Welcome to the Sugar Maple

American Craft Beer Bar

Located in the heart of downtown Bay View | 441 E. Lincoln Avenue

Mon-Fri 3pm-close | Sat & Sun 12pm-close

Beer List

We Have 60 American Craft Beers On Draft

Current Beers:

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Happy Hour | Mon-Thurs 3p-7p | $1 off all Beer and Cocktails



Cellarman and Suburban Ambassador of the Sugar Maple. Though my favorite thing to drink is Mescal, I'm fine like wine when I start to rap.


I like walks in the woods and fires at night, add a splash of bourbon, and I'm feelin' alright.


The Closer, The Builder, The Landlord, The Skeptic, The Traveler, The Dad, The Husband, "The Guy With The Beard"


Painter, Mother, Manager, and Maintenance. Make Beer, Not War.


I am continuing my medical eduation by bartending and this year I plan to use my bartending skills in the medical field. Oh, and I love my Joli!


The Scholar, Historian, and Beer Keeper. Say the Magic Word and the Beer Shall be Yours.




When I'm not bartending, I'm exploring the world or writing about travel!...Or working my 9-5 gig and dreaming of beer!


Sugar Maple Brewery Series | Almanac Beer Co.

Sunday, September 25th | 4pm-6pm

5 Samples for $15

The Sugar Maple is proud to welcome Almanac Beer Co.'s co-founder and head brewer Jesse Friedman for an afternoon of conversation and farm to glass indulgence. Do not miss this opportunity learn about his unique perspective on all things beer and stick around afterwards for a Harvest Veggie BBQ prepared by Chef AJ Dixon of Lazy Susan. No less than 5 samples for $15.

Russ Johnson's "Headlands" at Sugar Maple

Thursday, September 29th | 8pm-10pm

$10 Cover Charge

Please join us for a live recording at the Sugar Maple! The Quartet will be recording this performance and the next 3 nights for a live record coming out in 2017! Russ Johnson - trumpet/compositions, Rob Clearfield - keyboard, Matt Ulery - bass, and Jon Deitemyer - drums

Celebrate Dave Monroe's Birthday | Party to Benefit Aurora Zilber Family Hospice

Saturday, October 8th | 7:30pm-1:30am

No Cover Charge | Donations Accepted

Party at the Sugar Maple to celebrate Dave Monroe and benefit Aurora Zilber Family Hospice. Listen to Dave's favorite vinyl all night long from DJs: Kid Millions, Andy Noble, Selector Max, Signaldrift, K-Ro, Tim Cook, Damian Strigens, Miss LaFontaine, Maria Khalas, Jason Klimas, Spero A. Lomenzo, C-Rob, David Gregorski, and Eric Blowtorch. All money from sales of Revolver Beer, Good City's Dapper British dry hopped with whole leaf Goldings, will go to Aurora Zilber. Enter raffle to win gift certificates from: Acme Records, Blackbird Bar, Bullseye Records, Burnhearts, Collectors Edge, Lulu Cafe & Bar, Milwaukee Film Festival, Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival, Musical Memories, Rush Mor Records, Testa Rosa, and UWM Union Cinema.

Iris: A Private Movie Screening & Vintage Arts Fair

Sunday, October 9th | 1pm-4pm

When the Milwaukee Film Festival finishes, join us for a private showing of "Iris." There will also be vintage and artist crafted accessories by Ann Tilque of Annie's Vintage Clothing and Rarities, Jodi Marcus, Kate from HenHouse Hats, unique raffles and NO FOOTBALL! Movie will show at 2pm. Sponsored by STVDIO D'ANGELI.

Trade Show After Party

Thursday, October 13th | 9pm-2am

The Sugar Maple and Lagunitas Brewing Co. welcomes the tired, the poor, the huddled beer industry masses to congregate and breathe free with a Stoopid pint or two in hand.

Frode Gjerstad & Fred Lonberg-Holm w/ Jan Rune Strøm

Friday, October 14th | 8pm-11pm

Frode Gjerstad and Fred Lonberg-Holm have been playing together for over a decade now. They have made two duo cd's and a number more in different configurations including with Louis Maholo-Maholo, Stine Janvin Motland, Paal Nilssen Love and Ståle Liavik Solberg. Click the link below for a review and audio from their most recent duo recording...

Joining them will be Jan Rune Strøm. He has been playing bass in Frode's trio with Paal Nilssen Love for a few years now in addition to doing all sorts of other things. His Wikipedia entry says:

Strøm was raised on an island in north-western coast of Norway, and was early influenced by musicians like Gary Peacock and Frode Gjerstad, and participated on the album East of the West (2011), the Kjersti Stubø album How High Is the Sky (2011), he collaborates onn the Norwegian Free Jazz scene with Paal Nilssen-Love's band Large Unit, Petter Wettre and with Mats Gustafsson's Nu Ensemble, further with musicians like Mats Äleklint, John Dikeman, Martin Küchen, Thomas Johansson and Tollef Østvang in different constellations like the SAKA Trio, Universal Indians, All Included and Friends & Neighbors. In 2013 he released the solo album Jøa.

Left Hand Warriors Takeover

Thursday, October 27th | 4:20pm-10pm

Join us in toasting Left Hand Brewing Co. with special guests from the brewery Mike Walters and Joe Shea. Be assured when our Colorado friends come to visit it is always a party. Line Up: Polestar Pils, Warrior IPA, Extrovert IPA, Fade to Black.


with David Torn, Tim Berne, and Dave King

Friday, October 28th, 2016 | 8pm-11pm

Tickets $25 | Use Link Below to Purchase Tickets

NOHBAND is a new cooperative with David Torn, Tim Berne and Dave King. Although David and Tim have been working together since the 90's (Prezens), and Tim and Dave go back to 2007, (Buffalo Collision) this will be their first performance as a trio.

Find Us

Email: sugarmaplegogo@ gmail.com

Call: 414.481.2393

Address: 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Hours: Mon-Fri 3pm-close | Sat & Sun 12pm-close

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