Templeton, Iowa: Whiskey Barrel Tree, Distillery Tour

A ten-tier stack of whiskey barrels, vaguely resembling a Christmas tree, stands outside of a rural distillery with an entertaining tour and displays.

Templeton Distillery

Address:
209 Rye Ave., Templeton, IA
Directions:
Templeton Distillery. East edge of town. From US-71, at the four-way stop, drive north on N-18/Ivy Ave. for about one mile. You'll see the barrels on the right.
Hours:
Tours Tu-Sa 9:30-4:30. Age 21 and over only. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
712-669-8793
Admission:
Distillery tours $10.
RA Rates:
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Whiskey Barrel Tree.

Whiskey Barrel Tree

The Whiskey Barrel Tree is outside of the Templeton Distillery.

[Misty Schroeder, 08/01/2022]

The ten-tier stack of barrels is decorated like a Christmas tree at the end of each year. It has been standing outside of the distillery since at least 2015; the barrels were much browner back then. A sign warns potentially spirited visitors, "absolutely no climbing."


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