Bulleit Visitor Center

LOCATION: Shelbyville, Kentucky

SIZE: 9,000 SQ FT

FEATURES:

Visitor center, tasting rooms, auditorium, retail outlet

CLIENT: Bulleit Distilling Co. / Diageo Americas

TYPE: New Construction

SUMMARY:

EOP's design for the Bulleit Visitor Center features a 9,000-square-foot building pegged to be the home of Bulleit bourbon. The new attraction will encompass the history and heritage of the brand with a tour showcasing modern whiskey making that highlights the environmentally friendly footprint. Multiple, large tasting rooms conclude the tour with samplings of products, as well as the large retail outlet. The center expects to attract around 100,000 visitors in 2019, three-fourths from out of state. That number is predicted to more than double by 2023.