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The latest from Rehorst - November Get Ready for the Holidays!


The Monthly Newsletter of Wisconsin's First & Finest Craft Distillery
In This Issue
Buccaneer Bash
Order Online
Custom Mini Bottles
Milwaukee's Biggest Bloody Mary
Thursday Night Live Music
New Chocolates
Drink of the Month
Hold an Event at the Distillery

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The Milwaukee Public Museum is celebrating the launch of their new exhibit Real Pirates. Join us at the museum for the Buccaneer Bash! Enjoy Cocktails,  88.9 Radio Milwaukee's DJ Marcus Doucette and get a sneak preview of the exhibit!

Time is running out!  Info and tickets click here:
Featured Article
Can't find us in your area? Order our spirits online!

Want our products but can't find them in your area? Order from our friends at  
Caddell & Williams.


Distillery Tours
Great Lakes Distillery is open for tours and tastings! Come try our products and learn how we make them. 
Tasting Room Hours
Mon-Thurs: 11AM to 10PM.
Friday & Saturday: 11AM to Midnight
Sunday: 11am to 8PM 
**We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. 

Tour Times
1, 3, & 5 Sunday-Thursday
1, 3, 5, & 6 on Friday
1, 2, 3, & 4 on Saturday

**There will be no tours on Sunday November 11th due to our Bloody Mary Party.  We apologize for any inconvenience!



    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   



The Holidays are fast approaching!  A bottle of our fine spirits is an excellent gift idea, or perhaps a gift basket with all the makings of a great cocktail! 


We've got some fun stuff coming up - help us drink Milwaukee's largest Bloody Mary and/or join us for our upcoming events! 


  Details below...  


3rd Annual Milwaukee's Largest Bloody Mary Party!


Sunday November 11th 10am-6pm!
Join Great Lakes Distillery, Jimmy Luv's Bloody Mary Mix & Klement's in building and drinking a 100 gallon Bloody Mary. Proceeds go to the Hunger Task Force.
*FREE Admission - non-perishable food donations encouraged 
 *$5 Rehorst / Jimmy Luv's Bloody Marys w/ Klements beef stick 
- Free Klements samples 
*Raffles throughout the day (Earn raffle tickets by donating food) 
*Bloody Mary garnish competition 

Thursday Nights- Live Music & Cocktails in the Tasting Room 

Tonight you can enjoy the music of Matt MF Tyner! 
Join us Thursday nights for 

an evening of cocktails and live music from 

7-9pm.  Arrive early to get a good seat and a Happy Hour drink! 

No cover.


Matt "MF" Tyner
Thursday November 1st

Mark Truesdell
Thursday November 8th

Wicked Long Day
Thursday November 29th
Coming soon to the Tasting Room at Great Lakes Distillery:

Holiday baskets arriving in November! Imagine doing all your holiday shopping and having a cocktail while doing it!

A brand new full line of Chocolates made with our spirits and created by Sean Henninger of Times Square Pizzeria!  

Watch for updates on our facebook page!

Drink of the Month

This month we have a really simple and really delicious cocktail for you. It's unique in that three Milwaukee companies are in this cocktail! We distill our Pumpkin Spirit from Lakefront Brewery's Pumpkin Beer and the cocktail is topped with Sprecher Brewery's Cream Soda...
We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
The Matt-Pan Pumpkin

2 GLD Pumpkin Spirit
1/4 oz Coffee Liqueur
Sprecher Cream Soda

Build over ice in an old fashioned glass and top with soda. Enjoy!

Created by distillery 
Tasting Room Mixologist 
Matt Tunnell

Visit our online Cocktail Database for more ideas or to submit your own recipes!
Looking for a Unique Event Space this Holiday Season?
Consider the distillery! We have open dates and several space options.

More info on our website or email us with your details. 
We're looking forward to seeing you this holiday season, and don't forget to patronize the retailers, bars and restaurants that feature our products! 

Yours in Spirits,
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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