Savor the Flavors of Green Bay Beer & Cheese
Wisconsin is famous for many reasons, but none more beloved than our fantastic cheese and brews. Green Bay is not just the home of Green Bay Packers and their cheese-head fans. It is also home to a wonderful combination of cheese factories, breweries, and wineries. Wisconsin was once made famous by large, well known breweries. Even though many of these have since disappeared, they’ve been replaced by a flock of innovative craft brewers. Mix traditional European brewing techniques with new local ingredients, and you have a recipe for perfection for beer lovers around the world. We can think of no better way to explore what Green Bay is all about, than to take fun tours through local cheese factories, breweries, or wineries. Book your stay at the Astor House Bed and Breakfast, located just minutes from the charming Downtown Green Bay, and dig in to the tasty sensation of Green Bay beer.
Green Bay Beer
Many of Green Bay’s craft breweries and brew pubs offer tours or tastings, making a visit to these local treasures a unique culinary and cultural experience. Built in a former Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Depot, the Titletown Brewing Company has been a local favorite for Green Bay beers since 1996, and is now a designated a National Historic Landmark. Another great brewpub in Green Bay is Hinterland, which turns out a variety of wonderful craft beers. Take a $10 tour, and get a behind the scenes look at the brewing process. This also happens to be a great local place to savor fresh ocean fish from Honolulu, Seattle and Maine, in addition to as fresh game, hand foraged mushrooms and heirloom produce. If you’ve always wondered what it really takes to brew great beer, then stop in to the House of Home Brew, where you can not only learn how beer is made, but purchase some home brewing supplies yourself. If beer isn’t your thing, then head to Captain’s Walk Winery, where you can find premium wine tasting.
What could be a better accompaniment for Green Bay beer and wine than Wisconsin’s own cheese? Wisconsin’s cheesemakers produce more than 600 varieties of cheese, and continue to use time-tested old-world traditions to make the finest cheese products. Scray Cheese is a family owned artisan manufacturer of cheeses, and is located just outside of Green Bay in DePere, Wisconsin. This wonderful factory has been in business since 1924, and is a great place to stop by for some Fresh Cheddar Cheese Curds. Stop in to Nala’s Fromagerie in Downtown Green Bay, for some wonderful cheese-related delicacies. When you’ve checked all of the great breweries, wineries, and cheese shops off your list, then don’t forget to check out Green Bay’s event calendar for local performing artists and events to cap off your stay in Green Bay.