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Cardinal Spirits Distillery & Restaurant

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Cardinal is the perfect place to go in Bloomington if you’re a fan of craft spirits, fine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
388cathyh
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Great place for Sunday Brunch

We had drinks and Sunday Brunch on their outside deck. Th brunch drink menu is primarily juice or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jd502016
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Bloomington, 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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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922 S Morton St, Bloomington, IN 47403-2566
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cardinal is the perfect place to go in Bloomington if you’re a fan of craft spirits, fine cocktails, or just good food. The distillery tour was $10 well spent, the ticket gets you samples, a cocktail, and a great overview of the history of Cardinal...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had drinks and Sunday Brunch on their outside deck. Th brunch drink menu is primarily juice or coffee flavored combinations and they are perfect for an alcoholic drink at 10:30 on Sunday morning. The brunch food items are bigger than you might expect and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jd502016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cardinal Spirits was a very cool and tasty place! We had the standard tour with a cocktail and tasting of the product line. Our tour guide Ben was knowledgeable and friendly, and he did a great job of explaining the process details. The Blackberry Mule...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very informative on our distillery tour, and very friendly. I am amazed at what they have accomplished in 4.5 years. I would definitely recommend, and advocate for all to support their local business. Also, happy they get coffee beans for their coffee...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Stopped in last week for cocktails and something light. Great staff--chef even came out to talk with us. Drinks were wonderful and the food was fabulous. This is not fast food. Craft takes a little time, but well worth the wait. And the joint is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank William W
Reviewed July 21, 2019

We enjoyed learning about how the liquor is made and tasting the many varieties. It was especially fun leaving with a bottle of Songbird!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chuck11829
Reviewed June 25, 2019

Very nice tour! Ben the guide was fantastic & very informative. Everything we sampled was Top Notch!

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Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tsosborne
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Great information on the tour of the distillery and tasting. Made a fan out of us! We bought three bottles of delicious spirits. Hades a wonderful cocktail prior to tour. All around fun time.

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

We met good friends for a fun afternoon of tasting, touring and learning about Cardinal Spirits. We were treated quite special and enjoyed the delicious drinks, tastings and our guide, Ben. He shared so many interesting things about the brewing process and each of the...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Robin B
Reviewed May 21, 2019

Highly recommend the VIP tour. Our guide, Ben, knew his stuff and make it clear why this distillery is a special place. Nothing artificial about any of their products. The staff were all cool, very enthusiastic about their craft, and made our time there enjoyable....More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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