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Crafted for
this moment

Announcing our first single barrel type
release of the 26th Anniversary stout! It is coming your
way on June 15th! This imperial stout was aged for 33
months in J. Henry & Sons bourbon barrels.
These barrels are crafted from Wisconsin grown oak,
air dried for over two years to reduce tannins extracted
from the wood, then rested with their bourbon for at
least five years. We knew exactly what base beer we
wanted to put into them, and we think you’ll be happy
with the end result! A big stout base overflowing with
hints of dark chocolate and caramel. 14.92% ABV.

This release will take place first thing in the morning on
Saturday, June 15th, at each taproom’s respective
opening time (10am in Amherst, 11am in

Amherst will have the B3
BBQ & Patsy’s Mac
food truck on site from 4-8pm.

Milwaukee will be closing down 11th Street for a food
truck fest/block party. Food trucks will include
Trouble Makers Cocina, MKE Bento,
Double Dubs, and EZ Tiki and start serving at

Our Twenty Six Anniversary Edition Imperial Stout aged
for 33 months in J. Henry & Sons Bourbon Barrels will
be available at both taprooms in 22oz bottles to go, as
well as on tap. First come, first served, limit 4 bottles
per person, $25 each.

arial shot of lineup in parking lot for anniversary party

26th Anniversary Party

Thank you to every one of you!  From our staff, to our volunteers, and especially our loyal fans. You not only made the 26th Anniversary Party last weekend possible, but a resounding success! Check out these photos from the event.

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 taprooms, 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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Donation Request

Community support is essential to the Central Waters philosophy, and giving back to our fans through donations is fundamental to making this world a better place. Check out the guidelines here for donation requests!