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Are you ready for the 2022 Black Gold release? We sure are!
On Saturday October 8, we are once again hosting the annual River Run. Coupled with the run is the release of the ever-popular Black Gold, along with a repeat of last year’s delicious variant- Marshmallow Fudge Cookie Black Gold!
Getting Your Tickets:
Tickets go on sale Sunday, August 28, 2022 for this year’s Black Gold and Marshmallow Fudge Cookie variant.
On August 28 at 6pm, you will be able to go online and buy your ticket. This ticket includes the cost of the beer. For $100, you receive 4 bottles of 2022 Black Gold PLUS 1 bottle of 2022 Marshmallow Fudge Cookie Black Gold.
When purchasing your tickets, you will be prompted to choose one of two beer pick up time slots:
Noon – 2pm
2pm – 4pm
Want the beer but can’t make the trip? No problem! Proxies are allowed and encouraged!
Picking Up Your Beer:
You will pick up your beer On Saturday, October 8, 2022. All you need to do is arrive at the brewery in your allotted time slot and drive up to the right side of the barrel house. There we will scan your ticket, put the beer in your car, and you’re off. Limited contact beer pickup!
If you would like to join us for a beer after you pick up your bottles, our taproom will be open, and there will be a tent in the parking lot with beer trailers. Just park your car and walk on back to join us! Here is the link for Black Gold Ticket sales:
Interested in joining us for the River Run as well? Information and registration for the RUN can be found here:


We can’t believe it is already here but…. We are celebrating our 1 year Anniversary in Milwaukee with a special VIP style event!
On Saturday, September 10 at Noon, we will welcome a limited number of people (due to space constraints) to celebrate with us. Your $80 ticket will get you exclusive access to the following:
– One 22 oz bottle of an imperial stout aged for 26 months in a 19 year old Elijah Craig barrel
– One 22 oz bottle of an imperial stout aged for 31 months in Tattersall Rye whiskey barrels
– Two 16 oz cans of a double dry hopped double IPA brewed with Kallas Orange Blossom Honey, Citra Incognito, Citra Cryo & Citra Pellets
– Two 16 oz cans of a Dairyland and Briess collaboration Imperial Milk Stout brewed with Briess Malted Milk Powder and milk sugar
– Live Music by Milwaukee’s own Wire & Nail and The Zach Pietrini Band
– Free food provided by Dairyland
This event will be held both indoor and outdoor- with tents and beer available outside, exclusively to ticket holders from Noon until 5pm, at which point we will open to the public. The packaged beers are exclusive to ticket holders and will not be available after the event. You will be allowed to purchase up to two (2) tickets on your transaction so you can bring someone with you! So find a friend and come celebrate with us!
There will be NO PROXIES allowed for this event- you must be present on this day to pickup your allocated Milwaukee anniversary beer. One allocation of beer per person- no late pickups- no exceptions-no refunds.
Tickets go on sale this Sunday August 14th at 6pm sharp! Come celebrate with us in Milwaukee! Here’s the link:



We’re looking for a BREWER for our Amherst facility! Think you have what it takes to be a part of this award-winning team? Send us your resume or drop it right off in Amherst. The job and resume details can be found HERE! Cheers!



We are so very excited to share with you a second location, at 1037 W. Juneau Ave, in Milwaukee, WI! Please note that there is now a “MILWAUKEE TAP ROOM” tab on the right side of your screen, to find all answers related to the taplist, hours, and info.

Dairyland is grilling up messily delicious all-American Burgers and Chicken sandwiches, Friday Night Fish Frys, Biscuit Sandwiches and Brunch on Sunday’s from 11a-3pm, and other baked goodies from Mid-Way Bakery! Check out their website for current hours, menu items, and to pre-order your food!! Click HERE  for all that jazz! And, being that we have this fantastic all-American restaurant located right inside our facility, we DO NOT allow carry in food.

If you’ve got Milwaukee-specific questions for us about events or beer releases, please contact us by:

Phone: 414-271-3174   -OR-

Click HERE for our MKE Facebook account,  and HERE for MKE Instagram pics!

Hours of operation in Milwaukee:

Mondays 3pm-9pm / Tuesday-Thursdays 3pm-11pm

Fridays 3pm-12am / Saturdays 11am-12am / Sundays 11am-9pm



 Indoor seating is first come, first served. Patrons who wish to drink indoors must have a table or seat at the bar. While we cannot accommodate large groups indoors, there is plenty of room in the beer garden.  Service from the patio window will remain an option for those enjoying the sun. Our Custom Fire Rings have made their seasonal appearance! If you’d like to enjoy a fire while visiting outside, just ask our tap room staff to get one rolling for you.

Food Truck service has ended for the season. Sliced Pizza Co. from Scandinavia delivers to the brewery though! Their hours are: Thursday – Friday 4pm-9pm, Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday: 11am – 6 pm. Click HERE for a link to their website and menu.

As always, our FREE TOURS take off from the Tap Room at 3pm on Saturday afternoons. No reservation necessary.

Tap Room Hours:

Indoor Seating Hours: TH 3-9pm, F 3-9pm Sat 10-9pm, Sun 12-7pm

Patio Hours: M & T 9-5pm, W 9-7pm, TH & F 9-9pm, Sat 10-9pm, Sun 12-7pm

Amherst To-Go beer is available by clicking the link HERE 

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How we make delicious brews matters just as much as their distinctive taste. That’s why we craft ales and lagers straight from earth to sky. Bubbling tanks to aging barrels and our brewery taproom, our beers are sustainably crafted using solar heat and water conservation techniques.

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Sharing a meal with friends and family. Celebrating hard-fought wins. Or just appreciating some well-deserved downtime. Planning and making the most of these moments takes thought. Enjoy it with a beer crafted the same way. It’s time well spent.

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