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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173 60
Four Roses is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Four Roses

2
186 82
Blantons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Blantons

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168 80
Woodford Reserve is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Woodford Reserve Kentucky

4
200 108
Maker's Mark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Whiskey

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127 61
Buffalo Trace Distillery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Raymond Corbitt added Buffalo Trace Distillery

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139 81
Knob Creek is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best American Whiskey

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112 65
Bulleit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kate Kavanagh added Bulleit

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168 128
Jack Daniel's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Jack Daniel's Tennessee

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114 76
Wild Turkey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Wild Turkey

10
59 51
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye

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89 100
Jim Beam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Whiskey

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45 44
Whistle Pig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Whistle Pig

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46 49
Old Forester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Old Forester

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66 88
Evan Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Evan Williams

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36 52
George Dickel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Whiskey
George Dickel

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28 45
Noah's Mill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Noah's Mill

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25 54
Rebel Yell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Rebel Yell

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26 56
Ezra Brooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Ezra Brooks

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23 51
Stranahan's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Stranahan's

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28 64
Seagram's Seven Crown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Seagram's Seven Crown

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16 41
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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15 43
Town Branch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Town Branch

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16 48
Kentucky Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kentucky Gentleman

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20 59
Midnight Moon Moonshine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Midnight Moon Moonshine

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15 52
Ole Smoky Distillery is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Ole Smoky Distillery

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10 41
Widow Jane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Widow Jane

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12 51
Kessler's is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kessler's

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12 53
Old Crow is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best American Whiskey

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11 56
Early Times is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Early Times

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6 41
Widow Jane Rye is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Widow Jane Rye

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6 48
Old Charter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Old Charter