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Sprecher Brewing Co.

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Address: 701 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, WI 53209
Phone Number:
+1 414-964-2739
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 18:00

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Great time to be had

this was a fun stop. had guests from out of town in for the weekend, took them here and we had a lot of fun and spent a great deal of money on beer by the case and growlers. great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fun tour of a smaller brewery - equipment is interesting to see and the tour guide was enjoyable. Best part of the tour is the tastings (beer limited to 4 per person, and soda which is unlimited).

Thank JW_Wisc
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this was a fun stop. had guests from out of town in for the weekend, took them here and we had a lot of fun and spent a great deal of money on beer by the case and growlers. great indoor beir garden, great beer and soda.

Thank JasOz
Homewood, Illinois
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday afternoon. The plant wasn't running so the tour just consisted of someone talking the entire time. Nothing visual to see or action. And it's only about 20 min. It was disappointing for our young kids and adults. Not sure if they're open while the plant is running, but I would recommend going then. That would've... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My family of five (3 teens) stopped here as we were in Milwaukee for other purposes and were looking to fill holes in our schedule. The tour is short and there really isn't much to see. Sprecher has an interesting story and the people will be happy to discuss beer and soft drink production with you. The admission fee covers... More 

Thank StevefromDG
Granger, IN, United States
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Enjoyed our visit to Sprecher. There is a quick tour followed by a tasting room with Root Beer and Pop for the kids and real Beer for the adults. Worth the stop.

Thank 920cheriem
New Berlin, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The tour was slightly informative. The group was so large you couldn't hear anything. The beer was below average - the soda was better. They tapped the beer in to the same glass you just drank out of which I assume would cross contaminate every persons germs. I wonder if that goes against a health standard. I would go to... More 

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Poplar Grove, Illinois
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great tour. Andrew was full of information and even apologized for his jokes (that weren't actually that bad), he gave a ton of information on the brewing process and Sprecher history. The tour costs $8 but comes with 4 sample drinks of a choice of about 30 brews they have on tap (plus all their sodas are free tastings). Well... More 

Thank Mike C
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Before the tour we were able to start tasting. We were given a wristband with 4 sample tabs. The samples included beer samples only. Soda samples were unlimited. The tour gave some history of Sprecher and we saw the fermentation tanks along with the bottling assembly line. After the tour, the tasting continued. The beer tent they had inside was... More 

Thank Emily L
Lisle, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Two adults and one minor took the tour. The guides are funny and knowledgeable and they are smart enough to know that the crowd is really there to get to the indoor beer garden to sample 4 Sprecher beers. The microbrew process is interesting too, some cool science in there. The $4 for kids and $6 for adults tour is... More 

Thank sveag287
Shreveport, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The tour is a fun if not typical brewery tour but the samples after are great. Overall a great way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank jyswnn

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