Discover the Taste of Southern Illinois
Grand River Spirits is a locally-owned craft whiskey distillery in Carbondale, Illinois.
Proudly producing some of the best spirits in the Southern Illinois region.
Fun and more accessible than traditional whiskey, Red Eye Moonshine is distilled using traditional methods combined with modern technology.
There is a time when what starts to matter most in life is what feels real and true.
For that time, there’s True Kinship whiskey.
ABOUT THE DISTILLERY
Grand River Spirits is a locally-owned craft distillery in Southern Illinois. Made from all-local grains and fruits, our premium, hand-crafted spirits represent the best of the Midwest. Our whiskies, bourbons, and ryes are distilled in an 80-gallon Kothe craft potstill with three plates column, a custom German-engineered technology proven over centuries of tradition.
What people say about our whiskey…
“I usually do not drink the “heavier” liquors but I love their moonshines and their bourbon! It is deceptively smooth! Taking a bottle with me on vacation so I can have a little Southern Illinois on the beaches of the Gulf!”
Distillery Tours & Tastings
For the public:
Friday 4pm to 7pm
Saturday 11am to 5pm
Sunday 12pm to 4pm
We do accept requests for appointments, please provide us with your email address and we will contact you to setup a private tour and tasting.
Looking for our bottling event information? Click here.