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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.

The latest from Rehorst - April Distillery Newsletter - Spring is here!!



The Monthly Newsletter of Wisconsin's First & Finest Craft Distillery
In This Issue
Social Media
Stein & Dine
Spothopper Launch
Board Game Night
Custom Mini Bottles
Maximum Milwaukee
Drink of the Month
Indulgence Happy Hour
GLD Masters Tour Series
Hold an Event at the Distillery

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Visit us at Stein & Dine 
Saturday April 26th 
At the WI State Fair Park Expo Center

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Watch our website for details for the Spothopper Launch Party here at GLD on April 26th

Board Game Night!
Tuesday, April 29th 6-9pm

Everyone is invited to join our friends from Board Game Beastro for a relaxing evening of board games! Get $1 off cocktails while you play!
Distillery Tours
Great Lakes Distillery is open for tours and tastings! Come try our products and learn how we make them. 
Tasting Room Hours
Sun - Thurs: 11AM to 8PM.
Friday & Saturday: 11AM to 10PM
Tour Times
1, 3, & 5 Sunday-Thursday
1, 3, 5, & 6 on Friday
1, 2, 3, 4, & 5 on Saturday

NEW!!!  Purchase your tour tickets online in advance!!!  Check it out!!


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 one of these fine internet retailers!
    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   


Happy Spring! Looks like it's finally warming up, time to get out and about - we've even set up the patio!


This month, which is Milwaukee month by the way, is chock-full! Special events, cocktails, and we're introducing our new "GLD Masters Tour Series!"


Read on for details:


April is Milwaukee Month! 
Come celebrate Maximum Milwaukee on 
April 11th at GLD!!
Costume Contest
Live Music
Photo Booth
Food Trucks
Milwaukee-themed Cocktails
The celebration starts at 8pm!
April Drink of the Month:

Gin, lemon juice and tea make this a refreshing spring cocktail!


1.5 oz rehorst gin
.75 oz lemon juice
.75 oz simple




Shake ingredients with ice and strain into an old fashioned glass with fresh ice. 

Visit our online Cocktail Database for more ideas or to submit your own recipes! 
Gallery Night at the Distillery

w/Jennifer Greenfield
April 25th from 5pm-10pm!
She'll have her "Drink Portrait Series" on display in the Tasting Room.
Also, live music by Troy Reitman!
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Join us for a special happy hour featuring 
Wednesday, April 16th from 5-8pm!
We'll have special cocktails, each paired with a free Indulgence Chocolate!


Featured Article
Announcing the 1st tour of our 

"Absinthe in the Afternoon" 
an in-depth tour of Absinthe
May 3rd 12-1pm

Led by GLD's own Bobbi, an expert in Absinthe!

$15 includes: Absinthe tour, tasting of our Verte & Rouge Absinthe, an Absinthe cocktail, and a souvenir Absinthe glass.

Book your Absinthe in the Afternoon tour here!

**this tour is limited to 40 people so reserve your spot today!!**

  Planning a Party? Looking for a Unique Event Space?
Consider the Great Lakes Distillery! We have several space options and open dates!!

More info on our website or email us with your details. 

My personal thanks to those of you who contacted your WI legislators regarding our attempts to change tasting laws in liquor retailers. Unfortunately it didn't happen this year, the good news is we got it further than ever and we'll try again next year!



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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