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Ripy House

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320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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March 2019

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

March 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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April 2019

Free tours at Ripy, Ballard houses

April 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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The Ripy House, built in 1888 by bourbon baron T.B. Ripy, and the Ballard House, one of Lawrenceburg’s oldest structures, will be open to the public for free tours on Wednesday, April 3. BGT’s April deTour is coming to Anderson County that day at 6 p.m. to host free tours of the Ripy House, located at 320 S Main Street, followed by the Ballard House, at 119 North Main Street. The BGT’s free April deTour will gather at 6 p.m.…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

April 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

April 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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May 2019

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

May 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

May 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

May 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

Come take part in the first Bourbon Sessions event at the Ripy Mansion, part of a planned series that will feature a speaker and tasting while exploring the incredible T.B. Ripy Mansion. The speaker at this first event will be Bourbon Archaeologist Nike Laracuente, who will speak about forgotten distilleries in Woodford County and an upcoming opportunity to discover more at sites near Lawrenceburg. All proceeds go to cover the cost of the tasting and continued restoration of the Ripy…

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June 2019

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

June 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

June 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

June 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$35

Enjoy an evening at the beautiful, historic Ripy Mansion for Stone Fences Tours’ second Bourbon Sessions. You will learn about the historic distilleries and distilling families of Lawrenceburg through the stories of bourbon historians Tom Ripy IV and George Geoghegan III, great-grandsons of distiller T.B. Ripy. You will also sample tastings of Anderson County bourbons while learning about their bourbon-rich past. Cocktails are available as you tour this mansion that bourbon built.Price $35https://www.tbripyhome.com/eventsor call 606-548-2181/ 502-680-0948

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

June 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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July 2019

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

July 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

July 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

July 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$40

It’s Bourbon Night is coming to Lawrenceburg. Attend the next Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion, which will be headed by Kentucky’s popular bourbon YouTube duo, Chad Perkins and Sara Ahlgrim. They will charm you with their humor and bourbon knowledge as they lead you through their first “Flight Fight”: a blind flight of bourbons, in front of, and in participation with, a live audience. This will be a night of laughter, bourbon, history and a chance to show off…

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August 2019

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

August 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

August 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy House

August 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$75

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Fred Minnick will lead the August Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy House, focusing on the Saffell family of Lawrenceburg and the family patriarch W.B. Saffell, widely considered one of the best distillers in the country during his time. Tickets are $75, which includes the presentation, tasting, tour of the Ripy House, and dinner. To buy tickets click here For more information about this special event, click here

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

August 17, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

August 31, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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September 2019

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

September 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$30

Bourbon + Science. Join the next Bourbon Sessions as they explore the bond of bourbon and science. Jerod Smith from Wilderness Trail Distillery will lead a discussion of the scientific approach taken by Wilderness Trail. He will also delve into the history of bourbon in Danville, the connections between Danville and Lawrenceburg bourbon history and the story behind the exponential growth of Wilderness Trail. As always there will be tastings accompanying the presentation. Cocktails and a tour of the Mansion…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

September 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

September 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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October 2019

Pickin’ on the Porch at the Ripy House

October 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$10

Lawrenceburg’s Ripy House, the house that bourbon built, has the perfect porch for entertaining, which is why it will host a bluegrass music event featuring Tin Whiskey Sisters, Top Shelf Bluegrass, and other local favorites. There will also be craft vendors, food trucks, and entertainment for kids. For adults there will be a cash bar featuring fine bourbons. Gates open at 2 p.m. and tours of the house will be held from 2-4 p.m. Admission is $10, with those under…

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November 2019

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

November 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

November 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$20

Join the next Bourbon Sessions as they have the privilege of having the legendary Freddie Johnson of Buffalo Trace. Johnson is the third generation of his family to work at Buffalo Trace, where the motto is “Honor Tradition, Embrace Change.” After a long career that had him moving every two to four years, Johnson’s father called him home to be his caregiver in his final years of life.  Jimmy Johnson asked his son to start working at the distillery as…

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December 2019

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

December 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Murder Mystery Dinner Show

December 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

Join Heritage Hall and the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department for a Murder Mystery Show at the Ripy House to benefit Shop with a Cop and the Elders Christmas Fund. Limited seats. Doors open at 6 p.m. Contact Lauren Swords at 859-314-2868 or Jason Hendrix at 502-428-9870.

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Christmas at the Mansion

December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$5

Santa will make a special visit to the Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg, where there will be ornament making, decorating of the Christmas tree, cookies and punch. Admission is $5 per child. Photos with Santa are an additional charge with a portion of the proceeds going toward restoration of the Ripy Mansion.

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Egg Nog at the Ripy Mansion

December 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$45

Experience the magic of an old-fashioned Christmas at the Ripy Mansion. A Christmas meal including country ham biscuits, Benedictine sandwiches, bacon wrapped asparagus, pasta salads, broccoli salad and a delicious bourbon cheesecake for dessert will be served. You will hear heart-warming Christmas stories of the past as remembered by George Geoghegan, grandson of Mr. T.B. Ripy, while enjoying a delicious cup of egg nog with a splash of bourbon. They will also be giving a guided tour of this historic…

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January 2020

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

January 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

January 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$35

Make plans to come to the Ripy Mansion for a tasting and tour with mother-daughter duo Joyce and Autumn Nethery, from Jeptha Creed Distillery, who are creating a legacy for their family and their hometown of Shelbyville, one ground to glass spirit at a time. Co-owner and Marketing Manager Autumn Nethery spent a year studying distilling in Scotland and traveling abroad with Semester at Sea. She is now one of the youngest distillery owners in the country. Joyce Nethery, co-owner…

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February 2020

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

February 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

February 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$25

Join in the next installment of Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion. The speaker for February will be Stephen Beam, 7th generation master distiller and co-owner of Limestone Branch Distillery. Limestone Branch Distillery was founded in 2010 by brothers Steve and Paul Beam, whose ancestral roots run deep in the bourbon industry – on both sides of their family  – making them seventh generation distillers. Their great-great grandfather was Joseph Washington Dant, an early bourbon pioneer. And their great grandfather…

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March 2020

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

March 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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April 2020

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

April 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Classic English Afternoon tea at the Ripy Mansion

April 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$25

Join in for a Classic English Afternoon tea featuring your choice of teas, an assortment of petit fours, cookies, scones, and finger sandwiches. All inclusive $25 per person, limited seating.

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May 2020

Bourbon historian Michael Veach hosting May Bourbon Session (POSTPONED)

May 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$25

Hall of fame bourbon historian Michael Veach will host the May Bourbon Session at the Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg. The focus of this Bourbon Session is the history of the famous distilleries located along the Kentucky River, as well as a tasting of present day Kentucky River bourbons.  These tastings will be paired with appetizers and a cash bar is available. As always, a tour of the Ripy mansion is included. Michael Veach was inducted into the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of…

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July 2020

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

July 10, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. You will on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. You will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will be conducted…

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August 2020

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

August 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$50

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. You will on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. You will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will be conducted…

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April 2021

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

April 2 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$120

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. You will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery, which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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May 2021

McBrayer bourbon release at the Ripy House

May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$30

The Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Manson in Lawrenceburg return in May – after a 14-month hiatus – featuring the release of a resurrected bourbon that dates back 175 years into Anderson County’s history. During the next installment of Bourbon Sessions at the T.B. Ripy mansion, whiskey fans will uncover the true story behind a family bourbon that’s 175 years in the making. Founder & President of McBrayer Legacy Spirits W.G. (Bill) McBrayer IV, will be joined by his father…

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Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

May 14 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$120

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. You will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery, which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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June 2021

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

June 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$120

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. You will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling to the Ripy Brother’s Distillery, which is the current Wild Turkey Distillery. This tour includes visiting the uniquely beautiful Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg that will…

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Brooklyn distiller to lead Bourbon Session at Ripy House

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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The June Bourbon Session at the Ripy House in Lawrenceburg will be led by Lisa Roper Wicker, who is president, head distiller and blender of Widow Jane Distillery in Brooklyn, New York. This Bourbon Session will feature a presentation and a tasting of both a Widow Jane 10 year old bourbon and a rye whiskey from a rye mash build. As always, cocktails and tours will be available. Tours are limited to small groups with masks required. Wicker started her…

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July 2021

Sherrie Moore from Uncle Nearest Distillery to head Bourbon Session

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$35

Sherrie Moore from the Uncle Nearest Distillery in Shelbyville, Tennessee will lead the July 15 Bourbon Session at the historic Ripy House in Lawrenceburg. Sherrie worked alongside descendants of Nearest Green, the first known African-American distiller for whom the distillery is named. She is also the first woman to oversee operations at a major whiskey brand – Jack Daniels and now Uncle Nearest. Click here to purchase tickets. For more information about Uncle Nearest Distillery, check their website 

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August 2021

Historian Michael Veach leading Bourbon Session at Ripy House

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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Hall of Fame bourbon historian Michael Veach will travel to Lawrenceburg on Thursday, Aug. 5 to lead a Bourbon Session at the historic T.B. Ripy Mansion, a home built by one of Anderson County’s best know distillers. Veach’s presentation will focus on the history of the famous distilleries located along the Kentucky River. The Session includes tastings of present day Kentucky River bourbons paired with appetizers. Tickets are $35 and seating is limited. Buy online at tbripyhome.com/events or at the…

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Memphis master distiller to lead Bourbon Session at Ripy Mansion

August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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Alex Castle, the master distiller and senior vice president at Old Dominick Distillery in Memphis, Tennessee, will be the featured presenter at the Sunday, August 29th Bourbon Session at the Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Tickets can be purchased at www.tbripyhome.com/events.

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September 2021

Whiskey journalist Maggie Kimberl to lead Bourbon Session

September 11 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ripy House, 320 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 United States
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$25

Maggie Kimberl, American Whiskey Magazine content editor and Bourbon Women Association President will lead the Saturday, Sept. 11 Bourbon Session at the Ripy House from 4-7 p.m. Maggie is a freelance spirits journalist focusing on whiskey culture in the United States, though she considers herself to be “geographically blessed” to live in the epicenter of the bourbon world, Louisville, Kentucky. When she’s not covering the bourbon beat, you can find her browsing through vintage vinyl with her kids or tending…

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