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Address: 4262 State Route 162, Pontoon Beach, IL 62040-6408
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11:00 - 19:00
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Unexpected Surprise

I purchased this tour on Groupon and did not know what to expect when we pulled up to the small business. The tour, drinks, and atmosphere were surprising. Karl was engaging and... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Missoula, Montana
via mobile
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Missoula, Montana
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I purchased this tour on Groupon and did not know what to expect when we pulled up to the small business. The tour, drinks, and atmosphere were surprising. Karl was engaging and kept everyone on the tour entertained. The drinks were fantastic! I highly recommend the tour and the vodka.

Thank Alalex70
Edmond, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

My wife and I were staying overnight at a local hotel on our way to MI and I found a Groupon for a tour of the Mastermind distillery, tasting some of their product, and a 750ml bottle of vodka. When we arrived at our reserved time we found out we were going to be the only ones in the time... More 

Thank Justtwobeachbums
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Bought a tour on living social after actually purchasing a bottle of this vodka locally. Wonderful vodka in a small mom and pop type of distillery. Recommend this tour and vodka to everyone.

Thank betsy s
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Behind the doors of this unassuming little building lies distillery magic. The folks at Mastermind not only brew what is arguably the best American vodka, but they're fun and friendly, too. Our tour began in a room with comfy chairs and tables clustered about, relaxing music playing, and a server taking our orders for mixed drinks. Then we enjoyed vodka... More 

Thank beachykeen17
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I really enjoyed visiting. I learned about the history of Mastermind Vodka and the Vodka making process. The tour kicked off with shots all around and you could order an additional cocktail if you so desired. The tour guide was very nice about answering questions and taking pictures. The tour is free and doesn't take long at all so this... More 

Thank Jeanicia E
st peters mo
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Had private tour due to weekday availability. Had so much fun. Staff was knowledgeable, entertaining and so down to earth. Best part (beside vodka) everything is made in USA. Will definitely come back with group of friends

Thank sally s
Illinois City, Illinois
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The Saturday evening tour was great fun. We really enjoyed the tour guide, sampling and pre-cocktails. The vodka is smooth, I tried the Dirty Mind (dirty martini) and it was very nice.

1 Thank Kelly B
House Springs, Missouri
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47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

First took this tour with another couple. We had a blast! Went a second time when a cousin came in town for a visit. This is a small operation. There is a short "class" on distilling and their products. And a tasting before the tour of the backroom. Both times, Travis was our guide and he is great fun! The... More 

1 Thank Evelyn N
Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Loved it! At first it does look like "oh boy what is this". We had a great time and tasted some very smooth vodka. During the tour the owner came over and talked to us. Very fun and interesting. I love supporting the mom and pop businesses . Although this is just pop. Fun to do with some friends and... More 

Thank brijanbri
St.Louis, MO
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We had a group of 10 friends for the last tour on Friday night and we had a great time with Travis. tThsasamplingofofmmmoonshine

Thank JillS01

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