Drink Magazine

A Visit to the Milwaukee Brewing Co. Open House

By Marc Wisdom @JaxBeerGuy

Our Northern Correspondent Bryan Born is at it again. This time he visited an open house at the Milwaukee Brewing Company. Watch for more of his travels and reports coming soon.

Milwaukee Brewing Company Open House

This past Saturday, January 11, I had an opportunity to attend one of Milwaukee Brewing Company’s open house events. I attended with my cousin, Megan, and some of her work colleagues. It was a very enjoyable experience all around.

The event was held inside Milwaukee Brewing company’s brewery, which I thought was pretty cool. We paid for admission and were allowed to wander around their brewery and drink unlimited beer during the two-hour event. We were even allowed to keep the pint glass we drank out off all night!

In an area designated as the “bar” guests could order beer from those written on a large chalk board. This alone may not seem like a big deal, but let me tell you why chalk it was a huge plus for me. Chalk is easily erasable (Duh! I know, just bear with me). What this means to me is that the brewery experiments with their beer often. And that is precisely what I observed at the open house. The entire right hand side of the board was filled with beers that I had never seen. It was an excellent way to sample the new beers being created the local brewer. Of the beers I tried I found their double IPA to be particularly well-crafted and I was sorry that it ran out.

Then, there was the brewery tour. The full tour makes four stops around the brewery. Our tour guide was named Grizz, probably because he had a pretty nice beard. The beer lovers in attendance were given an abridged version of the brewery’s history and how beer is made. The group was taken up to see the tanks and finished off with a more hands demonstration of what goes in the beer.

Normally when I go to events like this, there is more than one brewery from which to sample beers. This one was different because of the location. Before tonight, I had not partaken of a lot of Milwaukee Brewing’s beers, with the exception of their Hop Happy IPA. So, I was genuinely excited to have the opportunity to personally examine their portfolio. I was very pleased with all of the beers I was able to try and will think twice about passing up the local beer for more “exotic” or rare IPAs that always seem to find spots in my beer fridge.


Cheers Milwaukee!

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Refreshing Flower Vases

    Refreshing Flower Vases

    The sun is bright. Fresh produce is in abundance. Vivid flowers are dancing in wind. I can’t help sharing refreshing flower vases that are exotic and quite... Read more

    13 hours, 2 minutes ago by   Vsudarsan
  • Concert Review: They See Perpetual Change

    Concert Review: They Perpetual Change

    Yes celebrate fifty years of music on Staten Island. by Paul J. Pelkonen The men of Yes (Steve Howe, Geoff Downes, John Davison, Jay Schellen, Alan White... Read more

    13 hours, 27 minutes ago by   Superconductor
  • 5 Pieces of Essential Event Advice

    Pieces Essential Event Advice

    Each year, event and meeting professionals gather at conferences where speakers discuss trends, education and ideas for inspired event management. Attendees at ... Read more

    14 hours, 43 minutes ago by   Marketingtango
  • Paula Abdul – Tour Celebrating 30 Years As A Pop And Dance Icon

    Paula Abdul Tour Celebrating Years Dance Icon

    Grammy Award-winning pop legend and dance superstar Paula Abdul has announced a new North American tour this fall – STRAIGHT UP PAULA! – her first solo outing i... Read more

    14 hours, 47 minutes ago by   A Beauty Feature
  • Food Review: Julie’s Kopitiam, Shawlands, Glasgow

    Food Review: Julie’s Kopitiam, Shawlands, Glasgow

    53 total views, 53 views today Julie’s Kopitiam – finally! Eventually, we (or Mrs Foodie did at least!) make it to Julie’s Kopitiam. Read more

    The 17 July 2018 by   Emma
  • Sedo Weekly Sales Led by BTCexchange.com

    Sedo released their weekly sales and BTCexchange.com led the way at $55,000. okdo.com was the second highest sale at 35,000 GBP ($45,906). 46 .com sales 24 cctl... Read more

    The 17 July 2018 by   Worldwide
  • River Town Saints at the 2018 Calgary Stampede – Nashville North

    River Town Saints 2018 Calgary Stampede Nashville North

    Ottawa, ON's River Town Saints made their way to Calgary to play at Nashville North during the 2018 Stampede, and the five boys from Ontario went all in! One... Read more

    The 17 July 2018 by   Phjoshua