COMING REALLY SOON, OUR KICKSTARTER FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

Funds raised will be used to widen our entrance and allow our Distillery and 22 Acre Specialty Crop Farm to become a true tourism destination. 

STAY TUNED

2 NEW RELEASES

40 Winks Bourbon, Finished in Our Rum Barrels

Double Barreled and Finished in our RUM BARRELS

  • NOSE – Carmel & Raisin
  • Mouth Feel – Spicy & Sweet
  • Top notes:  Carmel, Raisin & Cream Soda
  • Middle notes:  Crème Brûlée & Star Anise
  • Finishes  Baking Spices & Brown Sugar – Spicy & Sweet
40 Winks Bourbon Finished in Rum Barrels Joins the lineup

 

Dutch 45 Caribbean Rum

4yr Old Aged Golden Rum

  • The Label and Spirit alike captures the Spirit of Barnstorming & Adventure.
    • NOSE – Sweet layers of caramel and candied fruits
    • Mouth Feel – Buttery
    • Top notes:  Carmel, Vanilla & Pineapple
    • Middle notes:  Citrus & Candied Fruit [stone fruit (fig)]
    • Finishes  Caramelized Brown Sugar
Dutch 45 Rum

PROUD TO BE A NEW ILLINOIS MAKER

 
Proud to be Illinois Made
 
THANK YOU Illinois Office if Tourism & the RACVB!!!!!
 
We’re excited to share that they officially announced the new Illinois Made maker class and are thrilled to be a new maker in the #IllinoisMade program! We are proud to be part of a community with other small businesses around Illinois!
 
Learn more about the Illinois Made program at EnjoyIllinois.com/IllinoisMade

 

AWARD WINNING – 40 WINKS WHISKEY’S

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Barnstormer Distillery announces a Spirit Competition WIN through the Whiskey and Barrel Consumer Choice Awards (WABCCA), held in Chicago, IL on October 10, 2020.
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Both 40 Winks Whiskey’s were submitted and both won not only a Gold Metal but the overall ultimate award for its category!
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This completion was “designed to recognize excellence and preference by consumers that enjoy whisky and the bar & retail experts that sell it. Over 30 vetted consumers and over a dozen whiskey industry and media professionals gathered to participate as judges. This unprecedented combination of experience and industry involvement provides the background to build an award completion that supports the industry and is a true voice of the consumer.” say Dave Sweet, Founder of WABCCA.
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To be awarded a Gold Metal the spirit needs to score between 90 and 100 points. These are the spirits of best quality and great flavor – A true joy to drink, a must have for the whisky and spirits enthusiast.
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There is only ONE Consumer Choice Award for each category which is given to the spirit that judges scored consistently the highest and the most preferred in each category.
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40 Winks Whiskey, Barrel Strength was awarded a Gold Metal and won the overall, Consumer Choice Award in American Whiskey, priced between $51 – $100.
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40 Winks Whiskey, 90 Proof was awarded a Gold Metal and won the overall, Consumer Choice Award in American Whiskey, priced $50 & under.
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Barnstormer Distillery is proud to represent our hometown of Rockford and committed to provide quality crafted spirits that highlight the Barnstorming spirit. To find 40 Winks Whiskey along with our other spirits nearest you, visit http://www.barnstormerdistillery.com/locations/
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Enjoy the “Spirit of Rockford”!
 

RFD