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East Side

Our urban production brewery and taproom

Our East Side production brewery and taproom opened in June of 2016, and has since already gone through a number of expansions that include a rooftop patio, Good City Hall and doubling of production capacity. 

What's on Tap

Updated: 2/15


IPA 6.5% Crowler Available

Simcoe and Centennial hops lend a very balanced profile tending toward pine and citrus.


Mosaic Pale Ale 5.2% Crowler Available

Single malt. Single hop. Character of juicy tropical fruit and resinous pine undertone.


Porter 5.4% Crowler Available

A classic robust porter with a clean and balanced roasted malt profile, right down the middle between chocolate and coffee-like. Get lost in the details that matter. Seek the Good.


Double IPA 8.5% Crowler Available

Dank hop aroma. Tropical fruit and distinct pineapple character backed up with a floral/tangerine hop flavor.


Pilsner 5.2% Crowler Available

Crisp, clean tone that is light-colored and light-bodied with German Tettnang and Saphir hops.

Lord Lyon

Scotch Ale 8.5% Crowler Available

This Scotch Ale seeks to honor your palate with a sweet malt body, earthy hops, and slight smokiness.


IPA 6.8% Crowler Available

This light amber IPA brewed with Cascade and Centennial hops lends a very Sierra Nevada-esque citrus and floral flavor profile. All proceeds will be donated to the Sierra Nevada Camp Fire Relief Fun to help those impacted by the Camp Fire. Seek the good, drink for good.

Black IPA

Black IPA 6.5% Crowler Available

This seasonal IPA boasts rich, roasted malts balanced with a medley of hops lending citrus and pine for a beer that's both dark and hoppy.


Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 11.2% Crowler Available

Density with Coffee

Imperial Stout with Coffee 10.8% Crowler Available

Density with Chocolate

Imperial Stout with Chocolate 10.8% Crowler Available

Helles Lager

Munich Helles 4.8% Crowler Available

Brewed in collaboration with the Lowlands Group, this traditional German lager
with origins in Munich is light, malty, and mildly spicy.

Hollywood Nights

Gluten-free Blonde IPA 7.2% Crowler Available

Brewed by gluten-free brewery Alt Brew in Madison, WI, this blonde IPA is hop heavy with a clean herbal flavor and beautiful blonde color. Citrus notes balance the smooth bitterness for an amazing finish. Available only in bottles for taproom consumption. Not available to go.

Smoked Baltic Porter

Baltic Porter 7.4% Crowler Available

Hailing from Eastern Europe and brewed as a lager, this version of a porter is stronger than the traditional English style of beer. The dark, roasted malts allow for a big body and smooth mouthfeel. We balanced this beer with smoked malts for a hearty, late winter sipper. 

Mama Tried

Pale Ale Light 4.5% Crowler Available

A custom-built beer for the best bike show around. A crushable, light-bodied ale designed to celebrate the Mama Tried Motorcycle Show in the good city of Milwaukee.

BFG Barleywine

Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barleywine 12% Crowler Available

We aged our strong but friendly BFG barleywine in Elijah Craig bourbon barrels for over a year. This results in a huge beer with a complex balance of a strong caramel malt body with the bourbon char and vanilla from the barrel. 

We've built an urban taproom to enjoy fresh beer in the heart of Milwaukee's East Side.

Located on Farwell Avenue in the heart of Milwaukee's vibrant East Side, we have built an urban taproom with the same meticulousness that we use to brew our beer. The result is an open concept brewery where customers feel like they are a part of the brewing process. You can expect a family friendly environment, fresh beer, delicious food, and an atmosphere that fosters good conversation and community.

Visit Us

Good City Brewing
2108 N Farwell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Mon - Sat:

11am - 12am


11am - 10pm


*Sorry, we do not take reservations.

**Weather permitting, lunch is served on the roof until 3pm.

Tour the Brewery


1pm & 2pm

($10, first come first served)

Private Events

Whether you are looking to host a group happy hour or a larger celebration, our brewery has two unique urban spaces to accommodate your needs. Learn more about hosting your next private event over fresh beer and food!

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Our Food

As featured on Travel Channel's Food Paradise, Brewery Chef Guy Davies has designed a versatile and eclectic menu perfect for pairing with Good City brews.

See the Menu