7 Great American Whiskey Brands You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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If you mention American whiskey, names like Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam, Jack Daniel’s, Buffalo Trace, and Woodford Reserve seem to get all the headlines. But, there’s a whole world of high-quality, lesser-known brands on the market just waiting for you to try.

When it comes to American whiskey, places like Kentucky and Tennessee seem to dominate the discussion. It’s true that a large portion of America’s greatest whiskey comes these two states, but places like Oregon, Alabama, Illinois, and even Texas are making great whiskeys, too.

Take a look at some of our favorite brands and branch out from the usual Will Turkey and Bulleit.

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