By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Dec 14, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Great Lakes Distillery, 616 W. Virginia St.,  is gearing up for a very spirited Holiday Cocktail Drive-thru, an event at which you can load up on seven different cocktail kits to take you through the season. 

To participate, pre-order your cocktail kits on or before Wednesday, Dec. 16 for drive-thru-style pick-up on Sunday, Dec. 20 between 9 a.m. and noon.

Options include:

  1. A Bloody Good Christmas Morning Bloody Mary Kit ($45) featuring one 750 ml bottle of Rehorst Vodka; one 32 oz bottle of GLD bloody mary mix; four Klement’s beef stick and four cheese sticks.
  2. The Human Fund Festivus Punch Kit ($45) with one 750 ml bottle of Rehorst Gin;  one  750 ml bottle of Top Note Grapefruit mixer; one 32-ounce Festivus Punch in a Festivus Pole Can; one box of Junior Mints; airing of the grievances sheets
  3. The Yuletide Mule Kit ($65) includes a 750 ml bottle of Rehorst Vodka; one 750 ml bottle of Good Land Cranberry Liqueur and two 750 ml bottles of Top Note Ginger Beer
  4. Clue Year’s Eve with Colonel Mustard Kit ($50) features a 750 ml bottle of Rehorst Citrus & Honey Vodka; a four-pack of Sprecher Cream Soda; one 46-ounce can of pineapple juice; a copy of the Clue board game.
  5. The Absnog Kit ($45) includes one 375 ml bottle of Amerique 1912 Absinthe Verte and a  half gallon of Oberweis eggnog
  6. The Holiday Hot Toddy Kit ($50) features a 750 ml bottle of Still & Oak Straight Bourbon, plus a 75 ml of Great Lakes Distillery hot toddy mix
  7. The Winter Wonderland Peppermint Hot Cocoa Kit ($50) includes a 750 ml bottle of Still & Oak Straight Rye; a container of Omanhene peppermint hot cocoa mix and one bag of marshmallows


For more information and to place your order, visit the Great Lakes Distillery ordering page online.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.