Great Lakes Distillery

View Website Favorite (6) 616 W Virginia St - Milwaukee, WI 53204
Information: 414-431-8683

Monday Closed Tuesday 12–8PM Wednesday 12–8PM Thursday 12–8PM Friday 12–10PM Saturday 12–10PM Sunday 12–8PM

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. Great Lakes Distillery is the first distillery to open in Wisconsin since Prohibition. Our spirits have "a little Wisconsin" in every drop. When possible we go to every length to use local ingredients to make local craft spirits. This "Grain-to-glass" process brings truly unique local flavor to each spirit. Our award-winning Gin uses botanicals from central Wisconsin, our Cranberry Liqueur uses cranberries from central Wisconsin bogs, our whiskey is made with grain from Dodge County and is milled by hand in Jackson, WI. We are anxious to share our unique products and look forward to meeting people who appreciate high quality craft distilled spirits. Come tour our distillery when you're in Milwaukee.

  • Visiting Type
    • Tours
    • Tasting
  • Tour Type
    • Brewery
    • Wineries

Nearby Places

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MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour 10/02/2021 - 10/03/2021 Milwaukee - 0.19 miles away
2
"Resilience" performance by Catey Ott Dance Collective 9/26/2021 Milwaukee - 0.85 miles away
4
Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Show & Sale 10/01/2021 - 10/02/2021 Waukesha - 16.28 miles away
5
Wisconsin Feargrounds 10/01/2021 - 10/31/2021 Waukesha - 16.35 miles away
6
Oktoberfest - Germantown Historical Society 9/25/2021 - 9/26/2021 Germantown - 19.13 miles away
7
Zoo Brew 9/25/2021 Racine - 20.39 miles away
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Halloween Glow Drive-Through 10/01/2021 - 10/31/2021 Racine - 20.39 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • The Distillery was able to obtain permission from the federal government (the only distillery to do so) to reuse their product bottles. They encourage customers to return bottles, they are cleaned and refilled.
  • Packaging that comes in with raw materials is reused in the final product packing.
  • The Distillery purchases local cured meats, honey and soda from local sources.