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Marlin & Barrel Distillery

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Wonderful experience

We tried everything that was available. was a very interesting time with Noell behind the bar. She... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Crystal River, Florida
A very special little place to spent a nice time with your friends! Do not miss it!

If you happen to be in Fernandina Beach, you cannot miss to stop by Marlinl & Barrel Distillery. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maria Magdalena Z
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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 1 week ago

We tried everything that was available. was a very interesting time with Noell behind the bar. She knew the whole process and is very personable. Took home a great bottle of rum to enjoy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you happen to be in Fernandina Beach, you cannot miss to stop by Marlinl & Barrel Distillery. I was there with a friend in mid September and Sharon welcomed us and showed us all their liquors. We tasted them through her expert guidance and...More

1  Thank Maria Magdalena Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool place, very knowledgeable worker! We sampled several different kinds of rums vodka and gin its worth the visit!!!!

Thank T8262RBstevec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hostess/ bartender here knew everything about all the spirits! She was a great hostess and enterained us with facts about the different liquors....very clean, interesting looking, but I guess we were disappointed because we wanted to tour and learn more about the process. Not...More

Thank Ruth K
rmorenc, Owner at Marlin & Barrel Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by. We’re glad to hear that you were treated well and enjoyed our products. That, truly, is our focus as a young craft distillery. With a small staff we are only able to offer tours on Saturdays. They are, like our...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

There was one lady bartender that gave out free samples of gin, rum, and whiskey. She educated us on the differences between them. It was interesting. The bar had room for 8 people. Would recommend it.

2  Thank Carolyne H
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A small, local distillery with a nice range of quality, small-batch products. We visited on a weekday, so we had the place to ourselves and plenty of time to chat with the staff about their products. Check their website for a current list. Don't miss...More

1  Thank Bill W
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Cool distillery with great drinks and superb staff! Our bartender was very nice and gave us tons of info about the drinks, the area, and good places to eat. Definitely recommend if you’re venturing out to Amelia Island.

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We stopped by Marlin & Barrel on a whim while walking back to the marina and we were greeted by the greatest multitasking "tastetender"! I wish I remembered her name. She was knowledgable about what she was letting us try and had great suggestions. When...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Had a good time, learned a lot and bought very good alcohol. Differently recommend. It's free for the tasting.

Thank Melody S
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place and loved it! Purchased some alcohol and a shirt! Super friendly people and great experience!! Would definitely recommend it!!!

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November 14, 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.
July 27, 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.