The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, also known as the U.P., is known for its rugged landscapes and outdoor recreational opportunities. While the distillery scene in the U.P. is still growing here are a few distilleries located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Offering private label gin, vodka, whiskey, rum, and beers. Brewing and distilling is done off the island because of the infrastructure they cannot brew on site.
2 locations in Cedarville offering vodka, rum, gin, whiskey under the Straits label. They also have a brewery with 10 different craft beers always on tap.
The tasting room on Mackinac Island offers 3 unique rums. Vanilla cinnamon, banana flavored and aged rum made with chocolate fudge from Murdick’s on the Island. They also serve Gypsy distilling cocktails as well.
Offering vodka, gin, rum, bourbon, and rye whiskey. They are located in the former Nordic Theater and to honor the theater they offer a cinema series. A limited-edition spirit set of Red Salute vodka, Anatomy of a murder gin and Black Beauty rye which (with butter pecans and Michigan maple syrup).
Please note that the distillery scene in the U.P. is new and evolving and it is recommended to verify their current status and visiting hours before planning a visit. We are constantly monitoring for new distilleries and adding them to our site as they open. Visit Up North Distilleries for the most up-to-date information on distilleries in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.