INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — In 2013, Indiana passed House Bill 1293 which allows small distilleries to hold tastings and sell directly to customers on site. Ever since then, more and more distilleries have appeared across the state.
Our partners at Yelp created a list of the top distilleries in the state to visit and try some Hoosier whiskey.
Photo by: Yelper Brooke K.
Yelp insight: “On a sunny afternoon, this place is spectacular (and provides for spot-on lighting for you Instagrammers). It has a clean but rustic vibe with ample patio space (open to all ages and species) overlooking the B-Line.” - Yelper Katie U.
Photo by: Bear Wallow Distillery on Yelp
Yelp insight: “Tours are about 30 minutes long, and run on the hour. If you get there a little early, get yourself a cocktail, which you can also bring along on the tour.” -Yelper Kathy V.
Photo by: Yelper Brady R.
Yelp insight: “I love the fact that you are able to bring your dogs here, or in my case able to pet other people's dogs that they bring. I love that they menu rotates seasonally, so you are able to try so many new things. The free popcorn at the front is also an added bonus!” -Yelper Lauren B.
Photo by: Yelper Kelly P.
Yelp insight: “Unlike most of the wineries and distilleries in the Indiana/Kentucky area, Huber's tasting room was fabulous. The server was knowledgeable & the selection was vast.” -Yelper MJ G.
South Bend, IN
Photo by: Indiana Whiskey Company on Yelp
Yelp insight: “Indiana Whiskey is the only whiskey that I buy now! Besides being some of the smoothest whiskey that I have ever had, I enjoy the fact it is produced right here in South Bend!” -Yelper Bradley F.
Photo by: Yelper Crystal R.
Yelp insight: “For our dessert we did the flight which allowed us to sample a 12.05 vodka, gin, and three different whiskeys. I usually don't drink liquor and typically when I do it's not straight but we both were impressed by the flight!” -Yelper Audrey H.
Yelp has the rest of their list of Indiana distilleries on their website.