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Great Lakes Distillery is open for tours and tastings! Come try our products and learn how we make them. Tasting room hours are;
Mon-Thurs Noon to 6PM.
Friday Noon to 8PM
Sat & Sun Noon to 6PM
Tours are at 2 & 4PM daily with an additional tour at 6PM Fridays. 
Saturday tours at 1, 2, 3 & 4.


Open Sundays  with tours at 2pm & 4pm.       

Tickets are almost sold out for Saturday's event!  If you want to join us for this amazing night of food and cocktail pairings get your tickets today!  Ticket sales END THIS FRIDAY!!  Tickets can be purchased here:  


Kasana Concierge Gourmet celebrates its 4th pop-up dinner with Great Lakes Distillery! A gourmet, six-course menu infused with spirits will be paired with unique cocktails crafted by GLD! The banquet style dinner will be positioned in the midst of the Distillery's operations providing a unique opportunity for guests to gather and share an evening of food and spirits. One of our special guests for the evening will be documentary filmmaker, Janet Fitch. The Reception entertainment will be provided by local musician and composer Allen Cote, dancers will tie courses together with interlude performances, Ana Docta of Kasana will take you through each course, and Great Lake's Jason Neu will complement each course with specially crafted cocktails.   


Winter Spirits Welcome Reception

** Fish Pate

Served in iced Rehorst Premium Milwaukee Gin and
garlic flavored iced cube with a Potato Parmesan Crust

** Black Caviar Blinis

Mandioca and lots of Manchego Cheese Small Bread
with Rose Petals Chipotle Balsamic Glaze

Pairing Cocktail: Rehorst Vodka infused with lemon zest, thyme, black pepper, served ice cold with dry ice


First Course

*** White Spirits Fondue

Three Cheeses and Great Lakes Distillery Kirsch served with Octopus, 
Romaine Lettuce, Cauliflower, Cute Red Potatoes, and French Baguette

Pairing Cocktail: GLD Kirsch stirred with house made dry vermouth and a dash of lemon, served up and garnished with pickled asparagus

Palate cleanser - **Peach and Rehorst Premium Milwaukee Vodka Granita


Second Course

*** Cold Sweet and Savory Salad

Iceberg Lettuce Envelopes with Sweet Caramelized Pumpkin, 
Rehorst Kinnickinnic Whiskey marinated Cranberries and Vanilla infused Vinaigrette

Pairing Cocktail: Rehorst Vodka and a dash of Amerique 1912 Absinthe Verte, served on the rocks with a sliced fennel, fresh juiced celery, and a bit of vanilla cream. Topped with a splash of seltzer


Third Course

*** Lamb Cottellete with Orange Juice and Rehorst Pear Brandy Glaze

with Sweet Roaring Dan's Rum Lentil Stew with Caramelized Pancetta

Pairing Cocktail: Kinnickinnic Whiskey Manhattan with house made orange zest,   

and cinnamon sweet vermouth, garnished with mint



*** Almond and Chocolate Pound Cake

with Hot Spicy Rehorst Kinnickinnic Whiskey, Caramel, Poached Apples in 
Roaring Dan's Rum and Ancho Almond Dust

Pairing Cocktail: Roaring Dan's Rum with house made coconut cream, dash ancho chile, burnt caramel syrup (toasted marshmallow taste), garnished with toasted orange zest.


We hope you can join us for this incredibly unique dinner experience!  Cheers!

Yours in Spirit,
Guy Rehorst
Great Lakes Distillery, LLC
Rehorst Premium Milwaukee Vodka is 40% Alcohol by Volume (80 Proof).
Rehorst Premium Milwaukee Gin is 44% Alcohol By Volume (88 Proof).
Rehorst Premium Milwaukee Citrus & Honey Flavored Vodka is 40% Alcohol By Volume (80 Proof).
Roaring Dan's Maple Flavored Rum is 45% Alcohol by Volume (90 proof).
Artisan Series Pear Brandy Eau-de-Vie, Grappa and Kirschwasser are 40% Alcohol by Volume (80 Proof).
Drink Responsibly.
Great Lakes Distillery, Milwaukee WI

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