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Meetup Afterwork - Melms Brewing Company Taproom

  • 04 Dec 2019
  • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • 418 Merton Avenue, Hartland, WI (conveniently located off Highway 16 near Sendik's and across the street from Walgreens).

UPDATE FOR THIS EVENT!!!  Karyn Leidinger is going to set up a holiday shopping table with her grace and heart jewelry and her son’s hand carved wood earrings. So you can drink, eat, play games, watch basketball and get some of your holiday shopping done or find the perfect accessory for your own holiday outfit!

MEETUP AFTER WORK

Wed, Dec 4th - 5:00 pm

Melms Brewing Company Taproom

 

418 Merton Avenue, Hartland, WI

(conveniently located off Highway 16 near Sendik's and across the street from Walgreens)

Enjoy a fun filled evening in a cool Brewery location in Hartland. Melms provides cozy seating for our entire group. You can watch the Bucks vs Pistons game, drink great craft beer, play bags, jenga and other fun games. Order pizza (stuffed, deep dish or thin crust) for dinner from Falbos Brothers next door and they will deliver it to the brewery. Great craft beer, fabulous pizza, Bucks, games and friends make a perfect evening, please join us!

Visit their websites at: http://melmsbrewing.com and http://falbobrospizza.com

Melms Brewing Company has a cool story behind it including a local connection to Milwaukee's first beer baron, Charles T. Melms, stretches back more than 150 years — and is being brought back into the limelight with the recent opening of a new taproom in Hartland.

In the 1860s, before the village was incorporated, Watertown Plank Road ran through the area and was used as a highway for farmers to get grains and hops to Milwaukee breweries. Likely some of that went to the biggest brewery in the city: Melms Brewing Co.

Today, Melms' great-great-great-great-nephew Bob Stack of Hartland has resurrected the brewery, nearly 150 years after it closed. The reborn brewery's first taproom is at 418 Merton Ave. "My mother's side always talked about a brewery that was in our name, but I didn't realize how big of a deal the brewery was until I came across an article a few years ago," Stack said. He has since made it his goal to restore the Melms name to the Milwaukee-area brewery scene.

Read more about the brewery here: https://www.jsonline.com/story/communities/lake-country/news/hartland/2018/03/19/melms-brewing-company-closed-milwaukee-brewers-hartland-brewery/429334002/

Host:  Nancy Woltzen, nancywoltzen@gmail.com; (414) 559-0508

 

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