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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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616 W Virginia St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1537
Walker's Point
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+1 414-431-8683
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All reviews great tour distilling process tasting area great drinks informative tour free popcorn great product great lakes tasting room bar area bloody mary saturday afternoon gift shop a lot of fun vodka spirits liquor
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not ashamed to say I have been on this tour over a dozen times. Always something new to try. Great staff

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alexia A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been here multiple times and believe this is one of Milwaukee’s treasures. The tours are informative and fun, offering a great history of spirits while exposing the distilling process in simple terms. Each sample is better than the last, and they’re all great. Special...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the tour, very interesting. The testing was really good. Fun place to visit, like the atmosphere

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hilski13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe my eighth tasting/tour of the distillery. The selection on the tasting has changed over time, but its good every time.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ottoj55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time for my first tour here, Fun environment, the tasting was great, and the food/bar atmosphere was a great way to end it. Would recommend.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a really nice tour. The guide was fun and personable. The tour was comfortable for everyone it seemed. The tasting was delicious and included good commentary about the spirits. We stayed for some food and drinks afterwards which were also really nice. I...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

Excellent staff, excellent tour, excellent drinks and food! I would highly recommend this tour to anybody!

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Went on the tour and got very skimped compared to the people around us. Over all nice place. The KK whisky is good.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

The tour itself is not much to speak of, it is one room with a few things to see. However, do not let that stop you from taking the tour because the Spirits are the star of the show anyway. We were able to taste...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

We enjoy Great Lakes every time we go. Whether it’s a tour or just a drink, it’s pleasant & friendly

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Cindy0913
June 18, 2017|
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Response from Paul N | Reviewed this property |
Do I? No, but they do.
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xx420yoloswagxx
August 22, 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!
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LSE-FLYER
April 30, 2015|
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Response from Lisa M | Property representative |
Hi! Our tour is $7 per person and drinks average at $7 as well! Hope that helps!
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