Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

BEER AVG
3.67/5
Lakefront Brewery, Inc.Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1872 N Commerce St.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53212
United States

(414) 372-8800 | map
lakefrontbrewery.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
51
Reviews:
3,820
Ratings:
10,466
PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
76
Ratings:
249
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
7.04%
 
 
Taps:
14
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 76 | Ratings: 249
Reviews by TheSevenDuffs:
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.3/5  rDev -19.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Visited for both a tour and some beer tasting.

The tour was terrible. The tour guide tried too hard to be funny and it seemed like the goal was to say as much sexual innuendo as possible rather than educating us on the brewery, the beer and the brewing process. We were taken down to the floor of the brewery and "greeted" by a couple of the brewers who were seemed pissed off to see the tour (yet they have them daily at this exact time) and they were rude.

The tasting room itself was huge with about 5 or 6 beers on tap and a number of other offerings in bottles. I tried the IPA and the coffee stout, both of which were very good.

I would drink Waterfront beer again but I am not sure that I would want to do so at the brewery.

Tour price was $7 and included 4 tastings and a pint glass, which was cool.

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Photo of Ty1776Ler
4.72/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Bright golden beer with a light ale taste and a dark Mike's hard lemonade aftertaste. Citrus/orange scent, tastes like a soda with a kick. Refreshing summer beer. Definitely worth a try!

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Photo of hawkssb04
4.78/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

This place was phenomenal. The tour guide is totally worth the price of admission, the beer was solid, and the food was to die for. Easily the best pretzel and cheese I've ever had. The location itself is also one-of-a-kind, with an awesome riverfront patio.

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Photo of allrghtallrdy1
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Great tour....... great food

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of spacecake9
4.71/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Stopped in at Lakefront late afternoon on 1/20/17 for the tour and a couple beers. For $10 the tour is a steal as you get (4) 5 oz. beers, a pint glass and the tour.
Omega gave us the tour, she did a great job and was quite funny. Tour takes you all through the production and packaging areas and includes a fill-up at the midway point. Took almost an hour.
Once the tour was done we were happily surprised to learn they were having a Friday night fish fry. So we gotted seated for dinner at 5:00, assuming a basic fish fry. Nope, full menu with lots of non-fish items. Ordered pretzels and beer soup to star, then deep fried cod for dinner. Food and service were excellent. Midway thru dinner a 2 man polka band took the stage. By the time we finished, the large room was packed with many more people waiting in line.
As for beers, I had the Pumpkin Lager, Fuel Cafe, MIKE & Hop Jockey. All above average and tasty.
If you find yourself heading to Milwaukee, I strongly suggest you stop in at Lakefront for a fun time.

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Photo of Zuidman
3.74/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of rgoodson18
4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

This is a great bang for your buck. For $8 you get 4 10oz beers a 25 minute mini tour, and a pint glass. Me and my boyfriend went during labor day and had a blast. The beers were great and the tour was very informational.

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Photo of SSGCujo
4.56/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of KLReed
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of DoctorZombies
4.36/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Large area for family style seating. Lots of people and activity as tours run every half hour on Saturday. Entertaining tour guide; the mini tour comes with four samples of your choosing and a pint shaker to take home, all for $8! Full brewery tour costs $10. Above average beers. Did not eat, but lots of people were having lunch. Fun brewery with pub grub available. Small parking lot, but off street available within a short walk.

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Photo of Bscholz
5/5  rDev +21.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Awesome brewery tour.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.79/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of shortysnyds
4.78/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

a really good place to have great beer and good fun!!

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Photo of mpgrif2
5/5  rDev +21.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

First went summer of 2015 and have been back at least 5 times since. The beer is amazing without a question. However what really makes brewery is the staff/tour guides and the over all setting/atmosphere. Without a question my favorite Milwaukee brewery.

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Photo of costanzo_mike
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Peepskp
4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

I enjoyed two tours of the facility while living in Milwaukee. The tours are top notch if you want to learn some basic information about brewing beer but more importantly drink some beer! Excellent staff.

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Photo of Carb-Overlord
3.78/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of BeerMe8
4.6/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of jrsaffert
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Gambyt20
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Junichi
4.39/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of KELDADDIO
3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Zlatan
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3

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Lakefront Brewery, Inc. in Milwaukee, WI
3.67 out of 5 based on 10,466 ratings.
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