Beer Events Brewing This Week: Jan. 23-28

Beer is combined with comedy, cheese, sausage and other delicious food on this week’s event roster.

Tuesday, Jan. 23

Third Space Brewing takes over the taps at County Clare (1234 N. Astor St.). Slainte!

Wednesday, Jan. 24

Oh boy. This week the Milwaukee Beer Society is sampling barrel-aged beers at Best Place (901 W. Juneau Ave.) from 6 to 9 p.m. Expect them to be pouring some great stuff. Cost is $15 and you have to be a member to attend. Membership is just $10.

The Brass Tap (7808 W. Layton Ave.) will be tapping 50 beers from local breweries at 5 p.m. for Drink Brew City, an event put on by Milwaukee Craft Brewery League. More than 20 breweries from the area will be represented. Support the locals.

Here’s a good pairing—beer and comedy. Good City Brewing (2108 N. Farwell Ave.) teams up with Milwaukee Comedy to host Craft Brew Comedy at 7:30 p.m. in Good City Hall. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door.

Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.) hosts a tap takeover by Eagle Park Brewing at 5 p.m. The locals are brewing some great beers and aren’t afraid to experiment.

Thursday, Jan. 25

The Explorium Brewpub (5300 S. 76th St.) celebrates its first anniversary with a beer dinner. The fun starts with a toast and seating at 6 p.m. The cost is $50 and you can get your tickets at The Explorium.

Glorioso’s Italian Market (1011 E. Brady St.) hosts its second annual Beer, Cheese and Sausage event at 5:30 p.m. Taste house-made sausages, sample 30 beers and ciders and try curds from Clock Shadow Creamery.

The Fermentorium is bringing samples to Discount Liquor Waukesha (919 N. Barstow St.) from 4 to 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 26

Try beers from The Fermentorium at Discount Liquor Milwaukee (5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.) from 4 to 7 p.m.

Oskar Blues hands out samples at Discount Liquor Waukesha (919 N.  Barstow St.) from 4 to 7 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 28

Hop Haus and Coronado Brewing are the guests of honor at the monthly Brewery Series at Sugar Maple (441 E. Lincoln Ave.). For $20 you get eight samples and get to hear more about each brewery.

Coronado Brewing hands out samples at Discount Liquor Milwaukee (5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.) from noon to 2 p.m.



Dan Murphy has been reviewing bars for Milwaukee Magazine for roughly 15 years. He’s been doing his own independent research in them for close to 25.