Holiday week fun to support a great cause


We are dedicating the week between Christmas and New Year to raise funds for BACN a grass roots organization in our community serving neighbors and families with essential services and food. Join the fun and support a great cause: • Dec 26 – 31 Special cocktails with portion of proceeds donated to support BACN • […]

Barn@IronFish Discounts through end of year


Excitement around the 2017 Wedding season is building at “The Barn” at Iron Fish Distillery!! The first wedding we hosted resulted in rave reviews. We so looking forward to working with many more couples in 2017 — providing an amazing experience and lasting memories at our unique, newly renovated barn venue. Please check out our […]

OPENING Labor Day Weekend


Welcome to the distillery, the journey and most importantly say hello to life and spirit returning to the farm.   We are thrilled to know you want to stay connected.  Everything is coming together to bring you exceptional artisan spirits passionately produced in small batch quantities from the land by Michigan’s first full line farm distillery. With two years in […]

Iron Fish Rising (And What It Takes To Go Estate!)


Our 4,900 sq ft. distillery building has been designed for the production, processing and barrel-storing of spirits and will feature a full service tasting room bar and heated outdoor porch area. And as the construction nears completion, we’re dreaming of warmer days and evenings when we can share a cocktail outside, while enjoying the view […]

From Traditional Farming to Natural Approaches


One would think that fields, abandoned for nearly 30 years, would offer an easy transition to natural or even organic production. But the traditional farming practiced on our fields for over 80 years depleted the soil of organic matter and the experts and seasoned organic farmers who visited us on site suggested that our initial […]

From Grain to Glass All on the Same Field


To bring you spirits that are truly one of a kind, we started to reclaim our historic farm several years ago.  Field prep led to seeding our first crop of soft white winter wheat. When Iron Fish Distillery opens this spring, we are looking forward to showing you around Michigan’s first dedicated farm-based distillery focused […]

It’s happening!


Nothing like a good ground breaking! We were overwhelmed by the local community and media turnout for our late September 2015 ground breaking. Over 50 community leaders and neighbors found their way down Dzuibanek Road to join us on a brisk Monday morning for the big reveal of our building design and farm-based distillery plans […]