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…

Lewis Station Winery along Highway 89 in Lake Mills

Lewis Station Winery

Lewis Station Winery opened in a former gas station (hence the “station” part of the name) in Lake Mills in 2011.  They offer daily wine tastings and a small bistro menu – with the pizzas being especially good – Wednesday through Saturday. Sundays they offer wine only, but that’s okay – it’s a winery first…

Aztalan State Park Mounds

Aztalan State Park & Museum

“Aztalan” is the name for an original Native American settlement that thrived along the Crawfish River banks in Jefferson County from around 1000-1300 AD. Now a National Historic Landmark, Aztalan State Park sits just east of Lake Mills near I-94 between Highways 26 and 89 just south of County B, which was formerly Historic Highway…

Tyranena Brewing Company in Lake Mills

Tyranena Brewing Company

Tyranena notes itself as “Legendary Wisconsin Beer,” calling back to the mysterious stone structures and effigy mounds that border – and are submerged under – today’s Rock Lake… the original name of which lives on in the name of this brewery. Tyranena began operations in late 1999, quite early on in Wisconsin’s craft beer renaissance….