Dining and Drink

10 craft distilleries in the Madison area

Get your fill of spirits made from local companies

Dancing Goat Distillery
This distillery adjacent to the Cambridge Winery opened in November. The tasting room hours will expand come spring.
909 Vineyard Drive, Cambridge, dancinggoat.com

Death’s Door Distillery
The largest craft distillery in Wisconsin gets its name from the shipping lane between the Door County peninsula and Washington Island, where all the wheat grown is used by the distillery.
2220 Eagle Drive, Middleton, deathsdoorspirits.com

Imaginary Factory
Right next door to State Line Distillery, Imaginary Factory is expected to open this spring with batches of liquors, bitters and aromatized wines.
1401 Northern Court.

J. Henry and Sons
All J. Henry does is bourbon. The distillery grows specialized corn, wheat and rye for four expressions (with a fourth coming out in February) on a farm 20 miles from Madison that has been in the family for three generations.
7794 Patton Road, Dane, jhenryandsons.com

Minhas Distillery
When members of the Minhas family bought the Monroe Brewery in 2006, they built a craft distillery to make small batches of whiskey, vodka, gin, tequila and liquors for other labels.
1404 13th St., Monroe, minhasdistillery.com

Old Sugar Distillery
UW–Madison grad Nathan Greenawalt founded this distillery and tasting room in 2010, with a name that harkens back to Madison’s history as one of the nation’s leading processors of beet sugar.
931 E. Main St., oldsugardistillery.com

State Line Distillery
This distillery opened its doors just off Williamson Street in September, selling and serving its first distilled batches of gin and vodka on day one.
1413 Northern Court, statelinedistillery.com

Two Tall Distilling
Started by two former lab partners and friends since college, Two Tall started turning out gin, whiskey and vodka last spring.
5353 Maly Road, Sun Prairie, twotalldistilling.com

Wollersheim Winery and Distillery
Local institution Wollersheim Winery became Wollersheim Winery and Distillery shortly after state law changed in 2009 to allow wineries to distill.
7876 State Road 188, Prairie du Sac, wollersheim.com

Yahara Bay Distillers
Yahara Bay was Madison’s first craft distillery and Wisconsin’s second. Going strong since 2007.
6250 Nesbitt Road, Fitchburg, yaharabay.com

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