Exhibit 23.1
Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Board of Directors and Stockholders
MGP Ingredients, Inc.:
We consent to the incorporation by reference in the registration statements (Nos. 333-51849, 333-119860, 333-137593, 333–162625, and 333–162626) on Forms S-8 of MGP Ingredients, Inc. of our report dated September 2, 2011, with respect to the consolidated balance sheets of MGP Ingredients, Inc. and subsidiaries as of June 30, 2011 and 2010, and the related consolidated statements of operations, changes in stockholders’ equity and comprehensive income (loss), and cash flows for each of the years in the three-year period ended June 30, 2011, and Schedule II – Consolidated Valuation and Qualifying Accounts, and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting as of June 30, 2011, which appears in the June 30, 2011 annual report on Form 10-K of MGP Ingredients, Inc.

Kansas City, Missouri
September 2, 2011