Door County Brewing Company

Door County Brewing began in early 2013 and despite Door County’s reputation as a summer destination, their brewery and Tap Room is open year ’round with plenty of brews and activities. Door County brews many small batches on-site; they contract with Sand Creek Brewing in Black River Falls to help fill their demand while they…

Common Man Brewing, Ellsworth

Common Man Brewing Company

Common Man Brewing keeps it modest: “we are just a couple storefronts east of the Family Dollar” is how they describe their location in Ellsworth, both Pierce County seat and the Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin. The “nanobrewery” started out in 2015 and their restaurant grew so fast they had to hold off on releasing…

Pearl Street Brewery

Pearl Street has long been a center of activity in La Crosse, and La Crosse has long been a major beer town. The Pearl Street Brewery combined the two to offer residents, visitors, and many UW-La Crosse students (21 and over) several craft beers in the heart of downtown “LAX”. Pearl Street Brewery opened up…

City Brewery

City Brewery in La Crosse grew out of the former G. Heileman Brewing, a longtime La Crosse legacy that brewed Old Style, Colt .45, and many other national brands. Heileman started in La Crosse back in 1858 and in the 1980s was the third largest brewer in the U.S. after acquiring regional brands around the…

Central Waters Brewing Company

Located right in central Wisconsin, Central Waters Brewing Company fired up in 1998 inside a former Model-A Ford dealership along U.S. 10 in Junction City. By 2007 they had grown so much they moved to a newer facility in nearby Amherst, where today they brew over 20 styles of beer. Central Waters is expanding like…

Capital Brewery logo, Middleton

Capital Brewery

Capital Brewery is just outside the state’s capital, in Madison’s highly-touted suburb of Middleton. Also highly touted are Capital’s beers: they’ve won over 200 awards including a Gold at the Great American Beer Fest. Capital’s offerings include their flagship Wisconsin Amber, a very Sconnie lager called Supper Club, the Mutiny IPA, Capital Special Pilsner, a…

Brenner Brewing Company

Brenner Brewing opened in Milwaukee’s Walkers Point neighborhood – and its Latin Quarter district – in 2014. Founder Mike Brenner injects Milwaukee’s arts and music scene into his beer experiences, so each style of beer features the artwork of a local artist and comes with a soundtrack featuring the music of local bands. The Tasting…

Biloba Brewing Company

Biloba Brewing started in Brookfield in 2014.  Named after the “Ginkgo biloba” tree, this microbrewery sits just off Brookfield Road on Pleasant Street, in this booming suburb’s original downtown just south of Highway 190/Capitol Drive. Biloba’s beers and specialty ales regularly rotate; their Tasting Room features several on tap at any given time, along with…

Big Head Brewing Company

Big Head Brewing sits just a little over a mile west of the behemoth known as the Miller Brewery. Opened in 2013 just off State Street in Wauwatosa, Big Head brews a variety of craft beers, with an eye also on specializing in a diabetic-friendly line of beers with low carbs that still taste like…

Delafield Brewhaus

Delafield Brewhaus

Delafield Brewhaus is perched above I-94 just east of Highway 83 in Delafield, serving up a variety of craft beers including three medal winners in the 2014 World Beer Championships. In-house brews include the “always on tap” Dockside Ale, Delafield Amber, Pewaukee Porter, Naga-Wicked Pale Ale (named somewhat for nearby Lake Nagawicka), and Sommerzeit Hefe…