Are craft spirits your style? Learn more about the impact of the craft distillery industry as Route 51 and host Shereen Siewert talk with Brian Cummins of Great Northern Distilling, Zach Strenger of Copper & Pines Cocktail Company and Sara Brish of the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau on Wisconsin Public Radio. 

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In this episode:

  • Learn about how Great Northern Distilling came to the Stevens Point Area and how Brian was drawn into the industry.

Great sips in the Stevens Point Area, with the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective, including stops at breweries, wineries and a distillery.Photo Credit: @schneida93

  • Hear more about how the distillery has gluten-free products and how Great Northern provides to this market. Then, learn how Great Northern is focused on using local goods that are sourced within 150 miles of the distillery if possible. 

Great NorthernPhoto Credit: Thousand Lumens Productions

  • Ever wonder what the signature central Wisconsin cocktail is? Hear about what Brian and Zach's take on the signature cocktail looks like.

Great Northern

  • Find out how the Craft Collective impacts tourism here in the Stevens Point Area from Sara. Later in the episode, learn other experiences you can take in while visiting from biking or hiking the Green Circle Trail or Tomorrow River State Trail.

@jhoerterPhoto Credit: @jhoerter

  • Lastly, get a glimpse at the coffee liqueur partnership with Ruby Coffee Roasters. Then, get some insight on how to take it all in while visiting Great Northern.

Coffee LiqueurPhoto Credit: Great Northern Distilling

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Win a VIP trip full of local flavors with the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective Giveaway! Then, join the fun and add your photo, by including @stevenspointarea on Instagram, or using hashtag #cwCraftCollective.