"In the adventurous spirit of this rugged but refined place, we carefully create these unique spirits, tinged with the clean air and brisk water found only here in Leelanau." 

-Mark Moseler

Latitudes Straight Bourbon Whiskey

New Latitudes Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Our own high wheat bourbon aged in Minnesota oak barrels

Current Hours
M-Th 11am-6pm
Fri and Sat 11am-7pm
Sun 12pm-5pm

The tasting room, located on M‑204 in the village of Lake Leelanau, is as unique as the spirits that are created on-site. From the slab wood beams, to the massive black ash bartops, the room has that unique “where the North begins” feel. 

Apollo Horseradish Vodka - Northern Latitudes Distillery

Horseradish Vodka
New Label - Same Great Product!

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  • In The News Two articles featuring Northern Latitudes spirits:  The 13 Best Flavored Vodkas, Ranked From Good to Crazy Delicious -  Anna Archibald | The Best Bloody Mary in Each State - Stu's Kitchen Blog
    Posted May 8, 2017, 7:39 PM by Rich Savitski
  • Northern Latitudes Releases Whaleback Spiced Rum MyNorth interviews Mark Moseler - Published December 30th, 2015Northern Latitudes Distillery in Lake Leelanau is known for their signature craft spirits and cocktails. Their newest mainstay product, Whaleback Spiced Rum ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2016, 1:31 PM by Rich Savitski
  • Distilleries in Northern Michigan February 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine writes: "Get hip to the next big thing in artisan beverages: craft spirits. From grain to bottle, these Northern Michigan micro ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2015, 1:07 PM by Rich Savitski
  • Northern Latitudes Distillery finds its footing in Leelanau Traverse City Record-Eagle.com writes:LAKE LEELANAU — Mark and Mandy Moseler turned layoffs from their downstate public teaching positions into a career break.http://www.record-eagle.com/business ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2015, 1:08 PM by Rich Savitski
  • Artisanal Distilleries Offer Trendy Event Space Michigan Meetings and Events Magazine article writes:"Northern Latitudes Distillery boasts massive wood beams, black-ash bar tops and a 3,000-square-foot tasting room."http://mi.meetingsmags.com ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2014, 5:30 PM by Rich Savitski
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  • Free tastings
  • Unique bottled spirits
  • Custom cocktails
  • Local ingredients
  • Barware for sale
  • T-shirts/Sweatshirts
  • Bring your own food from local restaurants.

The Spirits Band
The Spirits!
Our own house band, The Spirits, played their debut gig Friday night to a packed distillery! Members are from our NLD family and include Zoe Moseler on lead vocals, Margaret Lott on keyboard, James Hawkins on drums and Doug Hansen on bass guitar. Watch this website and facebook for future performances!