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June 2017

Homebrew Night

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On Wednesday, June 7th, we’ll enjoy our 23rd homebrew night. Homebrew meetings consist of tasting beers, meads and ciders brewed by Milwaukee Beer Society members. This always includes a wide variety of styles—sometimes traditional, sometimes a bit more on the experimental side. Homebrewers: We usually have 30+ people for these tastings, so please try to bring at least a 4-pk or the equivalent so everyone can get a taste. Non-homebrewers: Your feedback is invaluable. Please come out and have some…

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NO MEETING

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Milwaukee Beer Society will not be meeting on Wednesday, June 14th. Please join us on June 21st when we welcome Surly Brewing Company.

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$10

Brewery Spotlight: Surly Brewing Co.

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On Wednesday, June 21st, Milwaukee Beer Society welcomes Jordan Aberman, WI/IL Regional Manager and Bill Dillon, National Director of Sales from Surly Brewing Company to guide us through their lineup of year-round, seasonal, and specialty beers. Founded in 2005, Surly is located in Minneapolis, MN and has just recently started distributing to Wisconsin as of 2015. With an extremely wide range of styles under their belt, join us for an evening of award-winning beers brewed with a Surly attitude. Price:…

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$10

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Tasting

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Wednesday, June 28th, Milwaukee Beer Society will be hosting a special Sierra Nevada Beer Camp tasting. This is a collaboration pack featuring 12 breweries from all around the world. Each 12-pack contains one of each of these collaboration beers for a one-time-only, limited release. Join us to try them all! Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: Dunkleweissecollaboration w/Ayinger Brewery(Aying, Germany)DunkelweizenABV: 5.7% Ginger Lagercollaboration w/Surly Brewing Co.(Minneapolis, MN)Pale LagerABV: 6.2%, IBU: 20 Thai-Style Iced Teacollaboration w/Mikkeller Brewery(Copenhagen, Denmark)Traditional…

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July 2017

Bottle Share

July 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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July 5th will be a chance for you to bring a special beer of your choosing (usually 22oz or 750mL) to be passed around and enjoyed by all. Whether it’s a super rare find that you’ve had stashed away in your cellar for years, an excellent beer you brought back from a recent trip, or something special you saw on the shelf you’d like to share with the group, we’ll be drinking them all. It’s a great chance to sample…

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$15

Brewery Spotlight: Almanac Beer Co.

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On July 12th, we'll be featuring beers exclusively from Almanac Beer Company out of San Francisco, CA. Almanac is a "farm to barrel" brewery founded in 2010 focusing on artisanal ales brewed in collaboration with select Northern California sustainable farms. Each limited release is a unique beer to be enjoyed with friends and savored around the seasonal table. Known mostly for their sour beers, Almanac has an extensive selection of fresh and barrel-aged beers. Join us to sample a wide…

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$10

Christmas in July

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Who says you can't drink a stout in the middle of summer? Join us on Wednesday, July 19th for our inaugural Christmas in July. This night will feature some of the heavier beer styles we normally reserve for winter. Expect to see some Barleywine, Wee Heavy, and definitely a few Imperial Stouts. Don't worry, we'll crank up the A/C. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: CommandoSprecher Brewing Company(Glendale, WI)Scotch Ale / Wee HeavyABV: 10.0%, IBU: 9 King…

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Nick’s Beer Society

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On Wednesday, July 26th, we'll kick off a new series in which we honor some of Milwaukee Beer Society's regular members by letting them host their own theme/meeting with beers of their choosing. For our first installment, we will be featuring beers from our founding member, Nick G. Expect beers with a special story that make this lineup full of Nick's most memorable beer experiences. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: TBD Krombacher PilsKrombacher Gruppe(Kreuztal, Germany)Pilsner - GermanABV:…

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August 2017

Homebrew Night

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On Wednesday, August 2nd, we’ll enjoy our 24th homebrew night. Homebrew meetings consist of tasting beers, meads and ciders brewed by Milwaukee Beer Society members. This always includes a wide variety of styles—sometimes traditional, sometimes a bit more on the experimental side. Homebrewers: We usually have 30+ people for these tastings, so please try to bring at least a 4-pk or the equivalent so everyone can get a taste. Non-homebrewers: Your feedback is invaluable. Please come out and have some…

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$10

Meads / Ciders

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On Wednesday, August 9th, we salute beer’s fermented cousins, mead and hard cider. What were once small niche drinks have gained a considerable amount of popularity and, much like beer, come in many different varieties. If you don’t think you like mead or cider, you probably just haven’t tried the right one. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Meads/Ciders: Strongbow Honey & Apple CiderBulmers Cider(Hereford, England)CiderABV: 5.0% Blue GoldVander Mill(Spring Lake, MI)CiderABV: 6.9% Ace Pineapple CiderAce Cider(Sebastopol, CA)CiderABV:…

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Brewery Spotlight: One Barrel Brewing Co.

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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One Barrel Brewing Company is rooted in historic brewing lore. Founded during the 377th annual meeting of the Gentleman’s Brewing and Distilling Society, it was decreed that One Barrel would showcase how approachable making and drinking all manner of beer can be. We'll be tasting a variety of these beers from Madison's first nanobrewery. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: The CommuterOne Barrel Brewing Company(Madison, WI)KölschABV: 4.8%, IBU: 22 Penguin Pale AleOne Barrel Brewing Company(Madison, WI)Pale Ale…

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Beers for Barks — Dog Days of Summer Fundraiser

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Black Husky Brewing, 909 E Locust St
Milwaukee, WI 53212 United States
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On Wednesday, August 23rd, Milwaukee Beer Society will be partnering with Black Husky Brewing to benefit the local, foster-home based animal rescue organization, Rescue Gang. Rescue Gang's mission is to rehabilitate, provide medical care, and find forever homes for abandoned and neglected animals through foster programs. As they do not receive any public funding, the lives they save are dependent on our generosity. Black Husky will be donating 10% of all beer sales during the event to Rescue Gang, so…

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$10

Brewery Spotlight: The Explorium Brewpub

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On Wednesday, August 30th, Milwaukee Beer Society will welcome Mike Doble from The Explorium Brewpub to share his story and beers. Established by Mike and Joan Doble in 2016, The Explorium Brewpub brings together friendly service, tasty house-made beer, and great food at a reasonable price. The Doble family has a long history in brewing and brewpubs, with four breweries and restaurants in three states. Drawing from the best of the original Doble family brewery, Tampa Bay Brewing Company in…

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September 2017
$10

Fruit Beers

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Fruit beers are no longer limited to the once overly sweet and syrupy beers of the past. Fruit is now used to brew well balanced beer that enhances the other flavors and ingredients found in the beer. Join us September 6th to try a wide variety of styles that all incorporate some form of fruit. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: Icelandic Arctic Berry Alew/bilberriesEinstök Ölgerð(Akureyri, Norðurland)WitbierABV: 5.2% Cherry Stoutw/cherryNew Glarus Brewing Company(New Glarus, WI)American StoutABV: 6.5%…

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$10

Brewery Spotlight: O’so Brewing Co.

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On September 13th we welcome back Sarah with O'so Brewing Company. O’so started in 2007 in Plover, WI as an addition to Point Brew Supply homebrew shop. O’so saw rapid growth and a few years later moved to a much larger 12,000 sq ft space at Village Park in Plover, where they are now. In 2013, O’so was declared the 2nd fastest growing brewery in the state. In 2015, they won their first Great American Beer Festival Award for The…

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$10

Oktoberfest Beers

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Oktoberfest is the world's largest beer festival. It begins on September 16 when the Mayor of Munich taps the first keg and lasts until October 3. For Milwaukee Beer Society, it will be celebrated on September 20 when we sample a large number of Oktoberfest-style beers from both Germany and the US. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: OktoberfestSprecher Brewing Company(Glendale, WI)MärzenABV: 6.0%, IBU: 15 Octoberfest BeerBell's Brewery(Galesburg, MI)MärzenABV: 5.5% Spaten OktoberfestbierSpaten-Franziskaner-Löwenbräu-Gruppe(München, Germany)FestbierABV: 5.9%, IBU: 23 OktoberfestGreat…

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$10

Liz’s Beer Society

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On Wednesday, September 27th, we'll continue our series of tastings in which we honor some of Milwaukee Beer Society's regular members by letting them host their own theme/meeting with beers of their choosing. Liz is in control of our second installment in this series and she has chosen to taste beers that give back to their community and/or donate profits to charity. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: Urban UnderdogUrban Chestnut Brewing Company(St Louis, MO)Lager - North…

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October 2017
Free - Members Only

Brewery Spotlight: Miller Valley Brewery

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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On Wednesday, October 4, Milwaukee Beer Society welcomes Kain Escobar. In addition to being Milwaukee Beer Society member #226, Kain is also a Pilot Brewer for the MillerCoors pilot brewery known as Miller Valley Brewery. This is a special opportunity for Milwaukee Beer Society members to sample some unique beers that most people will never even hear about. This meeting is FREE to Milwaukee Beer Society members, and membership is required. Price: Free - Members Only Please note that this…

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$20

Sour Session: Lambic / Gueuze

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Wednesday, October 11, will be Milwaukee Beer Society’s fourth Sour Session tasting. Every few months we do a sour session featuring certain types of sour beers. This time we will be focusing specifically on lambic and gueuze. Lambic is a spontaneously fermented beer brewed in the Pajottenland region of Belgium. Its unique history, traditions, brewing, and fermentation process makes it like no other beverage in the world. Price: $20 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: Oude Gueuze Cuvée RenéBrouwerij…

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$10

Brewery Spotlight: District 14 Brewery & Pub

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
District 14 Brewery & Pub, 2273 S Howell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207 United States
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On October 18th, Milwaukee Beer Society will be taking a trip to Bay View's District 14 Brewery and Pub. On the heels of their 3rd anniversary, owner and brewmaster Matt McCulloch will walk us through his ever-rotating selection of beers, including some special beers he's breaking out just for us. See Menu Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: Dirty BlondeDistrict 14 Brewery and Pub(Milwaukee, WI) KölschABV: 5.4% MCBL Colaboration Green Tea & RhubarbDistrict 14 / Fermentorium(Milwaukee, WI)…

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