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distilleries

Two Brothers ROundhouse

 205 N. Broadway, Aurora
(630) 264-2739

  • HOURS:

    • Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 12:00am

    • Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 1:00am

    • Sunday: 11:00am - 11:00pm

  • Artisan beer, coffee, and spirits are made by Two Brothers

  • Over 70,00 square feet used for brewpub, tavern, cafe, large event spaces, music venues, and an outdoor beer garden.

  • Formerly known as ‘Walter Payton’s Roundhouse’, this building was built in 1856 and is the OLDEST limestone roundhouse in the country

  • Distillery tours are FREE every Saturday at 2:00pm

aurora

Whiskey Acres

11504 Keslinger Road, DeKalb
(844) 494-4753

  • HOURS:

    • Friday - Saturday: 1:30pm - 8:30pm

    • Sunday: 1:30pm - 5:30pm

  • Bring your own picnic lunch!

  • Tours available with tastings to follow

  • One of the few distilleries in the country that GROWS ITS OWN GRAIN!

  • Whiskey Acres Bourbon is sold in several tri-city bars, too!

dekalb

black dog distillery

10038 Clow Creek Road, Plainfield
(630) 946-6532

  • TASTING BAR HOURS:

    • Friday - Saturday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm

  • DISTILLERY TOUR HOURS:

    • Friday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    • Saturday: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

  • Small batch, handcrafted spirits

  • A portion of ALL proceeds go back to animal shelters!

plainfield

Rush Creek Distillery

1501 W. Diggins Street, Harvard
(815) 943-7874

  • DISTILLERY HOURS:

    • Thursday 3:00pm - 8:00pm | Friday 3:00pm - 10:00pm | Saturday 11:00am - 10:00pm | Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm

  • DISTILLERY TOURS + TASTINGS:

    • Friday 2:00pm | Saturday 3:00pm + 5:00pm | Sunday 1:00pm

  • Be sure to go up to the Founder's Loft to enjoy your cocktail!

  • Small bites served in house, though you can also bring in your own food or have food delivered!

harvard

copper fiddle Distillery

532 W IL Rte 22 Suite 110, Lake Zurich
(847) 847-7609

  • DISTILLERY HOURS:

    • Friday 4:00pm - 11:00pm | Saturday 12:00pm - 11:00pm | Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm

  • DISTILLERY TOURS + TASTINGS:

    • Saturday 2:00pm + 4:00pm 

  • Specializing in whiskey, gin, and rum

  • Bring in your own food or have food delivered!

lake zurich

28 mile vodka

454 Sheridan Road, Highwood
(847) 748-8090

  • DISTILLERY HOURS:

    • Wednesday 4:00pm - 10:00pm | Thursday + Friday 4:00pm - 11:30pm | Saturday 1:00pm - 11:30pm | Sunday 4:00pm - 9:00pm

  • DISTILLERY TOURS + TASTINGS:

    • BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

  • Located 28 miles from the city, this venue has a BEAUTIFUL courtyard with Live Entertainment weekly!

  • Small bites served in house, though you can also bring in your own food or have food delivered!

highwood

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