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“Great tour”
Review of Lakefront Brewery

Lakefront Brewery
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$25.00*
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Milwaukee Sightseeing Bus Tour
Ranked #2 of 27 Food & Drink in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Lakefront Brewery is a leader in brewing the best beers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Specializing in lagers in their formative years, Lakefront has since released the first certified organic beer, gluten-free beer, as well as the first fruit beer since prohibition. A leader in innovation, Lakefront produces a My Turn series in which, four times a year, a Lakefront employee gets to call a beer their own. More recently, Lakefront also started a Brandy Barrel-aged series of brews that release throughout the year. Beer aside, Lakefront is also known around the country for their highly entertaining and sought-after brewery tours. The tour price gets you 4, 6 oz. samples, a souvenir pint glass, and a coupon for Lakefront beer at one of many locations. It's recommended to buy your tickets online ahead of time. If available, tickets can also be bought walking up for the next available tour.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
“Great tour”
Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Went on a tour of this brewery and it just brilliant
The tour guide was such a laugh and had us in stitches
Of note is the fact that you get 4 beer tokens and a pint glass in the price

Visited May 2014
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“Great tour”
Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Went with a group of work friends. We had a fantastic guide who really should be a stand up comedian. He was very funny but very informative. Plenty of free samples and a free beer glass on the way out. Well worth the visit.

Visited May 2014
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“So much fun--and educational!”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

The Lakefront tour is extremely popular, and for good reason. The beer is great, and the tour guides are hysterical, entertaining, and very invested in beer making. If you're taking an older,tamer crowd, earlier times during the week and on the weekends are likely better for your crew. I've taken the tour at noon on a Sunday, and at 6:30p on a Friday, and the Friday tour was much louder, and the people on had no desire to listen to the tour guide. Aside from that though, the guides handle loud and drunk well, but also enjoy when people are genuinely interested in learning about Lakefront and the beer-making process. Plus, Lakefront right from a fresh keg can't be beat!!

Visited April 2014
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“GREAT tour. Never had so much fun learning something!”
Reviewed May 12, 2014

This tour is fun, affordable, and educational. I didn't know much about beer when I arrived but I learned a lot in an entertaining way. Our tour guide, Katy, is hilarious. The tour costs $7 and includes 4 tokens for your choice of a variety of beers and root beer that you may enjoy throughout the tour. Incidentally, the root beer is delicious, smooth and has lots of flavor. The tour only takes about a half an hour. There are stairs but they were able to accommodate someone in a wheelchair. Wear comfortable shoes because like most tours you are on your feet. At the end of the tour, you trade your plastic cup in for a Lakefront Brewery glass. There are a handful of local restaurants that offer a free beer after taking the tour if you visit their establishment as well. The success of this tour can be attributed to the staff. They were helpful and had great attitudes.

Visited May 2014
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“Wonderful brewery tour and even better beer!”
Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Everyone who visits Milwaukee should go to the lakefront brewery. Four beers which you can have during the tour, and can trade in the plastic cup at the end for a pint glass. Fantastic guide, loved the tour. Will definitely go back if I ever find myself in Milwaukee again!

Visited April 2014
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