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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: 9/16


IPA 6.5%

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


Mosaic Pale Ale 5.2%

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


Porter 5.4%

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.


Pilsner 5.2%

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


Double IPA 8.5%

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


Belgian Wit 5%

The perfect summer Witbier featuring orange peel and coriander.

Spare Time

DDH Hazy IPA 5.4%

Showcasing a juicy and citrusy profile, this crushable double dry hopped Hazy IPA pairs perfectly with rest and recreation. Whatever you choose to do in your Spare Time, savor it. Seek the Good.



Premium Lager 4.5%

A crisp lager bridging the past, present, and future. Welcome Home.

Last Chance

American Pale Ale 5.0%

Tangerine, mango, and pine needles. A refreshingly light option for Summer.

Lowlands Amber Ale

Amber Ale 5.5%

A classic American-style Amber ale is brewed in collaboration with the Lowlands Restaurant Group. This beer features Cascade hops and a blend of U.S. and German malts for smooth, caramel flavors. 

Varietal: Waimea

IPA 7.2%

A big West Coast style IPA brewed with 100% pale ale malt giving it a dry, biscuity background with a citrusy, piney profile. 

Scarcity 4

Hazy IPA 6.8%

The haze craze continues! Brewed with Azacca, Cascade, Citra, Rakau, and Simcoe hops, the second hazy IPA in our Scarcity Series features aromatic notes of apricot, strawberry, and mango with a subtle piney profile. Savor what is Scarce. Seek the Haze.


Brett IPA 6.5%%

Brewed in collaboration with our friends at 1840 Brewing Company, Hopes Brett IPA holds a very special place in our hearts, as it is the first beer to have fermented in our new oak foeders in our Downtown taproom. This funk forward offering showcases flavors of pear and citrus rind and is available on tap at both Good City locations and the 1840 taproom.


Oktoberfest 5.6%

Bronze medal winner at the 2018 World Beer Cup, this highly-drinkable, Märzen-style Oktoberfest lager boasts flavors that sing of Fall. Slightly sweet with a biscuity malt character, this Oktoberfest finishes with a spicy, herbal German hop profile, leaving you with only one word, prost.

MKE Film Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 5.4%

A Weisn-style Oktoberfest brewed in collaboration with the Lowlands Brewing Collaborative to celebrate MKE Film. $1 from every beer sold through the end of the MKE Film Fest will be donated directly to MKE Film. Now that's something to prost about.


Rum & Port Barrel-Aged Belgian Quad 10.4%

A Belgian-Style Quad aged in port wine and rum barrels.

Batch #500

Wheat Wine Ale 9.5%

A malt forward Wheat Wine Ale brewed to celebrate our 500th batch of beer!

Hollywood Nights

Gluten-free Blonde IPA 7.2%

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.

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.


  • Mondays: Join us every Monday night for Flight Night! Build your own flight of 4 for $10 from 4pm-close.
  • Tuesdays: Every Tuesday night we feature a rotating burger special from 4pm-9pm!
  • Thursdays: On Thursdays, we drink for good! Learn more about our Drink for Good program here and find out who we're partnered with this month!
  • Saturdays: Tour the brewery every Saturday at 1pm and 2pm! Purchase tickets here

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

Tours are held on Saturdays at 1pm and 2pm. For more information or to purchase tickets online, click here.

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

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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