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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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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

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a friday and there were only a few others on the tour. 7 tastes were provided at the end of the tour.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to take guests visiting from abroad. I had some guests visiting from Australia. It was fantastic. We were well taken care of and learned a lot too. Just a lot of fun!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Small distillery compared to those on the bourbon trail, but very informative. Lots of detail regarding the distilling process and the differences between different liquors. Plenty of free tastes! Good product, purchased several!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Great price for the flights! Did not take tour but received a wonderful explanation of the liquors we picked out. If you like gin, check this place out for spirits and don’t forget to take something home!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rjasonmcdonald
Reviewed 4 December 2018

The tour was good, but the tour guide didn't seem very enthusiastic. It is less of a tour and more of an explanation. That said, the facility itself was nice, had a brew pub attached, and was fairly hip and inviting. Worth doing, but not...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

$10 tour ($5 for designated drivers). Reserved a spot on tour ahead of time online. Ross was our guide and he was a walking encyclopedia on the distillation of alcohol and its history. Tour was about one hour but could run slightly shorter or longer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.
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xx420yoloswagxx
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!
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LSE-FLYER
30 April 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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