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Tailwinds Distilling Company

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on the advice of a good friend that I should try TAILWINDS, I stopped in one day to give it a try... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Paul F
Super fun and interesting tour

Ben gave us an absolutely fascinating tour and the multiple tastings were fun as well. Also... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Family owned and operated Micro-Distillery that specializes in American made Agave Spirits (Tequila) and Premium Rum Spirits. Open for group guided tour and special events. The 5000sq. ft. distillery also has an onsite tasting bar fabricated from an...more
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14912 S Eastern Ave, Unit 103, Plainfield, IL 60544-3193
+1 815-290-0786
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All reviews the owner old fashioned great product out of the way interesting tour distilling process friendly staff nice place my wife rum agave distillery products tasting sample spirits cocktails
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

on the advice of a good friend that I should try TAILWINDS, I stopped in one day to give it a try. they only have rum or tequila drinks so you have to like them. the staff is very good and can suggest a few...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Ben gave us an absolutely fascinating tour and the multiple tastings were fun as well. Also enjoyed the unusual mixology options in their quaint bar.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Two early 30s couples there on a Fri night for the tour and cocktails. Pros: quality rum and tequila, well made cocktails. Cons: tour guide was mediocre at his job, slow service from the bar, live music is too loud for the small space, expensive....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff B
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Great product, great environment. Give it a try.. A very friendly and knowledgeable staff who can explain the distilling process and make really good drinks.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

What a neat environment for trying yummy cocktails. We could play a board game and chill for awhile with our strong drinks. My only quibble was that drinks were pricy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 943kbc
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Been wanting to check this out for a while. Had the opportunity with my GF. They do not serve food and can recommend a few local places that deliver. They have a few signature drinks that they will post. To my knowledge all the drinks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Moody0319
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a great first time experience at Tailwinds! The tour was very informative and very fun! The guides wer great! The drinks were really good and we loved the garnishes! They have great recommendations for drinks! We will definitely be back!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank afeltes04
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting tour with well versed tour guides who gave an informative presentation of the distilling process and history of the establishment. Drinks from the bar were excellent, I got a mojito and my boyfriend got the old fashioned, both were definitely not chintzy with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gina K
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Stopped in for tasting with my wife as something new to try. Tried the four tasting board for the two of us. Had two rum and two agave. Bartender explained spirits and how to get most out of tasting. All had great flavor. Also had...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ston88
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Tour was only the wife and I which allowed for plenty of individual q&a’s. Six free samples at the end of the tour led to way tooo much spending on the back in but whatdomyou expect. Enjoyable.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Skinnyinplfd
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