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Marlin & Barrel Distillery

Closed Now: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Local distillery provides fun experience !

We visited the Marlin and Barrel on a whim and are really glad we did. They did a tasting session... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Longwood, Florida

Oh boy-this unexpected detour enroute to our picnic was our first & BEST visit to a distillery... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
Detroit, Michigan
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Established to bring a high standard to crafting spirits, we invite you to get to know us and how our products are made by hand with all local, high quality ingredients. Come by and see how our spirits will make your cocktails the talk of the night...more
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115 S 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4203
+1 321-230-4755
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Reviewed yesterday

This distillery brews more than one type of liquor. They have Vodka, Bourbon and Rum and others. We bought a bottle of their Pineapple Rum and a bottle of their Orangecello. yummy! The young woman pouring was terrific and the owner was kind to sign...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband was excited about visiting the place because of their bourbon but unfortunately they were sold out... but we got to try other things, server was friendly knowledgeable, gave us tastes of different products. We bought a few bottles and my husband was able...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joinville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Marlin and Barrel on a whim and are really glad we did. They did a tasting session with us and what fun it was! The owner and his wife provided colorful descriptions of each spirit along with the process of production. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This distillery shares a building with a maritime museum, so don't think you are in the wrong place. Very nice tasting area with several different "tastes". We left with several bottles for home. Dog-friendly, so take your furry friends along for the fun!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Oh boy-this unexpected detour enroute to our picnic was our first & BEST visit to a distillery😁! Thinking it was going to be interesting & fun was what I expected...but we also got some cool education about the distillation process AND some historic info too!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 937debs
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We live locally in Jacksonville and decided to check out the Marlin & Barrel Distillery on a cloudy Sunday afternoon. Noel was knowledgeable and very entertaining. We had a great time and walked away with the Vanilla Bean Espresso Rum and the Pepper vodka. Can't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mdore765
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are locals and this was our first visit to this distillery. We both enjoyed the tasting last night. Awesome people making great spirits. A must place to visit on Amelia Island.

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

Stopped during a food tasting event over the weekend with 7 friends. Tasted a delicious gin drink with fruit flavors. Friendly, lovely, interesting. We’ll be back.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

My family had the best time at our tasting! We'll definitely be back next time we're in Fernandina. The grapefruitcello was my favorite. Left with a bottle of that and gin :D The staff - Shannon and Roger - were awesome. They're fun, personable and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Enjoyed the tasting with Shannon and Roger. Very knowledgeable about the process and both were very nice and personable.

Date of experience: October 2018
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15 November 2016|
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Response from Lilkt2003 | Reviewed this property |
There was no cost. We were there on a Saturday and they were open 12-6. They are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
28 July 2015|
Response from MPC2of3 | Reviewed this property |
We stumbled upon the Distillery around 2pm and it was open for touring and tasting. I think since this is still a one-man business, the hours fluctuate. It may be good to call if you are coming at a specific time.