillery Tour at Leiper's Fork Distillery

The tasting was as equally as fun as it was entertaining and educational. The grounds are beautiful. Take your time and soak everything in here – talk to the staff and make sure you take home a bottle or two – you won’t regret it. After your visit, head down the road and enjoy lunch at Puckett’s.

Leiper's Fork Tennessee Whiskey

Explore the Masters & Makers Trail that winds through the scenic beauty of Williamson County and tour the Leiper’s Fork Distillery.

If you get the chance to visit and pick up some Tennessee Bourbon, try these recipes:

Whiskey Cider
2 oz. Leiper’s Fork Tennessee Bourbon
2 oz. apple cider
2 tsp Orange mulled spices
Combine all ingredients in spot on stove. Cover and heat until tempterature of your liking. Transfer to your favorite mug.

Maple Old Fashion
2 oz. Leiper’s Fork Tennessee Bourbon
2 tbsp Maple Syrup
2 dashes Angostura Bitter
Orange Peel
Cherry for garnish
Rub orange peel around rim of glass. Add bourbon, maple syrup, bitters and ice into glass. Stir until blended. Squirt orange peel over glass to release the oils and place into glass for added flavor. Add cherry for garnish.

Leiper’s Fork Distillery
3381 Southall Road
Franklin, TN 37064
Visit the website for days and tour times.
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For more to see and do in the Nashville area, visit our USA Travel page.

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