Craft beer event highlights this week include tap takeovers, a beer festival at The Micro and tastings galore.
Monday, May 22
The Bay View Brew Club hosts a tasting with Third Space Brewing at Lee’s Luxury Lounge (2988 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.) at 7 p.m. The guest of honor is Third Space’s 1st and First Russian Imperial Stout. It costs $10 to join the club and $10 for the tasting.
Tuesday, May 23
Finks (1875 N. Humboldt Ave.) hosts a tap takeover by Harpoon Brewery. The beer list includes the only keg of Citra Sea IPA in Wisconsin. Show up at 4 p.m. to try some.
Wednesday, May 24
Chicago standout Revolution Brewing heads to Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.) for a tap takeover at 5 p.m.
The Milwaukee Beer Society examines beers featuring experimental hops at a Hops Showcase at Best Place (901 W. Juneau Ave.) from 6 to 9 p.m. Pick which one will be the next Citra.
Thursday, May 25
Café Hollander Mequon (5900 W. Mequon Rd.) hosts a beer dinner with Perennial Artisan Ales at 7 p.m. Five courses and six beers cost $60.
Discount Liquor Waukesha (919 N. Barstow St.) hands out Goose Island samples from 4 to 6 p.m.
Friday, May 26
The Micro at State Fair Park (640 S. 84th St.) hosts Summer Untapped over the weekend. Taps start pouring beers from more than 50 Wisconsin breweries on Friday at 5 p.m. On Saturday, the hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and the fun runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The event is free, but parking costs $6 per vehicle ($3 for motorcycles).
Wisconsin Brewing takes over the taps at Milwaukee’s Craft Beer Garden at Humboldt Park (3000 S. Howell Ave.).
Discount Liquor Waukesha hands out samples from Sierra Nevada (4 to 6 p.m.) and Central Waters (3 to 6 p.m.), including a surprise pour.
Try samples from Titletown Brewing at Discount Liquor Milwaukee (5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.) from 4 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 27
East Coast beers 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.
Titletown Brewing comes to Discount Liquor Waukesha from noon to 3 p.m.
Sunday, May 28
The monthly brewery series at Sugar Maple (441 E. Lincoln Ave.) features beers from Like Minds. The tasting runs from 4 to 6 p.m. and $15 gets you at least five samples.