1840 Brewing Company

13 Beer Events Brewing in Milwaukee This Week: March 10-17

A few big beer releases include the return of 1840 Brewing’s outstanding Cashmere Sweater IPA. Also, there are beer pairings with Girl Scout cookies. It’s a good week, beer lovers.

Tuesday, March 10

The Brass Tap (7808 W. Layton Ave.) hosts its annual Girl Scout cookie beer pairing on Tuesday and Wednesday (it was extended a day due to popularity). For $20 you can sample four cookie varieties with four different beers.

Another Girl Scout cookie pairing is happening at The Fermentorium Barrel House (6933 W. North Ave.) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This one pairs five cookies with five beers and costs $30.

Wednesday, March 11

The beer release this week at 1840 Brewing (342 E. Ward St.) is a big one. The Cashmere Sweater IPA returns on draft on Wednesday at 4 p.m. The public bottle release is Saturday (March 14) at 11 a.m. If you like your hazy IPAs with flavor depth, it’s the beer for you.

The Milwaukee Beer Society takes a field trip to Gathering Place Brewing Company (811 E. Vienna Ave.) from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Meet friendly owner Joe Yeado and find out how the place runs.

Deliciousness from Drekker Brewing takes over the taps at Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.) at 5 p.m.

Steny’s (800 S. 2nd St.) hosts a five-course beer dinner with Bell’s Brewery starting at 7 p.m. Expect there to be some good beers to pair with those courses. Cost is $45.

Thursday, March 12

Lakefront Brewery (1872 N. Commerce St.) is releasing its Small Tank Series Belgian Quad starting at 6 p.m. The barrel-aged brew is extremely limited.

Karben4 hands out samples at Discount Liquor Waukesha (919 N. Barstow St.) from 4 to 6 p.m.

Friday, March 13

The next can release is 3 p.m. at Sahale Ale Works (1505 Wisconsin Ave.) is Dopplebock For More, brewed with caramel and Himalayan pink salt.

Try samples from City Lights Brewing at Discount Liquor Waukesha from 4 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 14

At 11 a.m., Eagle Park Brewing (823 E. Hamilton St.) releases Naughty Water, a barleywine aged in Four Roses bourbon barrels.

Discount Liquor Milwaukee (5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.) hands out samples of Founders from noon to 3 p.m.

Sunday, March 15

The Fermentorium Barrel House hosts an afternoon of inclusivity from 1 to 5 p.m. Join the #IAmCraftBeer meetup for a few beers and a feeling of community.

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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.