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Great Lakes Distillery

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Great Lakes Distillery is a small-batch distillery located in Milwaukee Wisconsin. We hand-craft award winning distilled spirits in limited quantities using old world methods and traditions which we believe result in a superior product. We’re a bit...more
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616 W Virginia St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1537
Walker's Point
+1 414-431-8683
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter gave my husband a bottle of whiskey (Kinnickinnic Whiskey)that we had never heard of for Christmas last year and attached to it were 2 tickets for a tour of this Great Lakes Distillery. My husband loved this whiskey which was evident by the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic and informative advevture to a Milwaukee. Institution. With a friendly Staff. And ample allowances to taste the goods.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with two friends and had so much fun. It was very informative without being boring. I definitely recommend going!

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Thank akae17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$1 per tasting is a real bargain & they have a lot of good stuff to taste! Inventive choices with whiskys, vodkas, run, & a number of interesting well-made liquors. i tried the rum, whisky, bourbon, pumpkin spirit, cherry & orange liquors; all delicious. My...More

Thank Harl3yR1d3r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the tour and learned lots. The cocktails were delish. Didn't eat here but the food and menu looked good. Would definitely recommend.

Thank maountaingirl914
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great tour guide, who shared interesting and comprehensive information with humor and confidence. We got to sample many of their spirits in order to decide if we want to buy anything.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I brought my guy to this tour for his birthday and we both enjoyed ourselves! The tour guide was very knowledgeable, the tour was very informative and the drinks were tasty! I can’t wait to go back!

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Thank Erica H
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Stopped in for their 10th anniversary party. $5 cocktails, not too shabby. The decor was very nice, as was the outdoor seating area.

Thank CornfedContessa
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The best part was the popcorn at the end of the tour (which is not saying much). Please avoid this site. The tour guy is boring and lacks excitement. I was bored and more bored on this tour. I will never visit this place again....More

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Thank Freddy F
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I went on a tour last Friday and enjoyed learning from our very knowledgeable tour guide. He had a lot of interesting insights and elaborated on all of our questions. The tasting at the end was great too! My favorite was the Rehorst Gin and...More

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Cindy L
18 June 2017|
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Response from Paul N | Reviewed this property |
Do I? No, but they do.
23 August 2015|
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Response from Lisa M | Property representative |
Yes! We serve the spirits that we produce right here in the distillery! You can do the tour & tasting or just come in and enjoy a cocktail. Cheers!
30 April 2015|
Response from Lisa M | Property representative |
Hi! Our tour is $7 per person and drinks average at $7 as well! Hope that helps!