There are few things more exciting for us than getting to see our favorite spirits being produced—and meeting the people responsible for making them. It doesn’t hurt that these visits, of course, generally end with a delicious tasting.
But some distilleries go above and beyond the standard tour and gift shop, and offer experiences that all liquor lovers need to enjoy at least once during their lifetimes. From a two-century-old presidential whiskey brand brought back to life to a facility in one of the remotest parts of Scotland, these ten distilleries deserve a spot on your bucket list. Naturally, we’d suggest you try to get to as many of them as you possibly can.
And while you’re planning your trip (or day-dreaming about taking one), you should also check out our list of 15 Bars to Visit Before you Die for some more inspiration.