It's a good time to be a whiskey drinker in America. Whether you're looking for a traditional bourbon or rye or seeking to try something more experimental, there are plenty of options, and the range and quality of whiskey you can try are constantly expanding. Distillery tours are turning into a way for whiskey makers to educate the public in terms of what they do while showing off some of their history. These ten distilleries are located across the US, from Kentucky to an island in the Atlantic to spaces found high in the mountains.
Kings County Distillery, New York
Kings County Distillery is one of several makers of spirits to help jumpstart a burgeoning industry within New York City itself. Their offerings are presently very focused, with an emphasis on moonshine, bourbon, and a collaboration with Mast Brothers Chocolate. The distillery offers tours of their facility, located in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, on Fridays and Saturdays. Just getting there is an adventure in itself.
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