Great Lakes Distillery [edit]
616 W. Virginia St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 431-8683
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Great Lakes Distillery is Wisconsin's first craft distillery, producing award-winning spirits right here in Milwaukee. Great Lakes Distillery produces Rehorst Vodka, Rehorst Citrus & Honey Vodka, Rehorst Gin, Roaring Dan's Rum, Amerique 1912 Absinthe, Kinnickinnic Whiskey and a host of other seasonal products.

We are pleased to be able to open our distillery to the public for tours. During our approximately 1 hour tour, visitors will learn about our award winning products, how & why we make them and receive a flight of five products to try (complimentary soda is available for non-drinkers).

Tasting Room hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight

Tours: Sunday-Thursday, 1, 3 and 5 p.m.; Friday, 1, 3, 5 and 6 p.m., Saturday, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m.
Upcoming events

Oct. 12, 2019
Ad 2 Milwaukee 4th Annual Bags Tournament

Ad 2 Milwaukee is hosting its 4th annual Bags Tournament Fundraiser. It’s time to put a drink in one hand and a bag in the other! Grab a friend and join us at Great Lakes Distillery on Saturday, October 12 at 11:00 am. Tournament winners will receive prizes from local Milwaukee restaurants, businesses and sports teams. Attendees will also have the chance to participate in our Ad 2 Milwaukee Raffle…$5 for 3 raffle tickets and $2 for 1 raffle ticket. Meet us on the lawn for some networking and mingling while enjoying some friendly competition! Register with your partner for only $20 per team (that’s only $10 per person) for games, prizes, food and more! ++++++ Cost: $20 per team ($10 per person) Raffle: $5/3 tickets, $2/ticket -All event attendees will be offered an annual membership to Ad 2 MKE for only $50. -Members of Ad 2 MKE get 1 FREE Raffle ticket. -You do NOT need a partner to attend this event. Come one, come all! -Drinks will be provided by Great Lakes Distillery and are not included in your ticket price. -No refunds


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By Lori Fredrich - April 10, 2019
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By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers - March 05, 2019
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By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers - July 26, 2018
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By Molly Snyder - March 19, 2018
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