Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries

August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co.

August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. in Downtown Utica is Starved Rock Country’s award winning winery. August Hill Winery has been making wine since 2002. The Winery includes caves for aging wine, a tasting room, a sparkling wine program, and a staff that is family. A visit to winery allows you to not only taste the wine but see how the wine is made. Enjoy wine tastings of the August Hill Winery in the tasting room or on the outdoor patio and enjoy live music in the lounge.In ...

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Barrel Society

Offering 110+ craft beers, 250+ whiskeys and over a dozen hand crafted cocktails. Carry-out is also available via our bottles hop.

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Star Union Spirits

Star Union Spirits is a craft distillery that manufactures small-batch spirits from locally sourced fruits and grains. Founded by longtime winemaking friends, Bob Windy and Jeff Yosowitz in LaSalle just minutes away from Starved Rock State Park. The distillery has a public tasting room where guests are able to view the entrancing copper still and the wonders of spirit distillation and production. Curious visitors are able to sample Star Union Spirits' delicious hand-crafted spirits ...

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The Lone Buffalo by Tangled Roots Brewing Company

The Lone Buffalo in Ottawa and near Starved Rock State Park, serves good food and beer in a comfortable atmosphere. The Lone Buffalo aims to create each dish so patrons savor every bite. The chefs use fresh products from local farmers and producers in every meal. The menu ranges from pub burgers and salads to ribs and salmon. The restaurant is under the same roof the brewery, Tangled Roots Brewing Company. The neighboring taproom is where you can sample some of Tangled Roots’ ...

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