7 Beer Events Brewing This Week in Milwaukee: April 21-25

Breweries and bars are adapting during Safer at Home.

Tuesday, April 21

The Fermentorium hosts its weekly Hoppy Hour on Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.

This week, Sahale Ale Works is releasing Haze for Days four- and six-packs that include Sky Breaker IPA and the limited Flyin’ Shoes Unfruited Milkshake IPA. Sahale knows how to make great hazy IPAs.

Wednesday, April 22

Raised Grain Brewing (1725 Dolphin Dr., Waukesha) has a very intriguing bottle release from 1 to 3 p.m. The Forgotten Barrel Imperial Stout has been aged in a Heaven Hill barrel for 18 months. Limit is two.

Join Nick Cusatis and Cary Jaworski of Third Space Brewing during their weekly Sippin’ with Sales on Instagram live at 8 p.m. This week, the duo brings in a couple of special guests, taproom manager Michaela Cohen and Zachary Chapman, the director of sales and marketing for Ian’s Pizza Madison.

Eagle Park Brewing (823 E. Hamilton St.) is releasing cans of the amazing Demon Haze IPA and Tropical Slush Sour Ale for pickup from noon to 7 p.m. In related exciting news, they’ll be offering pickup of these brews (along with Loop Station and Set List) at the shiny new Muskego taproom at S64 W15680 Commerce Center Parkway from 2 to 7 p.m.

Friday, April 24

Start your Friday night by joining Third Space brewer Kevin Wright for a brewmaster’s toast at 5:45 p.m. It will be virtual, on Facebook Live, but you can pretend you’re at the brewery sipping on a Happy Place.

Saturday, April 25

MobCraft Beer teams up with West Allis Cheese Shoppe for a virtual beer and cheese pairing from 7 to 8 p.m. Pick up the ingredients of the four-course pairing at the MobCraft taproom (505 S. 5th St.). Pairing kits start at $35. Add a soft pretzel and tasting goblets for just a little more.



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.