‘Tis the season to savor the flavors of fall! Click through the lookbook below to see a sampling of what our local brewers are offering this season. Then, make plans to try them in tasting rooms throughout the city. Cheers!

Seasonal Six Pack

Beer Flight - Ale Asylum
This brewery is making the most of fall with multiple seasonal releases, including: Oktillion (Oktoberfest), Mercy (Belgian-Style Grand Cru) and Babadook (IPA). There’s a funny back story behind each beer name, so be sure to ask next time you’re touring or tasting. Read More
Pinball Arcade - Alt Brewing
If you need to be in-the-know on gluten-free beers, try ALT Brew. Theirs is the only dedicated gluten-free brewery and kitchen in Wisconsin, and the taproom pinball arcade is your excuse to linger longer. Their Imperial Pumpkin Ale swaps roasted pumpkin for malted barley, just like their full portfolio of beers brewed without wheat, barley or rye. Read More
Drinks - Great Dane
Great Dane’s brewers are constantly concocting delicious beer and among their recent releases is the Nitro Buzz Coffee Bock. A glass of this creamy, silky brew boasts 8% ABV and four ounces of coffee, and promises to get you beer-buzzed AND coffee-buzzed! Read More
Beer - Karben 4
Make sure to try Oaktober Ale while it lasts—Karben4’s Oktoberfest is only out for about three months. The secret behind this year’s fall flavor is soaking oak chips in whiskey and suspending them in the fermenting tank. Tasting tip: It’s only available in the taproom, but you can get growlers to go. Looking for bottles? Try NightCall Smoked… Read More
New Glarus Brewing Company
While New Glarus Brewing Company may be best known for Spotted Cow, it’s also successful with seasonals that are best sipped on their outdoor patio overlooking fall foliage. This year, try Staghorn (Bavarian Octoberfest) or Fat Squirrel (Nut Brown Ale). Tour and tasting tip: You’ll see the most action by their brewers when you visit on weekdays. Read More
Bar - Wisconsin Brewing Company
There’s a tale to tell about every Wisconsin Brewing Company (WBC) beer, but the backstory behind one of this year’s seasonal brews is a bit different: it wasn’t originally their idea. The distinctly local and completely collaborative Porter Joe was born out of an experiment by the baristas at Barriques, who presented it to WBC’s Carl Nolen. (He… Read More