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Third Space Brewing – One of the Best Pints in Milwaukee

Third Space Brewing is only a few years old but has quickly become one of the best micro-breweries in Milwaukee. With multiple award-winning beers and an awesome space designed for fun, Third Space Brewing is definitely worth a stop.

Third Space Brewing is located in the Menomonee Valley, the brewery is a short walk from the Marquette University campus, making it a popular destination for Milwaukee’s craft-brewing enthusiasts and college students alike.

From Marquette’s campus, you can walk south on the 16th Street bridge, which has a staircase that will lead you down to St. Paul Ave. Otherwise, Third Space Brewing has a parking lot for designated drivers making it an easily accessible stop on any tour of the city.

Third Space Brewing Beers

With numerous awards and an extensive list of beers at Third Space Brewing, you can quickly understand why the brewery has become such a local favorite. Brewmaster and co-founder Kevin Wright earned a certificate in brewing from the prestigious University of California Davis Master Brewing Program. The skills he acquired at this program live up to expectations with numerous beer options available throughout the year. Some of these include the Happy Place, a fantastic Pale Ale, or the Upward Spiral, an IPA with grapefruit citrus notes.

One of their most popular beers is the Unite the Clans, a Scottish Rye Ale with toffee notes and a clean finish. For something darker, go for the Mocha Java, a porter with hints of coffee and chocolate. With a quick check on the brewery’s website, you can learn which beers are currently on tap, and the beers that are canned and sold throughout the city.

With a quick check on the Third Space Brewing website, you can learn which beers are currently on tap, and the beers that are canned and sold throughout the city. Also check for various seasonal beers and one-time specialty beers often sold in 750ml bottles, such as the Red, White, and Blue, a barrel-aged fruited kettle sour, a unique style of beer aged in several types of wine barrels.

Five Core Third Space Brewing Beers

  • Happy Place – Midwest Pale Ale
  • That’s Gold – Kölsch
  • Upward Spiral – IPA
  • Unite the Clans – Scottish Rye Ale
  • Acres Edge – Toasted Oatmeal Stout
  • Current Beer List Here

Third Space Brewing Tours

If you’re in town on a Saturday this is another one of our favorite brewery Milwaukee tours. For a behind-the-scenes look at their beer making operations, you can take one of the brewery tours offered every Saturday.

  • Saturdays at either 1:00pm or 3:00pm
  • The cost is $10 which includes two beers and a souvenir glass

Visit Third Space BrewryTaproom

Beyond destination-worthy beer, Third Space Brewing has made its home in a renovated former industrial space well worth a visit. The brewery is divided between a large indoor area with communal tables and a small bar, with various board games and other forms of entertainment, and an outdoor beer garden with picnic tables.

One highlight of the beer garden is that various food trucks are featured nearly every day during taproom hours. Check the online calendar ahead of time for the food truck or trucks available on the day of your visit.

Other food items are also available in the taproom, such as bags of cheese curds and warm pretzels. Bringing your own food is also welcome. Whether during summer or winter, Third Space Brewing offers an ideal environment to kick back with some friends to enjoy some company and some well-crafted beer.

Third Space Brewing Taproom hours

  • Monday – Thursday 4:00pm-9:00pm
  • Friday 2:00pm-10:00pm
  • Saturday 12pm-10:00pm
  • Sunday 12pm-7:00pm