Potosi Brewing Company

Potosi Brewing Company & ABA National Brewery Museum

Potosi Brewing Company… making Potosi¬† “Beer’s Hometown”… Started in 1852, shuttered in 1972, and resurrected in parts of the same original building in 2008, Potosi Brewing Company offers rich history and many classic craft beers. Potosi was actually one of Wisconsin’s five largest breweries and distributed across the nation. While they weathered Prohibition, changes in…

Sunshine Brewing Company can at the bar

Sunshine Brewing Company

Right along Main Street (Highway 89) in Lake Mills, you’ll find Sunshine Brewing Company. Sunshine opened in 2018 with a particular eye on Belgian-style beers and are adding consistently to their portfolio. Flagship Sunshine Brewing beers include their Tripel 8 Belgian Tripel, Diablo Sun Belgian Strong Golden Ale, and the Mayor’s Playground Belgian Stout. Seasonals…

Hubbleton Brewing Company sign

Hubbleton Brewing Company

Between Waterloo and Watertown in the Town of Portland, at the end of a long driveway, you’ll find Hubbleton Brewing Company. Trust me, few just happen to stumble across it as they wander! Hubbleton Brewing, like many of Wisconsin’s more recent craft breweries, arose out of successful home brewing. Dan Schey co-founded the brewery with…

Mobcraft Brewery from 5th Street in Milwaukee

Mobcraft Brewery

Mobcraft Brewery began as the “World’s First Crowdsourced Brewery.” Their model works like this: people submit their recipes or recipe ideas; others would vote on which creative recipes seemed the most appealing and would follow their votes up with commitments to buy a certain amount of beer once it’s brewed; then Mobcraft would brew it….

Thumb Knuckle Brewing Company

Thumb Knuckle Brewing Company

Thumb Knuckle Brewing Company opened in Luxemburg (the town in Wisconsin, not the country) in March, 2017. They’re named for their geographic position in Wisconsin: in Kewaunee County, right where the Door Peninsula – the “Thumb” – of Wisconsin begins. But since it’s the “bottom” of the thumb, “Thumb Knuckle” became the inspiration. You can…

Inventors Brewpub

Inventors Brewpub

Inventors Brewpub brought active brewing back to Port Washington – a beautiful harbor town with a brewing history dating back to 1847 – when they opened in June of 2017. Located inside the American Legion Post 82 right across from Lake Michigan, Inventors strives to be a family-friendly restaurant and watering hole with a nano-brewery…

Lone Girl Brewing, Waunakee,, Wisconsin along Highways 19 and 113

Lone Girl Brewing Company

In the heart of downtown Waunakee, the Lone Girl Brewing Company opened in a renovated building in 2015 along Highways 19 & 113 at the railroad crossing. The historic railroad depot lies literally across the tracks. They have a good restaurant and bar inside their large Tap Room, and even a rooftop deck so you…

Hillsboro Brewing sign

Hillsboro Brewing Company

Hillsboro, Wisconsin had its own brewery in the 1800s. And like many smaller Wisconsin towns, it has its own brewery once again. Hillsboro Brewing traces its roots to the early 2010s, when the Verbsky family began working on the idea. Joe Verbsky was developing recipes with family members and noted on October 15, 2012 for…

Racine Brewing logo

Racine Brewing Company

Racine Brewing Company started up in late 2017, brewing beer and craft sodas right along Main Street. Husband and wife team Andy & Angie Molina, Racine residents all their lives, always loved craft beer and traveled around to tour many across Wisconsin and nearby states. Inspired by what they saw and the benefits for the…

Pecatonica Beer Company logo

Pecatonica Beer Company

Pecatonica Beer Company has its headquarters in Gratiot, Wisconsin, by Highways 11 and 78 in Lafayette County. Its Tap Room offers up these beers several miles south via 78 in Warren just over the Illinois border, making it something of a bi-state brewery. The Pecatonica Tap Room is on Warren’s Main Street, which is part…