Minneapolis is known for their breweries, but did you know that we have an incredible distillery scene?
Crafting the perfect cocktail with house-made, locally produced spirits is taking Minneapolis by storm. Don’t just taste the creativity, see it in action. Take a tour, enjoy samples and get a real feel for what it takes to concoct the perfect beverage.
E 32nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406
What are their specialties? Vodka, Gin, Liqueurs
What makes them unique? Every Du Nord product is made with alcohol that started as a seed in Minnesota soil. They source locally whenever possible, and the farmers they work with play a major role in their business. The quality can be found in every glass.
When do they offer tours? They offer one-hour tours that end in a tasting. Public tours are held at on Fridays at 6pm and Saturdays at 5pm. Book your tour for $10.
Location: 241 Fremont Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55405
What are their specialties? Spirits in the British tradition: gin made in house, vodka, rum and whiskey. They will soon be producing their own single malt and putting into barrels to age.
What makes them unique? Royal Foundry Craft Spirits is the newest and largest distillery in town, they have three private event spaces, a gaming area and English memorabilia throughout the space. A deck and Cycle Speedway track will be installed summer 2019! More details on that coming soon. Follow social media for more info.
When do they offer tours? Cocktail classes, also referred to as "Spirit Sessions," are offered several times a month on weekends, details are on our website. Tours are offered on the weekends at 2:00 and 4:00 pm. Call the distillery for more info, or check the website for more details!
Location: 1620 Central Ave NE Ste 150, Minneapolis, MN 55413
What are their specialties? Gin, Vodka, Rum, Bourbon, Whiskey, Aquavit, Liqueurs
What makes them unique? Tattersall has it all! Seriously, though. They have the greatest variety out of any other distillery in Minneapolis, and they do everything well. They offer unique flavors like sour cherry, bitter orange, crème de cacao, lime crema, and blueberry. Their cocktails are as tasty as their spirits, and all of their syrups, sodas and mixers are made in-house. Talk about quality!
When do they offer tours? Take a tour every Saturday at 1pm or 3pm. They take about 45 minutes and cost only $10! Book your tour receive a tasting and free tasting glass.
Location: 451 Taft St NE #19, Minneapolis, MN 55413
What are their specialties? Vodka, Gin, Rum, Liqueurs
What makes them unique? While their standard liquors are phenomenal, what truly makes Norseman a destination among the distilleries is their unique variety of flavors. With flavors like strawberry rhubarb, apricot, coffee, and pineapple chipotle, their drinks are creative and surprising, and their bottled spirits will add a nice twist to your home collection.
When do they offer tours? Every Saturday they offer a 45-minute production tour and tasting at both 1pm and 2pm. Book your tour for just $10!
Location: 771 Harding St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
What are their specialties? Vodka, Whiskey, Apple brandy, Gin
What makes them unique? Wander North is the first veteran-owned distillery in Minnesota. They go by the philosophy that not all those who wander are lost. They love to push the boundaries of typical craft spirits to provide a product that is truly exceptional. Experimentation is their passion and you’ll find this creativity in every cocktail. They also partner with local companies and breweries to come up with small-batch collaborations like their Frontier Applejack Brandy made with Sociable Cider Werks base cider.
When do they offer tours? They offer tours every other Friday at 6pm and 7pm, and every Saturday at 4pm, 5pm, and 6pm. Book your tour for $10 and receive a tasting and a shot glass.
Location: 6409 Cambridge St, St. Louis Park, MN 55426
What are their specialties? Vodka, Vodskey, Gin, Light Whiskey
What makes them unique? They put their own twist on classic spirits. Try vosdkey, a vodka-like spirit that isn’t distilled as long so it retains it’s natural sweetness and oils, resulting in richer flavors and a full-bodied feel. Copperwing also has events almost every night of the week! Learn how to craft a cocktail at their Midweek Mixology and catch some live music on Wednesdays. Or stop by for Happy Hour on Thursdays. Check out their event calendar to see what they’ve got going this week.
When do they offer tours? They offer tours by appointment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to choose a time and date. Tours are $10 and come with a complementary glass and spirit tasting.
Location: 2931 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
What are their specialties? Vodka, Gin, Rum, Whiskey, Mama’s Moonshine
What makes them unique? Twin Spirits Distillery is the first one-woman owned distillery in Minnesota. What started out as a passion project turned into a deep curiosity for flavor and a desire to adventure into the craft of creating the perfect spirit. Good drinks and better company is what Twin Spirits is all about. Experience the vibe, the taste and the quality for yourself.
When do they offer tours? Tours are available on Wednesdays or Thursdays at 5pm and 7pm, and on Saturdays at 4pm and 6pm. The tour takes about 45 minutes and the cost is $10. You will receive a sampling of three of their spirits and learn how each one is produced. Book now!