Located just over 40 miles away from the Bourbon capital of the world, Bardstown, it’s no wonder Louisville has some fantastic whiskey bars. From dive bar to something a little more decadent, there’s a bourbon bar for every mood and every budget. Bourbons Bistro is probably the city’s most famous establishment housed in an historic 19th century building, it has the most extensive bourbon list for miles around. The vast array of vintage bourbons is a particular treat for any whiskey enthusiast.