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Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.

Open Now: 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Open today: 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Date Night at Whiskey Acres

My husband and I had date night and decided to check out this gem. The tour was fantastic and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Davis Junction, Illinois
via mobile
Fun afternoon trip.

Whiskey Acres is one hour west of Chicago. My wife and I did the tour. They have high quality... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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“farm country”(4 reviews)
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 6 days 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!

Thank melbusker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank jlw783
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank dbf0423
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

Thank Kimberly M
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

Thank SherryS1947
Reviewed 3 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

Thank beerfan62
Reviewed 24 September 2018

First time to Whiskey Acres and it will NOT be our last. We spent the afternoon there and what a fun place to go. The packages you can purchase for tour and drinks was very well priced. The tour was conducted by Jon and what...More

1  Thank cardunal
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I had seen Whiskey Acres Bourbon now and then in the liquor store but never realized that the distillery was just down the road in DeKalb. We came across Whiskey Acres by accident upon seeing the blue tourist sign while driving down IL 23 after...More

1  Thank SeamusDad
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The wife had all kind of things she wanted to do today. I came in from the deck and she said let’s go do something it’s a surprise. I told her I did not want to go shopping. We got ready and headed to whiskey...More

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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