Up-and-Coming Craft Breweries Milwaukee
Big Head Brewing (6204 W. State St.) in Wauwatosa specializes in low-carb, diabetic-friendly craft beers. Andrew Dillard and partner Pat Fisher opened this microbrewery and taproom at the end of summer 2013. Stop in for a pint and enjoy occasional live music or a Thursday night Brew Ha-Ha! comedy show.
4 Brothers Blended Beer in Waukesha was founded by, as the name suggests, four brothers: Robin, Tommy, Jimmy and Andy Gohsman. The unusual twist here is the creative blending of two or more delicious beers to make an even better single beer. So far they have four varieties available.
The soon-to-open Biloba Brewing Company (18720 Pleasant St.) in Brookfield hopes to become a new fixture in the newly revitalized Brookfield Village area. Also a family owned brewery, they will focus on building strong community connections and brewing excellent craft beers to serve in their chic taproom.
Another soon-to-open brewery, District 14 Brewery & Pub (2273 S. Howell Ave.), will specialize in German- and Belgian-style beers. Seasonal beers will rotate in along with the four craft beers Owner Matt McCulloch expects to begin with.
Brenner Brewing Company (706 S. Fifth
St.) plans to open this spring. As a tribute to master brewer Matt Brenner’s
deep ties with Milwaukee’s art and music scene, each variety of beer will have
its own accompanying local band soundtrack and local artist-designed