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Spirits

We offer locally-produced, small-batch Premium Vodka, Bourbon, Light Whiskey, and Gin.

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Tasting Room

Enjoy cocktails crafted by our expert mixologists and using our premium small-batch spirits.

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Experiences

Take your visit a step further with a distillery tour, DIY nights and special events, and a book club.

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Racine County’s First and Only Distillery


We are a family-owned and operated microdistillery nestled on Main Street in the heart of Waterford, Wisconsin. Our journey began in 2010 when we planted roots in this vibrant community and quickly became engaged with local volunteer organizations and events.

In March 2020, just before the world changed, we obtained our state and federal permits to distill. Adapting to the times, we pivoted to producing and distributing hand sanitizer to support our neighbors and businesses while simultaneously restoring our historic 100-year-old building.

In July 2021, we proudly unlocked our doors as Racine County’s first and only distillery since Prohibition. Since then, our artisanal spirits have gained recognition in esteemed international competitions, while our distillery has blossomed beyond our wildest dreams. None of this would have been possible without the steadfast support of our cherished family, friends, dedicated employees, and the wonderful guests who grace our doors each day.

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waterford distillery, micro distillery in waterford, wi, local made spirits
waterford distillery, micro distillery in waterford, wi, local made spirits
Visit Our Tasting Room

Step into our Tasting Room, where every detail is crafted to offer you an unparalleled experience. Enjoy our handcrafted cocktails and sample our small-batch spirits or enjoy our handcrafted cocktails and flights, right in the place they are created. We eagerly await your visit, inviting you to immerse yourself in the spirit of our community and savor the essence of our craft firsthand. Take your visit a step further with a distillery tour, DIY nights and special events, and a book club.

Upcoming Events


Bingo | July 17 | 6:30-8:30pm | $5 | Sign Up Here

Doggy Day | July 24 | 6:30-8:30pm

Bourbon Cook-Off  | July 25 | 6:30-8:30pm | $10 | Sign Up Here

Cigar Night | July 31 | 6:30-8:30pm

The Spirited Book Club | August 13 | 6:30-9:00pm | Join Facebook Group

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Small Batch Spirits And More


We offer locally-produced, award-winning small-batch Premium Vodka, Bourbon, Light Whiskey, and Gin. Each batch is meticulously produced to ensure the highest quality. Find our Spirits at Aman’s Mukwonago, Willkommen Racine PETRO, Eagle Public Market, Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly in Lake Geneva, Latibule, and Kenosha Woodman’s.

Looking to level up your home cocktails, cooking, and baking? We handcraft items such as Bourbon caramel sauce, dehydrated limes, simple syrups, and vanilla extract to bring exceptional quality to your home.

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Waterford Stillhouse

Small Batch Spirits

Find our Spirits at Aman’s Mukwonago, Willkommen Racine PETRO, Eagle Public Market, Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly, and Woodman’s in Kenosha.



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Bourbon

Our take on the Official American Spirit embodies the terroir of the Upper Midwest.

It is approachable for those beginning their foray into Bourbon and enjoyable for those that are well-versed in the flavors of this popular style of whiskey.

Our unique mash bill is distilled by the renowned 45th Parallel Distillery in New Richmond, Wisconsin. It is aged in 15-gallon barrels made by a family-owned cooperage located in Park Rapids, MN. We oversee the aging process and bottle it when it meets our standards for taste and quality.

The typical age of our Bourbon ranges from 20 to 28 months.

We release our Bourbon one barrel at a time, and it is non-chill filtered and bottled at the optimal proof.

Each barrel yields approximately (150) 375 ml bottles, and they are available for purchase in limited releases.

Our guests enjoy this spirit neat or on the rocks due to its exceptional flavor. It can also be enjoyed in your favorite cocktails.

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Vodka

Our Premium Vodka starts as 190-proof Grain Neutral Spirits distilled at least 5 times.

We redistill the Neutral Spirits on our 26-gallon column still and then filter it through a 5-foot stainless steel column filled with fresh activated charcoal. This produces a pure and crisp spirit with a hint of sweetness imparted by the corn from which it is distilled.

We spend one day distilling, a second day filtering and a third day bottling. Each batch yields approximately 40 bottles, and they are filled two at a time. This is one of the reasons that we confidently call ourselves a microdistillery, and we are certain that you will taste the difference.

Our guests enjoy this spirit neat or on the rocks due to its purity, but it can also be enjoyed in your favorite cocktails.

Lemon Vodka
Lemon Vodka

Try our unique, flavorful and refreshing spirit. Made with fresh lemon peels for a bright flavor.

With simplicity and uncompromising quality in mind, we packed the column of our 26 gallon still with fresh lemon peels and ran our signature Vodka through them to produce this flavorful and refreshing spirit. No sugar or artificial flavors were added, just the pure essence of this refreshing citrus fruit. Enjoy it splashed over ice or in a cocktail of your creation!

Our spirits are best enjoyed the way we produce them – in small batches.

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Barrel-Finished Vodka

Our award-winning Vodka was placed in our used Bourbon barrel for over a year.

The result is a clean and crisp spirit with hints of caramel oak and smoke.

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New American Gin

This smooth and sophisticated flavor of our Gin makes it a versatile cocktail ingredient as well as an exciting olfactory and gustatory experience when sipped neat or on the rocks.

Our distillers did their due diligence in crafting a botanical build that produces a bouquet of flavors including citrus and delicate notes of hibiscus to balance and complement the distinctive taste of juniper.

Whether you are a Gin connoisseur or someone trying it for the first time, we’re confident that you’ll appreciate all that this spirit has to offer.

Light Whiskey
Light Whiskey

Created in 1968 to compete with imported Whiskey and Vodka, we were intrigued by the possibility of resurrecting this little-known type of Whiskey.

Distilled from a 100% corn mash bill to 179 proof at Eagle Park Distillery and aged in our spent Bourbon barrels, this whiskey was bottled at 80 proof and is delightfully sweet and very smooth.

Our Light Whiskey has won a gold medal, Best of Class, and Best American Craft Whiskey from Craft Distillers Spirits Competition.

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Honey Simple Syrup

Elevate your home bar with our small batch handcrafted simple syrup.

This is one of the main ingredients in our very popular Gold Rush cocktail, and now, you can take it home with you to craft your own cocktails. You can also add it to tea or use it for cooking and baking. We are proud to use Waterford Bee’s raw, local honey (LOTS of it).

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Jalapeño Simple Syrup

Elevate your home kitchen by using our all-natural, no preservatives simple syrups

This is one of the main ingredients in our popular Jalapeño Lime Martini and Em-V (Jalapeño Lime Mule). Now, you can take the simple syrup home to craft your cocktails!

We are extremely thankful for an amazing team of people who helped make this project a reality: Gaye Gotto, our Quality Assurance Manager, and Artistic Spirits for the stellar metallic copper labels.

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Bourbon Caramel Sauce

A perfect blend of rich Bourbon flavor and creamy caramel texture.

Indulge in the decadent taste of our Bourbon Caramel Sauce. This small-batch sauce is carefully crafted to bring you the utmost in quality and taste. Versatile as a topping for ice cream, pies, brownies or any other dessert, this sauce adds a sophisticated touch to any dish. You can trust that our sauce is made with only the finest ingredients, as it contains no preservatives or dyes. Elevate your culinary creations with the velvety smoothness of our Bourbon Caramel Sauce.

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Pure Vanilla Extract

Curated in-house using our award winning-vodka.

Indulge your taste buds with the rich and aromatic flavors of our Pure Vanilla Extract. Our signature extract is ideal to enhance the flavor of your favorite sweets, beverages, and more. Subtle, but intoxicating, this kitchen essential elevates your culinary creations to a whole new level!

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Dehydrated Limes

Elevate your home bar with our dehydrated lime slices.

Bring a burst of citrus flavor to your cocktails, teas, and culinary creations with our dehydrated lime slices. These all-natural garnishes are skillfully dehydrated to remove moisture while preserving the bright, tangy essence of freshly squeezed limes.

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Distillery Experiences

Looking for a fun way to celebrate birthdays, retirement, bachelor or bachelorette parties? Schedule a Bottle Your Own Spirits event or join us for a distillery tour, where our award-winning spirits are made. Tours are $20, available on Wednesdays and Fridays at 5pm, and include one complimentary drink! Bottle Your Own Events are scheduled as needed.

The Waterford Stillhouse Bourbon Society is the first and only Bourbon club in Waterford, WI, offering an exclusive and elevated experience for Bourbon enthusiasts.

Membership Highlights include Bourbon Society Night every Wednesday from 5-9:00 PM, where you and a guest can indulge in buy one, get one free cocktails. Additionally, members receive a 15% discount on all Waterford Stillhouse branded merchandise. Quarterly, you’ll be invited to exclusive members-only Bourbon tastings, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore rare and limited- edition Bourbons, guided by our experts. As a member, you’ll also receive a members-only Bourbon Society t-shirt, proudly identifying you as part of this distinguished community. For those seeking a truly immersive Bourbon experience, members have the unique opportunity to purchase spent barrels, allowing you to acquire a piece of Bourbon history.

Elevate your Bourbon journey and join the Waterford Stillhouse Bourbon Society today for an annual membership of $150, unlocking a world of exclusive privileges and unforgettable Bourbon encounters.

We take it to the streets of Waterford each summer every 1st & 3rd Monday 6:30-7:30pm as we stride around town together. T-Shirt is included in the cost as are $5 Vodka Lemonades on Strider nights. Registration opens in April.

Discover a unique literary experience at The Spirited Book Club hosted in our Tasting Room. This monthly gathering combines a passion for captivating fiction with the craft of artisanal spirits. To attend, join the Facebook Group.

Elevate your Next Event

We believe that every gathering deserves a touch of craftsmanship and quality. Whether you’re planning a private party or wedding, a corporate function, or a community celebration, Waterford Stillhouse brings exceptional flavors and artisanal spirits straight to your event.

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Pours and Flights | 2 oz. Pour (neat or on a rock)

BOURBON - STANDARD STRENGTH
$10.00
BOURBON - BARREL STRENGTH
$13.50
RYE WHISKEY - STANDARD STRENGTH
$10.00
RYE WHISKEY - BARREL STRENGTH
$13.50
VODKA
$8.00
LEMON VODKA
$10.00
BARREL-FINISHED VODKA
$9.00
GIN
$10.00
FLIGHTS
$15.00

Includes (3) 1 oz. pours

Cocktails

GIN AND TONIC
$10.00

Gin, house-made tonic

GIMLET
$9.50

Gin, fresh-squeezed lime & simple syrup

OLD FASHIONED*
$10.50

Bourbon, Rye Whiskey or Barrel-Finished Vodka; muddled orange and Luxardo cherry; house-made bitters; sweet, sour, seltzer or press

GOLD RUSH
$10.50

Bourbon, house-made Waterford Bee Co. honey syrup, fresh-squeezed lemon

BOURBON MULE
$10.00

Bourbon, ginger beer, fresh-squeezed lime

CITRUS SQUEEZE*
$7.50

Vodka, fresh-squeezed lemon or lime, seltzer.

BLACKBERRY LEMON SELTZER*
$9.50

Vodka, blackberry syrup, fresh-squeezed lemon, seltzer

VODKA MULE*
$10.00

Vodka, ginger beer, fresh-squeezed lime

JALAPEÑO MULE*
$10.50

Vodka, ginger beer, house-made jalapeño syrup, fresh-squeezed lime

RAZTINI
$10.50

Vodka, raspberry puree, fresh-squeezed lemon

JALAPEÑO LIME MARTINI
$10.50

Vodka, house-made jalapeño syrup, fresh-squeezed lime

LEMON DROP MARTINI
$10.50

Lemon Vodka, orange & simple syrups, fresh-squeezed lemon

N/A Beverages

SHIRLEY TEMPLE
$4.00

grenadine, sprite, maraschino cherry

MOCKTAIL*
$5.00

tastes great without the alcohol

Food

CHARCUTERIE TRAY
$18.00

(serves 2‐4 people)

POP'S PRETZELS / POPCORN
$ 4.00
PRAIRIE JUNCTION FARM BOURBON TOFFEE
$15.00
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Monday5pm - 9pm
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday5pm - 9pm
Thursday5pm - 9pm
Friday - Saturday2pm - 10pm
Sunday1pm - 6pm

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