Historic Brewing Program Special Event

Members Only Summer Nights - Join the Beer Guild

Saturday, August 19, 2017

5pm to 7pm

Potosi Brewery employees

Brewing History

Potosi Brewery employees pose with barrels outside the brewery. View the original source document: WHI 30364

Enjoy the Village Heirloom Gardens and Join the Beer Guild!

Members, extend your visit and take a stroll and enjoy a few more hours of our beautiful Crossroads Village gardens as part of Heirloom Garden Weekend on Saturday evening. 

If the adults in your group are thirsty, treat yourself to a beer!  You can join a meeting of the Old World Wisconisn Beer Guild.  Learn about the traditions and Zeremoniell of a Guild and then enjoy a tasting of traditional style beers with our Braumeister.  Fee for the tasting is $5.00  You must be 21 to participate.

Seating times for the Beer Guild meeting and tasting are 4pm; 5pm and 6pm and are limited. You need to sign up for a specific time when you arrive at Old World Wisconsin.  Payment of the $5 tasting fee will be collected when you sign up. 

The Clausing Cafe will feature picnic type items that guests can purchase to take into the village to enjoy.  The cafe will close at 6pm.

Outlying areas of the sites close and transportation ends at 5pm except for a Tram between Ramsey Barn and Harmony until 7pm.  Site closes to the General Public at 5pm.


Old World Wisconsin
W372 S9727 Hwy 67
Eagle, WI 53119-9503

Location Information

Old World Wisconsin documents the settlement of 19th- and early 20th-century Wisconsin. It comprises an 1870s crossroads village and 10 ethnic farmsteads located on 576 acres of wooded hills in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.

Accessibility Information

Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Trams are equipped to transport visitors using wheelchairs during regular museum operating hours. Call ahead to make arrangements at 262-594-6301.