Thu. Jul 25th, 2024

Bardstown, KY – The newly opened Circa 1856 by Chicken Cock Whiskey offers an immersive experience, celebrating the brand’s rich heritage in the heart of Bardstown, KY. The venue combines a micro-distillery, an upscale bar, and a retail space, creating a multisensory journey through the history and flavors of Chicken Cock Whiskey.

Bar Experience:

  • Guided Tastings & Flight Boards: Take a deep dive into the Chicken Cock portfolio with expert-led tastings.
  • Cocktail Program: Enjoy both classic and unique whiskey-based cocktails.
  • Small Bites: Complement your drinks with specially prepared small plates.

Retail Space:

  • Exclusive Merchandise: Shop for unique Chicken Cock Whiskey products and branded items.
  • Historical Artifacts: The store features authentic relics that highlight the brand’s storied past.

Tasting Room & Museum:

  • Speakeasy Ambiance: The tasting room evokes the charm of a bygone era, providing a cozy environment for sampling various whiskeys.
  • Brand History Exhibit: Discover the comprehensive history of Chicken Cock Whiskey through an engaging narrative and exhibits.

Distillery Operations:

  • Electric Craft Still: Located outside, this operational still offers opportunities to distill and bottle exclusive releases, adding a hands-on aspect to the visit.

Future Expansion:

  • Special Events & Barrel Programming: Plans for hosting events and expanding barrel programs.
  • E-Commerce & Lodging: Future enhancements may include optimized online sales and on-site lodging options.

Circa 1856 is designed to deepen the connection between Chicken Cock Whiskey and its consumers, offering a rich and engaging experience that honors the brand’s legacy while looking towards future growth.