Slideshow: Behind the Scenes at Fee Brothers

The Factory
The Factory

This factory is responsible for all of Fee Brothers' output, including bitters, syrups, mixers, and more.

The Tanks
The Tanks

There are several large holding tanks at the factory, with some holding 750 or even 1,500 gallons. The product is mixed in these before it's bottled.

On The Line
On The Line

Every bottle is automatically filled to the right level thanks to a twelve-armed machine. Here, five ounce bitters bottles are filled with the old fashioned aromatic bitters.

Labeling
Labeling

Labeling is still done by hand at Fee Brothers. For bitters bottles, glue is applied to a paper wrapper, which is then folded around the bottle, before a sticker gets wrapped around the neck.

Barrel-Aged Bitters
Barrel-Aged Bitters

Fee Brothers barrel ages two varieties of bitters. The 2014 whiskey barrel-aged bitters are in Maker's Mark barrels, while this photo shows orange bitters aging in gin barrels that were used once by Ransom Distilling in Oregon.

Fee Brothers Museum
Fee Brothers Museum

Joe and Ellen Fee's father Jack has created a Fee Brothers Museum onsite, showing off the company's rich and storied history.