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Throughout the year, we will be unveiling some brand new beers for your taking! These will be “Brewery Only” releases (are not going into distribution), taking place in both Amherst and Milwaukee. Our THIRD release is to take place on Saturday June 3rd!

Champagne label – Two bottle limit
Our next beer from 18 year old Elijah Craig barrels.  These barrels, while hard to get, have quickly become one of our favorites to dabble with.  Aged for 35 months, and clocking in at 15.2% ABV we specifically designed this beer to be slightly lower in alcohol and higher in body than its counterpart.  Dark chocolate, vanilla, and a finely aged bourbon dominate this flavor profile.
Teal label – Two bottle limit
Our preferred barrel to use in our barrel aging program since 2012 has always been the Elijah Craig 12 year old. This beer epitomizes the quality of these barrels.  The stories we have, of trying to consistently attain these barrels through the years, could fill more than a nice summer evening by the campfire.  It has been a wild ride trying to get barrels before the internet made things widely accessible to all of us, but these barrels made it all worth the challenge.  Aged 47 months, we designed this beer to be slightly lighter in body but higher in alcohol to showcase the quality of these barrels.   Flavor is dominated by barrel tannins – slightly smoke and vanilla, butterscotch, and at the right temperature, a hint of toasted coconut.

Just like the last release – all bottles are first come, first served and will be available in both Amherst and Milwaukee on June 3rd.

Our Amherst location will begin releasing these at 10am.

PLEASE NOTE: Milwaukee will begin releasing the bottles that same day at 4pm, in conjunction with our backyard Tiki Party!



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.

Trouble Makers’ Cocina is keeping hours in our Milwaukee facility, by serving up delicious food! Check out info about them on the Milwaukee Tab.

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 account!


M-TH 3-10pm / F-Sat 11am-12am/  Sun 11-9pm



Our tap room is open 7 days a week for to-go beer and bar service. Seating is limited to our side room on weekdays during production hours. The full tap room is open after 3pm on Thursdays and Fridays, and all day Saturday and Sunday.

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.


M 9-5pm/ T & W 9-7pm/ TH & F 9-9pm/ Sat 10-9pm/ Sun 12-7pm

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


Sustainably and consciously

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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Time well spent

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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