Book your Holiday Party or Private Cocktail Class with us!
Nov
29
to Jan 30

Book your Holiday Party or Private Cocktail Class with us!

It is holiday season, and Rhine Hall is an awesome venue to host your holiday party or attend a private cocktail class! 

Please let us know if you are interested in finding out more about our offerings and prices.

We can host parties of any size, and our rates are highly competitive. In fact, depending on the size of the group and the timeframe, it could just be a matter of opening a tab at our tasting room.

We still have lots of dates still available in December and January!

Please feel free to reach out to Adira at any time. Info below!

adira@rhinehall.com

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2 Year Bourbon County Stout Bierschnaps Release
Nov
20
to Nov 30

2 Year Bourbon County Stout Bierschnaps Release

The holiday season is upon us! And that means it’s time for our 2 Year Bourbon County Stout Bierschnaps limited release! Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout distilled and barrel aged back in the BCS barrels for 2 years. Exclusive access to pre-purchase & reserve your bottle through this link for pickup on or after Black Friday. Our BCS Bierschnaps is quite literally the distilled (condensed) version of the beer, representing all of the same but amplified tasting notes of the BCS beer.  

$34.50/bottle. Get it before it’s gone!

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Beer & a Shot Dinner at Anker
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

Beer & a Shot Dinner at Anker

We've been known to enjoy a shot of whiskey and a cheap beer from time to time, but what about a wild ale and a neat pour of mango brandy? We're upping our beer & shot game on November 14th, with our friends from Chicago's own Pipeworks Brewing Co. by our sides at Anker for a collaborative dinner with local brews and delicious fruit brandies. Four courses with pairings and an exclusive chance to enjoy The Jone’s Dog Apple Brandy Barrel Aged Milk Stout!

Price: $73 per person all inclusive

Ticket Sales/Reservation Contact: kirsten@thepublicanrestaurant.com or 312.605.16

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CHANGE IN DISTRIBUTOR ANNOUNCEMENT: ILLINOIS
Sep
28
to Oct 31

CHANGE IN DISTRIBUTOR ANNOUNCEMENT: ILLINOIS

Valued customers! For our Illinois market, we are officially with Momentum Beverage Team.

Direct Message us here OR reach out to Sarah with any questions! -> sarah@rhinehall.com

**Please be sure to replenish your orders with your Momentum rep moving forward so we can ensure you are receiving product for your orders! Please reach out to us if you need to know who your contact is / put an order in.

THANKS!!!

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Sep
13
to Sep 30

GENERAL MANAGER & EVENT SALES JOB OPPORTUNITY

RHINE HALL GENERAL MANAGER / EVENT SALES – PART TIME (~30 hours)

THIS ROLE HAS BEEN FILLED, THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND ENERGY CONSIDERING THIS OPENING!

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START DATE: OCT. 1 (TRAINING STARTS SEP. 24)

The Rhine Hall General Manager role is responsible for the success of Front of House Operations of the business.  This includes but is not limited to: running the tasting room and events, generating sales, and some administrative-related activities for Rhine Hall.

 

1.         TASTING ROOM MANAGEMENT: Efficiently run the tasting room, while responsible for hitting sales goals, maintaining a clean and impressionable tasting room, and giving tours.  Primary point of contact for website, media, donations and general inquiries.  Cocktail knowledge required.

 

2.         EVENT SALES GENERATION:  Creative and proactive approach to advocate Rhine Hall to generate sales; i.e. events, collaborations & partnerships, new menu’s, etc.  Effectively schedule & run events.  Work together with Rhine Hall Brand Advocate.

 

3.         INBOUND SALES: Close incoming sales opportunities; private events, cocktail classes, and tastings.

 

We are a small team at Rhine Hall, so everyone is expected to help out where needed.  Occasionally we may need help with general production, off-site tastings, dropping off product, etc.

 

SCHEDULE:

Schedule will be the Manager’s discretion with an understanding that effort, outreach, and customer/prospect needs are met. 

 

Tasting room open hours are Wednesday-Friday 5-9pm and Saturday 2-7pm. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

-       3+ years experience in service industry, with bartending experience (mandatory)

-       Professional references required within the last 2 years (mandatory)

-       Access to a car (Bonus)

 

COMPENSATION

Compensation will be discussed with each candidate based on experience.  Pay will start as hourly, with sales commission. 

INTERESTED?

Contact Jenny via email. Include your resume, as well as a paragraph at why you think you’re the right fit for the job. >> jenny@rhinehall.com

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Spirit Tea- A Tasting of Teas and Cocktails! FREE
Aug
2
6:30 PM18:30

Spirit Tea- A Tasting of Teas and Cocktails! FREE

Join us at Rhine Hall Distillery on Thursday, August 2nd at 6:30pm to sample unique and varied teas brought to us by Spirit Tea! 

One night only, we will feature 4 teas in our cocktails to demonstrate the vast array of flavors teas can impart in a cocktail. Taylor, from Spirit Tea, will be here to sample the teas on their own, and we will offer a FREE flight of 4 samples of cocktails with each tea introduced as a key element. 

This event is FREE to enter. Your first flight is on us, additional cocktails available a la carte. 

Come one, come all!

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May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Rhine Hall helps kick off Great Blue Benefit

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If you enjoy specialty cocktails, gourmet hors d'oeuvres and learning about the water we drink, join the Alliance for the Great Lakes at “Rhine Hall helps kick off Great Blue Benefit” on May 22nd from 6-8pm, taking place at Rhine Hall Distillery.

Joel Brammeier, President and CEO of the Alliance, will speak about the organization’s mission and current Great Lakes issues that affect us all. There’s no charge for entry, and attendees will receive food and one drink ticket (subsequent drinks need to be purchased), while mingling and learning about the Alliance’s work and upcoming Great Blue Benefit. Click here to RSVP today!

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Feb
14
to Mar 13

Adding Wednesdays to our regular Tasting Room hours

Rhine Hall Distillery is adding A NEW DAY to our Tasting Room hours!

 

Starting Wednesday, February 14th, our tasting room will be open to the public Wednesdays from 5-9pm.

 

HUMP DAY HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS

**Every Wednesday: $20 cheese board + flight of 4 spirits | $5 public distillery tours (half off) | FREE TOURS for industry**

 

We are looking forward to adding Wednesdays to our regular, weekly, business hours... but we need your help making it stick!

 

Let’s show the world our tasting room should be open 4 days a week

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Introducing: Taste & Tour with the Owner
Nov
30
to Mar 1

Introducing: Taste & Tour with the Owner

Get an exclusive and intimate look at Rhine Hall, our history, process and products while sipping on a flight of 6 of our spirits with one of our owners.  Hear & see (never seen before equipment) first hand how it all began.  Jenny or Charlie will walk you through the space then sit down and sample our products with you over a complimentary cheese board.   There will be access to some exclusive releases no longer available!

Just in time for the holidays, we will be running this event through the holidays!  Dates listed here, subject to change if necessary!  November 30th, December 7, January 4, February 1, & March 1.

Selective Thursdays  |  6.45pm

$45/person  |  Tour & Tasting will take approximately 60 minutes depending on questions | Tasting Room open for cocktails post tour

10% off bottles purchases

Click here to book!

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GOOSE ISLAND COLLAB: BOURBON COUNTY STOUT BARREL AGED BCS BIERSCHNAPS
Nov
24
5:00 PM17:00

GOOSE ISLAND COLLAB: BOURBON COUNTY STOUT BARREL AGED BCS BIERSCHNAPS

We're neighbors, and we decided to collaborate!

This year, we are releasing a Bourbon County Stout Bierschnaps.  Meaning, we distilled Bourbon County Stout beer, creating a BCS Bierschnaps.  Bottled at 40% abv and aged back in the original BCS barrels for over a year, we are thrilled to share this with you all.

Our BCS Bierschnaps is quite literally the distilled (condensed) version of the beer, representing all of the same but amplified tasting notes of the beer.  

Purchase will be available at Binny's on Black Friday as well as our Tasting Room from 5-9pm.

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Rhine Hall Cocktail Class @ Nia Restaurant
Oct
26
6:00 PM18:00

Rhine Hall Cocktail Class @ Nia Restaurant

Join us at Nia Restaurant for a Custom Cocktail Class featuring an assortment of our fruit brandies just in time for Fall!

This class will feature signature tips from our own expert mixologist, Sarah Schmitt, as well as a tasting of various Autumn-inspired cocktails such as:

La Normande Cocktail - "Apple Of My Eye"
Pear Brandy Cocktail - "Peary Good Time"
Cherry Brandy Cocktail - "Cheery Cherry" 

Decadent appetizers will be provided by Nia herself!

Don't miss this exclusive chance to mingle and enjoy craft spirits and bites at Nia's!

Get your tickets HERE

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Oktoberfest 2017
Sep
30
4:00 PM16:00

Oktoberfest 2017

Join us to celebrate Oktoberfest with $4 traditional Obstler pours!
An "Obstler" pour is part Apple Brandy + part Pear Brandy, a very traditional combination in Austria

+  Try our new Bierschnaps

This new version is made from a saison beer which has been distilled into a clear, 80-proof spirit. Gaining strength in both alcohol content and flavor through distillation, Bierschnaps is traditionally enjoyed chilled or sipped alongside a beer.

+  Food from Kaiser Tiger
Our treat!

+  All the polka music you can handle

Admission is FREE so bring your friends!

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Pantry to Plate: Panel and party
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Pantry to Plate: Panel and party

Pantry to Plate Panel + Party!

July 18, 6-9pm, Rhine Hall

Ticket price: $25

 

Join Heather Crosby, author of newly released YumUniverse Pantry to Plate, for a wellness-y panel discussion, book signing, and plant-based cocktail party.

 

Panel guests include YumUniverse's own Heather Crosby, Giselle Wasfie of Remix Acupuncture and Remix Lifestyle, Cat Aldana of Eat Stretch Nap, and Alma Omeralovic of Chill Chicago Meditation. Expect an enlightening discussion on female entrepreneurship in the wellness sphere and self-care in the midst of hustle moderated by Rose Truesdale. The panel will close with a guided meditation for us all to reflect on what we learned.

 

Then it's time to party! Local lady-makers Rhine HallTime Machine Juice, and Sacred Serve plant-based gelato are combining forces for a collaborative boozy cocktail float, included in your ticket price. And a Rhine Hall cash bar will be open all evening long.

 

Copies of Pantry to Plate will be available for purchase and signing.

 

Can't wait to see you there!

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Plum Blossom Festival - Sunday June 11th
Jun
11
2:00 PM14:00

Plum Blossom Festival - Sunday June 11th

Join us in celebrating the Plum Blossom Festival at Rhine Hall this Sunday from 2-5pm!

A tradition in parts of Europe where Charlie learned to distill, the Plum Blossom Festival celebrates the return of the warmer seasons.

We'll have guest bartenders Mony Bunni from Boleo and Sarah Schmittfrom Vol. 39 serving up their own signature Plum Brandy cocktails, and light snacks will be provided by Kaiser Tiger!

This event is free and open to the public -- complimentary bites and cocktail samples will be provided with additional cocktails avaliable for purchase.

Invite your friends to ring in the warmer months with us, and we'll see you on Sunday!

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Pop Up Dinner: Jeff Williams (Sunday, March 5th)
Mar
5
7:00 PM19:00

Pop Up Dinner: Jeff Williams (Sunday, March 5th)

If you love food and you love booze, this is the perfect pairing for you! Join us March 5th at 7:00PM.

Rhine Hall Distillery (located at 2010 W. Fulton, near the West Loop) will be hosting chef Jeff Williams. Jeff is currently the executive sous chef at Sable Kitchen and Bar,  Previous experiences at FavikenThe Willows Inn and Luksus under his belt. 

Jeff will serve up an intricate tasting menu inspired by the changing seasons. This menu highlights season vegetables, as well as multiple preserving techniques. The highly refined, but down to earth menu will be accompanied by Rhine Hall’s classic and specialty cocktails using homemade syrups and bitters. 

This intimate experience is priced at $75/person and includes 3 cocktails (tax&gratuity not included). Reservations are limited to 12 people. 

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New! Workshops at Rhine Hall
Mar
3
to Apr 23

New! Workshops at Rhine Hall

Elevate your home cocktail game by learning how to make your own ingredients. With homemade syrups, bitters and shrubs you can take more control of shaping your cocktails!

The instructor will demonstrate how to make a syrup from scratch, then you will make your own shrub with the guidance of the instructor which you can take home.

You will also receive a short informational pamphlet containing methods, the recipe of the shrub and syrup we create along with helpful tips and tricks.

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RHINE HALL WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY 12/23 AND SATURDAY 12/24
Dec
23
to Jan 1

RHINE HALL WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY 12/23 AND SATURDAY 12/24

The tasting room will be closed on Friday 12/23 as well as Saturday 12/24.  We're sorry for any inconvenience!  We look forward to seeing you the Thursday, 12/29 and Friday 12/30.  If interested in coming in on New Years Eve, please email info@rhinehall.com.

If interested in purchasing any bottles, please visit any Binny's!  Most of them carry our entire line.  Thank you!  Other retailers include but are not limited to Eataly, Whole Foods, Olivia's, Beer Temple, Vicnic, Green Grocer, Ezra's, Independent Spirits, Plum Market, In Fine Spirits, Moreno's Liquors, Printers Row Wine Shop, Wine Goddess, Vosges Chocolate, Uncorkit, Vas Foremost, and more!

Please see here for gift cards going towards the tasting room and/or tours and cocktail classes.

Have a wonderful holiday and Happy New Year!

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Bierschnaps is here!
Dec
16
to Jan 26

Bierschnaps is here!

For the first time, we distilled a stout beer from a brewery neighbor of ours on Fulton Street in Chicago, Illinois. What started as an experiment rooted in neighborly fun has now become our newest product to hit the shelves: Rhine Hall Bierschnaps. 

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DECEMBER HOLIDAY OFFERS
Nov
29
to Dec 31

DECEMBER HOLIDAY OFFERS

We love the holiday season - so we wanted to share some special offers with you!  All specials will be available in the tasting room through the end of 2016!  Reach out to info@rhinehall.com call us at 312-24304313 OR visit us in our tasting room Thursdays and Fridays 5-9pm or Saturday 2-7pm.  See below for some of our offers, and announcements too!

1. 3 Bottle Combo deal for both our 375ml and 750ml bottle sizes.

2. Customized/Personalized bottles for your family or business.

3. Our newest product, Oak Aged Plum Brandy,  will be released mid-December, exclusively available in the tasting room until 2017!

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Rhine Hall turns 3: Come to our free birthday bash!
Nov
5
2:00 PM14:00

Rhine Hall turns 3: Come to our free birthday bash!

 

Rhine Hall invites you to join us Saturday, November 5th from 2-10pm for our 3rd birthday bash. 

THIS EVENT IS FREE

 

We are excited to partner with Pastoral, Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine as well as Jeff Williams of Sable Kitchen & Bar to offer free snacks. 

 

In honor of our 3rd birthday, our special cocktails for the event will feature our flagship Apple Brandy and Grappa to honor our core products and the foundation of our distillery. 

 

 

What: 3rd birthday bash (FREE entry)

When: November 5thfrom 2-10pm

Where: Rhine Hall Distilery (2010 W. Fulton in Chicago,IL)

 

Need more incentive to come help us celebrate?

 

 

 

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EYE EATERS SOCIETY DINNER/DANCE #2 @pauloctavious @chicagoathletichotel
Oct
28
6:00 PM18:00

EYE EATERS SOCIETY DINNER/DANCE #2 @pauloctavious @chicagoathletichotel

We are psyched to sponsor some beverages at the second Eye Eaters Society Dinner/Dance on October 28th at the iconic Chicago Athletic Association.  See below for more information.  It is going to be a real winner.  More to come with photos!

The society will reconvene for our second dinner on October 28, 2016 at the historic Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. 

Our event will capture the eerie, unearthly spirit of Halloween through food, photography and entertainment. Be prepared for an atmosphere that celebrates the regal, the beautiful, and the strange. 

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Halloween Pumpkin Decorating at Rhine Hall
Oct
22
2:00 PM14:00

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating at Rhine Hall

Join us at Rhine Hall, during regular tasting room hours (5-9pm) on Saturday October 22nd to decorate pumpkins. 

$10 gets you a pumpkin and all the crafting/decorating supplies you need to create your Halloween masterpiece while sipping on seasonal fruit brandy cocktails!

The tasting room will be open to all guests during this event, whether or not you wish to decorate a pumpkin. 

 

Image borrowed from Good Housekeeping's blog post. Credit due to  Mike Garten
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BLACKHAWKS FANS : THIS SATURDAY #SLIVO FOR #HOSSA @nhlblackhawks
Oct
22
2:00 PM14:00

BLACKHAWKS FANS : THIS SATURDAY #SLIVO FOR #HOSSA @nhlblackhawks

Blackhawks fans, Rhine Hall is open this Saturday 2-7pm.  During our open hours we will be be offering discounted Plum Brandy aka #Slivovitz sippers/shots in the tasting room in honor of Marian Hossa's national drink from home.  The game is on at 6pm, we will be open before the game for an ideal pregame in honor of #hossa500.

Plum Brandy/Slivovitz is a common drink enjoyed by many Eastern Europeans.  Slivovitz is made from 100% plums.  At Rhine Hall we source all of our plums/fruit from Michigan.

Come by and enjoy $4 Plum Brandy sippers/shots!

Hope to see you soon. 

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Discover the Spirits with Artale in Rockford @artaleco @discovcenmuseum
Oct
21
7:30 PM19:30

Discover the Spirits with Artale in Rockford @artaleco @discovcenmuseum

ROCKFORD and surrounding areas, visit us at The Discover Museum for Discover the Spirits. We will be pouring spirits from our favorite Rockford retailer, Artale.  See below for more information.  Anyone else from Rockford, shout at us, we'd love to visit you while we're in town!

October 21st, 7.30-11pm

We are thrilled to announce the 3rd annual Discover the Spirits: Sip, Sample Support, which will take place on Friday, October 21, 2016, at Discovery Center Museum. We are proud to partner with Artale Wine Company to bring this one-of-a-kind fundraising event back to Rockford! The event, catered to guests age 21 and older, offers a variety of spirits, craft beers and wine from around the world, as well as appetizers from local restaurants and plenty of live music and other unique entertainment! Proceeds from the event support Discovery Center exhibits, programs, and outreach efforts.

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Public cocktail class
Oct
15
7:00 PM19:00

Public cocktail class

BRANDY AND GRAPPA COCKTAILS

Here’s what’s up: You love grappa. You love brandy. And goodness knows you love drinking them in any form. Now that you’ve mastered sipping them straight, learn how to mix them with bitters and mixers and create your own signature drink! Taste the different alcohols that Rhine Hall offers and how they’re distilled, explore flavour pairings, dilution and temperature, and the art of creating a delicious drink made from some of Chicago's best alcohol!  

 

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Eleve Musical Performance hosted by Ovation
Sep
28
7:30 PM19:30

Eleve Musical Performance hosted by Ovation

Rhine Hall is sponsoring this killer event, September 28th right with our neighbors, Ovation, down the street!  Support these amazing musical performers, while sipping on Rhine Hall cocktail samples. :)  Ticket info listed at the bottom.

Adapting the concepts of underground music and speakeasy bars, Élevé spotlights multi-faceted artistic performances born from the collaboration between violin/piano duo Bow & Hammer and event space Ovation Chicago. Through ONLINE SALES ONLY, your ticket will provide a midweek night of live performance, proprietary libations crafted by Rhine Hall Distillery (2 included drink tickets/person), and a chance to socialize with all your closest friends in one of the classiest venues on the west side! Come see what we have to share with you...

 

Here are the details:

 

When: Wednesday, Sept 28th. Doors open 7:30p / Showtime 8:00p

Where: Ovation Chicago, 2324 W Fulton St

Who: Bow & Hammer (plus a few more on occasion)

Ticket: $15 ONLINE

 

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