6 Beer Events Brewing This Week in Milwaukee: Feb. 4-6

Plenty of more new limited release beers are available this week to help us get through February.

Thursday, Feb. 4

Head to the Milwaukee Brat House in Shorewood (4022 N. Oakland Ave.) for the release of Lakefront My Turn Hopgood Vienna Lager at 6 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 5

This week, 1840 Brewing Company (342 E. Ward St.) is releasing a pair of new beers. This Is What Space Smells Like is a sour made with mango, pink guava, papaya and lime. Crosseyed and Painless is double dry hopped with the deliciousness of Comet, Citra and Mosaic hops. Presale is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday. Pickup is from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Saturday, Feb. 6

Gathering Place Brewing (811 E. Vienna Ave.) has been busy using its pilot brewing system. This week the brewery releases Paloma Farmhouse Ale, made with grapefruit peel and sea salt, and Whisk(e)y Oaked Murdered by Crows Coffee Rye Stout. Presale starts on Wednesday.

Third Space Brewing (1505 W. St. Paul Ave.) releases the final barrel-aged stout in its Deconstructed Dessert series. The Mocha Pie includes chocolate, vanilla, coffee, honey, brown sugar and cinnamon. Presale started on Jan. 23. Third Space will be pouring flights of all six variants in its taproom on Saturday.

Good City Brewing (2108 N. Farwell Ave.) is releasing its latest Indigo Series beer, Painted Landscape Oat Double IPA, this weekend. Side note: the can art is pretty amazing.

The Invisible Landscape Porter is made with foraged Wisconsin chaga mushrooms. It and I’ve Lost Interest Pale Ale are being released by Hacienda Beer Co. (2018 E. North Ave.) at noon. Preorder is Wednesday at 5 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.