Upcoming Events


5-year Aged Apple Brandy Release- Friday, November 16, 2018 5-8pm


Mark your calendars for our first 5-yr Aged Apple Brandy Release on Friday, November 16 from 5 to 8pm at Yahara Bay Distillers. Enjoy live music while you sample both our 5-yr and our new 2-yr Aged Apple Brandy. Come see our new packaging as well as our first Apple Brandy Infused Maple Syrup. Time to rev up your pancakes with a bit of spirit!

Beautiful gift packaging, also available at the Release, will be great for the holidays, hostess gifts, or friends and family.


New Limited Edition Whiskey Release Celebration- Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 11 AM – 3 PM


Each fall, Yahara Bay Distillers Lars Forde releases some special limited-edition whiskeys. Join us at Yahara Bay Distillers as we celebrate the release of our Maple Cask 2.5-Year Bourbon and our 6-Year Bourbon. The Maple Cask Bourbon was finished for 6 months in a bourbon barrel that previously aged Maple Syrup. The maple syrup can be found exclusively at Hy-Vee in Fitchburg. Our Chef Josh Pleasnick will offer Bourbon Barreled Pancakes for brunch starting at 11AM. At 2PM, join Distiller Lars Forde for a special tasting of the two limited edition releases. These new releases are made in small batches and are in limited quantity - so don't miss this exclusive offering.


3RD GEAR Presents Old Fashioned Holiday Art Market- Friday, November 23, 2018 11:00am – 9:00pm and Saturday, November 24, 2018 9:00am-5:00pm 


Holiday Art Market at Yahara Bay Distillers is a two-day market Friday, November 23, 2018 11:00am – 9:00pm and Saturday, November 24, 2018 9:00am-5:00pm featuring unique holiday gifts by local artisans. To the sounds of DJ Herbology, stroll our art gallery and view works by Terry Sullivan. Black Friday-worthy discounts (both Friday and Saturday) include 20% off all Yahara Bay labeled products as well as a selection of "scratch and dent" bottles with close-out prices. Celebrate the fall limited-release of 3RD GEAR Apple Brandy Old Fashioned. Enjoy for $5 a flight of all four 3RD GEAR Old Fashioned cocktails: Rye, Bourbon, Brandy and Apple Brandy. Chef Josh will offer new dishes inspired by 3RD GEAR Old Fashioned cocktails. The event is free and open to the public.


Holiday Bow Making Workshop- Thursday, November 29, 2018 5-9pm


Come enjoy a cocktail and learn to make beautiful bows for your holiday gifts with Artist Catherine Forde-Quint!