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Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.

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Great atmosphere with amazing drinks!

We did the tour and had a few drinks while we were there and it was a great experience! They are... read more

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Jheri E
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Whiskey acres

Wonderful place, and good people. I will do it again in the summer, We spent a great time with our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kris S
DeKalb, Illinois
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We believe that great whiskey isn't made. It's Grown. At Whiskey Acres, we go well beyond small batch distilling. We are the first Estate Distillery in Illinois and one of the few in the United States. We grow our own corn, wheat and rye and distill...more
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11504 Keslinger Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115-8810
+1 844-494-4753
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the tour and had a few drinks while we were there and it was a great experience! They are looking to expand in to a bigger bar area which will only help!! The staff was personable and friendly! Definitely give it a try...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place, and good people. I will do it again in the summer, We spent a great time with our friends

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kris S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was 4 in our party and went on a tour with Jon. He was great, kept the tour very entertaining while telling us about Whiskey Acres. The 3 ladies in the tasting room were also great. Can't wait to go again in the spring!!!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had date night and decided to check out this gem. The tour was fantastic and informative and the drinks were fabulous too! The staff was so welcoming and friendly. We highly recommend it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank melbusker
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Whiskey Acres is one hour west of Chicago. My wife and I did the tour. They have high quality bourbon, whiskey and vodka. There were a bunch of fun people on the tour. Our guide, Jon, was very informative and entertaining as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jlw783
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Family owned distillery with down home farm warmth. We learned a lot about bourbon and whiskey and vodka. Really appreciated the humor, the stories and tales about the distillery process. We're impressed and will tell our friends about this wonderful place in Dekalb. Well done....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Great adventure with unbeatable tour guide! Must see fun for all and great cocktails! I would strongly recommend the trip to Whiskey Acres!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dbf0423
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

A must-stop tour! Staff were welcoming and friendly. The tour was informative and fun! The whiskey and vodka are very good! The property was beautiful and the quaint tasting room was warm and welcoming. We will definitely make this a regular stop!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I've visited a couple times now. I'm from Wisconsin, so only get to visit on occasion. Fast becoming one of my favorite places to enjoy a few top notch adult beverages and spend time with friends. This place is very, very special. You can chill...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SherryS1947
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My mother in law was visiting. I'm a craft beer guy and my wife will tag along, but is not much of a drinker. We were showing the mother in law around the area and used this as an excuse to visit. We got a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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9 March 2017|
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Response from JamieW1971 | Property representative |
We are a family business and pride ourselves on being "family friendly." So bring on the kiddos! In fact, you just may run into one of my wee ones running around as well. Heck, they could probably GIVE the tour by now! Tours... More