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The Best American Whiskey 

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Updated June 14, 2019 5.8k votes 1.2k voters 18.9k views 31 items

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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Jack Daniel's is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Tennessee
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Maker's Mark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Whiskey
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Woodford Reserve is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Kentucky
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Four Roses is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Four Roses
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Blantons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Blantons
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Buffalo Trace Distillery... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Raymond Corbitt added
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Knob Creek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best American Whiskey
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Bulleit is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kate Kavanagh added Bulleit
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Wild Turkey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Wild Turkey
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Jim Beam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best American Whiskey
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Whistle Pig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Whistle Pig
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Van Winkle Family Reserv... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye
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Evan Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Evan Williams
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Old Forester is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Old Forester
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George Dickel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Whiskey
George Dickel
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Noah's Mill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Noah's Mill
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Rebel Yell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Rebel Yell
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Seagram's Seven Crown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Seagram's Seven Crown
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Ezra Brooks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Whiskey
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Stranahan's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Stranahan's
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Widow Jane 8 Year is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kate Kavanagh added Widow Jane 8 Year
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Kentucky Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kentucky Gentleman
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Old Crow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best American Whiskey
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Ole Smoky Distillery is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Whiskey
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Midnight Moon Moonshine ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Midnight Moon Moonshine