Welcome To Hermann
What to Expect
We’re a quiet little German town, with red brick buildings nestled in rolling hills along the Missouri River.
Although the area is well known for vineyards, there are a growing number of distilleries in the area, several of which are listed on the Missouri Spirits Expedition.
Each whiskey trail ticket includes a tasting at 6 participating stops:
- Black Shire Distillery
- Copper Mule Distillery
- Fernweh Distilling Co.
- Hermann Farm Distillery
- Lionheart Whiskey Co.
- Polly’s Still
Tickets Are Limited
Ticket sales are limited for our first-ever Hermann Whiskey Trail! Join us for a fun-filled tour around the local distilleries and taste spirits of Missouri. Make a weekend of your adventure and enjoy shopping, unique dining, and relaxation in our tiny German town.
(Tickets are sold through the Hermann Area Chamber website.)
Blackberry & Blended
Straight bourbon whiskey and high rye whiskeys aged 3+ years. Corn whiskey with all-natural blackberry juice and a blend of aged high corn whiskey and 2 year straight whiskey.
Small Batch & Single Barrel
100% Missouri Straight Bourbon Whiskey distilled, aged, and bottled on site. All corn sourced locally from the family century farm.
Single Barrel Bourbon, Straight Rye, & Specialty Corn Spirit
Batch grains come from Missouri and Mid-America and are harvested from a single barrels which have never been chill filtered.
Barrel Strength & Limited Edition Whiskeys
Explore and learn about the buildings on Hermann Farm, including the recreated Rasche family homestead, brandy cellar, and aging barn
Small Batch & Single Barrel
Five years or older 51% rye mashbill curated, proofed, and bottled in the restored historic Nasse building at the corner of 3rd and Schiller. Three barrel blends or single barrels selected for unique and premium flavors.
Cozy Historic Experience
Vintage style spirits beside a historical garden in the “First Settlement Village” at Hermann Farm.
Make It a Weekend
Plan Your Stay
Extend your day and stay the night at one of the many guest suites, bed and breakfasts, or hotels. Turn it into a weekend getaway and enjoy fine dining, a casual bit to eat, or dig in at a dive. Shop ‘til you drop or browse a few antiques or museums in between whiskey stops.
What People are Saying
“Excellent place to drop in and do a flight of spirits…Bartender was very nice and seemed to know her stuff.“
Scott R. review of Blackshire
We’ll Be Back
“The whiskeys they make were excellent. We ordered several things on the food menu and everything was delicious. These people obviously care about what they’re putting out.”
Joe B. review of Fernweh
“Welcoming and [they] do a great job of explaining their rye whiskey. They have a tour and tasting and you make your own Old Fashioned. Definitely recommend stopping by!”
Mike B. review of Lionheart
“Visited 3 years ago, went back this weekend. Amazing how they have grown! Spent the weekend in Hermann and found the absolute best German food there.”
Ward F. review of Copper Mule
“Very reasonable and the tour was great. Lots of historic buildings and beautiful scenery.”
George E. review of Hermann Farm
Hermann Whiskey Trail 2023
Trail dates are announced each spring for the year. Tickets go on sale approximately 8-10 weeks in advance.
December 6th & 7th, 202410am to 5pm on Saturday11am to 5pm on Sunday Self-Paced Trail Join us for the fourth Hermann Whiskey Trail! Visit six stops across two days and enjoy the different whiskeys of Hermann.Early Bird deadline to include a commemorative glass...
June 14 & 15, 202310am to 5pm Friday11am to 5pm on Saturday Self-Paced Trail Join us for the third Hermann Whiskey Trail! Visit six stops across two days and enjoy the different whiskeys of Hermann.Early Bird deadline to include a commemorative glass with tasting...
December 2nd & 3rd, 202310am to 5pm Saturday11am to 5pm on Sunday Self-Paced Trail Join us for the second Hermann Whiskey Trail! Visit six stops across two days and enjoy the different whiskeys of Hermann. Tasting Pass $75/person: free rides on the Hermann...
Hours of Operation
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For individual hours of operation