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Great Lakes Distillery LLC
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Join us for some serious holiday spirit Saturday, December 21st at Great Lakes Distillery!

Yelp's Holiday Wrap-Up is a FREE event that's open to the Yelp elites, Yelpers in general, and well, anyone and everyone, really! Stop by post-last minute shopping or meet up with friends and fam (local OR out-of-towners... why not show off our killer local distillery to those who don't know what's up?) at this holiday-tastic party and enjoy...

-a gift wrapping station courtesy of Broadway Paper! 
-a delightful, custom holiday drink list courtesy of Great Lakes (YUM!)
-a Sketchy Santa photobooth... the perfect photo op for next year's cards
-fun + funky holiday jams + great classic movies
-holiday cheer up, down, left, and right!

*Support and shop locally all season long! Follow along here, and on Twitter and FB, too! #YelpShopsMKE*
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Dress in your best Prohibition-era attire (not required) and join us!


Enjoy samples of our Repeal Day Rye 
Hors d'oeuvres
Menomonee Valley Rye cocktails
Live music by 4th Street Elevator & our very own Brendan Cleary!

Repeal Day Celebration
Thu, December 5, 2013, 6:00 PM CST
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Pumpkins are ready for the party tonight!!
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Join us & L’Alliance Francaise de Milwaukee for a night of French culture with a twist!

Free Admission!
Absinthe Fountain
Light Spirit-infused French Hors d’oeuvres
Free Mini French lessons from L’Alliance Francaise de Milwaukee
Prize Raffle
Une Nuit d’Absinthe
Fri, September 13, 2013, 5:30 PM CDT
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Come prepared for the usual Festivus fun!!

Festivus Pole Punch!
Feats of Strength!
Gag Gifts!  
Regifting Raffle! (bring a gift, get a gift!)
Airing of Grievances!
AND last but definitely not least....PANCAKES! 

Mon, December 23, 2013, 5:00 PM CST
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Join us along with Jimmy Luv's & Klement's as we raise money for the Hunger Task Force!

Admission: $5 or donation of 3 non-perishable food item

Raffle prizes

Additional raffle tickets for extra donations!

$5 Rehorst Vodka Bloody Marys with Jimmy Luv's Bloody Mary mix & Garnish bar by Prodigal.

Free sausage samples and a special appearance by the Racing Sausages!

Don't worry, you won't miss the game - we'll have it on!


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Great Lakes Distillery and Yelp Milwaukee present...
A Very Wes Anderson Bash
Friday, November 22, 7-10
$5 entry

Enjoy potentially more but not less of the following:
a Wes Anderson-themed cocktail menu
tunes from the movies
a costume contest... come dressed as your favorite Wes movie character!
a very Wes Anderson quote board
and more!

A Very Wes Anderson Bash
Fri, November 22, 2013, 7:00 PM CST
Great Lakes Distillery LLC

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Join us along with Yelp in celebrating the release of our Pumpkin Spirit!
Some highlights of this year’s event include:

Pumpkin Pie Contest
Carved Pumpkin Contest (carve it at home & bring it with you!)
Dip your own bottle of Pumpkin Spirit
Light snacks
Special Pumpkin Spirit Drinks
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This is coming up next week! We've teamed up with Purple Door Ice Cream & Indulgence Chocolatiers for this fantastic event! Adult ice cream sundaes PLUS, the debut of Absinthe ice cream - come check it out!
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616 W Virginia St Milwaukee, WI 53204
616 W Virginia StUSWIMilwaukee53204
Tourist AttractionToday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 10:00 pmSaturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pmSunday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

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 handful of people devoted to the craft of distilling and creating the best distilled spirits possible.
As Wisconsin’s original small batch distillery we are anxious to share our unique products and look forward to meeting people who appreciate high quality craft distilled spirits. Give us a try and see for yourself how unique these hand crafted spirits can be.

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Kelsey Menden
reviewed 8 months ago
The Great Lakes Distillery is fantastic. Amazing cocktails (I highly recommend the honey-citrus cosmo!) and an amazing $7 tour. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the tasting at the end of the tour is the best. Delicious spirits for sure.
Nathaniel Greene
reviewed 11 months ago
Excellent tour, amazingly knowledgeable about liquors and amazing liquors
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Mighty Tauren
reviewed a year ago
Great tour, very personable guide, cozy experience.
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Nicole Monnier
reviewed 3 months ago
Where else can you sit at the bar and find yourself talking with the distiller himself? Excellent spirits, excellent soul behind the spirits (as it were). A Milwaukee must-do opportunity.
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Mike DeGrace
reviewed 12 months ago
Remember, a tasting can be completed without consuming all samples in their entirety.. unless you want to wake up to a new tattoo
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Robert Klemm
reviewed 2 years ago
Amazing Spot, Amazing People, Amazing Products!