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December 2018

Brewery Spotlight: Sprecher Brewing (Walker’s Point Taproom)

December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sprecher Walker’s Point Taproom, 706 S 5th St
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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$10

On Wednesday, December 5th, Milwaukee Beer Society will be visiting Sprecher's Walker's Point taproom. Founded in 1985, Sprecher was at the forefront of the craft beer movement, helping pave the way for a number Milwaukee breweries. Come tour their newest space with a few new beers. Members: $10 Guests: $15 Beers: PilsnerSprecher Brewing Company(Glendale, WI)Pilsner - CzechABV: 5.0%, IBU: 38 Black BavarianSprecher Brewing Company(Glendale, WI)SchwarzbierABV: 6.0%, IBU: 32 Sprecher Lightship 57Sprecher Brewing Company(Glendale, WI)Session IPAABV: 4.5%, IBU: 75 Touch of…

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Holiday Beers

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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$10

‘Tis the season for holiday beers, and Milwaukee Beer Society will be sampling a full lineup of them on Dec. 12. Spiced beers, winter warmers, or any other beer with a holiday theme are all fair game. Members: $10 Guests: $15 Beers: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year (Our Special Ale) (2018)Anchor Brewing Company(San Francisco, CA)Winter WarmerABV: 6.9%, IBU: 40 Christmas Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales(Krebs, OK)Stout - American Imperial / DoubleABV: 13.0%, IBU: 65 Shiner Holiday CheerSpoetzl Brewery(Shiner, TX)DunkelweizenABV: 5.4%, IBU:…

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Brewery Spotlight: MobCraft Beer

December 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mobcraft Beer, 505 S 5th St
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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$10

On Wednesday, December 19th, Milwaukee Beer Society will take a field trip to MobCraft Beer for our next brewery spotlight. In 2011, MobCraft founders Henry Schwartz and Andrew Gierczak dreamt up an idea for a crowdsourced brewery where the people decide what’s brewed. They quickly outgrew their space in Madison and made the move to Milwaukee, WI in 2016 where they have since been a part of the Walker’s Point community. Each month MobCraft leverages the power of the crowd…

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No Meeting – Holiday Break

December 26, 2018

MBS Holiday Break On December 26 we're taking a brief break for the holidays. We'll pick things up again in the new year with some new beers. Prost!

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January 2019

New Year, New Beer

January 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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$10

For our first tasting in 2019 Milwaukee Beer Society will be bringing back our "New Year, New Beer" tasting. On Wednesday, January 2nd, we will feature breweries that are new to market and/or beers that have been recently released. Five years ago this would have been nearly impossible, but with the continued explosion of craft breweries, a weekly influx of new beers has come to be the norm. Come find your new favorite beer! Members: $10 Guests: $15 Beers: Pineapple…

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MBS 5-Year Anniversary Party (Sold Out)

January 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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$20

It's hard to believe it's been five years! On January 9, 2019 we will host our 250th meeting and 5-year anniversary party. In that time, we've tasted about 2,400 different beers together. As in past years we will be doing a special beer tasting in honor of our anniversary. The beers we drink on this night will be the best of the best of 2018, selected from winners of this past year's tastings. Unlike most meetings, we are capping this…

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Coffee Beers

January 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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$10

Wednesday, January 16th will be a glorious night of uppers and downers as we taste our way through the delicious combination of coffee and beer. We will mostly be featuring a variety of darker beers, in which the roastiness of the coffee adds to the roasted malt flavors and/or complements the sweetness of caramel malts. We will also include a few lighter examples such as cream ales or pale ales offering an interesting take on the style. Join us to…

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Brewery Spotlight: 1840 Brewing Company

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1840 Brewing Co, 342 E Ward St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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On Wednesday, January 23rd Milwaukee Beer Society members will be taking a field trip to 1840 Brewing Company for our next brewery spotlight. 1840 Brewing Company focuses on blending old world beer styles with modern flavors by employing various fermentation, aging, and blending techniques to create truly unique beers. The majority of their beers spend their entire life in oak and take anywhere from a few months to a few years to make. Each batch is individually blended and bottle conditioned…

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*CANCELLED/RESCHEDULED* Brewery Spotlight: Stock House Brewing

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stock House Brewing, 7208 W North Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
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***Please note this event has been rescheduled for April 10 due to the extreme weather conditions in the forecast for Wednesday. Our apologies for any inconvenience.*** On Wednesday, April 10, Milwaukee Beer Society will be traveling to Stock House Brewing Co. in Wauwatosa where they promise they will never make the same beer twice. Paul Hepp and Mark Henry Mahoney have teamed up to bring a new kind of brewery experience to the Milwaukee area. They develop beer styles that…

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February 2019

Brewery Spotlight: City Lights Brewing Co.

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Brewing Co., 2200 W Mt Vernon Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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$12

On Wednesday, February 6, Milwaukee Beer Society will be visiting City Lights Brewing Co. in the Menomonee Valley. City Lights features a state of the art brewing facility in a historic Milwaukee building located right on the Menomonee River. We will be joined by Dr. David Ryder, City Lights' Chief Innovation Officer and former Worldwide Head of Quality and Innovation for MillerCoors, for an evening of great beer, food, and awesome ambiance. Members: $12 Guests: $17 Beers: Irish Red AleCity…

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Barrel-Aged Beers

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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$15

February 13th marks the return of Milwaukee Beer Society’s highly anticipated barrel-aged beer night. This will be an amazing assortment of beers that have all spent time in some kind of barrel. No sour beers on this night (we have other nights for those), but you can be sure to find some barrel-aged stouts, barleywines, and other styles that have spent some time in wood. Members: $15 Guests: $20 Beers: Deth's TarRevolution Brewing Company(Chicago, IL)Stout - Imperial OatmealABV: 14.8%, IBU:…

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Beers of the Lowlands: Cafe Hollander (Downer)

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cafe Hollander, 2608 N Downer Ave
milwaukee, wi 53211
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Milwaukee Beer Society is excited to announce a feature night with Cafe Hollander and The Lowlands Group of restaurants. As good beer enthusiasts, we know one thing that makes good beer even better is good friends, and our friends at The Lowlands Group are a great example of this perfect harmony. Our theme for this week will be "Beers of the Lowlands Countries - Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg." A visit to these countries should be on the bucket list of any good…

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Brewery Spotlight: Indeed Brewing Company

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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$10 – $15

Indeed Brewing Company is cultivating an artfully eclectic line-up of beers from the heart of Northeast Minneapolis, and on February 27th we will have Indeed in the house to tell us all about it. Come taste your way through their lineup, hear their story, and learn about their soon-to-be newest home in the Walker’s Point neighborhood of Milwaukee. Members: $10 Guests: $15 Beers: Mexican Honey LightIndeed Brewing Company(Minneapolis, MN)Lager - American LightABV: 5.2% B-Side PilsIndeed Brewing Company(Minneapolis, MN)Pilsner - GermanABV:…

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March 2019

Homebrew Night

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Free

On Wednesday, March 5th, we’ll enjoy our 31st 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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Craft Spotlight: Crafty Cow / Hot Head Fried Chicken BEER & WING PAIRING

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Head Fried Chicken / Crafty Cow, 2671 S. Kinnickinnic Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207 United States
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We are excited to bring Milwaukee Beer Society to Bay View and experience Crafty Cow / Hot Head Fried Chicken as part of our new "craft spotlight" series in which we visit local craft beer focused establishments and give them the spotlight. No better way to do this than with a beer and wing pairing! For each beer, there will be a unique flavor of wing to pair with it. Get your drinking shoes and thinking caps on, as you…

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Stouts

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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$12

It's about time to warm up with some stouts! Join Milwaukee Beer Society on Wednesday, March 20th for a tasting of all things stouts. Expect a variety of sub-styles such as milk stouts, oatmeal stouts, chocolate stouts, imperial stouts, barrel aged stouts, fruited stouts, coffee stouts, English stouts, American stouts, oyster stouts, or anything from the stout family. Members: $12 Guests: $17 Beers: Two StallAhnapee Brewery(Algoma, WI)Milk StoutABV: 5.5%, IBU: 18 Best Extra StoutCoopers(Regency Park, SA)Foreign Export StoutABV: 6.3%, IBU:…

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Doppelbocks

March 27 @ 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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$10

Traditionally, Monks would fast during Lent, drinking Doppelbocks as their main source of nutrition for 40 days. We’ll honor that tradition by getting our main source of nutrition from eight different doppelbocks, if only for a few hours. Members: $10 Guests: $15 Beers: Spaten OptimatorSpaten-Franziskaner-Löwenbräu-Gruppe(München, Germany)DoppelbockABV: 7.6%, IBU: 60 Einbecker Winter-BockEinbecker Brauhaus(Einbeck, Niedersachsen)DoppelbockABV: 7.5%, IBU: 50 Blonde DoppelbockCapital Brewery(Middleton, WI)Blonde DoppelbockABV: 7.8%, IBU: 26 Weihenstephaner KorbinianBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan(Freising, Bayern)Bock - DoppelbockABV: 7.4%, IBU: 32 CelebratorAyinger Privatbrauerei(Aying, Germany)DoppelbockABV: 6.7%, IBU: 24…

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April 2019

Untraditional IPAs

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Place at the Historical Pabst Brewery, 901 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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$12

Join us for a night of untraditional IPAs as we sample some unusual takes on one of the most popular craft beer styles out there. Get ready for some unique offerings such as Milkshake IPA, Brut IPA, Pastry IPA (yes, that's a thing), and more. Members: $12 Guests: $17 Beers: Kombucha IPANew Holland Brewing (Holland, MI)Kombucha IPAABV: 5.0% Caged WisdomOdd Side Ales(Grand Haven, MI)Brut IPAABV: 6.8% Osprey’s Fresh Catch (Season Five)Horus Fresh Ales(Waunakee, WI)White IPA w/coconutABV: 7.0% Spirit of RevoltRevolution…

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Brewery Spotlight: Stock House Brewing

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stock House Brewing, 7208 W North Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
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On Wednesday, April 10, Milwaukee Beer Society will be traveling to Stock House Brewing Co. in Wauwatosa where they promise they will never make the same beer twice. Paul Hepp and Mark Henry Mahoney have teamed up to bring a new kind of brewery experience to the Milwaukee area. They develop beer styles that both pay homage to the classics, as well as appease the beer nerds. Join us as we tour their space and try all of the beers they…

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Brewery Spotlight: Vennture Brewing

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Vennture Brewing, 5519 W North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
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$15

On April 17 we will be traveling back to Wauwatosa and visiting Vennture Brewing Co. Vennture focuses not only on beer, but also specializes in coffee. Making tasty beverages to make everyone’s life better. Members: $15 Guests: $20 Beers: BeercationVennture Brew Co (Milwaukee, WI)Lager - ViennaABV: 5.6% Irish AFVennture Brew Co (Milwaukee, WI)Stout - Irish DryABV: 4.0% Bandshell BeerVennture Brew Co (Milwaukee, WI)Pale Ale - New EnglandABV: 6.0% Critical AdjustmentVennture Brew Co (Milwaukee, WI)Stout - OtherABV: 6.5% 88th MeridianVennture Brew…

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