Celebrate Kindred Spirits at Thornton Distilling Company

Thornton Distilling Company is just 25 miles from Chicago’s South Loop. We have worked hard to restore our historic 18,000-square-foot facility into the region’s premier craft distillery and special event space. We offer couples turn-key event packages that will help simplify planning your special day. Combining a vintage industrial aesthetic with updated amenities, we satisfy a wide range of expectations to deliver a customized experiential event that will leave a lasting impression and be a day you’ll remember forever. 

Distiller’s Hall

Our Distiller’s Hall is located adjacent to our popular Tasting Room and just beyond our outdoor patio. Custom Catering Packages are available and our specialty crafted cocktails are made with spirits and liquors made in-house.

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Our dine-in and special events venues continue to be closed in accordance with public health orders during the Covid-19 pandemic. But behind our closed doors, our staff has been busy manufacturing thousands of gallons of hand sanitizer. To date, we’ve supplied 128 different hospitals, emergency service departments, senior living facilities, and various other front line healthcare organizations at no cost. Learn more >

Our Dead Drop Pecan Whiskey, Dead Drop Gin and Dead Drop Dark Rum are now available to purchase. We offer curbside pickup and practice social distancing per CDC guidelines. Please feel free to stop by or if you’d like curbside pick-up, please call 708.877.6222 upon arrival. Please be sure to wear a mask.  Please click here to visit our online store and to place orders for delivery. (Local delivery only and minimum purchase $32.)