10 Beer Events Brewing in Milwaukee: June 15-20

Treat dad to a beer this Father’s Day weekend!

Tuesday, June 15

Teacher Appreciation Day is coming to Lakefront Brewery (1872 N. Commerce St.) from 4 to 8 p.m. Teachers get a free beer after showing a valid school ID. Cheers, teachers!

Third Space Brewing is taking over some of the taps at The Brass Tap (4808 W. Layton Ave.).

Thursday, June 17

Central Waters Brewing is taking over the taps at Tap Yard Waukesha (1150 W. Sunset Dr.). The hours are 4 to 9 p.m.

Friday, June 18

This week’s beer release at 1840 Brewing Company is a good one. Plumpy Cherries and Berries is a soured oat cream ale with milk sugar added. Online presale starts at 9 a.m. and the bottle release is at 3 p.m.



Saturday, June 19

The release of The HOPE Project, a barrel-aged imperial stout created through the collaboration of 14 local breweries, happens at 1 p.m. Explorium Brewpub got the ball rolling on HOPE (Here’s One for the Pandemic Ending) and will host festivities at both locations (5300 S. 76th St. and 143 W. St. Paul Ave.). Check out the details.

The Milwaukee County Historical Society (910 N. Old World Third St.) is hosting the Milwaukee History & Beer Garden Bike Tour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet at the MCHS before riding to the Hubbard Park Beer Garden, Estabrook Park Beer Garden and Old Heidelberg Park Beer Garden. Cost is $40.

New Barons Brewing Cooperative teamed up with Radix Fermentation to create Grisette Sauvage, a wild farmhouse saison that’s been fermenting in wine barrels. Bottles will be available at New Barons Brewing Coop (2018 S. 1st St.).

The Vienna Avenue Beer Garden returns in front of Gathering Place Brewing (811 E. Vienna Ave.) from 2 to 8 p.m. The brewery is also releasing Midwest Chill Cream Ale and the Heaven’s Table food truck will be there from 4 to 7 p.m.

The Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival comes to the Waukesha County Expo Center (1000 Northview Rd.) from noon to 5 p.m. Sample food and brews from dozens of local providers.

Sunday, June 20

Sprecher Brewing (701 W. Glendale Ave.) is treating dads to a free brewery tour for Fathers Day. Tours are at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Reserve a spot by calling 414-964-2739.



Dan Murphy has been reviewing bars for Milwaukee Magazine for roughly 20 years. He’s been doing his own independent research in them for a few years more.