Far North Spirits - the USA

Best USA Estate Distillery 2019 & Award for Excellence in Sustainable Spirit Production - USA

The northernmost distillery in the contiguous U.S., Minnesota’s Far North Spirits is an authentic estate distillery run by fourth generation farmer and head distiller Michael Swanson. He and his wife Cheri Reese returned home in 2013 to make provenance-driven spirits with integrity, authenticity and beauty. Using only the finest, sustainably sourced ingredients and old school methods, they make artisanal whiskey, rum, vodka and gin. Their award-wining spirits are available at more than a thousand locations in 13 states, and their cocktail room on the farm has hosted visitors from around the world.