Course Schedule

Introductory Level

Newer to bourbon or want to learn more about Bardstown’s unique history with bourbon?
Take our intro level course to for a foundational understanding of the spirit and Bardstown’s role in its evolution worldwide,
offered exclusively in the new Brindiamo Penthouse.


Courses begin in 2023
brindiamo penthouse at spalding hall – Bardstown, ky

This unique bourbon education experience comes complete with a Bardstown-focused distilling curriculum, proprietary Bardstown bourbon history, and tastings of Bardstown’s finest bourbons from several of our local partner distilleries. This comprehensive experience will give you an in-depth knowledge of bourbon and the role Bardstown has played in its evolution and cultivation in today’s culture worldwide. Once you have taken this 101 level course, the doors open to unique continuing education experiences at our partner distilleries.

Continued Education

If you’ve already taken our intro level class or have a sufficient understanding of the basics of bourbon and want to learn more, our continued education courses offer a unique focus on each of our partner distilleries and are taught on-site for the full experience.


Courses begin in 2023

Wish to continue your Bourbon Capital Academy education with a focus on blending? The Art of Blending 102 level course at Bardstown Bourbon Company features a blending-focused continuing education curriculum, distillery tour, custom blending experience, and A Taste of Bardstown bourbon flight featuring product from Bardstown Bourbon Company and additional partner distilleries. To conclude your experience, enjoy a complimentary cocktail by the bar. Also available for purchase is a custom Bourbon Capital Academy laser etched bottle with your name and date you took the course. An awesome keepsake!


Courses begin in 2023
LUX ROW DISTILLERS – Bardstown, ky

Have you ever wondered about the lifespan of a barrel after aging bourbon? By law, bourbon can only be aged in a new, charred oak barrel once; however, many used bourbon barrels travel around the world to age other spirits.

In this one-of-a-kind Bourbon Capital Academy course, you’ll learn about the untold stories of a bourbon barrel through a diverse tasting flight of Luxco products of all categories. This is an interesting look into Lux Row’s bourbon-making process, as well as rye whiskies, Irish whiskies, and tequilas produced by their numerous distilleries across the globe. Bardstown to the world!