Our Story

Born out of the belief that family, friends and community are essential parts of life, Two James is far more than just an extraordinary product. Two James commemorates the exceptional lives of two great men who through hard work, perseverance and passion for life, were able to leave lasting impressions on the people they loved and the communities in which they lived.

Two James is located in Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, and is the first licensed distillery in Detroit since Prohibition. Two James is committed to producing only the highest quality environmentally conscious handmade spirits utilizing locally sourced agricultural products with the aim of revitalizing the community and reinforcing the craft product movement.

We invite you to join us in celebrating the Spirit of Detroit!

Meet the Founder

David Landrum


David is a native of the Metro area and amorous about the city of Detroit. Originally an art history and studio art major, David turned his passion for creativity towards the food and wine business and honed his skills as a sommelier, mixologist and all around spirit snob. After 14 years in the business mixing up cocktails and procuring wines from around the world, David set his sights on making a spirit that he could call his own. A unique small batch spirit that is made grain to bottle, with local ingredients and lots of love.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are your hours of operation?

    Mon-Wed: Noon to 11pm
    Thur: Noon to 12am
    Fri-Sat: Noon-1am
    Sun: Noon-8pm

    *Any special holiday hours will be posted on our social media channels and our website**

  • What is an industry tour and when are they?

    For our brethren in the Hospitality industry we offer Industry tours by appointment. Contact ben@twojames.com

  • Distribution Partners

    Our spirits are distributed by CT-Brescome Barton, DC- Winebow/Country Vintner, DE- Winebow/Country Vintner, IL-Tenzing, MD- Winebow/Country Vintner, MI- Great Lakes Wine and Spirits, NJ- Blueprint Spirits, NY- Blueprint Spirits, OR- Control State Solutions, TX- Pioneer Wine, and WA- Control State Solutions.

  • Are you on Social Media?

    We have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. Friend, follow, add, and stalk us on any of those channels. We don’t judge.

  • Do you ship your spirits?

    We are unable to ship our spirits directly due to state regulations, but our spirits can be purchased on www.binnys.com


    Yes. We have a secured parking lot off of 16th Street, near the east side of our building. We also have ample and well-lit street parking in front of the distillery.

  • When do you offer distillery tours?

    We offer distillery tours on the following days and times:

    Fridays – 6pm
    Saturdays – 1:30pm & 3pm
    Sundays – 3pm

    You can pick your date, time, and pay for your reservation through our tour tab above. We also do private tours for larger groups. If you need more information about private tours, please contact loretta.lucas@twojames.com.

  • Where can I submit my artwork for your walls?

    We rotate the art in our tasting room quarterly.  If you are an artist with large format work that you would be interested in showing, please email us with your portfolio at loretta.lucas@twojames.com

  • Where can I buy your spirits?

    Currently you can find Two James Spirits at grocery and liquor stores, bars and restaurants throughout Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas Washington DC, and Washington State. We are constantly adding new states and retailers to our portfolio to better serve you. If you live in Michigan you can also purchase bottles directly through our Tasting Room during normal hours of operation. And if your favorite liquor store does not carry our products please ask them to order it for you, it will give you easier accessibility and give our product a wider reach.

  • How can I keep tabs on you guys?

    We regularly update our blog on this website, and all of our social media channels listed. We also release a newsletter once a month with all the news that will fit, along with any special promotions and products we happen to be crafting.

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You can now purchase our spirits online. Click below to visit the online store.

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Two James Spirits - Detroit
2445 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48216

Two James Spirits - Grand Rapids
740 Michigan Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

For sales and distribution inquiries contact joe.lordon@twojames.com

For private tour and event inquires contact events@twojames.com

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