Huskie Hour at Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Whiskey Acres Huskie Hour Event

Join the NIU Alumni Association for a Huskie Hour from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14, at Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. in DeKalb, Illinois.

Network with fellow Huskies while enjoying a Whiskey Acres cocktail and hors d’oeuvres. All participants will receive one drink with their registration.

Founded in 2013, Whiskey Acres crafts vodka, bourbon and rye whiskey from grains grown on-site at the family farm. A guided tour of the distillery will take place during the event.

All attendees must be 21 or older. No refunds.

Questions? Please contact Dana King, ’05, at or 815-753-5421.

Event Details

$20 online registration

$25 at the door


5:30PM - 7:30PM Thu 14 Oct 2021, Central timezone


Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
11504 Keslinger Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115

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