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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229 87
Four Roses is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Four Roses
2
222 95
Woodford Reserve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Kentucky
3
227 100
Blantons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Blantons
4
256 126
Maker's Mark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Whiskey
5
162 72
Buffalo Trace Distillery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Raymond Corbitt added
6
172 95
Knob Creek is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best American Whiskey
7
217 154
Jack Daniel's is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Tennessee
8
142 89
Wild Turkey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Wild Turkey
9
134 84
Bulleit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kate Kavanagh added Bulleit
10
74 59
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye
11
120 118
Jim Beam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Whiskey
12
64 55
Whistle Pig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Whistle Pig
13
56 58
Old Forester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Old Forester
14
84 102
Evan Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Evan Williams
15
48 61
George Dickel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Whiskey
George Dickel
16
34 52
Noah's Mill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Noah's Mill
17
37 59
Rebel Yell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Rebel Yell
18
34 61
Ezra Brooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Ezra Brooks
19
30 57
Stranahan's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Stranahan's
20
39 75
Seagram's Seven Crown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Seagram's Seven Crown
21
19 48
Widow Jane 8 Year is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kate Kavanagh added Widow Jane 8 Year
22
22 55
Kentucky Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kentucky Gentleman
23
23 60
Ole Smoky Distillery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Ole Smoky Distillery
24
17 50
Town Branch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Town Branch
25
24 67
Midnight Moon Moonshine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Midnight Moon Moonshine