14 Beer Events Brewing in Milwaukee This Week: June 28-July 1

The long holiday weekend has more than a few beer-related events on the schedule.

Wednesday, June 28

Boilermakers are the theme at Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.). The gang from Eagle Park Brewing and MKE Brewing are bringing four perfect different combinations of beer and spirits for you to try.

Goat yoga is happening at The Tap Yard – West Bend (4875 County Hwy. Z) at 6 p.m. Tickets are $45.

You can paint a sunrise at this installment of Paint & Sip, at The Tap Yard – Brookfield (2925 N. Barker Rd.). The art instruction runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and tickets cost $30.

Sprecher Brewing’s Traveling Beer Garden takes up residency at Grant Park (100 E. Hawthorne Ave.) until July 9. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends.

Earn your beer at the Menomonee Falls Beer Garden 5K, happening at Village Park (N87 W16749 Garfield Dr.) at 6:30 p.m. The run costs $37.50 and includes a beer when you’re done at the Menomonee Falls Beer Garden.

Thursday, June 29

It’s the grand opening of the parklet at 1840 Brewing Company (342 E. Ward St.). They’ll have live jazz to mark the occasion of the taproom’s first outdoor seating option.

Try German beer samples from Ottakringer and Hofbrauhaus Freising at Discount Liquor Milwaukee (5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.) from 3 to 6 p.m.

Friday, June 30

New Barons Brewing Co-op (2018 S. 1st St.) is releasing Dan’s Trash Rotbier from 5 to 9 p.m. You can drink the bottle out of a paper bag while listening to punk rock. Makes sense to me.

Summer Reign West Coast IPA is the weekly release at 1840 Brewing Company. Preorder is live and pick up happens all weekend.

1840 Brewing’s Beer Garden Road Show stops at Homestead Hollow (N120 W 19809, Germantown) from 4 to 9 p.m.

Try samples rom Toppling Goliath at Discount Liquor Waukesha (919 N. Barstow St.) from 3 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, July 1

Beer yoga is happening at Eagle Park Brewing (S64 W15640 Commerce Center Pkwy., Muskego) from 10 to 11 a.m. Choose a full pour or two half pours of beer when you’re done.

The Beer Garden Road Show comes to Ellsworth Park (600 E. Ellsworth Ln., Bayside) from 2 to 9 p.m.

It’s a busy day of samples at Discount Liquor Milwaukee. Try tastes from Fermentorium, Founders and MKE Brewing 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.