11 Beer Events Brewing in Milwaukee This Week: Sept. 14-18

There are exciting releases from Supermoon and plenty of Oktoberfests to go around.

Tuesday, Sept. 14

Visit Milwaukee is launching the Brew City Beer Pass at Lakefront Brewery (1872 N. Commerce St.). The pass lets beer fans buy one and get one at 20 local breweries. Download the pass even if you can’t make the launch event.

Wendesday, Sept. 15

One of Chicago’s best breweries is coming to The Tap Yard (1150 W. Sunset Dr., Waukesha). Try a few beers from Maplewood from 5 to 9 p.m.

Toppling Goliath is bringing a few of its amazing beers to Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.) from 4 to 10 p.m.



Thursday, Sept. 16

Raised Grain Brewing’s pop-up beer garden comes to Menomonee Park (W220 N7884 Town Line Rd.) for the weekend. Hours are 4 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday.

The month-long Oktoberfest celebration continues at Bavarian Bierhaus (700 W. Lexington Blvd.). You’ve got plenty of time for stein drinking, as the event happens every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Oct. 3.

Friday, Sept. 17

1840 Brewing Company’s traveling beer garden comes to Honey Creek Park (8405 W. National Ave.).

There are two beers slated for release this weekend by 1840 Brewing (342 E. Ward St.). Preorder their version of Oktoberfest or Hop the Lake Double IPA at 9 a.m.

Supermoon Beer Company (3145 S. Howell Ave.) has a pair of exciting releases this weekend. Many Phases is a blended farmhouse brew aged in French oak wine barrels, and it’s extremely limited. Neighbs is a blended farmhouse amber made in collaboration with 1840 Brewing. Preorder has started and pickup is from noon to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. They’ll also have their draft patio up and running so you can try the great stuff they’re making.

Saturday, Sept. 18

Oktoberfest comes to Gathering Place Brewing (811 E. Vienna Ave.). The brewery is closing down the street and hosting the September Vienna Avenue Biergarten from 2 to 8 p.m. The festivities include the release of Festbier and Prière Belgian Single. Check out the details on Facebook.

Frontier Park (5400 N. Park Dr., Butler) is the site of 1840 Brewing’s traveling beer garden.

Prosit Tosa is happening at the Wauwatosa Historical Society (7406 Hillcrest Dr.) from 1 to 8 p.m. The family-friendly event includes live music, food, and beer.



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.