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WE ARE CLOSED FOR THE 2017 SEASON. COME BACK AND VISIT IN APRIL, 2018.

 

 

 

Stockholm's NYE Six Course Dinner
Dec
31
8:30 PM20:30

Stockholm's NYE Six Course Dinner

Join our friends at Stockholm's in Geneva, IL to ring in 2018.  We won't be onsite, but are sure you'll enjoy EVERYTHING, especially the Old Fashioned that comes with the first course.

Sunday, December 31st at 8:30pm
$75 Per Person plus Tax & Tip
Reservation & $30 Deposit Required. Call 630.208.7070 for reservations.

First Course
Smoked Duck Drummet
Three hour braised cherrywood smoked duck drummet flash fried and tossed with a zesty Grand Mariner orange glaze laid over parsnip puree.
Paired With ~ Whiskey Acres Rye Old Fashioned

Second Course
Porcini Dusted Diver Scallop
Jumbo diver scallop dusted with porcini mushroom powder then pan-seared and topped with a Frangelico pancetta au jus.
Paired With ~ Third Street Ale

Third Course
Braised Short Rib Ravioli
Six hour braised short rib ravioli topped with a mixed mushroom Maytag bleu cheese cream sauce.
Paired With ~ Doc's Porter

 Fourth Course
Raspberry Sorbet
Paired With ~ Champagne Wild Berry Mimosa

Fifth Course
Bacon Wrapped Filet
Center cut filet mignon medallion wrapped with cherrywood smoked bacon topped with a homemade peppercorn demi-glaze laid over garlic potato whip.  Served with a fresh vegetable bouquet.
Paired With ~ Terra Valentine Cabernet Sauvignon

 Sixth Course
Lavender Raspberry Crème Brulee
Paired With ~ LoRazz Weiss

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Morton Arboretum Whiskey Dinner
Jan
12
6:00 PM18:00

Morton Arboretum Whiskey Dinner

Warm up this winter with whiskey at the beautiful Ginkgo Restaurant overlooking Meadow Lake at the Morton Arboretum!  Enjoy a delicious 5-course dinner, perfectly paired our whiskeys.

Dinner Menu

Appetizer
Golden pineapple and whiskey glazed shrimp, Tasso ham, wild mushroom sauce and fried leeks
Paired with Whiskey Acres bourbon served neat

Soup
Whiskey Acres Bourbon lobster bisque, tomatoes, thyme, garlic crostini

Salad
Field greens, Prosciutto, polenta croutons, Toy Box tomatoes, aged balsamic-rye whiskey vinaigrette
Paired with Whiskey Acres Rye served neat

Entrée
Espresso and bourbon marinated filet of beef, four cheese potatoes Au Gratin
Grilled asparagus, sweet peppers, crispy tobacco onions, bourbon demi
Paired with Whiskey Acres Old Fashion – torched oranges, Luxardo cherries, barrel char simple syrup.

Dessert
Peach bread pudding, mascarpone, sultanas, honey whiskey crème anglaise
Paired with Whiskey Acres Honey Bourbon – made with The Morton Arboretum Honey

Vegetarian Menu

New! Vegetarian Menu, perfectly paired for our Whiskey Dinner, is now available for our vegetarian guests.
Please select this option at time of ticket purchase.

Appetizer
Golden pineapple and whiskey glazed Cauliflower, wild mushroom sauce, fried leeks
Paired with Whiskey Acres bourbon served neat

Soup
Whiskey Acres bourbon and Potato bisque, tomatoes, thyme, garlic crostini

Salad
Field greens, Provencal olive, polenta croutons, Toy Box tomatoes, aged balsamic-rye whiskey vinaigrette
Paired with Whiskey Acres Rye served neat

Entrée
Espresso, porcini and bourbon marinated Portobello mushroom, four cheese potatoes Au Gratin, grilled asparagus, sweet peppers, crispy tobacco onions
Paired with Whiskey Acres Old Fashion – torched oranges, Luxardo cherries, barrel char simple syrup.

Dessert
Peach bread pudding, mascarpone, sultanas, honey-whiskey crème anglaise
Paired with Whisky Acres Honey Bourbon – made with The Morton Arboretum Honey

If you have an allergy concern regarding one of the menu items listed, please call the Morton Arboretum Visitor Services at 630-725-2066 before purchasing your tickets to see if an accommodation can be made. This is a prix-fixe (fixed price) menu. No other menu options are available for substitution.

$90.00 member

$100.00 nonmember

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

PHONE: 630-725-2066, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

VISIT: In person at the Visitor Center during open hours

Click here to buy tickets now.

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Arboretum Whiskey Dinner
Jan
13
6:00 PM18:00

Arboretum Whiskey Dinner

Warm up this winter with whiskey at the beautiful Ginkgo Restaurant overlooking Meadow Lake at the Morton Arboretum!  Enjoy a delicious 5-course dinner, perfectly paired our whiskeys.

Dinner Menu

Appetizer
Golden pineapple and whiskey glazed shrimp, Tasso ham, wild mushroom sauce and fried leeks
Paired with Whiskey Acres bourbon served neat

Soup
Whiskey Acres Bourbon lobster bisque, tomatoes, thyme, garlic crostini

Salad
Field greens, Prosciutto, polenta croutons, Toy Box tomatoes, aged balsamic-rye whiskey vinaigrette
Paired with Whiskey Acres Rye served neat

Entrée
Espresso and bourbon marinated filet of beef, four cheese potatoes Au Gratin
Grilled asparagus, sweet peppers, crispy tobacco onions, bourbon demi
Paired with Whiskey Acres Old Fashion – torched oranges, Luxardo cherries, barrel char simple syrup.

Dessert
Peach bread pudding, mascarpone, sultanas, honey whiskey crème anglaise
Paired with Whiskey Acres Honey Bourbon – made with The Morton Arboretum Honey

Vegetarian Menu

New! Vegetarian Menu, perfectly paired for our Whiskey Dinner, is now available for our vegetarian guests.
Please select this option at time of ticket purchase.

Appetizer
Golden pineapple and whiskey glazed Cauliflower, wild mushroom sauce, fried leeks
Paired with Whiskey Acres bourbon served neat

Soup
Whiskey Acres bourbon and Potato bisque, tomatoes, thyme, garlic crostini

Salad
Field greens, Provencal olive, polenta croutons, Toy Box tomatoes, aged balsamic-rye whiskey vinaigrette
Paired with Whiskey Acres Rye served neat

Entrée
Espresso, porcini and bourbon marinated Portobello mushroom, four cheese potatoes Au Gratin, grilled asparagus, sweet peppers, crispy tobacco onions
Paired with Whiskey Acres Old Fashion – torched oranges, Luxardo cherries, barrel char simple syrup.

Dessert
Peach bread pudding, mascarpone, sultanas, honey-whiskey crème anglaise
Paired with Whisky Acres Honey Bourbon – made with The Morton Arboretum Honey

If you have an allergy concern regarding one of the menu items listed, please call the Morton Arboretum Visitor Services at 630-725-2066 before purchasing your tickets to see if an accommodation can be made. This is a prix-fixe (fixed price) menu. No other menu options are available for substitution.

$90.00 member

$100.00 nonmember

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

PHONE: 630-725-2066, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

VISIT: In person at the Visitor Center during open hours

Click here to buy tickets now.

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Dec
2
5:00 PM17:00

DeKalb Chamber Presents Taste of the Season

Begin your holiday celebrations by getting a "Taste of the Season" in Downtown DeKab on December 2 from 5 -8 pm!

Enjoy tastings at 14 Downtown DeKalb Businesses and sample food from local restaurants. You'll find Whiskey Acres pouring straight samples and sample cocktails at Tapa la Luna.

Check In will be from 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm at the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce to receive your tasting glass and lanyard with tasting locations.

Tickets are $30.00. Tickets may be available for purchase at the event.

* All Locations will be tasting various wines, whiskey, hard cider, etc and have food samples from local restaurants.

Participating Businesses:

Starting Location: DeKalb Chamber

Common Grounds

Antiques Vintage Collectables & Gifts

               Featuring: Waterman Winery

Alexis Kay Bridal

Lovers Playground

S.O.A.S

Blu Door

Poppy Seed Primitives

The House Café

Cracker Jax

O'Leary’s Ale House

Ducky's Formal Wear

Tapa La Luna

               Featuring: Whiskey Acres

Eduardo's Mexican Restaurant

Food Samples Provided By:

Rosita's, Jamrah, Marco's Pizza, Slow Smoke BBQ, Flamingo's, Betty Jean's Soul Food, Polka Dot Bakery, Tom & Jerry's of Sycamore & Catering by Diann, The House Café, Thai Pavillion, O'Leary's Ale House, Ellwood Steak & Fish House, Tapa La Luna, Eduardo's

*must be 21 to participate

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Royal Fox Country Club Whiskey Dinner
Nov
18
6:30 PM18:30

Royal Fox Country Club Whiskey Dinner

Join us at the Royal Fox Country Club in St. Charles for a pairing of Whiskey Acres cocktails and cuisine from Chef Doug. Our co-founder Nick Nagele will be onsite to share our passion and insight on each of our products.

Space is limited. Email Carie at cscallion@royalfoxcc.com for reservations.

$65 per person includes:

1st Course House Cured Scottish Salmon Jalapenos, Fennel, Blood Oranges, EVOO Multi Grain Ciabotta paired with a Martini

2nd Course Maple Glazed Pork Belly "Banh Mi"; Celery Root Puree, Avocado, Pickled Vegetables, Thai Basil paired with a De Kalb Mule

3rd Course Roasted Chicken Thighs; Mole, Cheese and Pepper filled Tamales paired with a Rye Old Fashion

4th Course Bourbon roasted Short Ribs; Cheddar Grits, Mint Grilled Zucchini paired with a Mint Julep

Dessert Bourbon Pecan Pie; Carmel-Chocolate Gelato paired with Bourbon Neat

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Aged to Perfection: Bourbon and Bacon
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Aged to Perfection: Bourbon and Bacon

Come taste with us as we join ESPN radio's Carmen Defalco at Binny's Lincoln Park to support the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for the 3rd annual Aged to Perfection; Bourbon and Bacon event. Grab your friends and your appetite for the smooth tastings of more than 10 different bourbons including Whiskey Acres and the savory bites of your favorite bacon inspired treats. 

Purchase tickets here. 

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The Jungle Book Ball
Nov
4
6:00 PM18:00

The Jungle Book Ball

Join us for some great drinks, good fun and a great cause at the Glen Ellyn public library for the Jungle Book Ball:

Evoking Rudyard Kipling’s beloved tale of Mowgli and his jungle adventures, this formal-attire ball will feature local fare, an open bar, live and silent auctions, and so much more! General tickets are $150 per person and VIP Prologue tickets, which grant access to a VIP hour beginning at 6 pm, are $300 per person.

Purchase your tickets today.

Proceeds from The Jungle Book Ball will support Phase III of the Glen Ellyn Public Library Master Renovation Plan. Find out more at gepl.org/redesign. All donations made to the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation are tax deductible as allowable by law.

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Whiskey Acres Dinner at the Willow Creek Farm in Urbana, IL
Oct
7
6:30 PM18:30

Whiskey Acres Dinner at the Willow Creek Farm in Urbana, IL

Join our co-founder Nick Nagele and our friends at Willow Creek Farm in Urbana for an awesome Farm to Table dinner. $100 gets you this awesome 5-course meal and cocktail pairing. Space is limited. Book quickly!

http://www.vpicasso.com/shop/march-dinner-on-willow-creek-farm-1-pxehj-lta38

First Course:
Borscht
Bone marrow, pumpernickel, dill
Vodka Martini

Second course:
Seared scallops
Brussels sprout Kim chi, smoked scallop congee
Midwest Mule

Third Course:
Duck confit ravioli
Oyster mushrooms, figs, browned butter
Bourbon Neat

Fourth Course
Filet mignon
Celery root, pomegranate, broccolini
Rye Manhattan
 
Dessert Course
Sweet potato bread pudding
Pecans, whiskey sauce
Bourbon Milk Punch

http://www.vpicasso.com/shop/march-dinner-on-willow-creek-farm-1-pxehj-lta38

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Blue Bourbon and the Bandit Movie Screening at Whiskey Acres
Sep
23
1:30 PM13:30

Blue Bourbon and the Bandit Movie Screening at Whiskey Acres

Celebrate the third release of our Artisan Series: Blue Popcorn Bourbon.

We'll open at 1:30 PM, and have tours throughout the day, with the LAST tour starting at 6 PM (THERE WILL BE NO 7 PM TOUR).

Lukulos will be here with their food truck serving some awesome whiskey themed food from 4-9 PM.

Pilot Knob Comforts will also be here from 4-9 PM popping corn and sharing their Shaman Blue Popcorn (the same type of popcorn we made the bourbon from).

Finally, we will be showing Smokey and the Bandit on a big screen on our north lawn from 7:30 - 9:15 PM.

Bring an appetite. Bring a friend. And bring a lawn chair!!!

NO FEE OR TICKET REQUIRED FOR THE MOVIE.
THIS 'SHINE ONLY' EVENT. RAIN DATE TBD.

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Artisan Series #3: Blue Popcorn Bourbon release
Sep
22
1:30 PM13:30

Artisan Series #3: Blue Popcorn Bourbon release

The first bottles of our Artisan Series Blue Popcorn Bourbon will be available for sale on Friday, Sept 22 at 1:30 PM. 
$29.99 per bottle. 3 bottles per person limit.
You may mix and match with our bourbon, rye or vodka to get a 6 pak case discount (10%). 

Bottle quanities are very limited, so no tastes will be avaialble. 
Check out the Axis of Whiskey (http://bit.ly/2xdNWnA) review if you'd like some thoughts on the whiskey before you purchase.

Come back on Saturday, Sept 23 at 7:30 PM to enjoy our Bourbon and the Bandit movie night where we'll be screening Smokey and the Bandit.

Cheers!

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Sep
9
4:00 PM16:00

Evening with Innovators

Saturday September 9, 2017 (rain date Sept. 23) 4:00 – 8:00 pm

Red Home Farm, 13459 Tower Road, Lee, IL 60530

Tickets $125 each

A Farm to Table Dinner event featuring:

 Dinner prepared by Chef/Farmer Bryan Flower and local area students  locally produced cocktails and beverages (coffee and water) on the green provided by: Whiskey Acres, Jonamac Orchards, Waterman Winery and ForgeBrewery

Traditional pig roast (pig raised at Red Home Farm), Vegetables grown by DeKalb County Community Gardens, and dessert and coffee by a bonfire

Presentations by Area Innovators: “TED Talk” format including:

 Tracy Jones – 2017 Master Farmer award from Prairie Farmer

 Kevin McArter & guest – Resource Bank “Be A Farmer”

 Mike Holland – Kish Water Reclamation District

 Heidi Wright – Suter Inc.

 Bryan Flower – Generational cooking

 Jerry C. Blazey & Dr. Melissa Lenczewski –

Environment, Sustainability, and Energy - NIU

Proceeds to Benefit: DeKalb County Community Gardens, Walnut Grove Vocational Farm AND DAAHA (DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association)

 

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Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

Morton Arboretum Farm to Table Dinner

Come experience elegant outdoor dining surrounded in natural beauty. This one-of-a-kind meal features fresh, local ingredients expertly prepared and served under the White Pine Pavilion. Join us for a night of delicious, farm-fresh food and enjoy live music on an enchanted summer evening. 

All paired with Whiskey Acres cocktails! 

August 25, 2017
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Dinner served at 6:30 p.m.
White Pine Pavilion on the Concert Lawn near the Visitor Center

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Aug
24
6:00 PM18:00

Morton Arboretum Farm to Table Dinner Featuring Whiskey Acres

Come experience elegant outdoor dining surrounded in natural beauty. This one-of-a-kind meal features fresh, local ingredients expertly prepared and served under the White Pine Pavilion. Join us for a night of delicious, farm-fresh food and enjoy live music on an enchanted summer evening. 

All paired with Whiskey Acres cocktails! 

August 24, 2017
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Dinner served at 6:30 p.m.
White Pine Pavilion on the Concert Lawn near the Visitor Center

 

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Aug
18
6:00 PM18:00

Grown Up Play Date at Morton Arboretum Featuring a Whiskey Acres Tasting

Get in touch with your inner child at Grown-Up Play Date in the Children’s Garden on  August 18, 2017. For kids ages 21 and older ONLY!

How to have the most summer fun: First you must sip some Whiskey Acres Bourbon, then..

  • Kick off your shoes and splash in Wonder Pond
  • Climb and slide on the roots playground
  • Pick up sidewalk chalk and create a masterpiece
  • Play a game of giant jenga, connect 4, kerplunk, and other nostalgic games
  • Sit down and learn to fold an origami tree or critter
  • Challenge a friend to a game of hopscotch or tic-tac-toe
  • Meet the Children's Garden friendly turtle, Trixie
  • Sing along and dance to the music of a live band, Dick Diamond and the Dusters

 

Join us for a night of childhood fun in the Children's Garden as you explore, climb, and slide through all the wonders of our four-acre garden. All kids must be 21+ to attend.

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Aug
17
8:15 PM20:15

Beer and Whiskey Dinner at Stockholm's in Geneva, IL

This is night 2 of 2 whiskey dinners at Stockholm's.  This night will be hosted by our co-founder, Nick Nagele.

$75 per person  (Tax & Tip Included)
Reservation & Deposit Required! CALL Stockholm's @ 630.208.7070 to make your reservation.

Cantaloupe Pork Belly Salad
Ribboned cantaloupe, flash fried pork Belly, candied walnuts and crumbled goat cheese tossed with baby arugula in a white balsamic vinaigrette

Paired with Viking Red Ale

Bacon wrapped Bison Meatballs
Fresh ground bison, mint and mixed herb meatballs wrapped with cherrywood smoked bacon and stewed in a fresh mint BBQ sauce

Paired with Whiskey Acres Bourbon Mint Julep

Twin Filet Medallions
Grilled to perfection laid over cream corned potato mash, topped with a mixed mushroom peppercorn Whiskey Acres Bourbon cream sauce and flash fried leeks

Paired with bourbon Barrel Aged beer

Grilled Peaches
Fresh Georgia peaches seasoned with Galena garlics spiced Demerara sugar rub and grilled topped with Gindos habanero honey sauce served with Graham's vanilla ice cream

Paired with Whiskey Acres Rye Old Fashioned

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Aug
16
8:15 PM20:15

Beer and Whiskey Dinner at Stockholm's in Geneva, IL

This is night 1 of 2 whiskey dinners at Stockholm's.  This night will be hosted by our head distiller, Rob Wallace.

$75 per person  (Tax & Tip Included)
Reservation & Deposit Required! CALL Stockholm's @ 630.208.7070 to make your reservation.

Cantaloupe Pork Belly Salad
Ribboned cantaloupe, flash fried pork Belly, candied walnuts and crumbled goat cheese tossed with baby arugula in a white balsamic vinaigrette

Paired with Viking Red Ale

Bacon wrapped Bison Meatballs
Fresh ground bison, mint and mixed herb meatballs wrapped with cherrywood smoked bacon and stewed in a fresh mint BBQ sauce

Paired with Whiskey Acres Bourbon Mint Julep

Twin Filet Medallions
Grilled to perfection laid over cream corned potato mash, topped with a mixed mushroom peppercorn Whiskey Acres Bourbon cream sauce and flash fried leeks

Paired with bourbon Barrel Aged beer

Grilled Peaches
Fresh Georgia peaches seasoned with Galena garlics spiced Demerara sugar rub and grilled topped with Gindos habanero honey sauce served with Graham's vanilla ice cream

Paired with Whiskey Acres Rye Old Fashioned

 

 

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Illinois Made Shoreline Sightseeing Cruise Featuring Whiskey Acres
Aug
4
8:00 PM20:00

Illinois Made Shoreline Sightseeing Cruise Featuring Whiskey Acres

Whiskey Acres is proud to be a featured Illinois Made business, and excited to partner with Shoreline Sightseeing on August 4 for a Whiskey Cruise.

We'll cruise from 8:00-9:30pm.   Boarding begins at 7:45.

The boat will be docked at Ogden Slip which is at the Southwest Corner of Polk Bros Park at Navy Pier.  There is quite a bit of parking in the area at Navy Pier (west garage) as well as public garages. 

Tickets can be purchased here.  $49/pp.  Must be 21.

 

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Jul
28
6:00 PM18:00

Whiskey Acres Cocktail Party @ Heritage Prairie Farm in Elburn, IL

Join us at Heritage Prairie Farm for a night of awesome cocktails and delicious food. Click here for reservations.  or call 630-443-5989. 

Cocktails:

The Tallulah - Whiskey Acres Bourbon, peanut orgeat, glass bottled Coke, whole roasted salted Peanuts

Cochon Bloody Mary -  Whiskey Acres Vodka, olives, hot sauce, garlic, beef stock, lemon, lime and mustard seed

Sir Isaac Newton - apple cider, cinnamon, apple brandy

Southern Screwdriver - Whiskey Acre Vodka infused with jalapeno, basil, and orange

Pecan Whiskey Daisy - Whiskey Acres Rye, pecan orgeat, lemon, raspberry

Food

Scallop Crudo Wrap - grapefruit, ginger, pink peppercorn, dried medusa

Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich - tomato, ham

Hush puppies with white sauce

Peaches & Cream - marscapone, honey, mint

Chicken Friend Bacon with gravy

Potato Rolls with whipped honey butter

Low Country Boil - potatoes, corn, scallions, shrimp, snow crab, sausage

Apple Brown Better with marshmallow cream

$100/person includes tax, gratuity, cocktails and food.  

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Jul
15
3:00 PM15:00

Whiskey Acres Tasting at the Yorkville River Fest

Whiskey Acres Distilling Company will be hosting a whiskey tasting during the Yorkville River Fest! Four, 30 minute sessions will be offered at 3:00pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm, and 5:15pm.

For $10/person, participants will enjoy three 1⁄4 oz tastes of Whiskey Acres bourbon, rye and vodka as well as one craft cocktail while learning about the history of whiskey production and about Whiskey’s Acres' estate distillery.

Sessions are limited to 30 people, so pre-registration is encouraged and can be completed online at www.yorkvilleparksandrecreation.com. Registration will be taken the day of the
event as space allows.

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Jun
17
3:00 PM15:00

Back Country Roads Live Acoustic Set

Join us for a free acoustic set featuring Kyle and Courtney of Back Country Roads. They'll be playing from 3-5 PM.  come thirsty, bring a lawn chair AND an appetite because:

Lukalos will also be onsite from 1:30 - 7 (or until they sell out) with their food truck serving a custom, gourmet menu made exclusively for Whiskey Acres.  


Food will be available from 1:30 - 7 (or when they sell out).

Cheers!

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Jun
10
4:30 PM16:30

2017 Blue & Roots on Water Street Festival - Featuring Whiskey Acres

The 2017 Blues & Roots on Water Street festival is set for Saturday, June 10. The event will take place at the Kiss The Sky and Water Street Studios complex. Two stages … six artists … food and beverage … all taking place inside and within the friendly confines of the Kiss and Water Street Studios (and the BEI Dock).

The doors to the festival will open at 4:30pm with the first performance being scheduled to kick things off on the Roots Stage at 5pm.

Whiskey Acres will be hosting a tasting from 5-7 PM, led by co-founder Nick Nagele.  You'll also be able to purchase cocktails all evening featuring Whiskey Acres Bourbon, Whiskey Acres Rye and Whiskey Acres Vodka.

The first 300 tickets purchased in advance are $25. After that, the price will increase to $30. So, it’s a good idea to get them early and cheap. Last year, the festival sold out and people were turned away at the door the day of.

Tickets and performance schedule can be found here.

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Jun
8
6:00 PM18:00

Great American Whiskey Tasting at Evergreen Park Binny's

Join one of co-founders, Nick Nagele, for a whiskey tasting at the Evergreen Park Binny's. We'll be on hand along with several other American whiskey distilleries showcasing our proudly American made spirits. Don't forget to bring dad so he can pick out his own Father's Day gift!

Free with Binny's Card.

3447 W 95th St
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

708-237-7660

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Apr
22
1:00 PM13:00

Beer, Bourbon and Bacon Fest in Champaign

Bourbon, Beer and Bacon Festival Champaign
Ticket Link:
https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/12207

Bourbon, Beer & Bacon is taking place April 22nd, from 2pm until 8pm at Leadbelly's Links, Drinks and Arcade, Champaign, Il. Admission to the event will be $5.00. The first 300 to enter and say they like bourbon will receive a limited edition shot glass, the first 300 to enter and say they like beer will receive a limited edition beer sampler glass. You can also purchase advance tickets online and guarantee yourself one of those 300 limited edition glasses if you don’t want to risk taking the chance in line.

With your $5.00 entry fee you will have a chance to sample a handful of free products, however all other samples will be priced with tickets. ALL drink tickets will be sold at .75 cents each. Spirits will be sampled in 1/4 oz. tastings and beers will be sampled out in 3oz. tastings. Most samples will be priced between 1 and 3 tickets… HOWEVER, the rare finds, small batches and limited production items will likely take more tickets to sample. The event will feature over 100 bourbons, scotch’s, whiskeys, ryes and other spirits many of which we have been collecting for over a year and are in very limited supply. There will also be roughly 20 different local, regional and national craft breweries represented for you beer lovers that attend.

BRING ON THE BACON!!!

The event will also include two bacon eating contests, bacon inspired drinks, foods, snacks and other items (please note that all food and vendor items must be purchased with cash your tickets are for drinks only). 

Join us at the stage for one of the many seminars, panels or demonstrations hosted by our sponsors… Jim Beam, Woodford, American Born Moonshine, Copper and Kings, Bird Dog Whisky, Whiskey Acres, Koval, Blaum and many more! 

As the event gets closer we will publish a complete listing of products, seminars and other events within the event. thanks again, see you soon!!

Ticket Link:
https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/12207

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Mar
24
6:30 PM18:30

Lincolnshire Country Club Whiskey Dinner

Join us for an amazing dinner pairing. Enjoy our line of farmcrafted whiskeys with delicious cuisine of Chef Mark. Our co-founder Nick Nagele will be on hand to share his passion and insight on each of the offerings.

Email Kjackson@heritagewinecellars.com for reservations.

$40 per person plus Tax and Gratuity. 

~ Hors d oeuvres ~ Cheese Tray Featuring Local Cheeses Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Meatballs with Chipotle Peach Barbecue Sauce

~ Appetizer ~ Seared Scallop, Lobster Ravioli, Wasabi Honey Aioli  Whiskey Acres Vodka Martini

~ Soup ~ Wild Mushroom & Caramelized Onions in a Rich Red Wine Demi Broth topped with Melted Aged Gouda Cheese   Midwest Mule

~ Entrée ~ Roasted Short Rib of Beef with Bourbon Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Crispy Pancetta Seared Brussel Sprouts, Chocolate Demi, Tomato Dust  Rye Manhattan

~ Dessert ~ Campfire Callebaut Chocolate Smores House Made Graham Crackers, Chocolate Truffle Marshmallow, Cinnamon Campfire   Bourbon Milk Punch

 

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Mar
24
5:00 PM17:00

Standard Market Westmont Bite Club featuring Bourbon and Bacon

Join us at the Westmont Standard Market on Friday, March 24th for the BOURBON and BACON themed Bite Club event.  Each department in the Market will create a dish utilizing bacon, and will pair with a whiskey partner.  You'll have to come to the event to find out what department Whiskey Acres will be matched up with.

It's only $10 to stroll through the Market and eat/drink. Hopefully you'll find a new favorite bottle of Whiskey Acres to take home. 

333 East Ogden Avenue  Westmont, Illinois 60559 630 366 7030

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Feb
23
6:00 PM18:00

Pour Your Heart Out Fundraiser

Please join Whiskey Acres as we pour tastings at the The Anti-Cruelty Society's a 4th Annual Pour Your Heart Out fundraiser, benefitting the 50,000 homeless animals the Society cares for each year. The event will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd from 6-8 p.m.

This premier event includes: delicious hors d’oeuvres, a raffle, a wine pull, and tasting stations featuring a variety of beer, wine, and Whiskey Acres spirits.

Reservations are $65 until Wednesday, February 22nd, and $70 the day of the event. Business casual attire (jeans prohibited). For more information, please contact Special Events Manager, Christine at cnatarelli@anticruelty.org or (312) 645-8006.

Purchase your advance ticket today by clicking here.

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Feb
18
7:00 PM19:00

Living Well Cancer Resource Center 12th Annual Winter Gala

Experience the delicious indulgences of an evening in Morocco, with exotic food, music dancing, live auctions, entertainment and a cocktail bar featuring Whiskey Acres spirits.

The home of Ed and Karen French will be transformed into a secret Marrakech hideaway for one unforgettable evening.

Black tie optional. Tickets $250/person.

Contact Lori Hansen for tickets, 630-315-6805 or lhansen@livingwellcrc.org

Space is limited, so don't wait!

 

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