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15 Beer Events Brewing in Milwaukee This Week: Sept. 28-Oct. 2

On Saturday, there are a few German-inspired events to choose from at places like Sahale Ale Works, Urban Harvest Brewing and the Pabst Mansion.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Night of the Pumpkin Beers is happening at The Tap Yard West Bend (4875 County Hwy. Z) from 5 to 9 p.m. The Plant & Sip Succulent Bar is going on that night too, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Beat the Brewer returns to WhirlyBall Brookfield (185 S. Moorland Rd.) from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Meet some of the team at 3 Sheeps Brewing, sample their beers and try to beat them at WhirlyBall.

Friday, Sept. 30

Celebrate Fall Fest at The Tap Yard Brookfield (2925 N. Barker Rd.) with a few rare beer tappings and a handful of Oktoberfests to chose from.

Supermoon Beer Company (3145 S. Howell Ave.) is open from 3 to 9 p.m. to mark the release of Saison Bay View, a bottle-conditioned golden farmhouse brew. It’s the first beer from Supermoon to be available in four-packs. Preorder for pickup on Friday.

1840 Brewing Company’s Beer Garden Road Show heads to Mequon’s River Barn Park (9808 N. Cedarburg Rd.) from 4 to 8 p.m.

The weekly release at 1840 Brewing is Made You Chinook a juicy West Coast IPA. Presale starts at 9 a.m. and pickup is all weekend.

Sugar Maple (411 E. Lincoln Ave.) is the site of the release party for Lakefront My Turn: Rob, a wedding ale. Try the latest in the My Turn series at 6 p.m.


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Saturday, Oct. 1

Head to Urban Harvest Brewing for OktoHarvest from 1 to 8 p.m. This means a block party, food truck, music and the release of the brewery’s Oktoberfest beer.

The Pabst Mansion (2000 W. Wisconsin Ave.) invites visitors to the Taste of Oktoberfest from 5 to 8 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. Indulge on German beer and food in the historic setting of the mansion.

Sahale Ale Works (1505 Wisconsin Ave., Grafton) hosts its Ein Kleines Oktoberfest from noon to 9 p.m. A few German-inspired beers are hitting the taplines and there will be live music and bratwursts to pair them with.

The Beer Garden Road Show comes to Ellsworth Park (600 E. Ellsworth Ln., Bayside) from 2 to 8 p.m.

Amorphic Beer is pouring at a pop-up beer garden at Abendschein Disc Golf Course (999 E. Drexel Ave.) from noon to 5 p.m.

Hacienda Beer Co. (2018 E. North Ave.) is releasing Closer Everywhere, a hazy IPA made with Mosaic, Cashmere and Chinook hops.

Sunday, Oct. 2

The Walker’s Point Makers Market and Bar Hop is happening in the neighborhood from noon to 5 p.m. Head to Indeed Brewing (530 S. 2nd St.), MobCraft Beer (505 S. 5th St.), Broken Bat Brewing (135 E. Pittsburgh Ave.) and Great Lakes Distillery (616 W. Virginia St.) to grab a beverage or two and peruse the crafts and handmade items from 55 different vendors.

Revolution Brewing’s Keep the Stein event begins at The Tap Yard Brookfield at 1 p.m. Order a Revolution Oktoberfest and you get a custom stein to take home.



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.