Drinks The Best American Whiskey  

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These are the best American whiskey brands, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best American whiskey brands come in many forms. Some good American whiskey brands use barley to distill their spirits while other top American whiskies use rye. A few of the best American whiskey brands are delicious when consumed neat and others are great for mixers.

What companies will you find on this best American whiskey brands list? Jack Daniel's, distilled in the great state of Tennessee, is one of the most popular American whiskey manufacturers on the market. Fun Fact: the Jack Daniel's distillery is actually located in a dry county, so the product is not available in stores in the region. Wild Turkey is another delicious American whiskey.

Kentucky's own Maker's Mark whiskey is packaged with its iconic sealed wax adding to its shelf appeal. Other good companies on this top American whiskey brands list include Jim Beam, Rebel Yell and Knob Creek.

Do you have a favorite American-made whiskey? Let your voice be heard by giving the best brands a thumbs up and please add any good American whiskies you think belong on this list that you don't see already listed!
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205 77
Four Roses is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Four Roses

2
207 87
Woodford Reserve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Kentucky

3
212 91
Blantons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Blantons

4
231 120
Maker's Mark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Whiskey

5
148 67
Buffalo Trace Distillery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Raymond Corbitt added

6
162 89
Knob Creek is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best American Whiskey

7
130 78
Bulleit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kate Kavanagh added Bulleit

8
131 84
Wild Turkey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Wild Turkey

9
197 148
Jack Daniel's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Tennessee

10
71 55
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye

11
60 49
Whistle Pig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Whistle Pig

12
110 111
Jim Beam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Whiskey

13
54 52
Old Forester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Old Forester

14
78 95
Evan Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Evan Williams

15
47 57
George Dickel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Whiskey
George Dickel

16
31 49
Noah's Mill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Noah's Mill

17
29 54
Stranahan's is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Stranahan's

18
30 57
Rebel Yell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Rebel Yell

19
29 58
Ezra Brooks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Ezra Brooks

20
35 71
Seagram's Seven Crown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Seagram's Seven Crown

21
18 46
Widow Jane 8 Year is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kate Kavanagh added Widow Jane 8 Year

22
21 52
Kentucky Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kentucky Gentleman

23
22 56
Ole Smoky Distillery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Ole Smoky Distillery

24
17 47
Town Branch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Town Branch

25
23 64
Midnight Moon Moonshine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Midnight Moon Moonshine