Beer events this week include plenty of tastings and a beer run at Black Husky Brewing.

Wednesday, May 10

The Milwaukee Beer Society examines rye beers at Best Place (901 W. Juneau Ave.) from 6 to 9 p.m.

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

Uber Tap Room (1048 N. Old World Third St.) hosts a beer and cheese tasting with Third Space Brewing at 6 p.m. Pair four beers with four cheeses for $14.

The Milwaukee Craft Brewery League is taking over the taps at The Fermentorium (7481 Highway 60, Cedarburg) with beers from Milwaukee’s newest craft breweries from 4 to 10 p.m. Matthew Janzen will be there with some of the first copies of his visually impressive book, State of Craft Beer.


Thursday, May 11

The Crafter Space hosts a class exploring the details of saisons and grisettes at Third Space Brewing (1505 W. St. Paul Ave.) from 6 to 8 p.m. Third Space brewer Kevin Wright and Kyle Vetter from 1840 Brewing will discuss the styles and provide a few samples to go along with the discussion. Tickets are $22.

Try samples from Harpoon from 4 to 6 p.m. at Discount Liquor Waukesha (919 N. Barstow St.).


Friday, May 12

Discount Liquor Waukesha hands out tastes of Central Waters from 3 to 6 p.m. and Third Space from 4 to 6 p.m.

Lakefront Brewery takes over the taps at the Humboldt Park Beer Garden (3000 S. Howell Ave.) from 6 to 9 p.m. It’s the first of many tap takeovers at the park.


Saturday, May 13

Pabst Milwaukee Brewery (1037 W. Juneau Ave.) celebrates its grand opening with a street party from 1 to 7 p.m. The free event gives beer drinkers a chance to try some of the new beers being brewed there and take in music from bands like legendary headliner Arrested Development.

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Beers for mom are the subjects of the weekly free tasting at both Three Cellars locations (7228 S. 27th St. and N72 W13400 Lund Lane, Menomonee Falls) from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Brewery Running Series comes to Black Husky Brewing (909 E. Locust St.) at 10 a.m. Run a 5K and reward yourself with a beer. Sounds good to me. Cost is $30.

Central Waters heads to Discount Liquor Milwaukee and promises a surprise pour between noon and 3 p.m.

World of Beer (418 N. Mayfair Rd.) hosts a beer fest with some local standouts in attendance including Raised Grain, Third Space, Milwaukee Brewing and The Fermentorium. The cost is $45 at the door or $40 presale by emailing Wauwatosa@worldofbeerusa.com. The tasting is from noon to 3:30 p.m.

City Lights Brewing (2210 W. Mt. Vernon Ave.) holds a “blessing of the beer” ceremony for its new release, Coconut Porter, at 1 p.m. The beer sounds amazing, and at just 5.5% ABV you can have a couple.

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