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Great Lakes Distillery

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“great drinks”(19 reviews)
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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 great drinks tasting area 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 2 days ago

Very knowledgeable tour guide and very interesting! Of course plenty of booze at the end was also great!!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lynette T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time here! We went after someone on the plane recommended it to us, and I'm so glad we did! Great people and service!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Must visit tourist attraction. Love everything about it !! From start to finish it was very informative.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SelenaA584
Reviewed 6 days ago

We really enjoyed our trip to the distillery. The bar before the tour was very inviting and the drinks were great. Pricing was in line with expectations. Tour was better than I thought it would be. Very informative and entertaining.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OnAir51959483034
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun, informative and of course yummy tour! Great atmosphere and the tastings were very good as well!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my wife here for her birthday. It was not extremely premeditated, just something in the area and everything else was booked. We are not exactly "liquor" people either. I enjoy an occasional cocktail but usually stick to beer and my wife prefers wine. Anyway,...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour was pretty simple but informative. I liked that you did the sampling over small tables, great way to interact with other people. Bar area is nice, definitely come back over summer to sit in outside patio area.

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Navigate24252230953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's amazing to see the quantity of different spirits although I firmly believe the in house bourbon is by far the best thing that they produce.

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Roving58717330117
Reviewed February 11, 2019

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 February 6, 2019

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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Cindy0913
June 18, 2017|
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Response from pauln911 | 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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