1840 Brewing Company

14 Beer Events Brewing In Milwaukee This Week: July 26-29

A busy week of beer events includes a big anniversary party for 1840 Brewing.

Wednesday, July 26

Dovetail Brewery is bringing some its well crafted traditional beers to Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.) from 4 to 10 p.m.

Sprecher Brewing Co. takes its Traveling Beer Garden to McCarty Park (8214 W Cleveland Ave.) for a while. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends.

Paint a beach swing at Paint & Sip, happening at The Tap Yard – Milwaukee (1555 River Center Dr.) from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $30.


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Thursday, July 27

1840 Brewing’s Beer Garden Road Show makes a stop at Mequon Community Park (11345 Cedarburg Rd.) from 4 to 8 p.m.

Eldr+Rime (2300 N. Mayfair Rd.) is hosting a beer dinner with Vennture Brew Co. from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets to the four-course dinner are $80.

Friday, July 28

The Beer Garden Road Show visits Riverside Park (700 Kilbourn Ave., West Bend) from 4 to 9 p.m.

Try samples from Amorphic Beer (3 to 6 p.m.) and Lake Louie Brewing (4 to 6 p.m.) at Discount Liquor Milwaukee (5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.).

Duvel is offering samples at Discount Liquor Waukesha (919 N. Barstow St.) from 3 to 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 29

1840 Brewing Company (342 E. Ward St.) is celebrating six years of brewing with a street party from noon to 10 p.m. There will be food, live music and six beers being released.

Milwaukee Brewfest takes over the lakefront for the 13th time. Head to McKinley Park (1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.) at 3 p.m. (or 2 p.m. if you have a VIP ticket) to sample from dozens of amazing breweries. Tickets start at $65.

It’s Sour Beer Day at The Tap Yard – Waukesha (1927 E. Sunset Dr.). They’ll be tapping a handful of standout sour brews.

The 0.5K Donut & Beer Fun Run begins at Port Washington State Bank (W61 N526 Washington Ave., Cedarburg) and ends around the corner at Rebellion Brewing (N57 W6172 Portland Rd.). The day includes doughnuts, bacon and, of course, beer. Cost to run is $30 and the event benefits the Love 4 Lexi Foundation.

Company Brewing (735 E. Center St.) is releasing Riverwest Radio Red, a red ale that partially benefits Riverwest Radio.

Try Belgian ales from Duvel at Discount Liquor Milwaukee from noon to 3 p.m.



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.