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Kentucky Bourbon Trail attracted record number of visitors in 2012

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FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A record breaking number of people visited distilleries along Kentucky's Bourbon Trail in 2012.

Adam Johnson, the director of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail tourism attraction, said in a press release on January 28 the new attendance record is over 500,000 visitors.

Last year marked the first time since the trail opened in 2009 that the number of visitors was more than half a million. Johnson also said the tourists came from all 50 states and over 50 countries.

The bourbon trail features tours of seven different distilleries across Kentucky including Maker's Mark and Jim Beam.

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