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Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

1800 Newtown Pike · Lexington, Kentucky 40511 USA

Bourbon Country at Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

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Savor Kentucky bourbon tasting on-site at JW's Lounge at Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa in KY. Our hotel is ideally positioned to explore the famed Bourbon Trail, and is located near Buffalo Trace Distillery and Woodford Reserve Distillery.

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Griffin Gate's Exclusive Custom Bourbon

Experience the smooth taste of Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott's custom bourbon. Our hotel has proudly partnered with Maker's Mark to create a personalized Kentucky bourbon - perfect for your next KY bourbon tasting adventure.

Bourbon Tasting

Stop by JW's Lounge for your own tasting with one of our bourbon certificated bartenders. Don't miss our custom blend of Maker's Mark bourbon, made exclusively for Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa in KY.

Take a short drive along the famous Bourbon Trail minutes from our premier golf and spa resort. Our hotel positions you near Buffalo Trace Distillery, Woodford Reserve, Maker's Mark and Jim Beam Distilleries, all offering several tour options and tasting adventures.

Savor a tasting tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery with our Bourbon Distillery Package.

Located near the iconic Bourbon Trail, our hotel in Lexington, KY, is a short drive from Buffalo Trace Distillery and is conveniently located near Woodford Reserve, Maker's Mark and Jim Beam Distilleries. Plan your own Bourbon Tasting tour or let our helpful staff assist you.

Marriott + Bourbon - A Perfect Combination

Expect great things at our Lexington, KY, resort.  Like everything we do, our exclusive custom Bourbon is designed to offer our guests a premium choice that is delivered with style.

Explore our fantastic bourbon collection, which includes rare and orphan barrel bourbons that are unique and hard to get.

In addition, see one of our Bourbon-inspired menu items created by our chef.

Recipes and Cocktails

Let our bartenders craft you something familiar or be adventurous and sample something new. Sample a range of bourbon flights at JW's Lounge. Discover the essence of polished KY Bourbon tasting at Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa.

Try Our Kentucky Peach Bourbon


  • 1 ½ oz of Woodford Reserve Bourbon
  • 1 ½ oz of Peach Schnapps
  • ½ oz of Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • ½ oz of Simple Syrup


  1. Build the drink over ice in a rocks glass
  2. Transfer ingredients to a shaker tin and shake well
  3. PoPour into rocks glass and garnish with fresh cut lemon wedge

To view more cocktail options, check out our Cocktail Menu.

Press Release and Reviews

Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa Launches its Custom Maker's Mark® Private Select™ Bourbon and Hosts First Bourbon Battle November 30, 2015  Twelve resort team members embarked on a journey to Loretto, Kentucky, the home of Maker's Mark®, to create our own unique Maker's Mark® Private Select™ bourbon.

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Outstanding Reviews:

Bourbon & Banter The Daily Meal
UPROXX Hotel Business


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