Liquor 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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216 82
Four Roses is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Four Roses

2
220 95
Blantons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Blantons

3
212 93
Woodford Reserve is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Kentucky

4
241 123
Maker's Mark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Whiskey

5
151 71
Buffalo Trace Distillery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Raymond Corbitt added

6
168 92
Knob Creek is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best American Whiskey

7
139 87
Wild Turkey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Wild Turkey

8
206 152
Jack Daniel's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Tennessee

9
131 82
Bulleit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kate Kavanagh added Bulleit

10
72 58
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye

11
116 114
Jim Beam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Whiskey

12
62 54
Whistle Pig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Whiskey
christoentes added Whistle Pig

13
56 55
Old Forester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Old Forester

14
82 98
Evan Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Evan Williams

15
47 61
George Dickel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Whiskey
George Dickel

16
32 51
Noah's Mill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Noah's Mill

17
32 58
Rebel Yell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Rebel Yell

18
30 56
Stranahan's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Stranahan's

19
30 60
Ezra Brooks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Ezra Brooks

20
36 73
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
21 54
Kentucky Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Kentucky Gentleman

23
23 58
Ole Smoky Distillery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Ole Smoky Distillery

24
17 49
Town Branch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Town Branch

25
24 66
Midnight Moon Moonshine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Whiskey
Midnight Moon Moonshine