Beer Events Brewing This Week in Milwaukee: Oct. 30-Nov. 2

Plenty of treats this week include beer releases from the likes of Eagle Park Brewing, Third Space Brewing and Urban Harvest Brewing, and a tasting of MobCraft’s GABF award-winning brew.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Solemn Oath Brewing comes to Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.) at 5 p.m. and is taking over the taps with seven different beers.

MobCraft is bringing Low pHunk, its Great American Beer Fest medal-winning sour, to The Brass Tap (7808 W. Layton Ave.) at 5 p.m. Affable owner Henry Schwartz will be there, along with a few other MobCraft brews.

Draft & Vessel (4417 N. Oakland Ave.) is pairing Untitled Art beers with some old school candy, including classics like Sugar Babies and Lemonheads, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Merriment Social (240 E. Pittsburgh Ave.) partners with Stone Brewing for a Halloween-themed beer dinner from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Burnhearts (2599 S. Logan Ave.) hosts a Halloween party and the special guest is Surly Brewing. The bar will be tapping Yummi Bear IPA and a 2019 Darkness Russian Imperial Stout.

Third Space Brewing (1505 W. St. Paul Ave.) releases Happy Happy Double IPA at its Happy Happy Halloween party from 4 to 9 p.m. For $10 you get in the door and you get a 10-ounce pour. That’s not all. The Third Space Beer Olympics are also taking place promptly at 6 p.m.

Stock House Brewing Company (7208 W. North Ave.) is going all-out for Halloween. From 6 to 10 p.m. they’re hosting a costume party. Those in costume get deals on beer and a chance at prizes. There will also be games, movies and food by Cranky Al’s.

Friday, Nov. 1

Try wine and samples from Explorium Brewpub at the 10th annual Beer and Wine Tasting at the Wisconsin Athletic Club (5020 S. 110th St.) from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Discount Liquor Milwaukee (5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.) offers samples from Monkless Belgian Ales from 3 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 2

It’s a big day at Eagle Park Brewing (823 E. Hamilton St.). The brewery hosts its second barrel-aged release with Huey Lewis and the Booziest, a bourbon barrel-aged oatmeal brown ale with lactose and coffee. The public release starts at 11 a.m., but it might be a good idea to get there earlier.

Join the Brew City Bully Club for Pints for Pits all day at The Brass Tap. The bar is donating $2 of each beverage sale to Brew City Bully Club. The group aims to rehabilitate the reputation of pit bulls and save their lives.

Urban Harvest Brewing (1024 S. 5th St.) is releasing Willy Scotch Ale at 1 p.m.

Milwaukee Brewing comes to Discount Liquor Milwaukee from noon to 3 p.m.



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.