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  1872 N Commerce St, Milwaukee, WI 53212
  (414) 372-8800
  www.lakefrontbrewery.com
Mon-Thu: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tap List - 13


Lakefront Beer In Progress - Pumpkin Ale    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
A darker colored, malty beer with spices to evoke the fall season
6.0% ABV

Lakefront Brewers Series: Dortmunder Lager    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.
German Pils
6.0% ABV

Lakefront Eastside Dark    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
This Bavarian dark lager is a blend of three specialty grains, creating a rich, smooth, dark beer that anyone can enjoy. Pours a clear, dark color with an off-white head. Hints of roasted malts find their way into the aroma, and form a pleasant background to the dark, rich flavor. The German lager yeast rounds out this brew with a smooth, complex finish.
Food Pairings: BBQ dishes especially go well with this brew, like a slab of BBQ pork ribs. For dessert, try it with a rich chocolate mousse.
Munich Dunkel
5.6% ABV  ·  17 IBU

Lakefront Fixed Gear    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
Inspired by the energy and audacity of the fixed gear courier, Lakefront Brewery ran smack into this arresting creation. Fixed Gear is a big, bold American red IPA. It pours a glaring crimson tone with a rocky white head and a brilliant floral-citrus aroma, thanks to an aggressive Centennial, Cascade, and Chinook dry hopping.
Food Pairings: The hop flavor in Fixed Gear mingles well with Indian spices like tamarind, coriander, and cardamom; try it with tandoori chicken or pork vindaloo with rice on the side. Also goes great with grilled burgers, steaks, or baby back ribs.
Red IPA
6.8% ABV  ·  54 IBU

Lakefront Fuel Cafe    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
This unique stout combines the flavor of organic roasted malts and Milwaukee’s renowned organic Fuel Café coffee. Pours a deep, dark color with a beautiful creamy tan head. Coffee aromas dominate the nose, with a background of roasted malt.
Food Pairings: Pairs well with roasted entrées or desserts. Try it with roast beef topped with sautéed mushroom gravy, or wait until after dinner and enjoy with creamy tiramisu or fresh berries atop vanilla ice cream.
American Stout
6.4% ABV  ·  17 IBU

Lakefront Hop Jockey    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $6.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $18.00
What do you do when you’ve already got one of the best craft IPAs? Double down. This hot-blooded thoroughbred pours freshly-polished copper color with a foamy, off-white mane. Centennial, Cascade, and Citra hops supply grapefruit, mandarin orange, and pineapple aromas and flavors, while lightly-roasted Belgian caramel malts add a subtle biscuit aroma and balanced sweetness in the backstretch.
Food Pairings: Grilled meats with tomato and brown sugar-based barbecue sauce, e.g. Kansas City-style, compliment Hop Jockey’s citrus fruit flavors; for a vegetarian twist, try smoked tofu burnt-ends. Sharp cheddar, Stilton-style blue, or any robust cheese.
Double IPA
8.2% ABV  ·  89 IBU
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Lakefront Klisch    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
Named after our brewery’s founders, Russ and Jim Klisch, this beer is brewed in the tradition of great Czech pilsners. A beautiful, brilliant blonde-gold pour with a light, hoppy aroma. Malt and a slight hopbitterness round out the flavor of this classic style. Klisch is a smooth and full bodied golden lager you’ll remember forever.
Food Pairings: Pilsner is an extremely versatile beer, and pairs with most lighter fare. Enjoy with a thin, crispy slice ofMilwaukee-style pizza, or try it with a hot ham, cheese, and sweet onion sandwich.
German Pils
5.6% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Lakefront New Grist    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.
German Pils
5.1% ABV  ·  17 IBU

Lakefront New Grist Ginger    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
This beer pours light gold with a rocky white headkicking out aromas of ginger and malted sorghum. The spicy-sweet ginger greets the palate first, beforemoving into the familiar flavor of New Grist: tangy green apple, light body, and crisp, refreshing finish.Overall, New Grist Ginger is a flavorful, easy-drinking, session beer with a snappy ginger punch.
Food Pairings: New Grist Ginger goes great with any variety of ginger-infused Asian dishes, like the sweeter broth of chicken Saigon pho, mild-to-spicy Thai gai pad king, or the spicy citrus notes of chana masala.
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
4.7% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Lakefront Riverwest Stein    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
Aromas of American hops mingle with a slight floral character from the German lager yeast. A balanced maltiness with just a hint of sweetness dominates the flavor, with a crisp hop bite in the finish.
Food Pairings: Pair this beer with any good German entrée like schnitzel or rouladen and you'll have an instant hit.
International Amber Lager
5.6% ABV  ·  16 IBU

Lakefront Smash Ale    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
SMaSH Ale drops in the glass soft gold with a rocky white head, tossing up citrusy, woodsy, and herbal Willamette hop aromas.
American Pale Ale
5.2% ABV  ·  14 IBU

Lakefront Super Smash (Cask) - No Tokens!    Cask  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $6.00  · 
5.2% ABV

Lakefront White    Growler Fills  
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Full Pour: $5.00  ·  Half Pour: $3.00  ·  64 oz Growler: $14.00
Our version of a Belgian classic, brewed with 100% organic malt, wheat and spiced with organic coriander and orange peel. Pours a beautiful hazy blond-gold with a thick, pearly white head.
Food Pairings: Great with Belgian moules frites (steamed, buttered mussels and French fries) or charcuterie. The crisp carbonation in our White can cut through even the richest, creamiest dishes.
Witbier
4.8% ABV  ·  13 IBU

Bottle List - 15


Lakefront Bridge Burner Strong Ale   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
4 Pack : $11.00
Made with three styles of fresh American hops and fruity ale yeast that requires greater fermentation, it finishes with a dark amber appearance, spicy hop flavor and bold, malty backbone. The punch this potent brew packs reminds us all that when you want to make a point, you’re better off making a statement.
Food Pairings: This brew needs a big, rich, flavorful meal to stand up to its intensity. Try it with German fare Milwaukee’s ancestors loved: beef sauerbraten or bratwurst and pan-roasted potatoes. Goes great with barbecue or grilled hamburgers.
American Amber Ale
8.5% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Lakefront Eastside Dark   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
This Bavarian dark lager is a blend of three specialty grains, creating a rich, smooth, dark beer that anyone can enjoy. Pours a clear, dark color with an off-white head. Hints of roasted malts find their way into the aroma, and form a pleasant background to the dark, rich flavor. The German lager yeast rounds out this brew with a smooth, complex finish.
Food Pairings: BBQ dishes especially go well with this brew, like a slab of BBQ pork ribs. For dessert, try it with a rich chocolate mousse.
Munich Dunkel
5.6% ABV  ·  17 IBU

Lakefront Extended Play   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
Sometimes you need an IPA that goes the distance. That’s why we put together Exteded Play. This is anIndia Session Ale, which means all the hoppy goodness of a legit IPA, but with less alcohol. Huge citrusand floral aromas greet the nose from the stacks of Citra and Cascade hops added toward the end ofthe boil and in the whirlpool. The flavor is extremly citrus forward with just a touch of light caramelmalt, giving way to a mild, hoppy finish, coaxing yet another sip.
American IPA
4.2% ABV  ·  38 IBU

Lakefront Fixed Gear   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
Inspired by the energy and audacity of the fixed gear courier, Lakefront Brewery ran smack into this arresting creation. Fixed Gear is a big, bold American red IPA. It pours a glaring crimson tone with a rocky white head and a brilliant floral-citrus aroma, thanks to an aggressive Centennial, Cascade, and Chinook dry hopping.
Food Pairings: The hop flavor in Fixed Gear mingles well with Indian spices like tamarind, coriander, and cardamom; try it with tandoori chicken or pork vindaloo with rice on the side. Also goes great with grilled burgers, steaks, or baby back ribs.
Red IPA
6.8% ABV  ·  54 IBU

Lakefront Fuel Cafe   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
This unique stout combines the flavor of organic roasted malts and Milwaukee’s renowned organic Fuel Café coffee. Pours a deep, dark color with a beautiful creamy tan head. Coffee aromas dominate the nose, with a background of roasted malt.
Food Pairings: Pairs well with roasted entrées or desserts. Try it with roast beef topped with sautéed mushroom gravy, or wait until after dinner and enjoy with creamy tiramisu or fresh berries atop vanilla ice cream.
American Stout
6.4% ABV  ·  17 IBU

Lakefront Hop Jockey   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $13.00
What do you do when you’ve already got one of the best craft IPAs? Double down. This hot-blooded thoroughbred pours freshly-polished copper color with a foamy, off-white mane. Centennial, Cascade, and Citra hops supply grapefruit, mandarin orange, and pineapple aromas and flavors, while lightly-roasted Belgian caramel malts add a subtle biscuit aroma and balanced sweetness in the backstretch.
Food Pairings: Grilled meats with tomato and brown sugar-based barbecue sauce, e.g. Kansas City-style, compliment Hop Jockey’s citrus fruit flavors; for a vegetarian twist, try smoked tofu burnt-ends. Sharp cheddar, Stilton-style blue, or any robust cheese.
Double IPA
8.2% ABV  ·  89 IBU

Lakefront IPA   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
IPA. Enjoy a balance of mild bitterness with a candy-like sweetness in this citrusy pale ale.
Food Pairings: Goes well with any spicy Indian or Thai food: green curry, tom yum soup, or pad thai beef dishes and fried seafood will stand up to the hops as well.
American IPA
6.6% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Lakefront Klisch   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
Named after our brewery’s founders, Russ and Jim Klisch, this beer is brewed in the tradition of great Czech pilsners. A beautiful, brilliant blonde-gold pour with a light, hoppy aroma. Malt and a slight hopbitterness round out the flavor of this classic style. Klisch is a smooth and full bodied golden lager you’ll remember forever.
Food Pairings: Pilsner is an extremely versatile beer, and pairs with most lighter fare. Enjoy with a thin, crispy slice ofMilwaukee-style pizza, or try it with a hot ham, cheese, and sweet onion sandwich.
German Pils
5.6% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Lakefront New Grist Ginger   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
This beer pours light gold with a rocky white headkicking out aromas of ginger and malted sorghum. The spicy-sweet ginger greets the palate first, beforemoving into the familiar flavor of New Grist: tangy green apple, light body, and crisp, refreshing finish.Overall, New Grist Ginger is a flavorful, easy-drinking, session beer with a snappy ginger punch.
Food Pairings: New Grist Ginger goes great with any variety of ginger-infused Asian dishes, like the sweeter broth of chicken Saigon pho, mild-to-spicy Thai gai pad king, or the spicy citrus notes of chana masala.
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
4.7% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Lakefront New Grist Gluten-Free   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
New Grist is a one-of-a-kind beer brewed without wheat or barley: the first of its kind that can be enjoyed by those with Celiac Disease. This is the first gluten free beer to be granted label approval by the US Government. Each batch we brew is tested for its gluten contents before it is bottled and shipped.
Food Pairings: A great pairing with grilled veggies and fish.
German Pils
5.1% ABV  ·  17 IBU

Lakefront Oktoberfest   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
The radiant copper-orange hue and rocky, off-white head of our traditional Märzen-style lager comes from generous amounts of Munich malt. Caramel malt aromas compliment the German lager yeast’s slightly floral aroma.
Food Pairings: A good pairing for the hearty German fare served at Oktoberfest parties in Munich: rich sausagesand pretzels, buttery spaetzle or creamy soups.
Märzen
5.8% ABV  ·  12 IBU

Lakefront Pumpkin Lager   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
Lakefront Brewery's Pumpkin Lager is one of the only pumpkin lager available in the world; nearly all other pumpkin beers are ales. Using real pumpkin and a proprietary blend of spices made here in Milwaukee for us by the acclaimed Spice House, our brewers lager this beer for 4 full weeks.
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
6.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Lakefront Riverwest Stein   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
Aromas of American hops mingle with a slight floral character from the German lager yeast. A balanced maltiness with just a hint of sweetness dominates the flavor, with a crisp hop bite in the finish.
Food Pairings: Pair this beer with any good German entrée like schnitzel or rouladen and you'll have an instant hit.
International Amber Lager
5.6% ABV  ·  16 IBU

Lakefront Smash Ale   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack
SMaSH Ale drops in the glass soft gold with a rocky white head, tossing up citrusy, woodsy, and herbal Willamette hop aromas.
American Pale Ale
5.2% ABV  ·  14 IBU

Lakefront White   
Lakefront Brewery  ·  Milwaukee, WI
6 Pack : $9.00
Our version of a Belgian classic, brewed with 100% organic malt, wheat and spiced with organic coriander and orange peel. Pours a beautiful hazy blond-gold with a thick, pearly white head.
Food Pairings: Great with Belgian moules frites (steamed, buttered mussels and French fries) or charcuterie. The crisp carbonation in our White can cut through even the richest, creamiest dishes.
Witbier
4.8% ABV  ·  13 IBU