Marlin and Barrel Distillery

Handcrafted rum and vodka, merchandise, tours and samples available. Venture Vodka is handcrafted, distilled, and bottled all by hand, as is Bearing Light Rum, known for its sweetness, luster and smoothness.

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  • Hours of Operation:
  • MON: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • TUE: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • WED: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • THU: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • FRI: 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • SAT: 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • SUN: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM



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July 21, 2023

Great tasting!!

Shannon was the BEST!!! Very knowledgeable about the products. Friendly and even gave advice about places to eat. Rum and Bourbon was great! Try it and you won’t be sorry!!
Shannon…. Did you go get your tuna from Salty Pelican??;)

March 22, 2023

Time for a break

Local local local! Great owners and shop. Lots of good history there! Would highly suggest going when in town

March 03, 2023

What a Fun Tasting!

What a great time! We were visiting friends who live in Fernandina Beach and decided to stop in after seeing the free tasting sign. The bar was packed, but we found an open table. Shannon never missed a beat! She was great with information about the spirits we were tasting and spread lots of jokes at our expense. Way too much fun! We enjoyed a couple of the "cellos". The Bearing Espresso Rum and Shoreline Bourbon were very good. Well worth a stop, and for us a return visit when we next come to Fernandina Beach.

January 08, 2023

Pit stop

Local distillery with personal touches. Decided to stop in right before heading back home. So glad we did. Young lady really explained the different types of alcohol available and of course you get a tasting. We walked out with 4 bottles. Guess they’re doing something right

December 14, 2022

Roll out the barrel for a great place to have a party

We rented out the facility for a work party--the staff were so helpful, especially Shannon, and she had good recommendations for catering and even a photographer. The barrel room for the party was way more fun than any conference room. Highly recommend Marlin and Barrell. They went to great length to have the tables set up, a wonderful open bar and they made the party a place our guest really enjoyed.