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April 2018

Homebrew Night

April 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, April 4th, we’ll enjoy our 27th 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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New England IPAs

April 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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$10

On Wednesday, April 11th, Milwaukee Beer Society will be sampling Northeast Style IPAs. Jump on the haze train while we explore this "juicy" style interpretation of the ever popular IPA. Northeast style IPAs tend to have a juicy, tropical aroma and flavor accompanied by a delicate mouthfeel. Contrary to the classic IPA bite, these beers are often less bitter and have a hazy appearance when partially or wholly unfiltered. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: NEAPAUntitled Art(Waunakee,…

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Milwaukee Beer Week

April 18

April 18th lands in the middle of Milwaukee Beer Week. With so many events going on in the area, we'll take a back seat and let the local bars and breweries do all the great work. Check out the website, download the app, and get out there!

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Jeremy’s Beer Society

April 25 @ 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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$15

On Wednesday, April 25th, 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. Jeremy G. is in control of our third installment in this series, and if you know Jeremy, it will not be one to miss. Price: $15 (plus membership, a one-time $10 fee) Beers: Cran-bic Ale 2018New Glarus Brewing Company(New Glarus, WI)Lambic - TraditionalABV: 6.0% Oude GeuzeBrouwerij 3…

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May 2018

Sour Session: Sour vs. Wild vs. Funky

May 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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Wednesday, May 2nd, will be Milwaukee Beer Society’s fifth 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 the differences between sour, wild, and funky beers. This will include beers that focus on tart and acidic flavor profiles compared with beers that focus more on an earthy, funk flavor profile. We'll explore brewing techniques along with various yeast and bacteria strains such as Lactobacillus…

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Chicago Beers

May 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, May 9, Milwaukee Beer Society will be sampling a selection of new-to-market Chicago-area breweries. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $15 fee) Beers: Applewood GoldMoody Tongue(Chicago, IL)Lager - American ABV: 5.0% Blood Orange GuppyPipeworks Brewing Company(Chicago, IL)IPA - Session / India Session AleABV: 4.6% IstigkeitSolemn Oath Brewery(Naperville, IL)Brown Ale - AmericanABV: 6.7% Sliced Nectarine IPAMoody Tongue(Chicago, IL)IPA - AmericanABV: 5.9% Oh, So Pretty18th Street Brewery(Hammond, IN)Saison / Farmhouse AleABV: 6.1% Country GreenSolemn Oath Brewery(Naperville, IL)IPA - AmericanABV: 6.5%…

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Brewery Spotlight: Milwaukee Brewing Company

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Milwaukee Brewing Company, 613 S 2nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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$12

On Wednesday, May 16, Milwaukee Beer Society takes a field trip over to Milwaukee Brewing Company. Special guest Dee Gedlen (aka MKE Beer Geek) will be guiding us through the 21-year old brewery's lineup. Price: $12 (plus membership, a one-time $15 fee) Beers: Milwaukee Brewing Company!

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Pastry Stouts

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Wednesday, May 23, we'll try our hand at sampling Pastry Stouts. If you're wondering what in the world a pastry stout is, you're not alone. While there's no official definition, pastry stouts are beers that use special ingredients to give them a more dessert-like flavor. Coffee, vanilla beans, coconut, cinnamon, and cacao nibs are just a few of the common ingredients that give these beers a very unique set of flavors. Not familiar with pastry stouts? This will be…

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Saisons

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$12

It's finally starting to feel a little like spring/summer around here, so let's drink a classic spring seasonal. On Wednesday, May 30, Milwaukee Beer Society will be hosting a Saison tasting. Originally brewed in southern Belgium for consumption during the farming season, Saisons are pale, refreshing beers with moderate strength and a very dry finish. Price: $12 (plus membership, a one-time $15 fee) Beers: Saison DupontBrasserie Dupont(Tourpes, Hainaut)Saison / Farmhouse AleABV: 6.5%, IBU: 30 L'HiverDoor County Brewing Co.(Baileys Harbor, WI)Saison…

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June 2018

Homebrew Night

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Free

On Wednesday, June 6, we’ll enjoy our 28th 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 beers with…

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Summer Bottle Share

June 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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Free

Join us June 13th for our summer bottle and potluck share! A bottle share is a gathering of members where each person brings beer to open and share with other members. In addition to beer, please also feel free to bring some food to share, potluck style. Please bring at least a 22oz bottle or two 12oz bottles of something special or unique that you have been wanting to share or have been waiting to crack open. Don't have anything…

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Brewery Spotlight: Enlightened Brewing Company

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Enlightened Brewing Company, 2018 S 1st St
Milwaukee, WI 5207 United States
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Join us June 20th as Milwaukee Beer Society visits Enlightened Brewing Company in Bay View where founder and co-owner Tommy Vandervort will guide us through their story and beers. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $15 fee) Beers: The ImperativeEnlightened Brewing Company(Milwaukee, WI)Pale Ale - AmericanABV: 6.0% Kettle LogicEnlightened Brewing Company(Milwaukee, WI)Red Ale - American Amber / RedABV: 5.6% Cream City BrixEnlightened Brewing Company(Milwaukee, WI)Cream AleABV: 5.0% Prototypical PorterEnlightened Brewing Company(Milwaukee, WI)Porter - OtherABV: 5.4% The Human ConditionEnlightened Brewing Company(Milwaukee,…

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Evaluating Beers

June 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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$15

On June 27th, Milwaukee Beer Society will be hosting a meeting focused on evaluating beers with special guest MC Sig Copple. Sig is a BJCP (Beer Judge Certification Program) Certified Beer Judge and Mead Judge who has judged dozens of competitions (hundreds of beers) including the National Homebrew Competition. After tasting each beer, Sig will guide us through a discussion about the appearance, aroma, flavor, mouthfeel, and overall impression of the beer. We’ll also discuss some BJCP guidelines and judging…

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July 2018

No Meeting – July 4th

July 4

Independence Day 2018 in United States of America - No Meeting To help celebrate, the Beer Institute revealed its annual top 10 facts about July 4th, America's founders, and beer. 1. In 1587, Virginia colonists used corn to brew the first recorded ale in the colony. Today, brewers use a number of grains to make beer, including barley, corn, millet, oats, rye, sorghum and wheat. 2. The first shipment of beer arrived in the Virginia colony from England in 1607.…

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Josh’s Beer Society

July 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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$10

On Wednesday, July 11th, 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. Josh is in control of our fourth installment in this series, and we will be tasting some of his favorite beers. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $15 fee) Beers: Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Co.(Grand Rapids, MI)Stout - OatmealABV: 8.3%, IBU: 60 Fresh Squeezed IPADeschutes Brewery(Bend, OR)IPA - AmericanABV:…

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Fruit Beers

July 18 @ 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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$10

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 July 18th to try a wide variety of styles that all incorporate some form of fruit. Check out MBS members Ed & Sig talk about fruit beers on the Morning Blend this past spring Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $15…

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Summer Beers

July 25 @ 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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$10

Kick back with a variety of beers engineered for summer drinking. These lighter beers pair perfectly with grilling burgers, mowing the lawn, or simply enjoying the summer night by a campfire. Join us Wednesday, July 25th for a night of easy-drinking summer beers. Price: $10 (plus membership, a one-time $15 fee) Beers: Sweet SunglassesHop Haus Brewing Company(Verona, WI)Blonde AleABV: 5.3%, IBU: 18 Shiner Sea Salt & Lime Summer LagerSpoetzl Brewery(Shiner, TX)American LagerABV: 4.0%, IBU: 9 Sun CrusherRevolution Brewing Company(Chicago, IL)American…

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August 2018

Homebrew Night

August 1 @ 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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Free

On Wednesday, August 1, we’ll enjoy our 29th 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 beers with…

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Wisconsin vs The World

August 8 @ 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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We may be a bit biased, but Wisconsin is home to some of the best beers and brewers in the world. Join us Wednesday, August 8th as we compare and contrast some notable Wisconsin brews alongside their worldly counterparts. This is a head-to-head challenge of several Wisconsin brewed beers vs. highly respected beers of the same style brewed somewhere else in world. A variety of styles will be on hand from sessionable to barrel-aged. On Wisconsin! Price: $10 (plus membership, a…

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Meads & Ciders

August 15 @ 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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Mead & Cider was such a popular night last year that we're bringing it back for round 2! On Wednesday, August 15th 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 $15 fee) Ciders/Meads: Bone Dry Apple…

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