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Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Distillery Tour
A behind the scenes look at distilling, a glimpse of one of the nation's largest import bottling operations of 50 unique spirits from all over the world, and viewing of our art gallery featuring new local artists each month. Tours include the opportunity to sample a number of our 20+ handcrafted spirits, the option to purchase bottles of your favorite liquor, and a complimentary Yahara Bay Rocker glass!

Click below to book your tour online now! 

(NOTE:  Tours can only be booked online 24 hours in advance.  If you wish to schedule a tour on shorter notice, we will do our best to accommodate you.  Please call the distillery at 608.275.1050 to inquire about open tour times.)

Public House

Join us at the distillery every Thursday Night for Free Tours/Tastings and a cash bar from 5-10 p.m.  You can book it online here to let us know you will be coming, or simply show up Thursday night! 

Receive 10% OFF all purchases on Thursday too!

Use the code "YAHARA" to sign up for your free tour in advance!


Check our Events page for a complete schedule of tastings.


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Finding unique, centralized locations to host your events can be a challenge. We invite you to consider a trip to Yahara Bay Distillers where your members and guests will have the opportunity to see behind the scenes what happens at Dane County’s only distillery — just one of three distilleries in the State of Wisconsin.  READ MORE!

Premium White Rum
It starts with the highest food-grade molasses and a touch of Wisconsingrown sorghum, giving this rum a hint of sweetness and uncommon depth. In keeping with traditional Caribbean style distilling we use a yeast developed specifically for rum fermentation. Smooth enough to drink straight and still perfectly at home in your favorite rum and cola, mojito, or daiquiri.
Extra Dry Gin
Crafted using a proprietary blend of botanicals that include juniper, fennel, and coriander; this extra dry gin has an earthy yet clean finish. Our unique steam infusion process imparts subtle flavors that are never harsh or bitter. Perfect for martinis, gimlets, or on the rocks.
Introducing the first aged whiskey produced in Wisconsin since Prohibition! Made from four Wisconsin-grown grains and aged in charred oak barrels to create a unique and flavorful sipping whiskey. With hints of toasted barley, sweet caramel corn, fresh artichokes, and well-seasoned cast iron - we invite you to try a true Wisconsin original.
Apple Brandy
We use Wisconsin-grown Honeycrisp apples picked at their peak to create this Yahara Bay original. Made in the Calvados style, this deep amber-colored spirit has the body of brandies ten years its senior. With a delicate apple scent and a powerful punch of heat upon delivery, it’s sure to warm you from head to toe.
V Bourbon Whiskey
Introducing V, Yahara Bay's new 2012 Whiskey Bourbon. Already a 2012 gold medal winner at the MicroLiquor Awards, V is aged 3 years and is artisanally crafted in small batch/single barrels. "Revealing anything more would ruin the FINISH."
From the German word for “cherry water” Yahara Bay Kirschwasser is a highly refined unsweetened cherry brandy made from 100% Montmorency tart cherries grown in Door County Wisconsin.
Coffee Liqueur
Yahara Bay's Coffee Liqueur is a unique and bold blend of local roaster's Ancora Coffee and our famous whiskey. This liqueur is perfect over ice or paired with Yahara Bay's Cocoa Liqueur and a touch of cream. Any coffee lover's dream!
Mad Bird Rum
Made from table-grade molasses, aged in charred oak barrels, and twice distilled to be extra smooth, this rich amber-colored rum comes on strong with hearty notes of fresh cut sugar cane, leaving traces of warm molasses cookies and burnt sugar on the tongue.
Yahara Bay Lightening
Lightning Whiskey is a throwback from the days after prohibition. This white whiskey is 110 proof made with corn, wheat, barley and rye. Bottled straight from the still, this spirit will give you a taste of moonshine minus the burn!
Cocoa Liqueur
Cocoa Liqueur
Made with all-natural, dark bittersweet cocoa, and this liqueur has a smooth flavor on the tongue with a strong cocoa aroma and a slightly bitter finish
An exquisit, fun liqueur, typically found on the shores of Italy, is now produced on the shores of Madison, WI. Using fresh lemon zest and sweet neutral spirits, this bright and tart spirit is perfect served straight up and ice cold, yet versatile enough for cocktails and dessert toppings.

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Yahara Bay is a family owned and operated Madison-based distillery that searches the State of Wisconsin to find the best grains, fruits and herbs cultivated by local growers to make their premium spirits. All of their products are hand-crafted in small batches creating a world-class taste with local roots. Yahara Bay currently produces 16 products, from gin and vodka, to bourbons and whiskeys, to an assortment of liqueurs.


Purchase Yahara Bay Spirits at any of the fine locations listed in our

"Where to Buy" Directory, online at Binnys or at Yahara Bay Distillers at

3118 Kingsley Way  Madison WI


Yahara Bay spirits are intended for consumption by persons 21 and older.
Please enjoy The Spirit of Madison™  responsibly.