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Cardinal Spirits

922 S Morton St, Bloomington, IN 47403-2566
+1 812-202-6789
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Wow, how things have changed: we returned to cardinal after a long hiatus. Used to be all booze, a... read more

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gazooby
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Lunch and tour with our Senior boys - great time! Food was great, drinks delicious, tour guide... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
DDammFamily
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Zionsville, Indiana
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WARM & INVITING TASTING ROOM BAR Our tasting room restaurant & cocktail bar overlooking the B-Line trail is one of the nicest spots in town to enjoy dinner and a drink. The atmosphere is low-key, with a nice mix of young and old, townies and tourists, professors and students. Order a flight, like you might do at a brewery or winery; sip cocktails made with spirits that are distilled on-site; order dinner and desserts from our chef-driven menu DELICIOUS & CREATIVE CRAFT COCKTAILS We’re very lucky to employ some of the most talented and creative bartenders in Indiana. Our drinks are delicious and the details are spot-on. We use all house-made spirits, syrups, tinctures, and freshly squeezed juices, and our menu changes every two months to reflect local and seasonal flavors. Enjoy classic cocktails as well as original creations from our bartenders. UNIQUE DISTILLERY TOUR & EXPERIENCE We are proud to distill some of the best spirits in the country, right here in Bloomington. Our vodka and coffee liqueur have both won gold medals in national spirit competitions. Our whiskey, rum, gin, and other spirits are pretty delicious too. We combine age-old distilling techniques with modern technology, and are more than happy to walk you through the entire process from local grains, fruit, and botanicals to your glass.Tours start at only $10 and you can book online.
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“moscow mule” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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922 S Morton St, Bloomington, IN 47403-2566
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow, how things have changed: we returned to cardinal after a long hiatus. Used to be all booze, a few nibbles, and if you wanted dinner you had to go outside to the food truck. Now, a real chef and a full (albeit limited) menu...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch and tour with our Senior boys - great time! Food was great, drinks delicious, tour guide very knowledgeable. Loved the location just off the trail - enjoyed the walk there and back.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us, six in all, thoroughly enjoyed our VIP tour, which included a generous tasting at the end along with a cocktail. Our tour guide, Ben, was entertaining and informative and put up with our group's innumerable questions. After the tour and all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our visit to Cardinal Spirits. The space is cute, the drinks are delicious, and the tour was educational and a great value!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting process, wonderful hospitality and great product! Will recommend to our friends for a Funtime in Bloomington!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really impressed with the tour and the depth of knowledge of our tour guide. We did the basic tour and would recommend it for people who enjoy a drink, a little discussion, and the opportunity to check out an up and coming small...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Was a great tour. My wife and I loved the atmosphere, the people working there and the alcohol!! The coffee liqueur was fantastic!

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

This was our first time visiting Cardinal Spirits and we had such a great time! We did the VIP tour on a Friday, and the tour guide, Ben, was incredibly knowledgeable about each process and explained everything really well. It was also great to have...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

I'm not rating this on its appeal as an attraction as we have not yet taken the tour, but on the restaurant that is attached. Although the menu is rather limited, the food is amazing. However, if you're a teetotaler, you'll miss some of the...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

Amazing!! The tour was so thorough and informative, and we all learned so much about distilling and spirits. We also got to taste all the products so we could make the most informed decision about which bottle to take home with us.

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