11 Beer Events Brewing in Milwaukee This Week: Feb. 15-20

A full week of beer events is here to help combat the February doldrums.

Tuesday, Feb. 15

Klub Kölsch offers craft beer fans and homebrewers the chance to brew with New Barons Brewing Co-op (2018 S. 1st St.). The kickoff meeting is from 6 to 8 p.m. and the program is open to all member-owners. Learn about brewing and be a part of the process over several months. See the details on the New Barons events page.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

The cribbage league at Enlightened Brewing (2020 S. Allis St.) begins a season at 7 p.m. Singles and doubles options are both available and all league participants get pints of Cream City Brix for just $4. Cost is $20 to play.

Trouble Makers’ Cocina returns to Sugar Maple (441 E. Lincoln Ave.) for another Mad Mexican Food beer dinner at 5 p.m. It includes four courses paired with four beers and the cost is $75.

3 Sheeps Brewing is bringing a few standouts, including an early look at a new year-round stout called 15-2 (yes, it’s a cribbage reference) to Ray’s Growler Gallery, (8930 W. North Ave.).

Indeed Brewing (530 S. 2nd St.) hosts the latest MKE Black Winter Block Party. The taproom will be filled with vendors and highlight Black-owned businesses from 5 to 8 p.m. All proceeds from 3 to 10 p.m. benefit MKE Black, a nonprofit that promotes Black business, events, culture and advancement in Milwaukee. 


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Friday, Feb. 18

The weekly beer release at 1840 Brewing Company (342 E. Ward St. ) is Three Part Harmony, a Belgian ale made with peaches. Presale starts at 9 a.m. and bottle pickup begins at 3 p.m. Try it on tap Wednesday after 4 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 19

Bundle up and head to the terrace at Raised Grain Brewing (1725 Dolphin Dr., Waukesha) for Craft S’mores and Pours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Raised Grain will have fire stations outside and s’mores kits available. And, of course, they’ll also have beer.

Sunday, Feb. 20

Black Husky Brewing (909 E. Locust St.) hosts a stout and chocolate truffle pairing at 1:30 p.m. Try four different Black Husky stouts paired with chocolate treats from Indulgence Chocolatiers. Cost is $25.

Brewery yoga comes to MobCraft Beer (505 S. 5th St.) at 11 a.m. For $25 you can join the one-hour yoga session and enjoy a beer when you’re done.

Company Brewing (735 E. Center St.) also has a yoga session that starts at noon. The 45-minute workout costs $25 and includes a beverage.

Jigs & Swigs comes to Broken Bat Brewery (135 E. Pittsburgh Ave.) at 11 a.m. For just $15 you can join the Irish dance inspired workout.



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.