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The latest from Rehorst - June Distillery Newsletter




The Monthly Newsletter of Wisconsin's First & Finest Craft Distillery


In This Issue

Social Media

July 4th

Board Game Night

Garlic Fest


Order Online

Custom Mini Bottles


Drink of the Month

Clock Shadow Happy Hour

New Stuff

Taste of the Third Coast

Hold an Event at the Distillery





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We're open on July 4th!!!






Board Game Night in the tasting room!!


Friday June 13th 7-10pm

Everyone is welcome, from experienced players all the way down to the freshest of newbies. Feel free to play one of the games from our library or bring along a personal favorite. 





Visit us at Garlic Fest!


Sunday June 22nd 10am-3pm at Braise!






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.


YES - We are open on July 4th!


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!!

Buy tour tickets now!


More Tour Info Here. 






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   




It looks like summer is really almost here! It's time for outdoor events and patio drinking! We're involved in and hosting some great events that take advantage of just that!

If you can't make it for those, remember, you can always stop in for a cocktail on the patio! 


Here's what's coming up:









It's time for the 
Saturday, June 14th 7-10pm

 Free admission!

LIVE music by The Revomatics!!

Special Roaring Dan Rum drinks!!

Rum Ham!!




June Drink of the Month:

The Weehorst

This months drink is the Weehorst's (Jenna's) favorite summertime drink!


2oz Rehorst Vodka

(heavy)1/2oz fresh lemon juice

1/2oz simple syrup

8-10 drops of rose water


Shake all ingredients with ice and pour into your favorite lemonade glass with ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge.



Visit our online Cocktail Database for more ideas or to submit your own recipes! 





 Free admission AND free cheese pairing (courtesy of our neighbors, Clock Shadow Creamery) with your cocktail purchase!





New Merchandise!


 We've just put out a bunch of new t-shirts & tank tops!

Stop in and pick one up for yourself or for Dad (remember, Father's Day is coming up!) - it's a good excuse to have a drink on the patio!!




Featured Article

Join us along with local restaurants at the:


Taste of the Third Coast



We'll be there with a tasting of our products AND enjoy 2 punches made with our products!

Blue Jacket

June 22nd 12-4pm


The event will highlight local food resources as well as ways to support the Great Lakes freshwater resources with proceeds 

benefiting the Alliance for the Great Lakes.






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. 




Summer is short here in the north, be sure to take advantage of all the great events we have coming up. Also, be sure to get out and enjoy it by patronizing your favorite bars and restaurants- We always appreciate it when you order a refreshing cocktail made with our spirits!



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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