"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 Returns! - Northern Latitudes Distillery

Current Hours
Mon-Thurs 11 AM - 6 PM
Fri & Sat 11 AM - 7 PM
Sunday 12 - 5 PM

Cherry Bounce & Voyaguer Saskatoon Berry Liqueur are bottled and for sale!!!

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. 

Doug Hansen
Doug Hansen
playing his guitar at hygge

The Fifty Best Double Gold Winner - Jack Pine Gin

Available in Illinois with BigFish

Available in Illinois with BigFish


  • The Fifty Best Double Gold Winner - Jack Pine Gin Jack Pine Gin wins gold again! The Fifty Best is the world's largest gin competition,  with 71 entries this year. Jack Pine Gin received their top award...Double Gold ...
    Posted Jun 29, 2019, 9:26 AM by Rich Savitski
  • NLD Mardi Gras 2019 What great fun we had with live Dixieland Jazz by the fabulous Backroom Gang in celebration of Mardi Gras!  Lots of our Planter's Punch, made with both our Manitou ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2019, 8:24 AM by Rich Savitski
  • Godfather of Michigan's Small Distilleries Passes. “This industry I’m in didn’t exist before Kris Berglund," said Moseler, the owner of Northern Latitudes Distillery in Lake Leelanau. "Not one of us would be here without ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2019, 4:59 PM by Rich Savitski
  • Featured in BayLife Magazine "With a cocktail list to satisfy everyone’s palate, the distillery also helps thosewho are weary of winter to spice up their day."2019 March BayLife ArticleLink to ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2019, 6:50 AM by Rich Savitski
  • Celebrate with eggnog - Record Eagle Rich, creamy and delicious -- virgin or spiked."At Northern Latitudes Distillery in Lake Leelanau, co-owner Mandy Moseler says customers look forward to ordering eggnog made with Northern Latitudes’ craft ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2018, 6:37 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 Fifty Best Gin
World Competition
(Northern Latitudes Distillery, MI) 
100° points

Nose: Lemon, lemon peel, lime peel, key lime, bright citrus, crisp citrus, green apple, Juicy Fruit gum, herbal, spearmint, juniper, herbal juniper, cut ferns, cucumber, celery seed, bay leaf, peppercorns, pine.
Palate: Verbena, finger limes, lemon peel, lime peel, citrus, lemon balm, marmalade, spearmint, herbs, juniper, herbal juniper, cucumber, celery seed, spicy sandalwood, cardamom, cassia bark, bark, black peppercorn, nice sweetness, creamy, smooth, fantastic for gin and tonic.
Finish: Lime peel, lime zest, dried lemon peel, whipped cream, juniper, rose petals, dried herbs, anise, celery seed, cinnamon, pepper, peppery, approachable, clean, fresh, creamy, silky, smooth.

Double Gold Medal
Double Gold medal