Tour the Distillery

Tour the DistilleryGreat Lakes Distillery Tours

Visiting Milwaukee? Looking for a fun and informative tour?

We are pleased to be able to open our distillery to the public for tours. During our approximately 1 hour tour, visitors will learn about our award winning products, how and why we make them and receive a flight of six products to try (complimentary soda is available for non-drinkers). Tour and tasting cost is $7.

Feel free to enjoy a cocktail in our tasting room before, during, or after the tour!

View our cocktail menu here!

IMPORTANT: To ensure your place on a tour click the Book A Tour button below to reserve your spot! Tickets are non-refundable, however, they are transferable. You may transfer your tour time up until 24 hours before your scheduled tour. Within the 24 hours, your transaction is non-refundable and non-transferable. We currently reserve some walk-in tickets for each tour. These are available only on the same day of the tour and you must be present to purchase.

Located at 616 W. Virginia St in Milwaukee. See map below.

Great Lakes Distillery is a member of Travel Green Wisconsin.

Regular Tasting Room Hours

Sun-Thur: 11am-8pm

Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm


Scheduled Public Tour Times

Sun-Thurs: 1, 3, & 5pm

Fri: 1, 3, 5, & 6pm

Sat: 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5pm

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Private group tours: Reservations are available for groups of 15 or more on a very flexible schedule. Please call tour info at 414-431-8683 x111 to reserve a time and date, or send your information through our special events form.

Private Events: Use our unique space for your next get together. Details here.

Visitors Must be 21. Children are welcome to join you, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Watch the video below for a little virtual taste of what you can expect on our tour…


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Great Lakes Distillery is located on the edge of Milwaukee’s Walkers Point neighborhood and the Menomonee Valley just south of Downtown Milwaukee.

Nearby attractions include…

Milwaukee’s Latin Quarter- Centered around 5th and National Ave. and home to many excellent bars and restaurants.

The Harley Davidson Museum- “Exhibits and events that celebrate the people, products, culture, and history which made Harley-Davidson the icon it is today”.

The Iron Horse Hotel- A modern luxury boutique hotel catering to business travelers and motorcycle enthusiasts alike.

Potawatomi Bingo Casino- Gaming, dining and national acts performing regularly.

Miller Park- Home of the Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee’s Third Ward- Entertainment, galleries, shopping and nightlife.

Summerfest- The world’s largest music festival!




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