Some One-of-a-Kind Brews

Wisconsin has always been known for its beer and numerous breweries, but with craft beer makers opening more microbreweries than ever, enthusiasts are visiting various locations across the state just to try these one of a kind brews. What is craft beer? Craft beer gets its’ distinction from the way it’s made; including the use of a wide variety of ingredients blended with the traditional staples. It’s also known for having a higher alcohol content and a more distinct flavor than mass produced beers.

Want to taste some crisp craft beers yourself? The most common places to find these unique brews are microbreweries and brewpubs, festivals, and wineries. Visiting Wisconsin Dells soon? Perfect! There are several phenomenal brewpubs and one unforgettable craft beer festival, making the area an ideal destination for beer lovers.

In 2011, Moosejaw Pizza & Dells Brewing Co. bottled the first microbrew to come from The Dells. Now, 15 “copper-clad” barrels brew over 500-1,000 gallons of beer a day! With 10 different styles always available, including seasonal flavors, it’s no surprise that Moosejaw is a “must visit” for craft beer seekers. Served at all three bars in Moosejaw, these brews can be enjoyed as a taster, glass or ½ gallon growlers to go. However, their most popular ale, Rustic Red, is now available in 6-packs for the perfect souvenir!

Only located in four cities in the great beer state of Wisconsin, Sprecher’s Restaurant and Pub is famous for its delectable craft beer and mouth-watering root beer and sodas. With nine year-round brews, five seasonal, five premium reserve and eight limited release (currently), it’s easy to see why beer fanatics with a taste for the “new and rare” make Sprecher’s a priority when visiting Wisconsin Dells. Love the beer you try? Take it home in a souvenir Sprecher’s growler!

Several other bars in The Dells serve craft beer favorites from around the state. These locations include: The Alamo, Tug’s Kitchen and Showboat Saloon! The Downtown Dells is quickly growing as a mecca for state made brews.

If you want to experience the largest collection of handmade craft beers, then mark your calendar for Dells on Tap! Always taking place in mid-October, over 25 breweries are included each year. Enjoy their best brews and learn from their brewmasters about their craft, specialties, secrets and pairing tips. Rest assured your taste buds will be tingling and you’ll end the day with unforgettable memories and a commemorate glass!

So gather up your fellow beer lovers and come enjoy some of the best craft beers The Dells and Wisconsin have to offer!