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My wife and I along with another couple made a weekend trip to the area stopping at Antique stores, wineries and the distillery. Excellent tour of the distillery with the history of bootlegging in Iowa - I thought bootlegging was just a southern thing not...More
Templeton was a stop on the 2018 RAGBRAI. I was ecstatic to get a chance to see the place. Turns out the visitor's center is closed for renovations. However, they had an awesome tent area set up outside with a live band. All the employees...More
This would have been a fun place to visit, it is after all our namesake. We went on a Sunday afternoon on the way home from vacation and they were closed. But so was almost everything in the town of maybe 1,000 people.
We arrived in time to watch the bottling cycle in progress. Interesting to observe how fast the bottles fill, the corking machine and shrink wrap processes. Our tour guide and the production crew were friendly and answered all our questions about the history of Templeton...More
My wife and I were very fortunate to have been able to take the tour of this distillery. It's very informative and interesting. The tour guide was excellent and made our visit very special. The production employees are also friendly. The best is you can...More
I was one of the first employees of TR. This is a trip worth coming to see. A great company and a fun place to work. My job most of the time was writing out labels. They no longer do this and I think this...More
This tour is a must if you are in the area!! The tour is very informative and personal. The persons giving the tour and a taste of Templeton Rye after the tour are great people. After the tour just sitting around connecting with the staff...More
Another couple joined us on a drive cruise to Templeton to check out Al Capone's favorite prohibition rye whisky. Templeton, IA is quite small, and it's hard to miss the barrel tree in the front! Cheryl Kerkhoff greeted us when we entered the door...beautiful room...More
We stopped there on a trip on the Lincoln Highway. I rode past their facility many years ago while riding my bike on Ragbrai and regret not going inside. Luckily I was able to email Cheryl K. who oversees the visitor center. If you are...More