"When you make your reservation to drink and dine at the Kentucky Bourbon House, you will have, I promise you, an unforgettable Kentucky experience."
-- Colonel Michael Masters,
The Kentucky Bourbon Master

BARDSTOWN, The Most Beautiful Small Town in America

All Roads Lead to the Kentucky Bourbon House, located in the Most Beautiful Small Town In America.


Kentucky Bourbon House (formerly Chapeze House) was rated #1 Restaurant in Bardstown by Trip Advisor. Read our reviews >>


Printable info on our Bourbon Tastings and Bourbon Cooking School

Come To Kentucky Bourbon House, “Kentucky’s Home for Bourbon”

Drink Kentucky Bourbon with The Colonel and Margaret Sue

The Drinking Lamp is Lit By Reservation

Meet The Colonel, Author of Hospitality Kentucky Style
and Margaret Sue, Author of 
Kentucky Cooking & Entertaining.

Appearances On:

  • Food Network TV w Paula Deen
  • Travel Channel w Taste of America
  • Travel Channel w The Thirsty Traveler
  • Travel Channel-The Colonel Making a Mint Julep
    Travel Channel with Our Bartender Rosemary


Featured on Paula Deen

Reservations 502-507-8338


Kentucky Mint Julep Bar, Cocktail Bar

  • The Drinking Lamp is Lit by Reservation
  • Garden Fresh Mint for Mint Juleps
  • Manhattan/Old Fashioned/Bourbon Sour
  • Gin/Vodka/Tequila/Rum Cocktails
  • Reservations 502-507-8338


Lunch or Dinner at Kentucky Bourbon House


  • Group Dining
  • Tour Bus Dining
  • Southern Cuisine/Kentucky Cooking
  • “An Absolutely Unforgettable Kentucky Experience”
  • Time of Seating by Reservation
  • Bourbon Tasting  & Dinner 6:30
  • Reservations 502-507-8338

Kentucky Bourbon House, Bourbon University

Colonel Michael Masters, ”Kentucky Bourbon Master” shares his vast knowledge of Kentucky Bourbon, Kentucky Distilling, Kentucky Hospitality
Colonel Rosemary, our bartender, will expertly mix the Mint Julep, Manhattan, Old Fashioned, Bourbon Sour


  • 10 Premium Kentucky Bourbons, 2 Tennessee Whiskies
  • 2 Kentucky Ryes/1 Whitedog, 2 Craft Whiskies
  • A Classic Kentucky Lunch or Classic Kentucky Appetizers
  • Couples & Groups Welcome
  •  Seating 9:00, 11:30, 2:30    $99 per guest
  • Reservations 502-8338


Kentucky Bourbon House, Groups Welcome!

  • Bachelor Parties
  • Bachelor-ette Parties
  • College Reunion Parties
  • Friends Parties
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Colonel’s Cottage Inns

Exquisite Accommodations for Couples on:

  • Kentucky Bourbon Trail
  • A Romantic Retreat
  • A Tour of Kentucky
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Motor Coach Catering

  • Dinner
  • Southern Cuisine/Kentucky Cooking
  • Fabulous Dinner/Excellent Entertaining
  • The Colonel Tells Stories
  • Call for Menu and Pricing
  • 502-507-8338


The Kentucky Bourbon House
The Kentucky Bourbon Tasting Shrine

The Bourbon Tasting shrine in Kentucky is the Kentucky Bourbon House located at the Chapeze Mansion, “Kentucky’s Home for Bourbon” in Bardstown, Kentucky. Chapeze Mansion, built in 1787, is a beautiful Federalist mansion and one of the great historic places for Bourbon Tasting in Kentucky.

Kentucky Colonel Michael and Margaret Sue Masters, the proprietors of the Kentucky Bourbon House, are famous Kentucky personalities well known for their ultra-premium Bourbon Tastings and exquisite dinners at th Kentucky Bourbon House located in the Chapeze Mansion, “Kentucky’s Home for Bourbon.”

A tour of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is not complete until you have made a reservation to Drink Kentucky Bourbon with The Colonel and Dine upon a dinner prepared by Margaret Sue at the Kentucky Bourbon House located at the Chapeze Mansion, ”Kentucky’s Home for Bourbon.” Call for reservations 502-507-8338



Remember, All Roads Lead to the Kentucky Bourbon House
When you are traveling the Bardstown Bourbon Trail visiting Heaven Hill DistilleryMaker’s Mark DistilleryBarton’s Distillery and the Jim Beam Distillery — make your reservation for Bourbon cocktails and dinner at the Kentucky Bourbon House. Call for reservations 502-507-8338.