Enlightened Brewing Company

Enlightened Brewing started in 2014, setting up shop in the Lincoln Warehouse complex, a 1928-era building on 1st Street in Milwaukee that one served as an A&P grocery distribution center. The Twisted Path Distillery and Bittercube, a specialty maker of bitters, are also in the building and Horny Goat Brewing is right across the street;…

Rustic Road Brewing Company

Noting itself as “Kenosha’s Oldest Operating Brewery,” Rustic Road opened waaaay back – in 2012. But it’s still true they’re the oldest operating one in town! Located right downtown on 56th Street just east of Highway 32 between Highway 50 (63rd Street) and 158 (52nd Street), Rustic Road is a nanobrewery with different batches fermenting…

Fountain City Brewing Company & the Monarch Public House

Wisconsin’s oldest serving establishment, the Monarch Public House opened back in 1894. But beer was brewed on this site as far back as 1856, when Fountain Brew first started emerging from copper kettles. Fountain Brew continued until 1965, when the brewery closed. Resurrected in 1997, Fountain City Brewing brought back the original recipe and also…

Reefpoint Brew House

Racine now has a brewpub. The Reefpoint Brew House is perched above Racine Harbor in the downtown area and serves up a variety of Wisconsin craft beers, including some of their own recipes like the Belle City Ale. The restaurant offers an extensive variety from brunch to nice dinners. You’ll find Reefpoint on Christopher Columbus…

Bull Falls Brewery

Bull Falls Brewery takes its name from the falls along the Wisconsin River as its run through Wausau. They’re known for their craft beers – usually canned – and hosting a series of events and festivals at their brewery, from a Maifest to barbecue events to bands of many genres performing on various nights. Bull…

Redeye Brewing

Red Eye Brewing Company

Red Eye brews their beer on-site in downtown Wausau and serves up artisan pizzas along with a full menu to go with them, emphasizing fresh ingredients and sustainability in both their food and their beer. Speaking of sustainability, they actually use a solar thermal hot water system to heat their water – the first brewery…

Public Craft Brewing Company

Public Craft is one of two microbreweries in downtown Kenosha, in the midst of a resurgent district filling up with shops, art galleries, and bars. Beers from Public Craft include their PUBLIC Pale Ale, Sweet Colleen’s Irish Red, K-Town Brown Ale, UBER Hefty Weizen, Inkwell Black IPA, Special Porter, and more. Their Tap Room is…

Plymouth Brewing Company

Plymouth is a nano-brewery producing small batches of ales in their downtown location on Mill Street. Their selections change regularly and include their own craft beers and selected others from around Wisconsin. Their Tap Room offers beer, brewery items, popcorn and free wi-fi. Within a block, the City Club and 52 Stafford offer food nearby….

Minhas Craft Brewery logo

Minhas Craft Brewery

Minhas Craft Brewery is the oldest brewery in Wisconsin. It’s also the second oldest in the nation and yet still one of the ten largest breweries in the country. Minhas originally opened as the Monroe Brewing Company way back in 1845. Ownership changes led to name changes; by 1906 it was the Blumer Brewing Company,…

Stevens Point Brewery main entrance along Water Street

Stevens Point Brewery

Stevens Point is home to the 5th oldest continuously operating brewery in the United States. The Stevens Point Brewery started up back in 1857 and supplied beer to Civil War troops, near-beer to people waiting out Prohibition, and Chicago Daily News columnist Mike Royko in 1973, whose choice of Point Special as the best-tasting beer…