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

Aug. 25, 2019 - Aug. 25, 2019
National Dog Day Patio Party

Join us for the annual National Dog Day Patio Party! Sunday, August 25th from 12-4pm Come drink cocktails on our patio with your pup - yes, we will have Watermelon Pup-tinis for the pooches! This year we've added an outside bar so you don't have to find a dog sitter in order to get your dog-themed cocktails! Also joining us: Wisconsin Humane Society American Natural Premium Central Bark Downtown Leashless Lab Burlo Pet Kendra, dog massage therapist A portion of the bar sales will be donated to the Wisconsin Humane Society. Free admission!


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Summer brings

Summer brings "Dirty Helen" and other tasty bourbons

By Bobby Tanzilo - July 26, 2019
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Great Lakes Distillery releases Good Land Coffee Liqueur

Great Lakes Distillery releases Good Land Coffee Liqueur

By Lori Fredrich - April 10, 2019
Great Lakes Distillery announced today that it has released a new cold brewed … Read more...
Milwaukee's best tour (wine and spirits), 2019

Milwaukee's best tour (wine and spirits), 2019

By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers - March 05, 2019
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Do this now: Mulewaukee Fest

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By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers - July 26, 2018
Great Lakes Distillery partnered with Top Note Tonic for the first time to bring … Read more...
Drink this: Still & Oak straight rye and bourbon

Drink this: Still & Oak straight rye and bourbon

By Molly Snyder - March 19, 2018
Last month, Great Lakes Distillery (GLD) introduced a new product line called … Read more...