Mint Julep Tours offers Solar Eclipse & Bourbon Sips experience Aug. 21

May 30, 2017

View rare total solar eclipse and enjoy distillery tour and tasting at MB Roland Distillery


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 30, 2017) – Mint Julep Tours will offer a one-of-a-kind experience to see the 2017 total solar eclipse Aug. 21. Solar Eclipse & Bourbon Sips ventures to Hopkinsville, Kentucky for an unmatched viewing opportunity for the first total solar eclipse in nearly four decades. The trip includes comfortable transportation from Louisville to MB Roland Distillery for a tour and bourbon tasting along with prime eclipse viewing and one drink ticket. Live music, food trucks and a cocktail bar will be on site for a lively outdoor party. The cost is $149 per person. For more information or to make reservations, visit or call 502-583-1433.

Hopkinsville is considered one of the best places in the country to view this rare event. The “Great American Total Solar Eclipse” will occur around 1:24 p.m. CDT and last about 2 minutes and 40 seconds Aug. 21. Daylight will become twilight for a short time as the moon passes between the Earth and the sun. Its path will cross several states including Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and South Carolina. The last total solar eclipse to occur in the continental United States was in 1979.

The Solar Eclipse & Bourbon Sips exclusive experience departs from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop, located in the Galt House Hotel at 140 N. Fourth St. in Louisville, at 7:45 a.m. and returns at approximately 6:30 p.m. Buy tickets now.

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ABOUT MINT JULEP TOURS – From fully customized outings to crafted public experiences, Mint Julep Tours is Kentucky’s premier destination management company for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, legendary horse farms, historic landmarks and the Commonwealth’s rich culinary scene. As one of Condé Nast Traveler’s “Best Guided Drinking Tours in America,” the one-of-a-kind, family-owned tour company offers transportation and event planning services for hassle-free ventures for any size group including corporate outings and V.I.P. excursions. Based in Louisville, Mint Julep Tours’ team of bourbon experts, veteran tour guides and city concierges do it all to help you explore the living history of Kentucky in comfort and style. The Mint Julep Tours departure site and retail store is located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville at 140 N. 4th St. Ste. 226 on the third floor of the Rivue Tower. For more information, visit or 502-583-1433.


Rachel Goldenberg

Director of Marketing for Mint Julep Tours

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office: 502-583-1433 ext. 108

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