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Best Bourbon and Whiskey Distilleries List Midwest

Last updated Jan 13, 2021

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Indiana Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

IN Bourbon Distilleries List

MGPI is an American whiskey powerhouse but they are not the only distillery in Indiana. More coming soon.

MGP Ingredients (MGPI), Lawrenceburg, IN

Chances are you’ve had MGPI whiskey even if you didn’t know you had it. Check out their mashbills, yeast strains, and whiskeys as well as some of the brands who’ve sourced from MGPI (past, present, and future).

MGP Ingredients Mashbills, Yeast, and Whiskeys
MashbillsYeast StrainsMGP Branded Whiskeys
E – Low Rye: 75% corn, 21% rye, 4% malted barleyV (Strain 133)Metze’s Medley Indiana Straight Bourbon Whiskey
B – High Rye: 60% corn, 36% rye, 4% malted barleyQ (Strain 74)Rossville Union Rye
Q – Rye Whiskey: 95% rye, 5% malted barleyO (Strain 202)Rossville Union Straight Rye
C – Corn Whiskey: 80% corn, 15% rye, 5% malted barleyK (Strain 103)Rossville Union Barrel Proof
D – High Corn Bourbon: 99% corn, 1% malted barleyS (Strain 1Y, primarily used in Light Whiskey production)George Remus Bourbon
Rye whiskey: 51% rye, 49% malted barleyGeorge Remus Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Rye whiskey: 51% rye, 45% corn, 4% malted barleyGeorge Remus Repeal Reserve
Wheat Whiskey: 95% wheat, 5% malted barleyRemus Volstead Reserve
Malt Whiskey: 100% barley maltEight & Sand Blended Bourbon
Alt. Bourbon: 51% corn, 45% wheat, 4% malted barley
Alt. Bourbon 51% corn, 49% malted barley
MGP Ingredients Sourced Whiskeys
MGP Ingredients Sourced Whiskeys
31 N 50 Bourbon (Dry Diggings)Clarion Bourbon and Blended Whiskey (Distilled Spirits Epicenter)Joint Bourbon (Temperance Distilling Co.)Sagamore Spirit Rye (Distilled Spirits Epicenter)Redwood Empire
4 Spirits Bourbon and American Whiskey (4 Spirits)Cleveland Rye Whiskey (Cleveland Whiskey)Joseph Magnus Bourbon (Jos. A. Magnus & Co.)Seagram’s 7 Blended Whiskey (Diageo)13th Colony Distillery
1888 Bourbon (Diversa Brands)Cloud’s Batch ’41 Blended Wheat WhiskeyKnotter Bourbon & Rye (Blaum Bros.)Single Track Rye (Range and River Distilling)
99 Bottles Bourbon & Rye (PA Private Label Spirits)Coney Island Carlo Bourbon (Terresentia)Krofters Double Barreled Bourbon (Litchfield Distillery)Smokin’ Joe’s Bourbon & Rye (PA Private Label Spirits)
AdvertisementCopper City Straight Bourbon (Arizona Distilling Co.)LeMont Rye (PA Private Label Spirits)Smooth Ambler Old Scout Bourbon, Rye and Corn Whiskey (Smooth Ambler)
Angel’s Envy Rye (Louisville Distilling Co.)Corn Star Corn Whiskey (Bardstown Barrel Selections)Lost Republic Bourbon & RyeSmuggler’s Notch Rye
Aztec Spirits Whiskey Distilled from Bourbon Mash (Aztec Spirits)Cougar Bourbon & Rye (Foster’s)Mayor Pingree 10 year old Bourbon (Valentine Distilling)Spirit of America Bourbon (Hobson & Roberts)
Backbone Bourbon (Crossroads Vitners/Strong Spirits)Country Smooth American Whiskey (Speakeasy Spirits)Melvale Bourbon (New Liberty Distillery)Spring Mill Bourbon (Heartland Distillers)
Barrell Whiskey (some batches) (Barrell Craft Spirits)Deceptivus Bourbon (Cadée Distillery)Metze’s BourbonStave & Barrel Bourbon (Glenns Creek Distilling)
Batchers’ Bourbon (Litchfield Distillery)Defiance Whiskey (Defiant Spirits)Maryland Club American Whiskey (some bottlings) (New Liberty Distillery)Stoutheart Bourbon (Hobson & Roberts)
Bearded Lady Bourbon (Vok Beverages)Doubleday Bourbon (Cooperstown Distillery)Maryland Club Bourbon (New Liberty Distillery)Taos Lightning (KGB Spirits)
Belle Meade Bourbon (Nelson’s Greenbriar)Eighteen 33 Bourbon (Boone County Distilling Co.)Mosswood American Light Whiskey (Mosswood Distillers)Temperance Trader (American Whiskey and some bourbon; Bull Run Distilling)
Big Ass Bourbon (Diversa)Fast Luck Light Whiskey (Mosswood Distillers)O.K.I. Bourbon and Rye (New Riff Distilling)Templeton Rye (Templeton)
Big Bottom Bourbon (Big Bottom)Filibuster Bourbon Rye (M.S. Trading LP)Old Bones Bourbon (Strong Spirits)Temptation Bourbon (Bardstown Barrel Selections)
Big House Bourbon (Underdog Spirits)George Dickel Rye (George Dickel)Old Hickory Bourbon (Meier’s)The Saloon Bourbon & Rye (PA Private Label Spirits)
Big Y Rye (PA Private Label Spirits)George Remus Bourbon & Rye (Queen City Whiskey/Strong Spirits)Old Scenter Bourbon and Rye (Strong Spirits for R. Griesedieck Distilling)Tin Cup Whiskey (Proximo Spirits)
Bone Snapper Rye (Strong Spirits)Henderson Rye (North Texas Distillers)Pinhook Bourbon (CJS Beverage Corp.)Troubadour Bourbon (The Original Texas Legend Distillery)
Booze Brothers’ Corn Whiskey (NLV Tequila)High Liquors Bourbon & Rye (High Liquors)Preamble Bourbon and Rye (Seven Jars Distillery)Untitled No. 1 Whiskey (One Eight Distilling)
Bourbon 30High West (an an element of many of their whiskeys blends)Prichard’s Rye (Prichard’s)Virginia Black (Proximo Spirits)
Bower Hill Rye (Meier’s)Homestead Bourbon (Homestead American whiskey)Rebel Yell Rye (Luxco)WH Harrison Bourbon (Tipton Spirits)
Breaker Bourbon (Ascendant Spirits)Hooker’s House (some of their bourbons and their rye; Prohibition Spirits)Rebellion Bourbon (Market Street Spirits – newer batches)Whistle Pig Old World Rye
Bull Run Bourbon and American Whiskey (Bull Run Distilling)Iowa Distilling Company Caribbean Cask RyeRedemption Bourbon & Rye (Bardstown Barrel Selections)White Heart Bourbon (Hobson & Roberts)
Bulleit Rye (Diageo)J. Green Bourbon and Rye (Shadow Beverage Group)Riverboat Rye (Bardstown Barrel Selections)Widow Jane Rye (Cacao Prieto)
Cadée Bourbon & Rye (Cadée Distillery)James E. Pepper 1776 Bourbon & Rye (James E. Pepper/Strong Spirits)Rough Rider Bourbon & Rye (Long Island Spirits)Willett Rye (Indiana ryes)
Cascadia Rye (Cadée Distillery)James Oliver Rye (Indio Spirits)Rye Whiskey 30 (Bourbon 30)Winghart’s Bourbon & Rye (PA Private Label Spirits)
Chattanooga Whiskey 1816 Reserve (Chattanooga Whiskey Co.)J.R. Revelry Bourbon (La Bodega Internacional/Speakeasy Spirits)Ryskie Rye Whiskey (Glenns Creek Distilling)Smoke Wagon

12.05 Distillery, Indianapolis, IN

Bear Wallow Distillery, Nashville, IN

Big Woods Distillery/Hard Truth Distilling Co., Nashville, IN

Cardinal Spirits, Bloomington, IN

Dusty Barn Distillery, Mount Vernon, IN

French Lick Wine & Spirits, West Baden Springs, IN

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Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery, Indianapolis, IN

The Indiana Whiskey Co., South Bend, IN

JCM Development, Floyd Knobs, IN

Joe Morgan’s Black Diamond Distillery, Morgantown, IN

Kinsmen Distillery, Newtown, IN

Lucky 7 Distillery, Batesville, IN

Monkey Hollow Distillery, St. Meinrad, IN

Oakley Brothers Distillery, Anderson, IN

Starlight Distillery (Huber’s Orchards), Borden, IN

Three Rivers Distilling Co., Fort Wayne, IN

Virtuoso Distillers, Mishawaka, IN

West Fork Whiskey Co., Indianapolis, IN

Windy Ridge Distillery, Cayuga, IN

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Ohio Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

451 Spirits, Columbus, OH

Belle of Dayton/Five Points Distillery, Dayton, OH

Canal Spirits Craft Distillery, Canal Fulton, OH

Candella Micro-Distillery, Boardman, OH

Dancing Tree Distillery, Shade, OH

Ernest Scarano Distillery, Gibsonburg, OH

Flat Rock Spirits, Fairborn, OH

Frog Breath Distillery, Raymond, OH

Indian Creek Distillery (Staley Mill Farm & Distillery), New Carlisle, OH

John McCulloch Distillery, Martinsville, OH

Middle West Spirits, Columbus, OH

Mill Street Distillery, Utica, OH

Northside Distilling Co., Cincinnati, OH

Oak N’ Harbor Distillery, Oak Harbor, OH

Old Grizzly Spirits/Oak & Glory, Oregonia, OH

Red Eagle Distillery, Geneva, OH

Renaissance Artisan Distillery, Akron, OH

Seven Brothers Distilling Co., Painesville, OH

Straitsville Special, New Straitsville, OH

The Toledo Spirits Co., Toledo, OH

Tom’s Foolery, Chagrin Falls, OH

Traditional & Innovative Spirits, Perry, OH

Watershed Distillery, Columbus, OH

Woodshed Spirits, New Bavaria, OH

Woodstone Creek Distillery, Cincinnati, OH

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Michigan Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

American Fifth Spirits Co., Lansing, MI

Ann Arbor Distilling Co., Ann Arbor, MI

Bier Distillery, Comstock Park, MI

Big Cedar Distilling , Sturgis, MI

Coppercraft Distillery/Circus Procession LLC, Holland MI

Detroit City Distillery/The Spirits of Detroit, Detroit, MI

Ethanology, Elk Rapids, MI

Grand Traverse Distillery, Traverse City, MI

Gray Skies Distillery, Grand Rapids, MI

Green Door Distilling Co., Kalamazoo, MI

Griffin Claw Brewing Co., Birmingham, MI

Iron Fish Distillery, Thompsonville, MI

Journeyman Distillery, Three Oaks, MI

Long Road Distillers, Grand Rapids, MI

Mammoth Distilling, Central Lake, MI

Mission Microdistillery (Nothern United Brewing Co.), Traverse City, MI

Motor City Gas, Royal Oak, MI

New Holland Brewing Co., Holland, MI

Old Town Distillery, Saginaw, MI

Our Brewing Co., Holland, MI

Red Cedar Spirits/Uncle John’s Fruithouse Winery, East Lansing, MI

Round Barn Distillery (Entente Spirits), Baroda, MI

Rusted Crow Spirits, Dearborn, MI

Sanctuary Spirits, Grand Ledge, MI

Traverse City Whiskey Co.,Traverse City , MI

Two James Spirits, Detroit, MI

Valentine Distilling Co., Ferndale, MI

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Minnesota Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

11 Wells Spirits Co., St. Paul, MN

Bent Brewstillery, Roseville, MN

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery, Kasota, MN

Du Nord Craft Spirits, Minneapolis, MN

Far North Spirits, Hallock, MN

Hennepin Distilling, St. Louis Park, MN

Isanti Spirits, Isanti, MN

J. Carver Distillery/Lake County Libare Distilling, Waconia, MN

Loon Liquors, Northfield, MN

Millers & Saints Distillery, St. Louis Park, MN

Norseman Distillery, Minneapolis, MN

Panther Distillery, Osakis, MN

RockFilter Distillery, Spring Grove, MN

Sherwoods Winery & Distillery, Duluth, MN

Skaalvenn Distillery, Brooklyn Park, MN

Tattersall Distilling Co., Minneapolis, MN

Twin Spirits Distillery, Minneapolis, MN

Vikre Distillery, Duluth, MN

Wander North Distillery, Minneapolis, MN

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Wisconsin Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

45th Parallel Spirits, New Richmond, WI

Central Standard Craft Distillery, Milwaukee, WI

Chippewa River Distillery, Chippewa Falls, WI

Death’s Door Spirits, Middleton, WI

Door County Distillery, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Driftless Glen Distillery, Baraboo, WI

Great Lakes Distillery, Miwaukee, WI

Great Northern Distilling, Plover, WI

Infinity Beverages, Eau Claire, WI

Lo Artisan Distillery, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Northern Waters Distillery, Minocqua, WI

Old Sugar Distillery, Madison, WI

River Bend Distilling, Chippewa Falls, WI

Sammleton Distilling, Milwaukee, WI

Yahara Bay Spirits, Madison, WI

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Illinois Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., Galena, IL

CH Distillery, Chicago, IL

Chicago Distilling Co., Chicago, IL

Copper Fiddle Distillery, Lake Zurich, IL

Copper Ridge Distillery, Danville, IL

Few Spirits, Evanston, IL

Fox River Distilling Co., Geneva, IL

Frankfort Spirits, Frankfort, IL

J.K. Williams Distilling, East Peoria, IL

Koval Distillery, Chicago, IL

Maplewood Brewing Co., Chicago, IL

Mastermind Vodka, Pontoon Beach, IL

North Shore Distillery, Lake Bluff, IL

Oppidan Spirits/Windy City Distilling, Wheeling, IL

Quincy Street Distillery, Riverside, IL

Soltis Family Spirits/Blackstone Spirits, Thornton, IL

Southern Sisters Spirits a.k.a. Grand River Spirits, Carbondale, IL

Stumpy’s Spirits, Columbia, IL

Whiskey Acres Distilling Co., DeKalb, IL

Witness Distillery, Herrick, IL

Wondertucky Distillery & Bottling, Woodstock, IL

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Iowa Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

3-Oaks Distillery, Holy Cross, IA

Artisan Grain Distillery, Davenport, IA.

Broadbent Distillery , Norwalk, IA

Cedar Ridge Distillery, Swisher, IA

Dehner Distillery, Clive, IA

Iowa Distilling Co. (Dunkel Corp.), Cumming, IA

Legendary Rye, Carroll, IA

Mississippi River Distilling Co., Le Claire, IA

Werner Distilling, Hostein, IA

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Missouri Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

Copper Run Distillery , Walnut Shade, MO

Coulter & Payne Farm Distillery (formerly Mad Buffalo Distillery), Union, MO

Crown Valley Distillery, Ste. Genevieve & Branson, MO

Dogmaster Distillery, Columbia, MO

Jacob Rieger & Co., Kansas City, MO

Lifted Spirits, Kansas City, MO

Mid-Best Distillery, Gravois Mills, MO

Missouri Ridge Distillery, Branson, MO

Of the Earth Farm Distillery, Rayville, MO

Ozark Distillery, Osage Beach, MO

Ozark Hills Moonshine, Chadwick, MO

Pinckney Bend Distilling Co., New Haven, MO

Restless Spirits Distilling Co., North Kansas City, MO

Rocheport Distilling Co., Rocheport, MO

Rocking C Distillery, Princeton, MO

S.D. Strong Distilling, Parkville, MO

Square One Distillery, St. Louis, MO

Still 630, St. Louis, MO

Tom’s Town Distilling Co., Kansas City, MO

T’s Redneck Distillery, Lebanon, MO

White Mule Distillery/Ozark Mountain Distilling, Purdy, MO

Wood Hat Spirits, New Florence, MO

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North Dakota Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

Jeff Taylor Distillery , Burlington, ND

Proof Artisan Distillers, Fargo, ND

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South Dakota Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

Badlands Distillery, Kadoka, SD

Dakota Spirits Distillery, Pierre, SD

Stone Faces Distillery, Hill City, SD

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Kansas Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

Boot Hill Distillery, Dodge City, KS

Good Spirits Distilling, Olathe, KS

High Plains Distillery, Atchison, KS

Union Horse Distilling Co., Lenexa, KS

Wheat State Distilling, Wichita, KS

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Nebraska Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

Brickway Distillery (formerly Borgata Distillery) , Omaha, NE

Cooper’s Chase Distillery, West Point, NE

Cut Spike Distillery (formerly the Sòlas Distillery), La Vista, NE

Knotted Wood Distillery, Hickman, NE

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Oklahoma Bourbon & Whiskey Distilleries List

Hochatown Distilling Co., Broken Bow, OK

Prairie Wolf Spirits, Guthrie, OK

Scissortail Distillery, Moore, OK

Twister Distillery, Moore, OK

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