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Wisconsin Breweries

Last updated: December 5, 2000


Bob "now go have a beer" Paolino maintains a list of Wisconsin breweries, along with his up-to-the-minute Wisconsin brewery news. Cheesehead homebrewers have a home with the Green Bay Rackers. Great Lakes Brewing News has a Wisconsin page. Get your Milwaukee beer news at Cream City Suds. Heather McCullough covers the entire state with her Wisconsin Beer Page.


53000: Milwaukee
Chilton - Delafield - Hartford - Mequon - Oconomowoc - Port Washington - Stonebank

Stonebank Pub and Eatery
3395 Highway K
Stonebank WI 53000

Phone: +1 414-966-1975

Brewpub
Rowland's Calumet Brewery
25 North Madison
Chilton WI 53014

Phone: +1 920-849-2534

Brewpub
11.5 points / 6 beers
Opened September 15, 1990.
Brewer: Robert Rowland.
Capacity 270 barrels.
Delafield Brewhaus
3832 Hillside Drive
Delafield WI 53018

Phone: +1 262-646-7821
Fax: +1 262-646-7822

Brewpub
15.5 points / 12 beers
Opened 1999.
Brewer: John Harrison.
Water Street Lake County
3191 Golf Road
Delafield WI 53018

Phone: +1 262-646-7878
Fax: +1 262-646-7882

Brewpub
15.0 points / 8 beers
Opened April 1, 2000.
Brewer: Robert Hansen.
Rothaus Brauerei
4900 Highway 175
Hartford WI 53027

Phone: +1 262-644-8181

Brewpub
Opened October 1, 1998.
Brewer: Robert Wilber.
LaBelle Brewing
750 East Wisconsin
Box 304
Oconomowoc WI 53066

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened December 15, 1994.
Closed September 1, 1997.
Capacity 800 barrels.
Oconomowoc Brewing
750 East Wisconsin Avenue
Oconomowoc WI 53066

Phone: +1 262-560-0388
Fax: +1 262-569-9778

Microbrewery
15.5 points / 2 beers
Opened June 1, 1998.
Brewer: Tom "Julio" Miller.
Capacity 600 barrels.
Harbor City Brewing
535 West Grand Avenue
Port Washington WI 53074

Phone: +1 414-284-3118
Fax: +1 414-284-4003

Microbrewery
13.5 points / 1 beer
Brewer: James Schueller.
Port Washington Brewing
Smith Brothers Brew Pub
100 North Franklin Avenue
Port Washington WI 53074

Phone: +1 414-377-2337

Brewpub
14.5 points / 5 beers
Opened July 1, 1996.
Brewer: Jeff Kolar.
Mambo Beer
10920 North Port Washington Road
Mequon WI 53092

Phone: +1 888-548-3754
Fax: +1 414-241-5483

Beer Marketing Company
15.0 points / 1 beer
Brewer: Pioneer Brewing.

53100: Milwaukee
Kenosha - Mukwonago - Waukesha - Whitewater

Brewmasters Pub and Restaurant
4017 80th Street
Kenosha WI 53142

Phone: +1 414-694-9050
Fax: +1 414-694-9271

Brewpub
16.0 points / 2 beers
Opened February 18, 1987.
Brewer: Jim Johnson, Dave Norton.
Capacity 800 barrels.
Brewmasters Pub Parkside
1170 22nd Avenue
Kenosha WI 53142

Phone: +1 414-552-2805

Brewpub
Opened May 10, 1997.
Brewer: Jim Johnson, Dave Norton.
JK Silver Brewing
621 Baxter Drive
Mukwonago WI 53149

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened March 1, 1996.
Closed March 1, 1999.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Remington Watson Smith Brewing
223 Maple Avenue
Waukesha WI 53186

Phone: +1 262-896-7766

Microbrewery
11.5 points / 2 beers
Opened July 1, 1995.
Brewer: Dirk Konings.
Capacity 1,500 barrels.
Randy's Restaurant and Fun Hunters Brewery
841 East Milwaukee Street
Whitewater WI 53190

Phone: +1 262-473-8000
Fax: +1 262-473-7030

Brewpub
Opened February 1, 1994.
Brewer: Randolph Cruse.
Capacity 350 barrels.

53200: Milwaukee
Glendale - Wauwatosa

Doyle's Milwaukee Inn
1101 South 60th Street
Milwaukee WI 53200

Brewpub - Closed
Stopped brewing, restaurant still open.
Milwaukee Ale House
233 North Water Street
Milwaukee WI 53202

Phone: +1 414-226-2337
Fax: +1 414-226-2360

Brewpub
15.5 points / 8 beers
Opened October 16, 1997.
Brewer: Jim Olen.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Stout Brothers Public House
777 North Water Street
Milwaukee WI 53202

Phone: +1 414-273-2337

Brewpub
15.0 points / 7 beers
Opened June 1, 2000.
Brewer: Alan Bunde.
Water Street Brewery
1101 North Water Street
Milwaukee WI 53202

Phone: +1 414-272-1195
Fax: +1 414-271-0406

Brewpub
15.0 points / 10 beers
Opened November 1, 1987.
Brewer: Robert Hansen.
Capacity 800 barrels.
Rock Bottom - Milwaukee
740 North Plankinton Avenue
Milwaukee WI 53203

Phone: +1 414-276-3030

Brewpub
15.0 points / 3 beers
Opened March 3, 1997.
Brewer: Andy Briggs.
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing #2
(American Specialty and Craft Beer Company)
1515 North Tenth Street
Milwaukee WI 53205

Phone: +1 888-534-6437

Microbrewery
14.5 points / 8 beers
Opened September 1, 1995.
Brewer: Greg Walter.
Miller Brewing
American Specialty and Craft Beer / Lowenbrau USA / Plank Road
3939 West Highland Boulevard
Comm Dept / Bldg 66 / Fourth Floor
Milwaukee WI 53208

Phone: +1 414-931-2000
Fax: +1 414-931-6352

Large Brewery
13.0 points / 4 beers
Opened 1955.
Brewer: David Ryder.
Capacity 49,500,000 barrels.
Sprecher Brewing
701 West Glendale Avenue
Glendale WI 53209

Phone: +1 414-964-2739
Fax: +1 414-964-2462

Microbrewery
14.5 points / 13 beers
Opened 1986.
Brewer: Randy Sprecher, Craig Burge.
Capacity 35,000 barrels.
Lakefront Brewery
1872 North Commerce Street
Milwaukee WI 53212

Phone: +1 414-372-8800
Fax: +1 414-372-4400

Microbrewery
13.5 points / 12 beers
Opened February 2, 1987.
Brewer: Paul Draeger.
Capacity 3,000 barrels.
Pabst Brewing
622 East Vienna Avenue
Milwaukee WI 53212

Phone: +1 800-947-2278

Beer Marketing Company
Brewed by Miller.
Wisconsin Brewing
1064 North 63rd Street
Wauwatosa WI 53213

Microbrewery - Closed
16.0 points / 2 beers
Opened April 20, 1996.
Capacity 3,000 barrels.
Pabst Brewing
Falstaff / Specialty Brewing
917 West Juneau Avenue
Milwaukee WI 53233

Large Brewery - Closed
12.5 points / 3 beers
Opened 1844.
Closed December 1, 1996.
Capacity 10,000,000 barrels.

53500: Madison
Arena - Beloit - Cross Plains - Janesville - Lake Mills - Middleton - Mineral Point - Monroe - Mount Horeb - New Glarus - Sun Prairie - Waunakee

Lake Louie Brewing
7556 Pine Road
Arena WI 53503

Phone: +1 608-753-2675

Microbrewery
14.0 points / 1 beer
Opened 2000.
Brewer: Tom Porter.
BT McClintic Beer Company
136 West Grand Avenue #245
Beloit WI 53511

Phone: +1 608-365-5596
Fax: +1 608-365-8525

Brewpub
13.5 points / 2 beers
Opened May 1, 1996.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Cross Plains Brewery Inc.
Esser Brewing
2109 Hickory Street
Cross Plains WI 53528

Phone: +1 608-798-3911
Fax: +1 608-798-3926

Beer Marketing Company
14.0 points / 1 beer
Opened May 4, 1995.
Brewer: Stevens Point.
Gray Brewing
2424 West Court Street
Janesville WI 53545

Phone: +1 608-752-3552
Fax: +1 608-752-0821

Microbrewery
15.5 points / 9 beers
Opened 1994.
Brewer: John Chapman.
Capacity 9,000 barrels.
Tyranena Brewing
1025 Owen Street
PO Box 736
Lake Mills WI 53551

Phone: +1 920-648-8699
Fax: +1 920-648-6710

Microbrewery
14.0 points / 2 beers
Opened October 21, 1999.
Brewer: Tim Smith.
Capacity 6,000 barrels.
Capital Brewing
7734 Terrace Avenue
Middleton WI 53562

Phone: +1 608-836-7100
Fax: +1 608-931-9155

Microbrewery
15.0 points / 12 beers
Opened June 1, 1986.
Brewer: Kirby Nelson.
Capacity 17,500 barrels.
Brewery Creek Brewing
23 Commercial Street
Mineral Point WI 53565

Phone: +1 608-987-3298

Brewpub
15.0 points / 1 beer
Opened June 1, 1997.
Brewer: Jeff Donaghue.
Joseph Huber Brewing
1208 Fourteenth Avenue
PO Box 277
Monroe WI 53566

Phone: +1 608-325-3191
Fax: +1 608-325-3198

Microbrewery
13.5 points / 7 beers
Opened 1845.
Brewer: Hans G. Kestler.
Capacity 90,000 barrels.
Mount Horeb Pub and Brewery
105 South Second Street
Mount Horeb WI 53572

Phone: +1 608-832-6474
Fax: +1 608-221-9735

Brewpub
14.0 points / 1 beer
Opened October 5, 1998.
Brewer: Mark Duchow.
New Glarus Brewing
119 Elmer Road (County Road W at Highway 69)
PO Box 759
New Glarus WI 53574

Phone: +1 608-527-5850
Fax: +1 608-527-5855

Microbrewery
16.0 points / 17 beers
Opened November 1, 1993.
Brewer: Dan Carey.
Capacity 5,000 barrels.
Prairie Brewing
Sun Prairie WI 53590

Brewpub - Planned
Bellows Brewpub
Whistlestop Tavern
101 East Main Street
Hwy 113 and 19
Waunakee WI 53597

Phone: +1 608-849-9588
Fax: +1 608-849-9563

Brewpub
14.5 points / 3 beers
Opened December 1, 1999.
Brewer: John Bellows.

53700: Madison

Angelic Brewing
322 West Johnson Street
Madison WI 53703

Phone: +1 608-257-2707
Fax: +1 608-257-2058

Brewpub
16.5 points / 8 beers
Opened February 18, 1995.
Brewer: Dean Coffey.
Capacity 1,600 barrels.
Great Dane Pub and Brewing
123 East Doty Street
Madison WI 53703

Phone: +1 608-284-0000
Fax: +1 608-284-0990

Brewpub
15.0 points / 17 beers
Opened November 14, 1994.
Brewer: Erik Brusewitz.
Capacity 2,800 barrels.
JT Whitney's Brewpub and Eatery
674 South Whitney Way
Madison WI 53711

Phone: +1 608-274-1776
Fax: +1 608-274-0676

Brewpub
15.5 points / 10 beers
Opened February 14, 1996.
Brewer: Richard Becker.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.

53900: Portage
Lake Delton - Reedsburg

Pumphouse Pizza
19 West Monroe Avenue
Lake Delton WI 53940

Phone: +1 608-253-4687

Brewpub
12.5 points / 1 beer
EndeHouse Brewery and Restaurant
1020 East Main Street
Reedsburg WI 53959

Phone: +1 608-524-8600

Brewpub
14.0 points / 2 beers
Opened August 5, 1996.
Brewer: Pete Peterson, Dave Dietz.
Capacity 100 barrels.

54100: Green Bay
Bonduel - De Pere - Florence - Marinette - Oconto

Slab City Brewing
W3590 Pit Lane
Bonduel WI 54107

Phone: +1 715-758-2337

Microbrewery
13.0 points / 3 beers
Opened May 1, 1995.
Brewer: Bill Winsand.
Capacity 100 barrels.
Egan Brewing
Chuck's Famous Ales
330 Reid Street
De Pere WI 54115

Phone: +1 920-339-2702
Fax: +1 920-339-2705

Microbrewery
15.5 points / 52 beers
Opened April 1, 1996.
Brewer: Richard Stueven.
Capacity 300 barrels.
Nicolet Brewing
2299 Brewery Lane
PO Box 650
Florence WI 54121

Phone: +1 800-887-9985

Microbrewery
13.5 points / 2 beers
Rail House Restaurant and Brewery
W1130 Old Peshtigo Road
Marinette WI 54143

Phone: +1 715-735-9800
Fax: +1 715-735-7948

Brewpub
14.0 points / 8 beers
Opened June 28, 1995.
Brewer: Steve Haskell.
Capacity 200 barrels.
Oconto Brewing
The Main Event
1200 Main Street
Oconto WI 54153

Brewpub - Closed
Bar still open.

54200: Green Bay
Denmark - Egg Harbor - Sturgeon Bay

Denmark Brewing
6000 Maribel Road
Denmark WI 54208

Phone: +1 920-863-6842

Microbrewery
Opened December 1, 1999.
Brewer: Keith Gillaume.
Shipwrecked Brew Pub
7791 Egg Harbor Road
Egg Harbor WI 54209

Phone: +1 920-868-2767
Fax: +1 920-743-5999

Brewpub
14.0 points / 6 beers
Cherryland Brewing
Del Santo's Restaurant
341 North Third Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI 54235

Phone: +1 920-743-1945
Fax: +1 920-743-2860

Beer Marketing Company
12.5 points / 5 beers
Opened May 1, 1988.
Brewer: Green Bay Brewing.
Sturgeon Bay Brewing
341-C North Third Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI 54235

Brewpub - Closed
14.5 points / 6 beers
Opened February 1, 1998.
Restaurant still open, serving Cherryland beers.

54300: Green Bay

Green Bay Brewing
Hinterland Beer
313 Dousman Street
Green Bay WI 54303

Phone: +1 888-604-2337
Fax: +1 920-438-8053

Brewpub
15.5 points / 11 beers
Opened October 1, 1995.
Brewer: Joe Karls.
Capacity 3,000 barrels.
Titletown Brewing
200 Dousmann Street
Green Bay WI 54303

Phone: +1 920-437-2337
Fax: +1 920-437-7525

Brewpub
15.0 points / 12 beers
Opened December 3, 1996.
Brewer: Adam Roberts.
Legends Brewhouse and Eatery of Green Bay
2840 Shawano Avenue
Green Bay WI 54313

Phone: +1 920-663-1111

Brewpub
11.0 points / 3 beers
Opened December 15, 1998.

54400: Wausau
Junction City - Stevens Point - Tomahawk

Hereford and Hops Restaurant and Brewpub #3
Wausau WI 54400


Brewpub - Planned
Central Waters Brewing
701 Main Street (Highway 10)
PO Box 123
Junction City WI 54443

Phone: +1 715-457-3322

Microbrewery
15.5 points / 5 beers
Opened February 1, 1998.
Brewer: Jerome Ebel.
Isadore Street Brewing
200 Isadore Street
Stevens Point WI 54481

Phone: +1 715-342-1199

Brewpub
13.5 points / 2 beers
Stevens Point Brewery
(Barton Beers Inc.)
2617 Water Street
Stevens Point WI 54481

Phone: +1 715-344-9310
Fax: +1 715-344-8897

Microbrewery
12.5 points / 5 beers
Opened 1857.
Brewer: John Zappa.
Capacity 75,000 barrels.
Log Jam Microbrewery
N10096 Kings Road
Tomahawk WI 54487

Phone: +1 715-453-3800

Microbrewery
15.5 points / 1 beer
Opened 1999.
Brewer: Art Turnquist.
Capacity 540 barrels.

54500: Rhinelander
Eagle River - Minocqua

Brown Street Brewery
Bugsy's Sports Bar
16 North Brown Street
Rhinelander WI 54501

Phone: +1 715-369-2100

Brewpub
11.5 points / 3 beers
Opened July 24, 1998.
Brewer: Kyran Fitzgerald.
Loaf and Stein Brewing
219 North Railroad Street
PO Box 1233
Eagle River WI 54521

Brewpub - Closed
15.0 points / 6 beers
Opened December 25, 1996.
Minocqua Brewing
238 Lake Shore Drive
PO Box 550
Minocqua WI 54548

Phone: +1 715-358-3040
Fax: +1 715-358-5005

Brewpub
15.5 points / 5 beers
Opened August 1, 1999.
Brewer: Rick Mayer.

54600: La Crosse
Black River Falls

Black River Brewery and Pub
200 Main Street
PO Box 2842
La Crosse WI 54601

Brewpub - Closed
Opened March 13, 1995.
Closed 1997.
Capacity 960 barrels.
Black Rose Brewpub
113 Second Street South
La Crosse WI 54601

Phone: +1 608-796-2337

Brewpub - Planned
Bodega Brewpub
122 South Fourth Street
La Crosse WI 54601

Brewpub - Closed
Closed September 1, 1998.
No longer brewing, pub is open and serving beers from Pearl Street.
City Brewing
1111 South Third Street
La Crosse WI 54601

Large Brewery - Closed
10.5 points / 1 beer
Opened 1999.
Doc Powell's
200 Main Street
La Crosse WI 54601

Phone: +1 608-785-7026

Brewpub
G. Heileman Brewing
(Stroh Brewery Company)
1111 South Third Street
La Crosse WI 54601

Large Brewery - Closed
13.5 points / 2 beers
Opened 1872.
Closed December 31, 1999.
Capacity 7,900,000 barrels.
Pearl Street Brewery
122 South Fourth Street
La Crosse WI 54601

Phone: +1 608-784-4832
Fax: +1 608-784-2437

Microbrewery
Opened December 1, 1999.
Brewer: Joseph W. Katchever.
Capacity 900 barrels.
Beers are available at Bodega.
Pioneer Brewing
320 South Pierce Street
PO Box 187
Black River Falls WI 54615

Phone: +1 715-284-7553
Fax: +1 715-284-8081

Microbrewery
15.0 points / 2 beers
Opened May 1, 1997.
Brewer: Todd Krueger.
Capacity 5,000 barrels.

54700: Eau Claire
Chippewa Falls - Dallas - Downing

Northwoods Brewing
3560 Oakwood Mall Drive
Eau Claire WI 54701

Phone: +1 715-552-0511
Fax: +1 715-552-0512

Brewpub
15.5 points / 1 beer
Opened September 1, 1997.
Brewer: Tim Kelly.
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing #1
(American Specialty and Craft Beer Company)
1-3 Jefferson Avenue
Box 368
Chippewa Falls WI 54729

Phone: +1 888-534-6437
Fax: +1 715-723-7158

Microbrewery
14.0 points / 5 beers
Opened July 1, 1867.
Brewer: John Buhrow, Tim Murphy.
Capacity 325,000 barrels.
Viking Brewing
234 Dallas Street West
Dallas WI 54733

Phone: +1 715-658-1189

Microbrewery
16.0 points / 2 beers
Opened September 3, 1996.
Brewer: Randy Lee.
Sand Creek Brewing
1442 Sunn-St.Croix Road
Downing WI 54734

Phone: +1 715-265-7694

Microbrewery
14.5 points / 1 beer
Opened 1999.
Brewer: Cory Schroeder.

54800: Spooner
Ashland - Iron River - Superior

South Shore Brewery
Railyard Pub
400 Third Avenue West
Ashland WI 54806

Phone: +1 715-682-9199
Fax: +1 715-682-9669

Brewpub
14.5 points / 3 beers
Opened June 10, 1995.
Brewer: Eugene "Bo" Bélanger, K.Lyons, R.Lavigne.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.
White Winter Winery
402 South George Street
Iron River WI 54847

Phone: +1 715-372-5656

Microbrewery
16.0 points / 1 beer
Twin Ports Brewing
1623 Broadway
Superior WI 54880

Phone: +1 715-394-2500

Brewpub
Opened May 11, 1996.
Capacity 200 barrels.

54900: Oshkosh
Appleton - Black Creek

Fox River Brewing #1
Fratello's Italian Cafe
1501 Arboretum Drive
Oshkosh WI 54901

Phone: +1 920-232-2337
Fax: +1 920-232-9671

Brewpub
14.0 points / 1 beer
Opened December 15, 1995.
Brewer: Steve Lonsway.
Capacity 1,800 barrels.
Mid-Coast Brewing
35 Wisconsin Street
Oshkosh WI 54901

Phone: +1 920-236-3307

Beer Marketing Company
10.0 points / 1 beer
Brewer: Stevens Point Brewery.
Appleton Brewing
Adler Bräu
1004 South Old Oneida
Appleton WI 54915

Phone: +1 920-731-3322
Fax: +1 920-731-0800

Brewpub
13.0 points / 26 beers
Opened August 1, 1989.
Brewer: John Jungers.
Capacity 1,400 barrels.
Eclipse Brewing
910 Apple Creek Road
Black Creek WI 54915

Microbrewery - Closed
Capacity 1,200 barrels.
Fox River Brewing #2
4301 West Wisconsin
Fox River Mall
Appleton WI 54915

Phone: +1 920-991-0000

Brewpub
15.0 points / 11 beers
Opened November 1, 1997.
Brewer: Steve Lonsway.


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