Beer Events Brewing in Milwaukee This Week: Nov. 17-20

Next week is a huge one for beer releases. Consider this the calm before the storm, but don’t miss out on a few great events this week.

Wednesday, Nov. 17

Toppling Waters bourbon barrel-aged stout is coming to Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.). Get there after 4 p.m. to try the highly sought after collaboration between Central Waters Brewing and Toppling Goliath.

Trouble Makers’ Mad Mexican Food beer dinner returns to The Sugar Maple (441 E. Lincoln Ave.) from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets for the four-course dinner are $55.

Thursday, Nov. 18

Lakefront Brewery (1872 N. Commerce St.) is marking the release of The Juicy Life, a collaboration with Miller High Life, by offering a special flight. For $10 you can sample High Life, Lakefront Lager, The Juicy Life Lager, Lakefront IPA and Hazy Rabbit Hazy IPA.



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Friday, Nov. 19

Supermoon Beer Company (3145 S. Howell Ave.) is releasing Maude, a saison brewed with aged hops and fermented with Brettanomyces. Preorder began last week, and pickup is Friday and Saturday. The draft patio at Supermoon will also be open from noon to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

1840 Brewing Company (342 E. Ward St.) is releasing All Too Well Flemish Red aged in wine barrels. Presale begins at 9 a.m. and pickup is all weekend.

Third Space Brewing (1505 W. St. Paul Ave.) hosts its annual party for My Third Space Club members from 6 to 9 p.m. The festivities include the release of the 2021 member beer, a black IPA. Attendance is limited to members and those who buy a 2022 membership at the event.

Saturday, Nov. 20

Pick up some holiday gifts early at the Walkers Point Makers Market from noon to 5 p.m. Fifty-five different “makers” will be on hand with crafts, art and other handmaid items. You won’t go thirsty while shopping. Participating locations are MobCraft Beer, Indeed Brewing, Broken Bat Brewing and Great Lakes Distillery.



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.