"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."
Featuring unique bottled spirits, cocktails-to-go, spirit tasting, barware, and an entire gift shop.
Soon to be released...
LEELANAU LUAU Macadamia Nut Liqueur Limited Edition
We are bringing the Aloha Spirit to the Leelanau region with a spirit created from Hawaii's nuttiest export! Leelanau Luau is made from Hawaiian macadamia nuts, dark brown sugar, local honey, and our finest neutral spirits. Soon available at our Lake Leelanau distillery in 375ml bottles. Check back here or follow us on Facebook for updates on the release of Leelanau Luau.
BERNIE'S BRANDY - Limited Edition
Bernie’s Brandy is a tribute to the man who started the wine industry here on the Leelanau Peninsula, Bernie Rink. Sadly, Bernie's winery, Boskydel, has recently closed its doors, but not before Mark and Andy Rink (Bernie's son) collaborated to create Bernie's Brandy using 100% Boskydel wine and Mark's distillation know-how to distill and barrel age this special spirit! We believe this brandy captures the spirit of both this iconic vineyard and its founder.
Northern Latitudes Distillery sits on what locals call "The Narrows," the natural channel connecting the northern and southern parts of Lake Leelanau. We thought it appropriate to name a spirit in honor of our unique location. NLD's newest release, The Narrows, connects two of our most popular spirits; we aged our Jack Pine Gin in Latitudes Straight Bourbon Whiskey barrels. The result is a completely new and mellow spirit with beautiful notes of oak.
NLD Hand Sanitizer
In response to the shortage in the spring of 2020, NLD went into hand sanitizer production using the W.H.O. formula. We have donated 100s of gallons to our local first responders and schools. Hand sanitizer donations were made and/or discounted sales to hospitals, nursing homes, and homeless shelters as well. We appreciate all who purchased our hand sanitizer and those who donated to this program to help us keep this service going throughout 2020 and into 2021.
ABOUT NORTHERN LATITUDES DISTILLERY
Northern Latitudes Distillery welcomes you to the very heart of Michigan’s beautiful Leelanau Peninsula! Here, Mark and Mandy distill small batch artisan spirits in their 'up north' distillery.
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Tuesday - Thursday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Friday & Saturday
CLOSED Sunday and Monday
Open for Complimentary Spirit Tasting & Spirit, Cocktails-To-Go, and Merchandise Sales.
Our cocktail bar is open with all seating outside on our covered front porch or on our expansive back lawn.