By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Dec 07, 2016 at 4:11 PM

Beginning Dec. 10, Third Space Brewing will begin offering tours of its brewing facility at 1505 W. St. Paul Ave. in the Menomonee Valley.

Tours, which will be offered Saturdays and Sundays at 1 and 3 p.m., will be led by brewery founders Andy Gehl and Kevin Wright and will cover both the origins of the brewery and its brews as well as the history of the surrounding Menomonee Valley and brewing in Milwaukee. 

Cost is $10 and will include a branded pint glass and two beers. Sign-up for the tours will begin when the brewery's taproom opens at noon, and will be limited to 25 guests.

In addition to tours, Third Space Brewing will host the following upcoming events: 

  • Beer for Food Drive: During the month of December, Third Space Brewing will collect non-perishable food donations for the Bayview Community Center Food Pantry. Customers who donate items will receive a free 5-ounce sample pour.
  • New Year’s Eve at Third Space: Head over to Third Space on Dec. 31 for its New Year's Eve bash. The party begins at  7:30 p.m. and features live Music from the Myles Hayes Jazz Trio and the Americana roots rock band, Old Shoe as well as a champagne toast, light appetizers and Third Space beer. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased online.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.