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FEW Spirits

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Quaint little distillary

Great little distillery. Since the website says "generous tasting" we opted to take the el. It was... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Chicago, Illinois
Laid back atmosphere

Little research prior to visiting FEW but the timing worked out with our schedule. Tour was... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Chatham, Il
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Great little distillery. Since the website says "generous tasting" we opted to take the el. It was a very short walk to the distillery but pay attention or you will miss it as it is tucked back from the main road. Look at some pictures...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andikmyers
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This local distillery is small enough to take in during one trip. The tasting experience was great, definitely try the Rye!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This tour is worth an hour of your time, but I would wait until fall before going because there is no climate control. It was hot and humid the night we went, which made the whole thing a little uncomfortable. The tour itself is brief...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank seg82
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The tour and tasting was ok, nothing particularly informative but it was reasonably entertaining and a nice way to spend an hour. My main complaint is that the bottles that I purchased at their shop ended up being significantly more expensive than just buying at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank EvanstonLiz
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Few Spirits provides a good distillery tour and tasting. Because it is a small operation, there are a number of stages in the process that you cannot see on this site--the grain arrives milled and the whisky is aged and bottled at another location. In...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Armand A
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Few is located in a small building, behind a thrift shop, on Chicago Ave in Evanston. We took the 2 pm tour, Bailey was our guide, she explained the process used in making gin, Bourbon and rye. This place is very small, our tour was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank louf586
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Little research prior to visiting FEW but the timing worked out with our schedule. Tour was informative and brief, it's a small distillery. We really enjoyed the history and creativity behind the product. And of course, tasting was the highlight. We were there about an...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 127JulieM
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Tucked in a small former mechanic's garage behind a thrift shop is FEW Spirits, the first distillery in the city of Evanston, IL. FEW stands for Francis Elizabeth Willard, the leader of the 19thc temperance movement who lived in this town. Look down the driveway...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KimRChicago
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This distillery is tucked behind a thrift store on a busy street in Evanston. If you didn't know to look for it, you'd never know it was there. And that would be a mistake. My wife and I have been interested in visiting for some...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I recently visited this fun small place tucked around the corner down an alley from where my daughter lives. There was a group of 8 of us and we enjoyed learning the interesting history of the place as well as the tour of where all...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Noreen K
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