Wednesday, March 17
Sprecher Brewery (701 W. Glendale Ave.) is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day reserve tasting from 5 to 8 p.m. Try samples of Sprecher beers paried with artisan cheeses. Reserve a space ahead of time.
Pick up beer to go at Indeed Brewing (530 S. 2nd St.) and help the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in the process. Taproom proceeds from 3 to 10 p.m. benefit the organization.
Thursday, March 18
Eagle Park Brewing addresses mental health at 7 p.m. during the Things We Don’t Say Facebook Live event. Eagle Park teamed up with Malteurop Malting Co. and Hope for the Day to create an IPA collaboration to raise awareness around mental health and they’ll be discussing that partnership and addressing the stigma that surrounds talking about mental health.
Friday, March 19
The Cashmere Sweater is back at 1840 Brewing (342 E. Ward St.). The delicious double New England IPA is available for preorder 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.
The NCAA Tournament returns on Friday, and The Brass Tap (7808 W. Layton Ave.) is having one big contest during the dance. During the tourney, buy a beer from one of 16 Wisconsin breweries and four Wisconsin-centric food items on the menu and you get a chance to win a 50” big screen TV or a barrel party courtesy of The Brass Tap.
The NCAA tourney means that heading to Champps (1240 S. Moorland Rd.) is a good idea. It has become the place to be for the tournament because every game is on, and the beer list is amazing.
Saturday, March 20
This year’s Lager & Friends beer festival is taking place virtually from 2 to 4 p.m. Festival boxes, which are selling quickly, include a dozen Wisconsin craft lagers, glassware and a few other goodies. Pickup runs until Friday, March 19.
Sunday, March 21
Amano Pan is bringing artisanal bread to Vennture Brew Co. (5519 W. North Ave.) for a pop-up from 1 to 4 p.m. Preordering is a good idea.