By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Nov 16, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Third Space Brewing will hold a special grand opening celebration on Saturday, Nov. 19 from noon to 11 p.m.

Festivities, which will take place at the brewery's new taproom at 1505 W. St. Paul Ave., will include live music from The Myles Hayes Jazz Trio and The Natural Facts and food from local food trucks including Wicked Urban Grill, Funky Fresh Spring Rolls and Pedro's South American Cuisine.

Brewmaster Kevin Wright will also introduce Happy Happy Double IPA, a double-hopped new release brewed especially for the grand opening. The beer will be presented as part of a special Brewmaster's Toast during the event.

"We’ve received such a warm welcome from Milwaukee and an outpouring of support from our many loyal customers," says Andy Gehl, co-founder and director of sales and marketing. "To show our appreciation, we want to kick back and celebrate, have some fun, and enjoy some fresh beer from the source."

Additional upcoming Third Space events include:

  • Nov. 16: Tap Takeover at Sugar Maple from 4 to 9 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 (Black Friday): Beer Release Party for Liquid Layers Spiced Barley Wine. Festivities begin at noon.

The taproom at Third Space Brewing is open Thursday 4 to 9 p.m., Friday 2 to 10 p.m., Saturday noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

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.