The Oshkosh area has a brewing history that dates back to 1849, predating the city itself. Prohibition hit the city’s beer business hard, but the age of craft beer is ushering in a new dawn for local breweries. Check out these seven breweries in Oshkosh and around Wisconsin’s Fox Valley.
The Fox River Brewing Company has breweries in both Oshkosh and Appleton. Located on Oshkosh’s waterfront, its original location is an ideal spot to enjoy some summer sun alongside a cold handcrafted brew. Their second location in the Fox River Mall makes it easy to grab a relaxing pint after a stressful day of shopping. What’s on tap is always changing at each location, so you’ll be sure to find yourself coming back to try more of their delicious handcrafted creations.
Oshkosh’s original Fifth Ward Brewery brought traditional lagers to the area in the mid to late 1800s. Inspired by their namesake, Fifth Ward Brewing Company is on a mission to continue brewing exceptional beer for the Oshkosh area. Stop by their taproom to sample some of their creations as well as their rotating selection of some of Wisconsin’s finest brews.
Opening its doors in 2015, Bare Bones Brewery became Oshkosh’s first craft brewery in 20 years. Located in the town of Oshkosh rather than the city, it’s a bit off the beaten path, but worth the trek. From traditional ales to creative creations, the draught selection is always changing, so you’ll have to keep coming back to try what’s new on tap.
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