9 Beer Events Brewing in Milwaukee This Week: July 21-25

Plenty to do this week for the craft beer lover, including a big release day for Supermoon Beer Company.

Wednesday, July 21

Sprecher’s Pass Me a Pint Tour lands in Froemming Park (8801 S. 51st St.) until Aug. 8.

Thursday, July 22

The Beer Garden 5K comes to The Tap Yard Waukesha (1150 W. Sunset Dr.) at 6:30 p.m. Running earns you a free post-race beer.

Raised Grain Brewing’s pop-up beer garden comes to Menomonee Park (W220 N7884 Town Line Rd., Menomonee Falls) for the weekend. Hours are 4 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday.



Friday, July 23

Supermoon Beer Company (3145 S. Howell Ave.) is releasing a pair of beers this weekend and both sound intriguing. Dens Farmhouse IPA is a collaboration with Penrose Brewing Co. that’s fermented with Brett and dry hopped with Lotus hops. There Is a Plot is a gin-barrel blended saison that’s dry hopped with Idaho 7 hops. Pickup and patio hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Preorder is available now through the Supermoon website.

Third Space Brewing (1505 W. St. Paul Ave.) kicks off Pints with a Purpose this week. The program pairs Third Space with a local nonprofit. They team up to brew a beer and 20% of the proceeds from that beer go to the worthy partner. The first beer in the quarterly program is a hoppy wheat, made to benefit Courage MKE, which provides services for homeless and displaced LGBTQ+ youth.

Lakefront Brewery is having a release party for My Turn: Moses at The Vine at Humboldt Park (3000 S. Howell Ave.) at 5 p.m. The beer is a fruit ale made with blueberries, elderberries and ginger.

The Urban Ecology Center (1500 E. Park Pl.) is hosting a Grown Up Summer Camp. This means canoeing, rock climbing, a campfire, and a beer tasting hosted by New Belgium Brewing.

1840 Brewing’s traveling beer garden makes a one-night stop at Homestead Hollow County Park (N120 W19809 Freistadt Rd., Germantown).

Sunday, July 25

The Sugar Maple Brewery Series features Sahale Ale Works. Head to Sugar Maple (441 E. Lincoln Ave.) 4 to 6 p.m. to meet brewer Matt Hofmann and try a few Sahale beers.



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.