Milwaukee Brewery Tours
If you're looking for something to do on your visit to Milwaukee, Wisconsin (the Brew City) -- a brewery tour should be first on your list. Below is a list of Milwaukee breweries that offer tours. Schedules vary around major holidays and fill up quickly with locals and tourists, so check each brewery's website and call to confirm hours. Pröst! Be sure to also check out our guide to Wisconsin Brewery Tours.


Brenner Brewing Company • 414-465-8469
706 S. 5th St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 (map)
www.BrennerBrewing.com

Tours: Th & F 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9PM • Sa 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9PM
Su 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9PM
Tasting Room Hours: T & F 4-10PM • Sa 12-10PM • Su 12-10PM
No reservation necessary.
Group tours by appointment almost anytime.
$8 (includes (4) 5oz pours and souvenir key chain / bottle opener)

Brenner Brewing Company is Wisconsin's newest craft brewery. Come for a behind the scenes tour given by Founder and Brewmaster Mike Brenner, hang out in the tasting room and sample beers, and check out the adjacent art gallery. Bring all your friends and have lunch delivered by one of the city's favorite nearby Mexican restaurants.

Must be 21 with valid id or under the supervision of a legal parent or guardian to sample beer and tour brewery.

   

   

      



Best Place at the
Historic Pabst Brewery
• 414-630-1609
901 W. Juneau Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233 (map)
www.BestPlaceMilwaukee.com

Tours: M, W & Th 1 & 3PM • F-Su 11AM, 12 & 1PM
Signed Tours for the Deaf: 1st Friday of Every Month at 2PM
No reservation necessary, they never turn anyone away.
Group tours by appointment almost anytime.
Bus and coach friendly.
$8 (includes 1 beer)
$6 (Military Personnel)
Admission in the Gift Shop.

Your unique experience will begin with your first step into the Captain's Courtyard where you can take a picture with Captain Pabst. From there you'll move into the Guest Center where the original organized tours started over 70 years ago. And of course, no tour would be complete without enjoying an ice cold Pabst in historical Blue Ribbon Hall.

All ages tour. Must be 21 with valid id or under supervision of a legal parent or guardian to sample beer.

   

   

      



Lakefront Brewery • 414/372-8800
1872 Commerce St., Milwaukee, WI 53212 (map)
www.LakefrontBrewery.com

Tours: M-Sa at 3PM • F at 3, 3:30 & 6-8:30PM • Sa 1-3PM
(tour times vary every week. check their website.)
several tours a day around the holidays
tours sell out fast • advance ticket purchase only available online

$7 (includes (4) 6oz pours and souvenir pint glass)
      Lakefront Maple Root Beer is available for non-beer drinkers

Started in 1987, the microbrewery located on the Milwaukee River has become a Milwaukee landmark. Its rich history includes partnerships with local taverns, preservation of local historical pieces, unique tours, family style dining options and most importantly, great beer.

Must be 21 with a valid id or under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian.

   

   

   




Sprecher Brewery • 414/964-2739
701 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, WI 53209 (map)
www.SprecherBrewery.com

Tours: M-F 4PM • Sa & Su 1, 2 & 3PM
no tours on holidays
additional tours on days surrounding holidays
Reservations Required • tour capacity is 70

$5 (includes 4 pours beer, unlimited soda, and souvenir tasting glass)
$4 (Seniors 62+)
$3 (under 21)
Free (with Military ID)

Reserve Tasting - $15 (includes 10 pours of premier and limited edition products paired with artisian cheeses and etched tasting glass)
reservations required • tour times vary by demand

Sprecher Brewing Co. was founded in 1985 by Randal Sprecher, formerly a brewing supervisor at Pabst Brewing Company. Sprecher's root beer was named the Best in America by the New York Times
in 2007.

Randy Sprecher interview from Decider.com here.

All ages tour. Must be 21 years of age to participate in the Reserve Tastings or receive beer samples on regular tour.



Milwaukee Brewing Co • 414/226-2337
613 S. Second St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 (map)
www.MilwaukeeBrewingCo.com

Tours: F 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6 & 6:30PM • Sa 2, 2:30, 3, 3:30 & 4PM • 5-7PM Open House

$10 (includes samples & pint glass)
$15 for Open House (includes samples & pint glass)

Milwaukee Brewing Company started in 1996 in the basement of a farmhouse in Cedarburg by two Milwaukee area home brewers. With limited resources and unlimited delicious beer ideas, Milwaukee Brewing Company opened it's Milwaukee Ale House in 1997 in Milwaukee's Third Ward. Their 2nd Street Brewery opened in 2008.

Must be 21 with valid id or under supervision of a legal parent or guardian.




MillerCoors • 414-931-BEER or 800-944-LITE
4251 W. State St., Milwaukee, WI 53208 (map)
www.MillerCoors.com

Summer Tours (Memorial Day to Labor Day):
       M-Sa
10:30-4:30 & Su 10:30-2
Winter Tours (Labor Day to Memorial Day):
       M-Sa
10:30-3:30
Free (includes 3 beers & free postcards w/postage)

MillerCoors' Milwaukee Brewery, one of the world's largest breweries, sits on land originally purchased by Miller founder Frederick J. Miller in 1855. Some 800 employees work round-the-clock here, producing 10 million barrels every year.

All ages tour. Must be 21 with valid id or under supervision of a legal parent or guardian to sample beer.

   

   

   

   



Milwaukee Distillery Tour

Great Lakes Distillery • 414-431-8683
616 W. Virginia St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 (map)
www.greatlakesdistillery.com

Tasting Room Hours: M-Th 11AM-8PM • F-Sa 11AM-10PM
       Su 11AM-8PM
Tours: M-Th 1, 3, & 5PM • F 1, 3, 5, & 6PM; Sa 1,2,3 & 4PM;
       Su 1, 3 & 5PM
$7 (includes flight of six products)

Wisconsin's first distillery since prohibition, Great Lakes Distillery is a small-batch distillery located in Milwaukee. They hand-craft award winning distilled spirits in limited quantities using old world methods and traditions.

Visitors Must be 21. Children are welcome to join you, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.



 
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