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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

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The Monthly Newsletter of Wisconsin's First & Finest Craft Distillery
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Custom Mini Bottles
Grange Hall-Chicago
Bare Knuckle Boxer

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Distillery Tours

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 11am to 10PM.
Friday & Saturday 11AM to Midnight
Sun 11am to 8PM
Tours are at 2 & 4PM daily with an additional tour at 6PM Fridays. 
Saturday tours at 1, 2, 3 & 4.



    Custom Mini Bottles
Gift giving just got easier...
Whether for a wedding reception, family function, holidays or corporate giving, mini bottles (50ml) make a great gift.   


We can incorporate a logo or photo of your choice on mini bottles of Vodka, Citrus and Honey Vodka, Gin, Kinnickinnic Whiskey or Roaring Dan's Rum. 


Minimum order of 25 bottles.  Pricing starts at $4.95/bottle with price breaks for larger orders.  Call 414-431-8683 x114 or email   


We have some exciting summer news!  Great Lakes Distillery is hosting our 3rd Daniversary Party June 23rd!!  This is one of our best parties of the year and is not to be missed! We also are featuring a great Rum drink, and...  we have a survey to take at the end of the Newsletter. We will be randomly selecting someone to WIN 2 FREE TICKETS TO THE DANIVERSARY!!  CHECK IT OUT!!    


  Details below... 


DANIVERSARY!!  SATURDAY, JUNE 23RD!! 6pm-11pm!     

2 Years ago we released our Roaring Dan's Rum! Help us celebrate Dan's anniversary on Saturday, June 23rd. If you missed last year now's your chance to right the wrong!

This year we have invited back Milwaukee's "Kings of Reggae" KING SOLOMON!!!
This is the event of the year. Last years event was was a sellout! Don't delay, tickets are limited! 

  • 6pm-11pm Plenty of free parking. 
  • Cash bar where you can enjoy special Rum cocktails and complimentary appetizers. (other spirits will be available as well).
  • Music from King Solomon
  • Fire dancers!
  • Author Dr. Richard J. Boyd will give a talk about Roaring Dan and also signing copies of his book.
  • Jason and Joey's award Winning Rum Ham! 
Tickets are $15 (not including service charge) $20 at the door. Hope to see you there!



Grange Hall Burger Bar in Chicago has a great Roaring Dan's cocktail!

We have a great Roaring Dan's Rum cocktail on the menu at Grange Hall Burger Bar in Chicago!  It is called the Strong Island Iced Tea--

Roaring Dan's Maple Rum
Brown Sugar

Stop in and give it a try!

Cocktail of the Month-Bare
Knuckle Boxer!  




The Bare Knuckle Boxer is one of our favorite Roaring  

Dan's Rum recipes.  It is especially good in the summer  

months!  Enjoy! 


2oz Roaring Dan's Rum

1/2oz Fresh Lime Juice

1/2oz Fresh Grapefruit Juice

3/4oz Simple Syrup

Shake well with ice and strain in to a cocktail glass. 


Additional Cocktail recipe's can be found (and submitted!) in our own Cocktail Database! 


To help us understand our customers better please fill out our customer survey here:  

A winner will be selected at random to WIN 2 FREE TICKETS to this years Daniversary!!  Good luck! 

(If you win but have already purchased tickets you will be refunded the ticket cost).



We hope to see you at our Daniversary Party June 23rd and don't forget to stop in and see our new tasting room!

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).
Kinnickinnic Whiskey is 43% Alcohol by Volume (86 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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