If a good drink after work is something you often crave, we have the perfect place for you. Manifest Distilling is a local distillery in Jacksonville promoting the best of American craftsmanship at their organic distillery.
Whiskey aficionados will love this place especially because of their hands-on experience. Currently, Manifest Distilling is offering a Bottle-Your-Own-Whiskey program where guests can fill up their personal bottle of straight rye whiskey directly from its aging barrel.
Manifest Distilling is now offering 20-minute tours on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. which features an overview of the production area where guests can learn about mashing, fermentation, distillation, aging and packaging processes.
Get in the American spirit with a true label that will taste fresh, and organic. According to Jacksonville Magazine, guests can take home a 750 ml bottle for $55 with a neck label signed and dated themselves. Manifest's whiskey uses the best organic North American grains from a co-op farm combined with 60 percent rye and 40 percent hard red spring wheat.
Bottling hours are Thursday - Sunday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and you can do an appointment for a private bottle-filling experience.
The distillery also offers special tours on Saturdays by appointment only. This tour can last up to two hours. You can also book a private guided tasting tour for groups of ten or more. This is a great idea for a bachelor or bachelorette party for anyone with a passion for whiskey. For more information about the tours click here.
Manifest brings realness to the ground of Jacksonville with organic ingredients and processes to celebrate a true American tradition. Here, whiskey is more than a drink, it's an experience.
Address: 960 East Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Hours: Thursday - Friday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday Noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Why you need to go: This is #1 distillery in Jacksonville offering whiskey and a bottling program where you can bottle your own whiskey.