December 3, 2020
Wizard Works Brewing, Milwaukee

Wizard Works Brewing Company

Do you believe in magic as much as you believe in beer? Then Wizard Works Brewing is for you.

Wizard Works Brewing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Opened up in May of 2020 in the former Broken Bat Brewing space (they relocated nearby) Wizard Works is the brainchild of Chris Ivanovich, a brewer for over 35 years and a performing magician for over 40. Along with his variety of beers – and not just traditional sports, but slightly unconventional competitions like Marble Racing on TV – expect some magic tricks to come your way. Chris will wow people, often with tricks involving playing cards and numerous jokes. These aren’t tricks you can easily figure out, either; we’re still trying to figure out how he pulled off some of those tricks. It’s definitely designed to be a fun atmosphere, cozied up in the lower level of this 19th century brick building in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.

Wizard Works Brewery features potions like the Box Jumper Blonde Ale, First Rabbit (out of a hat?) Porter, Pepper’s Ghost Pale Ale (it’s not ghost pepper hot, trust us), Wizard’s Wrath Strong Ale, the Hofzinser Hefeweizen, Abracadabra IPA (you know¬†something¬†would be named after a magician’s signature trick presentation saying), and the Legerdemain India Session Ale. They do not serve food, but you can bring it in from area restaurants if you’d like to be creative with potential pairings. Maybe you can create a magical combination of your own!

Wizard Works Brewing on Buffalo Street in Milwaukee's Historic Third WardWizard Works Brewing Hours:

Tuesday-Thursday: 4pm-8pm
Friday: 2pm-9pm
Saturday: Noon-10pm
Sunday: Noon-6pm
Monday: Closed

You’ll find Wizard Works on Buffalo Street between Water Street and Broadway. I-794 and Highway 32 are both a block or two to the north, and east; it’s two blocks south of downtown and a block directly south of the Milwaukee Public Market.

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Wizard Works Brewing Company Address:

231 E. Buffalo Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 477-0222

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