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Raised Grain Brewery – Everything you NEED to Know

A trip to Raised Grain Brewing is worth the thirty-minute drive from downtown Milwaukee to Waukesha. While the city has numerous attractions, beer lovers will be happy to learn that this quaint town offers an impressive micro-brewery certain to please any aficionado.

Co-founded by two doctors several years ago, Raised Grain Brewing has established a loyal following who enjoy the wide variety of beer and top-notch food offerings. Visitors swinging through Waukesha often realize Raised Grain Brewing has some destination-worthy brews on tap, and since they have a growler system, visitors can take some beer home as well.


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New beer on tap: Our Lemon Lime Kölsch is perfect for summer and only available in our taproom!

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Raised Grain Brewery  Beer

Raised Grain Brewing offers twelve rotating taps from a selection of over twenty beers the brewery has developed. They also offer select canned beers available at their taproom and retailers in the area. Like other breweries, be sure to check the website for what currently is available on tap before visiting.

The canned varieties are ideal for getting to taste before you purchase a six-pack in the tasting room.

Current Raised Grain Beers

  • Guitar City Gold a refreshing lager-style beer
  • Ah Ha Pale Ale
  • Black Walnut Coffee Stout which is brewed with award-winning Colombian coffee
  • Paradocs Red IPA is award-winning beer available in cans
  • Naked Threesome IPA, a hazy-style IPA
  • Black Walnut Belgian Imperial Stout, which features Belgian sugar candy to produce a unique blend of bitter and sweet on the palate
  • In summer, Raised Grain Brewing also offers a canned version of their Summer Vice Hefeweizen, a crisp German wheat beer.

Throughout the year, you will also find other beers on rotating tap at the taproom. While all of them are certainly worth a try, make sure to not miss out on the Six Stone Scotch Ale, the Spring City Saison, a farmhouse ale, and the Boxcar’s English Amber, with notes of malt and yeast.

The beer at Raised Grain Brewing is nothing short of impressive, so consider a series of sampling sizes in order to try as many as responsibly possible.


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Dining at Raised Grain Brewery

Food is also offered at the Raised Grain Brewery taproom, again making it feel like a neighborhood bar that’s perfect for watching a game or hanging out with some friends.

The menu mostly consists of appetizers ($3-$10) and gourmet-style or build-your-own pizzas ($16-$18). Be sure to try the Jalapeno Poppers ($8) and the Cheese Bread ($4) for starters, or for something more substantial, go with the Notorious BIG ($16), a fantastic pizza with bacon, jalapenos, cream cheese, and white sauce.

For an excellent beer with some superior food to match, next time you are in the Waukesha area be sure to stop into Raised Grain Brewing.

Kitchen Hours

  • Wednesday & Thursday 4:00 pm-9:00pm
  • Friday 3:00pm-9:00pm
  • Saturday 12pm-9:00pm
  • Sunday 11:30am- 4:00pm.

Visiting Raised Grain Brewery

The taproom at Raised Grain Brewing is open every Tuesday – Sunday. The cozy taproom is adorned with big-screen TVs and plenty of seating, making it feel much like a neighborhood bar, only with a much better beer selection.


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Raised Grain Brewery Tour

Tours are offered every Saturday at 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm. For only $10 you can count on samples before and after the tour, one full pour after the tour and a souvenir glass to take home.

  • Brewery Tour Times: Saturday at 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm
  • Cost: $10

Wayne Metz

Wednesday 24th of May 2023

Do you serve mixed drinks?