Much like restaurants, breweries have also felt the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) as gathering restrictions and shut-downs have prevented customers from visiting their tap rooms and gathering spaces and aluminum can shortages have dwarfed their ability to get their beer to market.
Fortunately, it's easy to support them simply by shifting our buying habits and purchasing beer directly from the breweries in the form of carry-out. To help you out, we've created this list of local spots you can patronize.
If your favorite brewery isn't listed, please consider supporting them through the purchase of gift cards, merchandise or direct funding efforts.
Looking for food? See our list of bars and restaurants offering offering take-out meals and beverages.
Note a business that's open for pick-up but not listed? Email details to me at email@example.com with details.
342 E. Ward St., (414) 236-4056
3 Sheeps Brewing
1837 North Ave., Sheboygan, (920) 395-3583
700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale, (414) 236-7000
Big Head Brewing
6204 W. State St., (414) 257-9782
2970 N. Brookfield Rd., Brookfield, (262) 309-5820
909 E. Locust St., (414) 509-8855
N58 W39800 Industrial Rd., Oconomowoc, (262) 456-2843
135 E. Pittsburgh Ave., (414) 316-9197 ext. 1
City Lights Brewing Company
2210 W. Mount Vernon Ave., (414) 436-1011
735 E. Center St., (414) 930-0909
2018 S. 1st St., No. 207, Bay View(414) 979-1088
Dead Bird Brewing
1726 N. 5th St., (414) 930-0707
2020 S. Allis St., (414) 239-8950
7481 State Road 60, Cedarburg, (262) 421-8593
6933 W North Ave., Wauwatosa, (262) 421-8593
6411 W. Mequon Rd., (262) 292-5700.
Gathering Place Brewing Co.
811 E. Vienna Ave., (414) 635-0569
Good City Brewing
2108 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 539-4343
530 S. 2nd St., (414) 216-9007
505 S. 5th St., (414) 488-2019
701 W. Glendale Ave., (414) 964-7837
1225 Robruck Drive, Oconomowoc,(262) 569-6000
Stock House Brewing Company
7208 W North Ave., Wauwatosa, (414) 739-9876
Third Space Brewing
1505 W. St Paul Ave., (414) 909-2337
Urban Harvest Brewing Co.
1024 S. 5th St., (414) 249-4074
Vennture Brew Co.
5519 W. North Ave., (414) 856-4321
Westallion Brewing Company
1825 S. 72nd St., West Allis, (414) 326-7686 or (414) 578-7998
Lori Fredrich (Lo) is an eater, writer, wonderer, bon vivante, traveler, cook, gardener and girlwonder. Born and raised in the Milwaukee area, she has tried to leave many times, but seems to be drawn to this quirky city that smells of beer and alewives.
Some might say that she is a little obsessed with food. Lo would say she is A LOT obsessed with food. After all, she has been cooking, eating and enjoying food for decades and has no plans to retire anytime soon.
Lo's recipes and writing have been featured in a variety of publications including GO: Airtran Inflight Magazine, Cheese Connoisseur, Cooking Light, Edible Milwaukee, Milwaukee Magazine and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as on the blog Go Bold with Butter, the web site Wisconsin Cheese Talk, and in the quarterly online magazine Grate. Pair. Share.