Sugar Maple | Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Sugar Maple
World Class based on 65 ratings
Type: Bar

441 E. Lincoln Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin United States 53207 [ print map ]
414 481 2393 | facebook | twitter

Hours: M-Th 4p-2a, F 4p-2:30am, Sa 2pm-2:30am, Su 2pm-2am

Mayor: Indra (1) | Taps: 60 | Bottles: 25

Sugar Maple

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Beer Available At Sugar Maple (arranged by most recent)
Enlightened A Priori Pale Ale , Hinterland Berliner Weiss 57
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65 reviews for Sugar Maple
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  80%
 Selection  87%
 Food  66%
 Value  77%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  97%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
03fatboy  (2) milwaukee, Wisconsin | July 11, 2015
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
jrallen34  (500) Chicago, Illinois | January 12, 2015
Smallish place is shaped like a box, not much character to the building but the seating and decor make it stand out. It could use a bit more lighting, it was really dark inside. The menu states it has 62 drafts, and when you look at the bar you see a ton of handles. It doesnít appear like there is that many on the draft list as the print is small. There are some really solid beers on there, but I wish there was more of a focus on Wisconsin beers. Only one New Glarus and the others were a bit too common. I was hoping for some more rar ticks. They offer a 4 set of 6oz pour for tasting, which is cool for a bar. The server was super nice, but didnít seem super into beer. Really low key spot, that Iíd visit if I lived there. However, for the lack of locals I canít say its a destination spot.
DuffMan  (328) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | November 12, 2013
Dim, minimalist, modern decor (concrete bench-style seating), this is a beer geek womb. Amazing selection, great service that is both friendly and knowledgable, you essentially come here for the beer. It reminded me of the Map Room in Chicago, but more upscale. No food.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
bartlebier  (118) Belchium im Biersgau, Germany | October 9, 2013
Relaxed and friendly, dimly lit beer nerd heaven, worth the bicycle ride through Milwaukee. The selection is obviously impressive, food not on offer, bar staff very busy, on top of their game, but up for a chat, tasters and sample flight advice. If the high ABV selection wonít give you a headache the lack of lighting compared to small menus will.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
ImperialRed  (6) Oshkosh, | August 30, 2013
place gets busy and feels woefully understaffed when it does, but the bartenders know their beer and the selection is awesome.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog  (792) Phoenix, Arizona | July 15, 2013
Arrived right at the opening hour on a Saturday. What a groovy place! The very beer-savvy bartender was very good at what she did, and also quite friendly. The selection was very, very good, with a good emphasis on regional selections visitors like me might not find elsewhere. They were even playing some good tunes. Definitely the best beer nerd spot in Milwaukee.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 1/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 1/10   OVERALL 1/20
yoccm1  (1) Milwaukee, Wisconsin | April 20, 2013
I will never ever go back to that bar. It use to be a nice play. now you cant get service and heaven forbid you move a chair then you get almost most attacked by some goof ball bus boy. I give it a year and it will be out of business. If you donít believe me look at the other post. We tried to talk to the owner and all she would say is Google it. Well Google this!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee  (262) Oak Creek, Wisconsin | February 19, 2013| Updated January 27, 2014
Always willing to let you sample a beer and the choices generally rotate rather frequently and they get some harder to find brewpubs in. Usually a decent selection of beers, thereís always something decent on tap. The 4-8 happy hour deal of $1 off is a great deal! They have music in the back and a DJ on some nights but the music played here is generally not my thing. Iím not a huge fan of the low chairs and layout.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
beerbaaron  (162) Arizona | February 13, 2013
Varied, well-put together, selection that is more than ample and always updating. Lots of good stuff.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 15/20
SHANER4  (21) Green Bay, Wisconsin | January 27, 2013
Great selection of craft beer. Seemed a little dark for my tastes but also a relaxing place. Clean place with a large bar. Couches are available to sit on in case you need to nap before driving. I would rate higher if they had some snacks or something to eat while sampling the many craft beers.

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