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Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.

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Great little distillery

This was our fist time to Galena, IL. We drove by this place the first day and it was packed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Monte K
Brimfield, Illinois, USA
The best bloody mary I've ever had

I like to think of myself as a bloody mary connoisseur. Blaum Bros makes a great one. Nothing... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wheaton, Illinois
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Blaum Bros. Is a family owned and operated craft distillery in Galena, IL. Blaum Bros. Uses local grain from Jo Daviess County and produces handcrafted spirits including bourbon, rye whiskey, vodka, gin...And many others. Blaum Bros. offers daily...more
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9380 W US Highway 20, Galena, IL 61036-9172
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our fist time to Galena, IL. We drove by this place the first day and it was packed. Figured it must be good tour and drinks. So later in the day we stopped by. Went on the tour which was very informative. And...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Monte K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I like to think of myself as a bloody mary connoisseur. Blaum Bros makes a great one. Nothing over the top fancy with crazy garnish, but the perfect homemade spicy mix, Rickle's Pickles, and stuffed olives. Do yourself a favor and stop in for a...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dennis did a great job with our tour! We own a rental condo on the golf course in Eagle Ridge and bought some advertising items to hang there so guests can be reminded of something fun to do while they are staying with us visiting...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Galena and the surrounding area. Beautiful scenery and quaint downtown area. One of the highlights of our visit was the Blaum Brothers Distillery and tour. Richard did a great job leading our tour, was very knowledgeable, and anwered all...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 420judyd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Made the trip to Galena for a first anniversary and stumbled upon the distillery. What a treat! Richard was a very friendly tour guide. And the bourbon was OUTSTANDING! ( and I don’t generally like whiskey, bourbon, or rye) Make sure you get a cocktail...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Blaum Brothers for the tour while we were in town for our 15th anniversary. I knocked back several Old Fashioneds and enjoyed the samples and the tour. If you want an idea of the atmosphere here think "two 80's kids...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped during our trip to Galena. Very cool building with great cocktails. Hellfyre is a new favorite! Wish we could have made it to a tour.... maybe next time!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Skstork11
Reviewed 1 week ago

stop in for a drink! highly recommend the bloody Mary with their brand of Hell Fyre vodka. probably the best I have had! suggest taking the tour. it was fun and informative. very nice place that I/we will be back to many times. this is...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank katdvdyl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Richard did an excellent job! Very informative and fun, thanks! The samples were very tasty and unique.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Bananasail7
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was on my “must see” list for Galena. We went with friends one Saturday evening before our dinner reservations and enjoyed our cocktails so much that we will be coming back. We did not get to do a tour, which is on our list...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Jennifer D
May 25, 2019|
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Response from Karen_Boman | Reviewed this property |
$10.00 per person
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Response from craig99576 | Reviewed this property |
Dang the questions are for the visitors not the owners.
August 25, 2017|
Response from bigcountry1991 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't actually work at distillery I just did a tour it is very informative and you get to try some great spirits that they make
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