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6 Beer Events Brewing This Week in Milwaukee: Dec. 22-26

Beer events are pretty sparse during this holiday week, but there are a few to keep you busy. Happy holidays!

Wednesday, Dec. 22

Get some last minute shopping done at Discount Liquor Milwaukee (5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.) from 3 to 6 p.m. and sip on samples from Third Space Brewing while you’re doing it.

Thursday, Dec. 23

Urban Harvest Brewing Company (1024 S. 5th St.) hosts Ugly Sweater Night from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Wear your worst and you just may win a prize.

Company Brewing (735 E. Center St.) is releasing Cool Is the Rule, double dry-hopped hazy double IPA, at noon. It’s made with a Cryo Pop hop blend, Citra and El Dorado hops.

Third Space is handing out samples at Discount Liquor Waukesha (919 N. Barstow St.) from 4 to 6 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 24

1840 Brewing (342 E. Ward St.) is open on Christmas Eve from noon to 4 p.m. They’ll be releasing Zia Double IPA that day, with presale starting at 9 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 26

Things will be festive at the Sweater Party and Gift Exchange at The Sugar Maple (441 E. Lincoln Ave.) from 2 to 6 p.m. All you have to do is wear a holiday sweater and bring a gift. The gift opening happens at 3 p.m. The bar will be pouring flights of variants of The Fermentorium’s Sweater Weather Milk Stout.



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.