Two beers at 1840 Brewing Company

9 Beer Events Brewing in Milwaukee This Week: Feb. 1-5

The dead of winter means a slowdown in beer events, but there are still a few new beers to be tried and a beer yoga session or two.

Wednesday, Feb. 1

New Barons Brewing Co-op is bringing a few beers to Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.) from 4 to 10 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 3

The weekly release at 1840 Brewing Co. (342 E. Ward St.) is Exit The Astral Plane, an oak-aged saison. Presale begins at 9 a.m.

Gallery Night is happening at Gathering Place Brewing (811 E. Vienna St.) at 5 p.m. Zinta is a beertender at Gathering Place and also a talented printmaker. It’s also Small Batch Friday, so they’ll have something special on tap.

Broken Bat Brewing hands out samples at Discount Liquor Milwaukee (5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.) from 3 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 4

Hacienda Beer Co. (2018 E. North Ave.) is releasing Modern Problems, hazy IPA that’s a collaboration with Fair State Brewing.

Inventors Brewpub (435 N. Lake St., Port Washington) hosts the bimonthly Winter Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event happens on the first and third Saturday of the month through March.

Eagle Park Brewing (S64 W15640 Commerce Center Pkwy., Muskego) hosts Beer Yoga from 10 to 11 a.m.

Yoga is also happening at Good City Brewing (2108 N. Farwell Ave.) from 11 a.m. to noon. Registration is $20.

Sunday, Feb. 5

The Walker’s Point Makers Market and Bar Hop happens from noon to 5 p.m. Grab a drink at locations like Great Lakes Distillery (616 W. Virginia St.), Indeed Brewing (530 S. 2nd St.), Broken Bat Brewing (135 E. Pittsburgh Ave.) and MobCraft (505 S. 5th St.) and buy handmade goods from more than 50 vendors.



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.