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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery — Milwaukee
(CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries, Inc.)
Bar/Tasting RoomRestaurantRetail ItemsBeer To Go (Off-License)
740 North Plankinton Avenue
Milwaukee WI 53203
Telephone: +1 414-276-3030
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11:00am-12:30am, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-2:30am.
Brewer: David Bass


Visited: April 26, 2000

Opened: 1997

Contributor: Siegfried Binge

Updated: November 30, 2010

Beer List

  • Awards:

    • Date: February 7, 1999 (#3190)
      Package: draught
      Place: Milwaukee Ale House Festival, Milwaukee WI
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Deep amber, thick head. Caramel, yeasty aroma. Thick, huge caramel flavor, lots of alcohol.

    • Date: August 11, 2001 (#3871)
      Package: draught
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Deep golden, thick head. Spicy aroma. Malty flavor, not a lot of esters nor alcohol.

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    • Date: August 9, 2003 (#5062)
      Package: draught
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Golden opaque. Huge head. Smoky banana aroma. Medium body. Huge banana flavor and finish.

  • American-Style Pale Ale
    • Date: April 26, 2000 (#3423)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, still, thick head. Floral aroma. Medium body, big bright floral hop flavor, caramel middle, nice bitter smooth finish.

  • Bohemian-Style Pilsener

  • Stillwater Stout
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout