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Aromas of honey, cedar and vanilla are echoed on the earthy palate on this golden small-batch wheat whiskey. The exit is smoothed by creamy honey dotted with clove and cayenne heat..
Cedar Ridge Vineyards is a family-owned winery, distillery and event space nestled in the beautiful Swisher countryside- a short drive from Cedar Rapids or Iowa City. Award-winning wines and internationally recognized spirits are produced on site at the only winery/distillery in Iowa. Proprietors are Jeff and Laurie Quint. Jeff also serves as Master Distiller and Winemaker. Cedar Ridge Winery produces wines from its own estate-grown grapes. Cedar Ridge Distillery also crafts its award-winning spirits in small batches in its European-engineered 80-gallon pot still. The lush 5,000 vines and nearly 15,000 square foot winery, distillery, tasting room and event center provide the highest quality wines, spirits and entertainment experience in the area.
Cedar Ridge brings you the first licensed distillery in the state of Iowa since the age of prohibition.
The softest of our whiskies, 100% winter white wheat is mashed in house to create a delicate yet flavorful spirit. Distilled twice and mellowed in new lightly charred American Oak casks, this smooth whiskey is meant for sipping. One of the few wheat whiskeys produced anywhere!
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Cedar Ridge Distillery is Iowa's oldest & largest whiskey producing distillery in the state.
Cedar Ridge whiskey is for the explorers, aficionados, and connoisseurs that want more authenticity and a personal-human connection when it comes to their whiskey drinking experience. Cedar Ridge, Iowa's first distillery brings you the best Midwest whiskey from America's beloved grain belt. Whether you are after a bottle of coveted Silver Label Single Malt or Multi-award winning Iowa Bourbon Whiskey, Cedar Ridge whiskey will be your drink for celebrations, rough days, and any day in between.
We know that many people think of Iowa as just having corn – we're perfectly fine with that. That means that we have the benefit of having the best product to make the best bourbon– Iowa Corn. Fine craftsmanship is a true reflection of Iowa's mentality, where we do the best with what nature gives us, while maintaining minimal waste. The best corn and grains come from the most fertile soil found right here in America's Grain Belt.