Skip to main content
Shedd Aquarium
Barrels of whiskey

Distilleries in Illinois

Distilleries in Illinois are top notch. Chicago-Naperville-Joliet is one of the top five overall metropolitan areas in the nation for American whiskey consumption. But Illinois distilleries dot every region of the state—and it's not just whiskey. Gin distilleries in Chicago are another great way to explore new gin tastes and cocktail creations. No matter what you’re in the mood for, Illinois’s rich history of spirit production has led to expertise and bold nuanced flavors crafted with love and dedication. There really is no wrong answer but if you still can’t decide where to go, find a distillery tour and let the adventure begin!

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Get inspired by top travel stories, gain access to exclusive promotions and contests, and discover even more reasons to #EnjoyIllinois.