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Barnstormer Distillery
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The Spirit of Rockford!

Rockford's Hometown Craft Distillery. Our Whiskey’s, Vodka's & Rum are found at retailers, restaurants & bars locally.


Spirits Available:

40 Winks Whiskey, Barrel Strength

40 Winks Whiskey, 90 Proof

RFD Vodka

RFD Cucumber Vodka

Barnstormer Rum, Silver



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EXCITING NEWS!!!! We are starting the countdown to opening day.... .This Friday, July 16th we will be opening our doors or rather rolling up the tent panels to host our Barnstormer guests!.What can you expect when you are here? A relaxing outdoor venue where you can take a tour & sample our spirits, enjoy a cocktail under the “Big Top”, purchase your favorite Barnstormer Spirit and we even have a few lawn games (weather permitting)..Hours for Friday, Saturday & Sunday will be added to Facebook & our web page (www.barnstormerdistillery.com) by Thursday and announced in Thirsty Thursday’s IG Live Event this week..Thank you for your continued support!!!!.#news #cocktails #815 #vodka #whiskey #bourbon #rum #moonshine #open #craftdistillery @barnstormerdistillery @enjoyillinois @explore_815 @815outside @whatsrockinrockford @gorockford @therockfordbuzz #localbusiness #drinklocal #drinks #spirits #spiritofrockford #weekend #weekendvibes #friday #saturday #sunday #funday #thirstythursday #rockfordillinois #thingstodo #distillery #beourguest @rockford @forestcitywhiskey

Monday, July 12, 2021

To all of our Barnstorming men Happy Father’s Day!.#fathersday @barnstormerdistillery

Sunday, June 20, 2021

THIRSTY THURSDAY 7:30pm TODAY..Changing time for a special treat... Mike from Tilted 10 will be making a Jackfruit Martini for us tonight!!! We will be there tasting out all of our spirits from 5-7..See you later tonight and thanks for switching it up with us!!!!.#jackfruit #cocktails #thirstythursday #martini @barnstormerdistillery @tilted10

Thursday, June 17, 2021

GOLD was awarded to Dutch 45 by the John Barleycorn Awards for its quality, creativity and resourceful label design!.Not only does this bottle have a beautiful “Gold worthy” label that will make a perfect addition to any bar but it is a spectacular Rum... a Caribbean style with smooth layers of caramel, candied fruit, vanilla & caramelized brown sugar..Congratulation @pierce.kurt & @thinkboldstudio!!!! We are proud to have Dutch 45 as part of our spirit portfolio!.#spiritdesign #awardwinning #gold #rum #rumcocktails #creative #quality #beautiful #marketing #labeldesign #dutch45rum @jbc_awards @barnstormerdistillery

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Celebrating a birthday? Who needs cake when you have Bourbon Milk Punch! We will be making the smooth, sweet and dangerously drinkable concoction this Thursday LIVE on IG at 11:30am..Inspired by a girls trip to New Orleans! You will need, 40 Winks Bourbon, simple syrup, vanilla extract, vanilla ice cream & nutmeg..See you tomorrow .#icecream #milkshake #bourbon #cocktails #summer #happyhour #thirstythursday #celebration #happybirthday #wishes #neworleans #frenchquarter @barnstormerdistillery #bourbonhouse

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

A 40 Winks Summer Smash is the featured cocktail for tomorrow’s Thirsty Thursday... we will be pairing fruit with summer delight!.See you tomorrow - IG LIVE at 11:30am! .#bourbon #whiskey #40winkswhiskey #40winksbourbon #bourbonsmash #cocktail #cocktails #summertime #happyhour #thirstythursday #thursday #cocktailhour #poolside #boating #thirsty @barnstormerdistillery

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Today we honor our military personnel! For those that lost their lives serving our country and the families they left behind we are eternally grateful for your sacrifice .#memorialday #honor #bravery #military #veterans #service #freedom #semperfi @barnstormerdistillery

Monday, May 31, 2021

It’s a beautiful day to grab your weekend essentials & enjoy your Sunday!.Thank you Danny for a great photo shout-out!!!! @forestcitywhiskey .#memorialdayweekend #weekend #summer #relax #unwind #celebrate #familytime #holiday #bourbon #40winksbourbon #40winkswhiskey #barnstormer #pool #party #memorialday #sundayfunday @forestcitywhiskey @barnstormerdistillery

Sunday, May 30, 2021

BARNSTORMER COCKTAIL - ON TAP!.If you find yourself in Galesburg, IL this weekend stop into The Whiskey Barrel where Dustin created a Barnstormer spirited cocktail ON TAP... “Cootie Killer Barrel Punch”! Don’t forget to grab a bite to eat as well while you’re there .Thank you Dustin & our G&M Rep, Carrie, for creating this concoction!!! .#moonshine #cootiekillermoonshine #punch #ontap #cocktail #cocktailsontap #foodie #unique #limitededition #weekend #holidayweekend #summer #happyhour #bar #drinks #drinklocal @thewhiskeybarrelcountrykitchen @barnstormerdistillery @galesburgfoodies @gmdistributorsinc

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Thirsty Thursday’s Cocktail recipe!.#watermelon #cocktails #summer #summervibes #memorialday #weekend #happyhour #longweekend #poolside #picnic #party #rfdcucumber #rfdvodka #vodka #drinks #drinklocal @barnstormerdistillery

Thursday, May 27, 2021