Were you aware that our charming town is home to its very own Galena distillery? Or, that you may tour when you’re visiting on your couple’s retreat to Farmers Guest House? Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. is simply unique and offers a place to become more acquainted with local spirits, handcrafted cocktails, and a marvelous time. Known for its popular Blaum Brothers Bourbon, this libation station offers a delightful experience for all visitors. Voted the top thing to do in Galena by repeat guests, you’ll not only enjoy the smooth tastes but also the company of the knowledgeable and friendly staff!
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Galena Distillery & Everything You Need to Know
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. is located at 9380 W. US Highway 20 | Galena, IL, 61036, which is just 1.3 miles from our luxurious bed and breakfast. While the distillery and cocktail bar hours vary with the season, tours are offered Monday – Thursday at 3 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m and 3 p.m. Learn more about official distillery hours and can even book a tour online. Use our local insights to better understand what’s offered at this delightful establishment!
1. A Cozy and Comfortable Space
Since Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. produces its spirits in-house, it’s no secret that you’ll find a lavish selection of beverages to enjoy. On your visit to Galena, IL, head over to the beautiful cocktail bar that offers visitors and locals an inviting space to savor spirits. Inside, lounge on plush leather sofas, sit at the spacious bar, and order creative cocktails. In addition, this beloved bar features large panes of glass that offers a front-row seat to view the distillery equipment in action.
2. The Art & Science of Distilling
While the cocktail bar is an excellent way to learn about the Blaum Bros. Distillery, enhance your visit with an educational tour. This fun experience affords you the opportunity to receive a comprehensive look at the distilling process. When you take this guided experience, you’ll learn everything “from the milling of the raw grains to the mashing, fermentation, and distillation.” After your guided trip around the production areas, you and the group will return to the cocktail bar for a complimentary tasting!
3. There is a Spirit to Please Every Palate
Unlike many distilleries that craft just one or two products, Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. boasts seven different spirits to savor. When you visit, sample Blaum Bros. exclusives including:
- Blaum Bros. Gin
- Blaum Brothers Hellfyre
- Knotter Bourbon
- Blaum Bros. Vodka
- Lead Mine Moonshine
- Blaum Bros. Galena Reserve
- Blaum Bros. Oak Reserve Gin
Stay at Farmers Guest House
After your Galena distillery experience, head back to the refined comforts of Farmers Guest House. Our bed and breakfast boasts premier accommodations, daily WineTime, spa services in The Studio at Farmers Guest House, and a signature breakfast prepared by the Breakfast Diva Susan Steffan herself – all offered just minutes from the Helluva Half Mile and the rest of downtown Galena. Together, these eclectic elements combine to create the idyllic couple’s getaway or corporate retreat to Galena. We can’t wait for you to be our guest this year!