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Lake County Libation Trail
We Make Our Own

From beer and wine to vodka and whiskey, our locally grown, crafted and distilled adult beverages are designed to dazzle and educate the most discerning tastes. NEW: TAKE THE TOUR! Libation Trail Tastin' Tour, January 27, 3 great spots.

Gin and vodka aficionados can learn the secrets of distilling at North Shore Distillery in Green Oaks, Copper Fiddle Distillery in Lake Zurich or Club Tiki in Waukegan. They offer tours, tastings and specialty cocktails.

Lake County Libation Trail

Serious beer fans will appreciate the variety of choices among our numerous craft breweries and pubs. Try the offerings at Mickey Finn's in Libertyville, the first established brewery in Lake County, Tighthead Brewing Co. in Mundelein, Half Day Brewing in Lincolnshire and 11 other suds havens.

Wine lovers will marvel at local vintages casked straight from Lake County vineyards. Delight in flights of red and white at the tasting rooms of Vigneto del Bino Vineyard in Antioch, Valentino Vineyards & Winery in Long Grove, Glunz Family Winery & Cellars in Grayslake and Lynfred Winery in Wheeling.

To plan your own group tour, contact GO Riteway transportation services at www.goriteway.com.

LC Libation Trail Tastin' Tour
Lake County
Visit Half Day, Roaring Table and Tighthead Brewing Cos. by Vorlauf motor coach on Jan. 27.
Bosacki's Home Brew Microbrewery
Tasting room with emphasis on take-home brews.
Buffalo Creek Brewing
Long Grove
Brewing madness in downtown historic Long Grove.
Club Tiki
Small batch distilled Gold Pyramid Vodka made from local Gold Pyramid House Water.
Copper Fiddle Distillery
Lake Zurich
Serving Bourbon and Award winning Fiddle Gin & Tom Gin products are handmade, grain to bottle, at the Lake Zurich location.
Flesk Brewing
Laid back brewpub with live music, food trucks and more.
Glunz Family Winery and Cellars
Spanning four generations since 1888, the Glunz family makes several award-winning wines.
Half Day Brewing Co.
Savor an extensive list of house beers and craft brews on tap with an appealing gastropub menu and a sprawling patio.
Harbor Brewing Co.
Winthrop Harbor
Small-batch brewery and taproom featuring a wide variety of adventurous ales!
Light The Lamp Brewery
Light the Lamp serves innovative beer, food, and cocktails. All hand crafted in house.
Lynfred Winery
Oenophiles flock to this elegant tasting room for flights and pairings. Browse the wine shop. Wine events year-round.
Mickey Finn's Brewery
Lake County's first brewpub serving unique handcrafted ales and lagers. Plus great food and live music on the weekend.
North Shore Distillery
Green Oaks
Delicious, award-winning spirits and cocktails by true artisans. Beautiful spaces, cocktail classes, events & more.
The Onion Pub and Brewery
Lake Barrington
Handcrafted Lagers & Ales, Brewed on Site! Available by the pint, growler, can, or keg!
Only Child Brewing Company
Family and dog friendly brewery / tasting room for the community to come together over a pint.
Ravinia Brewing Company
Highland Park
Cozy taproom and taco bar located in the historic Ravinia District.
Roaring Table Brewery
Lake Zurich
An eclectic beer variety with an amazing range of flavors.
Tighthead Brewing Co.
A Mundelein brewing company that is dedicated to crafting quality suds for all seasons.
Valentino Vineyards
Long Grove
A viticulturist's dream! Come taste 20 different types of wine and tour this 20-acre estate vineyard. Open May-Dec. Limited time offer.
Vigneto del Bino
From the fruit of the vines of this 10-acre boutique winery come award-winning reds and whites. Tasting room and gift shop.
Wright's Brew and Bistro
Rotating craft brews including Honey Badger Ale, brewed exclusively for Wright's!
fine small batch beer.Growlers, tours and tasting room available.
LC Annual Libation Fests
Lake County
Explore Lake County's list of annual brew, wine and spirit fests.
Lake County's Libation of the Month
Lake County
Exploring the newest and most exciting craft brews, spirits and wines of the month.
21 Irresistible Lake County Libations
Lake County
Four vibrant vinos, three saporous spirits and 13 breathtaking brews await you.

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No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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