The Bavarian Bierhaus is a Glendale-based, German-style beer hall featuring craft brews, German comfort food, live music, outdoor seating and Friday tours. Prost!
TIP: Recommended for brewing enthusiasts. Will walk away knowing "The craft secrets behind all 10 Bavairan Bierhouse brews."
This is a beer history tour, not a brewery tour that includes lots of information, some walking and plenty of PBR.
TIP: Stop by the Vintage Gift Shop before or after the tour. It’s like a retail store and mini museum in one.
Biloba Brewing is a small microbrewery in Brookfield that focuses on crafting unique beers using the simplest and purest ingredients. Come for a tour, stay for a beer (or two.)
Black Husky was inspired, not surprisingly, by dogs. The rustic, woodsy taproom is located in the heart of Riverwest and offers signature and seasonal brews as well as regular brewery tours. Woof.
TIP: Prides itself as "Milwaukee’s worst tour."
City Lights features vintage buildings designed by the famous Alexander Eschweiler and offers an educational and easygoing tour. Check it.
TIP: This is a smaller, more intimate tour through a 115-year-old building!
Delafield Brewhaus is a restaurant and microbrewery offering house-made brews, American food, live music and brewery tours. The ‘burbs got the brews, too!
TIP: Very engaging tour. Come with questions!
Explorium Brewpub is Greendale’s first and only brewery. Located inside the Southridge Mall, Explorium offers a fun casual atmosphere, a crowd pleasing menu and a list of brews that's perfect for the beer-curious. Take some time and explore it.
TIP: A "technical tour" is also available for those who want to dive deeper into the brewing process. It’s $30, takes two hours and includes samples and brewing ingredients.
The Riverwest-based company creates vibrant and unique ales and lagers that reflect the brewery’s vibrant and unique community and beyond.
TIP:Might wanna pre-order tickets. They keep tours small with 15 tickets available for advanced purchase and 5 tickets reserved for walk-ins.
Good City Brewing is an East Side brewery with an industrial-meets-chic taproom offering craft beer, chef-driven internationally-inspired plates and weekly tours. Good City = good times.
TIP: Tour offers specialty glassware not available for general purchase.
Lakefront Brewery is located on the edge of the Milwaukee River and features an array of beers, bar bites and the best brewery tour in Milwaukee, according to OnMilwaukee readers.
TIP: This is a larger craft brewery tour with up to 60 people. Remember the Lakefront Brewery tour motto: touring is thirsty work.
MillerCoors has more than 450 years of combined brewing experience and shares the history and process through free tours. Mmmmmm... Miller samples.
TIP: To see an active production line, go on the tour during the week. This tour takes place both indoors and outdoors, so dress accordingly.
Milwaukee Brewing Company started as a brewpub at the Milwaukee Ale House in 1997 and 20 years later, it's still going strong. So strong, in fact, that the brewery opened a larger facility on North 9th Street this past year.
TIP: You will also receive a token for a free beer at a partnering bar, so plan to go out after.
Mobcraft Brewing is the nation’s only crowd-sourced brewery.
TIP: Stop at Conejito’s (on the same block) for tacos before or after the tour.
The new Pabst Brewery, located inside a former church, is a spiritual experience for PBR people. OK, that might be an overstatement.
TIP: Check out Best Place for an up-close history of the Pabst Brewery.
Raised Grain is located in Waukesha and offers handcrafted beer, homemade pizzas and says it’s "the biggest little brewery tour."
TIP: This is a very intimate tour in a small brewery. Show up ready to be interactive.
Sprecher Brewery is an old-school brewery with beer and soda tours, tastings, live music and food in an indoor Bavarian beer garden.
TIP: Reserve tastings are available. These small group tours feature the company’s premier and limited edition products, each paired with a different artisan cheese.
Brewfinity Brewing Company is a casual brewpub with house beers on draft, small plates and tours. Mullet hairstyle not required.
TIP: Tours are better with a taste. Be sure to buy one before you leave.
Third Space Brewing offer hand-crafted beer, a beer garden with food trucks and tours on the weekends.
TIP: The tours are always led by one of the brewery owners, Kevin Wright or Andy Gehl.
Urban Harvest, located on Fifth Street in the Walker’s Point neighborhood, is a small-batch brewery and taproom with indoor and street-side seating. #414letshaveonemore
TIP: This is a very small brewery, so the tour is more of a presentation than a walk-through tour. More info on their Facebook page.
Located in the heart of downtown, and complete with a brand new, state-of-the-art brewing system. Get a tour and a beer, and then sit down for some delicious food afterwards.
TIP:The Water Street Brewery is Milwaukee’s oldest brewpub.
Westallion Brewery is West Allis’ only brewery and offers a relaxing, family-friendly and natural light-filled environment. Liberace would drink here if he could.
TIP: There is plenty of street parking available.