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Our team of storytellers and beverage aficionados is committed to keeping you in-the-know with everything going on with Milwaukee's breweries, bars, distilleries and beverage scene!
What's new with SipMilwaukee?
COVID-19 Safety Resources
We are working with local Milwaukee businesses to compile a list of resources around what safety measures are being implemented at breweries, bars and other businesses. Resources will be shared on this page.
Digital Deals Coming!
As soon as beverage businesses safely re-open, we will be offering a marketplace of digital deals you can redeem at breweries, bars and other beverage businesses. Deals will be available on this page.
We've been producing video stories documenting the growth of the Milwaukee beverage scene since 2016. Our team will continue to follow and document the ever-changing beverage scene in Milwaukee (videos below).
Watch SipAround Videos Below
Third Space Brewing [Brewery]
"West Coast Flavors with Midwest Drinkability at Third Space"
Brewer, Kevin Wright, and his co-founder, Andy Gehl, opened Third Space in the midst of a craft beer boom in Milwaukee. As more and more breweries continue to open, they're proving themselves as one of the most popular spots in the city.
Lakefront Brewery [Brewery]
"The Original Craft Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin"
Brothers Russ and Jim Klisch started Lakefront in '87 and have turned it into one of the most popular breweries in the Midwest.
Urban Harvest Brewing [Brewery]
"Cold Milwaukee Beer and Warm Wisco Vibes"
The guys and gals at Urban Harvest Brewing craft incredibly balanced yet flavorful beers. Not to mention, their space is one of our favorite to visit in the city of Milwaukee.
Fixture Pizza Pub [Bar]
"Killer Cocktails & Pizza at Fixture in Milwaukee"
These guys whip up mouth-watering "midwest-style" pizzas as well as a wide variety of killer cocktails... the perfect combination.
City Lights Brewing [Brewery]
"The City Lights of Milwaukee, Wisconsin"
City Lights Brewing Company, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Menomonee Valley, brews an army of stellar beers in one of the most unique, historic buildings in Brew City.
Explorium Brewpub [Brewery]
"The Beers of Milwaukee's Explorium"
Tucked away 15 minutes outside downtown at Southridge Mall, Explorium is led by Mike Doble who comes from a family of brewers and has no shortage of stories and fun facts from his beer journey.
Pabst Brewing [Brewery]
"Pabst is back in Milwaukee, baby!"
The historic Pabst Brewery has officially kicked off their new brewery and beer garden in Milwaukee. This marks a major milestone in the rebirth of Brew City.
Summer Camp [Bar]
"Rooftop Beer Garden in Milwaukee"
The SipMilwaukee crew couldn't be more excited to shed light on the soon-to-open rooftop beer garden, Summer Camp in Shorewood, Wisconsin!
Guinness & Alcoholmanac [Event]
"Perfect Pint Competition"
Check out Milwaukee's best pour of Guinness along with the best Guinness-infused cocktail!
Cafe Benelux [Bar]
"The Brunch & Bloody Mary Bar of Milwaukee, Wisconsin"
Benelux has long been seen as a go-to Saturday morning spot, serving insanely delicious bloodies and offering a can't-go-wrong menu of brunch dishes. This is a must visit when swinging through Milwaukee.
Nomad World Pub [Bar]
"Great Drinks & Goofy Staff at Nomad World Pub"
At Nomad World Pub, there's one guarantee: you're going to get a stiff drink and make new friends.
Black Husky Brewing [Brewery]
"Sled Dogs & Bold Brews at Black Husky in Milwaukee"
Tim and Toni started their brewery in a log cabin in Northern Wisconsin where they and their sled dogs lived for over a decade. After years of driving their beers to Milwaukee, they uprooted and moved to Riverwest in Milwaukee... and boy are we glad they did.
Foltz Family Market [Bar]
"Meat, Beer and Cocktails at Foltz in Milwaukee"
Foltz Family Market at the Public Market in Milwaukee will please your palette in many ways - killer cocktails, fresh meats and wood fire baked pizza (with a stone oven delivered from Italy!).
Eagle Park Brewing [Brewery]
"Music Meets Beer in Milwaukee"
The music and beer scene in Milwaukee comes together in a warehouse down in Bayview. After hitting the buzzer to get up to Eagle Park Brewing's taproom, we enjoyed some of the best beers being brewed in Milwaukee along with great concert stories from the founding brothers.
Third Space Brewing [Brewery]
"West Coast Flavors, Midwest Drinkability"
Third Space Brewing stands out as one of the best new craft breweries in Milwaukee, producing beers that balance hoppy flavor with light drinkability. Their Happy Place can be found in cans at Miller Park and across the city. Go and try it for yourself!
Pilcrow Coffee [Roaster]
"Pilcrow Redefines Brew City"
As a new small business owner, Ryan Hoban cruised down to Nashville and competed against 32 of the best roasters in the nation. Leading with his silky smooth Nitro Cold Brew and finishing with his perfectly pulled espresso, Ryan and his small team came away with two gold medals, sparking nation-wide buzz around the Pilcrow operation.
Stone Creek Coffee [Roaster]
"Milwaukee's Beer & Whiskey Scene"
They might specialize in pouring the perfect cortado, but the boys from Stone Creek Coffee certainly know where to find delicious local beer and whiskey in Milwaukee. Hear their take on the evolution of the Milwaukee adult beverage scene!
Old German Beer Hall [Bar]
"Embracing the German Heritage in Milwaukee, Wisconsin"
Owner, Hans Weissgerger III, treated the SipMilwaukee boys to a couple of crisp German half liters along with an extensive German-Milwaukee history lesson. Enjoy!
Double B's BBQ [Bar]
"Cocktails & Brisket at Double B's in Milwaukee, Wisconsin"
Double B's might just offer the most flavorful cocktails and dishes in Milwaukee. From smoked old fashioneds to tender BBQ brisket, you're tastebuds will undoubtedly thank you for visiting.
Fuel Cafe [Bar]
"Coffee Cocktails at Milwaukee's Fuel Cafe on 5th Street"
This restaurant-cafe-bar hybrid is the perfect location for working, sipping or just hangin' out. Loved the custom coffee cocktail they made for the SipMilwaukee team!
Drink Wisconsinbly [Bar]
"Northern Wisconsin Vibes in Downtown Milwaukee"
The SipMilwaukee boys paid a visit to the good folks at the Drink Wisconsinbly Pub. Only thing more welcoming than their Northern Wisconsin vibes was their goofy staff!
Draft & Vessel [Taphouse]
"Milwaukee's Craft Beer Crossroads"
Owner Nat and "Beer Curator" Eric launched Draft & Vessel with a KickStarter campaign, initially intending on making the rustic joint a place to simply fill growlers.
1840 Brewing [Brewery]
"The First V.I.P. Release Party for 1840"
After much anticipation in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin beer scene, 1840 Brewing had their first V.I.P. release soiree.
The only thing more delightful than the barrel-aged beer was the diverse crowd of members in attendance. Our crew at SipMilwaukee couldn't be happier to welcome this one-of-a-kind operation to Brew City.
Great Lakes Distillery [Distillery]
"The Botanicals of Award-Winning Gin"
Owner Guy Rehorst runs through the botanicals used in their legendary award-winning gin, recognized as one of the best gins on the market - and it's made in Milwaukee, Wisconsin!
Estabrook Park [Beer Garden]
"Historic Milwaukee Beer Garden"
Estabrook Park hosts one of Milwaukee's classic German beer gardens, serving various Hofbraü brews along with delicious pretzels and other snacks.
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