Thursday, Oct. 15
National Curd Day exists, and we should all be glad. Lakefront Brewery (1872 N. Commerce St.) is opening up its CurdWagon from 4 to 8 p.m. try specialty curds like Korean barbecue curds made with ginger, wasabi and Korean barbecue infused batter.
The fantastic Maplewood Brewery is bringing a few beers to the tap lines at The Lokal Beer Garden (8415 Sura Ln.) at 5 p.m. It’s National Pub Day, which coincides nicely with the fact they’ll be pouring Morbidly Obese Pug Banana Split Imperial Stout.
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Friday, Oct. 16
Sahale Ale Works (1505 Wisconsin Ave., Grafton) releases Pumpkin Spice Hustlas, a blonde oat coffee ale with pumpkin spice and lactose. A good way to ease into fall.
Time Moves Slow Double IPA is being released by 1840 Brewing. Online presale runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday. Pick up is from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Watch the Great American Beer Fest awards on a live stream at Third Space (1505 W. St. Paul Ave.) or Milwaukee Brewing (1128 N. 9th St.) at 6 p.m. Be a part of GABF itself with a virtual passport for just $20.
The theme at this week’s Party on Pitt (117 E. Pittsburgh Ave.) is Fall Fest. Bundle up and drink beers made for fall. The party is hosted by Broken Bat Brewing and MobCraft. The fun runs from 3:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Party on Pitt lasts until the weekend of October 23.
It’s the Night of the the Pumpkin Beers at The Lokal starting at 5 p.m. Sample a few seasonal brews including the delicious Lakefront Barrel-Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale.
Hacienda Beer Co. (2018 W. North Ave.) has a pair of beers being released on Friday. Pick up Falsch-tober Oktoberfest-style beer and/or How Dare You Speak To Me Juicy IPA. Online pre-order starts on Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 17
Good City Brewing releases the first of its Indigo Series small batch brews. Eternal Dawn is made from flaked oats and wheat with Mosaic Cryo, Sabro and Sultana hops. Pick up this limited beer at Good City’s East Side (2108 N. Farwell Ave.) and Downtown (333 W. Juneau Ave.) locations.
MobCraft is hosting a pairing that’s long overdue. Join them on Zoom at 7 p.m. to sample four different Rice Krispie treats from Carrie’s Crispies and four MobCraft beers. Orders close at noon on Thursday and you can pick up your pairing pack any time after noon on Saturday.