Daycation In Monroe, Wisconsin.

Best Brewery Tour In America… No Question


In a Nutshell:

  • Brewery Tour led by an amicable an interesting guide
  • A “Thank You” Pack to take home with 4 bottles of craft beers, 1 bottle of Blumer Root Beer and a branded beer sampler glass worth more than $10 in value
  • Beer samples of its myriad brews and the samples are bottomless !
  • Herb and Helen Heydock World of Beer Memorabilia Museum – best in North America – valued at over $1 million

Message from the Owners:

Let us take you behind the scenes where we make the finest beers in the world, with the same commitment to quality that existed when the brewery was founded right here in 1845.

We believe our story is like our beer itself – full of character and best served among friends. Please accept our invitation, and our warmest thanks for letting us share our story, our brewery and most importantly-our beers with you.

-Ravinder and Manjit Minhas



2 -3 hours



Minhas Craft Brewery Tour and Museum Brewery

Daycation in Monroe WI – What An Idea!   Come visit the Minhas Craft Brewery, the second oldest brewery in the nation and sample some of the history we are making!  Follow this up by visiting the famous Monroe Courthouse Square, quaint shops and best tasting cheese sold in the country.
Join us for a 40-60 minute tour where you will be able to sample 7 different brews and Blumer’s Root Beer on tap.  Before the tour begins, enjoy some popcorn and taste away  while relaxing in our Lazy Mutt Lounge.
When the tour is finished, visit all three of our museum rooms featuring hundreds of brewery advertising artifacts.  Lithographs and prints from the mid-1800 era to the 1950’s and ‘60’s.  Another room holds collections of model cars, trucks and trains, tap handles and growlers from around the world.

Take a look around the Minhas gift shop for beer, clothing and souvenirs.  Make sure to keep an eye out for our new merchandise!  It’s hot off the press!

You won’t go home empty handed!  Each individual will leave with a “thank you” pack in hand.  This” thank you” pack includes a  4 bottles of the finest craft beers, 1 bottle of the famous Blumer Root Beer Soda and of course a branded  sampler glass.  If beer isn’t for you we can provide you with a Blumer’s Soda “Thank you” case.  Kids 12 and under are free!
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Larger groups please call ahead. Toll Free: 1-800-BEER-205

Minhas Craft Brewery - Lazy Mutt Lounge

View The Nation’s Largest Beer Memorabilia Museum

Minhas Craft Brewery - Nation’s Largest Beer Memorabilia Museum

Minhas Craft Brewery - Nation’s Largest Beer Memorabilia Museum

The Minhas Craft Brewery is now home to an amazing collection of artifacts with the “World of Beer Memorabilia” exhibit courtesy of Herb and Helen Haydock. The museum includes hundreds of brewery advertising artifacts including lithographs from the mid-1800’s up to the 1960’s. Also in the collection are hundreds of toy cars, trucks and trains, and a collection of growlers from all over the world. While you are here, be sure to allow time to view all three rooms of the museum. This truly is a “must  see” for any history enthusiast, beer lover and of course, the collector of brewery memorabilia.

Worth the Drive

Minhas Craft Brewery Route Map

The drive through Green County to Monroe is among the most beautiful drives in the Midwest. Located just 45 minutes from Madison and Rockford, IL; about an hour from Galena, IL or Dubuque, IA and only 2 hours from Milwaukee or Chicago, IL, you’ll be glad you came!

Tour Schedule: Tours are offered 7 days a week.
Monday at 11 AM; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 1 PM; Friday at 1 PM & 3 PM, Saturday at 11 AM,  1 PM & 3 PM and Sunday at 1 PM & 3 PM.

Museum Hours: The museum is open to the public and free of charge during normal business hours. Monday – Friday 8 AM to 5 PM; and Saturday & Sunday from 11 AM to 5 PM.

Tour Prices: There is a $10 charge for all guests 13 and older. In addition to the tour and sampling, the price includes a gift pack of  several of our fine products to take home along with your commemorative tasting glassware. Guests 12 and under are free and must be accompanied by a paid adult.

Tour Length: The tour takes about an hour including welcome video, walking tour and tasting. Please allow more time at the brewery to visit the Haydock “World of Beer Memorabilia” museum and the gift shop where you can start a brewery artifact collection of your own.

Group Size: Larger groups are welcome.  We ask that you give us advance notice so we can have adequate staff on hand to ensure a great visit. Call 1-800-BEER-205.