Lakefront Brewery

4.35/5.0 79 reviews
brewery (Lakefront)
1872 N. Commerce St.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin United States 53212

414 372 8800
  lakefrontbrewery.com
Mon-Sat 11am-8pm; Sun 11am-5pm; Sat tours at 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
dm9831  (34) Monee, Illinois | July 4, 2005| Updated September 7, 2008
nothing i like better than sitting in a brewery, sampling some beer, and the brewery tour is fun. you also get tokens to sample whatever beers are currently available. the beer selection changes, so each experience is a new one.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
LtJudge  (7) Muskego, Wisconsin | June 10, 2005
Awesome brewery tour!$5 you get a pint glass,and you get a good buzz!
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
StewardofGondor  (122) Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin | February 17, 2005
A must in Milwaukee. They have at least 5 of their beers on tap at any given time. Sometimes they have some of their most recently brewed beer and upcoming seasonal brews tapped downstairs. If the beer you want isnít tapped upstairs, you can barter with the bartenders to get it in the bottle.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
balke13  (22) MIssoula, Montana | February 8, 2005
Great brewery tour. As mentioned previously the tour is $5 which includes a pint glass, tokens for 4 8oz+ pours of anything available plus a coupon for one free Lakefront beer at any one of six local pubs. Tour is about 40 minutes long give or take and goes through the basics of brewing...there is a tap halfway through so you can fill up you glass. Had the head brewmaster do our tour (short staff that day) and he was hilarious...either high, hung over, drunk, or a combination. Also, bring your Lakefront pint glass if you go a second time and pay only $3 (donít get a new glass obivously. Overall great time, great beer, friendly staff, met some fun people. Highly recommended.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
badgerben  (103) Blaine, Minnesota | November 3, 2004
Very cool tour. Youíre given a coupon for a free pint of Lakefront in one of 6 local pubs and 4 coins for a generous 8 oz pour of anything at the brewery. They bought the old Chalet from County Stadium, although you canít slide down the slide anymore... Pretty informative on the beermaking process, though Iíve had better and much worse. Very nice and worth a stop.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 13/20
Pjones6738  (25) Madison, Wisconsin | February 9, 2004| Updated June 30, 2004
No longer unlimited sampling, but $5 will get you a pint glass, four samples at the brewery, and a coupon good for a free Lakefront beer at your choice of several local bars. Still a great value, and the people there are always both nice and know their stuff. Only five or six beers on tap at any time though. Never tried the fish fry there.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
JCapriotti  (67) Milwaukee, Wisconsin | February 5, 2004
what they said. $5 for glass, tour, and many beers. Food sucks, but that's not the highlight of the trip.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 19/20
fuyajo  (4) Portland, Oregon | January 14, 2004
My favorite brewery! The tour is excellent, and you'll get about three pints of beer!
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar  (142) Columbia, Maryland | January 12, 2004
A fun place to share a few beers. The tour was pretty good and included four beers. They had about 5 things on tap when I was there.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 4/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 14/20
DavidP  (58) Milwaukee, Wisconsin | January 12, 2004
Nice brewery tour, $5 gets you the tour, a Lakefront shaker, and as many refills as you can get. The dining hall is pretty nice, with live music. They have big tables which they fill with people hibachi-style, which is kind of cool. The fish fry wasn't very good, however.

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