Distillery Tour with Commemorative Shot Glasses for Two, Four, or Eight at Ugly Dog Distillery (Up to 52% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Tours illuminate the copper workshop of a local master distiller as he makes traditional and bacon-flavored vodka, rum, and gin

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Promotional value expires Feb 26, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required. 48hr cancellation notice required. Must be 12 or older to attend. Must be 21 or older to purchase alcohol. Valid only at listed location. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Four Options

  • $11 for a distillery tour and commemorative shot glass for two ($20 value)
  • $20 for a distillery tour and commemorative shot glass for four ($40 value)
  • $29 for a distillery tour and commemorative shot glass for six ($60 value)
  • $38 for a distillery tour and commemorative shot glass for eight ($80 value)

The 30-minute tour (a $7 value each) takes groups through the day-to-day operations of a fully functioning distillery as distillers explain their unique process and methods. Tour-goers get up close to the distillery’s assortment of copper and steel vats (most of them handmade), plastic barrels, and copper piping. Afterward, guests receive their very own commemorative shot glass (a $3 value each).

Ugly Dog Distillery

Master distiller Jon Dyer leaves nothing to chance, tasting every batch of vodka before it goes into bottling. With Ugly Dog Distillery’s ever-expanding distribution market, he recognizes it’s a potentially daunting responsibility—but he wouldn’t want it any other way. Along with his partner Dewey Winkle, Jon follows in the tradition of early American moonshiners, distilling one potent, handcrafted batch at a time. Jon processes the Michigan winter wheat with his handmade grinder, transmuting the wheat into the slow, clear drops of the distillery’s near-final product through copper tubing into a large vat. Originally starting with vodka, Jon and the gang have expanded into rum and a unique brand of bacon-flavored vodka, with more flavors in the works. The small but thriving distillery sometimes works round the clock, with Jon juggling the duties of company accountant, salesman, marketer, dishwasher, and occasional graphic designer. Visitors can tour the bubbling copper workshop during the day, and share beauty tips with Ruger, the German wirehaired pointer who gave the company its name.

Customer Reviews

It's really small...we almost drove right by it. But the tour was very informative and it was great to be supporting a local company.
Angela W. · February 10, 2014
Dewey was a great host! The place is small so the tour was quite cozy. Very informative, friendly and great product!
Becky H. · April 6, 2017
Staff very friendly.
Jenny E. · March 19, 2017
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    Chelsea

    14495 North Territorial Road

    Chelsea, MI 48118

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