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The latest from Rehorst - August Distillery Newsletter


The Monthly Newsletter of Wisconsin's First & Finest Craft Distillery
In This Issue
Social Media
Board Game Night
Madison Metro Market Tasting
Order Online
Custom Mini Bottles
GLD Pig Roast
State Fair
Wine & Vine
Milwaukee Comedy Festival
Drink of the Month
Hold an Event at the Distillery

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 Board Game Night is August 15th!!
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. 
Are you in the Madison area?

If so, head over to the Cottage Grove Metro Market on August 27th - we'll be there with a tasting of our spirits from 4-6pm!! 
(6010 Cottage Grove Rd)
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.

***We will be closing at 5pm on Saturday August 23rd - there will not be a 5pm tour!! We apologize for any inconvenience!!***
Tour Times
1, 3, & 5 Sunday-Thursday
1, 3, 5, & 6 on Friday
1, 2, 3, 4, & 5 on Saturday

 Purchase your tour tickets online in advance!!!  


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   


   Is summer flying by as fast for you as it is for us? Busy, busy, busy!! August is a full month for us - be sure to squeeze one of these fun events into your plans!!



 Read on for details:

Pig Roast time!!
Buy your tickets in advance HERE or in the Tasting Room at GLD!
Visit us at Wisconsin State Fair!!
Enjoy our products in the Expo Center at Roaring Dan's Bar, just inside the main entrance. Also further back at Hooch's Backwoods Bar!
Visit us at 6th Annual 

Saturday, August 23rd 3:30-7pm at the
St. Francis of Assisi Convent grounds, 3221 S. Lake Drive
The Milwaukee Comedy Festival  is August 7-10th at 
Enjoy cocktails made with our spirits throughout the event, including the "Coff of Cuppie" (made with Kinnickinnic Whiskey) plus a sampling from 5:30-9:30 on the 7th!
August Drink of the Month:
"Don't Call Me Ricky"
2 oz rehorst gin
.5 oz fresh lime juice
.5 oz simple syrup 
2 1"x1" pieces of honeydew melon
1 strip of lime zest
Dash of Bittercube Cherry Bark- Vanilla  bitters

Combine ingredients, except lime zest in a cocktail shaker.
Muddle melon until thoroughly crushed, add Lime Zest.
Fill shaker with ice and shake hard, strain through a fine mesh strainer into a collins glass and top with sprite.
Visit our online Cocktail Database for more ideas or to submit your own recipes! 
  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. 

I can't believe the year is half over already. Pumpkin Spirit season is just around the corner- look for it to hit bars and stores in early September. In addition we hope to have a couple of special product releases before the end of the year, so stay tuned to our newsletter for updates... 


Enjoy the last month of summer! 


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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