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Pearl Street Brewery is collecting hops for its yearly Community Hop Harvest

Pearl Street Brewery is inviting area hop growers to bring in their crop to be included in its seasonal Harvest Ale, for each pound of hops brought in, the grower will receive 1lb of beer (pint) at the time of donation and 1lb of Harvest Ale beer after it is brewed.  

The Pearl Street Brewery Tap Room and area restaurants will have the opportunity to serve the beer throughout the fall and winter. Proceeds from the beer will benefit the La Crosse Warming Center, a portion of every pint purchased will go towards feeding neighbors at the center. 


About the La Crosse Warming Center 

The La Crosse Warming Center’s mission is to work with the greater La Crosse community to better serve those experiencing homelessness with dignity and respect by providing a safe and warm place for homeless adults 18 years and older to get in out of the cold during the winter months from November 1 until April 30. 

Pearl Street Brewery Announces Save The Date for 2020 Winter Ball

Pearl Street Brewery has set the dates of the 2020 Winter Ball for February 7-8, 2020. This yearly event kicks off Friday with a beer and food pairing from local chefs, Saturday follows up with one of a kind beer releases and multiple bands throughout the day. The theme this year will include a Polar Fest to compliment the experience of the Winter Ball.  A Sunday morning Hangover Breakfast” follows.

The ticketed event also includes VIP opportunities including early entry, a free growler coupon, food (while it lasts), a special VIP lounge area, and priority pours. More information to follow. 

What: 2020 Pearl Street Brewery Winter Ball

Where: Pearl Street Brewery – 1401 Saint Andrew Street 

La Crosse, WI 54603

When: February 7-8, 2020 

Cost: Ticketed (coming soon) 

Pearl Street Brewery is Giving Away an Ultimate Oktoberfest Sweepstakes

Pearl Street Brewery is awarding one individual the ultimate Oktoberfest Giveaway in celebration of the seasonal release of its Lederhosen Lager Fest Bier. 

The sweepstakes includes:

-Custom sized Lederhosen and  Dirndl.  
-10 Cases of  Lederhosen Lager Fest Bier
-Tickets to Craft Beer Night during Oktoberfest La Crosse 
-Oktoberfest La Crosse buttons
And More (Value of $700)


Interested parties (21+)  may text “partywithpsb” to “31996” to enter to win the Ultimate Oktoberfest Sweepstakes


About Lederhosen Lager

Come late September each year, we start feeling the Gemütlichkeit. It’s time to dust off our lederhosen and drink beer. Lederhosen Lager is our salute to La Crosse’s great German heritage and over 150 years of brewing tradition. Brewed with Pilsen and Vienna malts, true German lager yeast, and spiced with paired hops grown in Hallertau. You’ll find this amber beer to be smooth, malty, and easy drinking. Ein Prosit! (Seasonal Fall Release – 5% ABV 11 IBUs)


Applefest Kicks Off Button Sales August 15, 2019

La Crescent Applefest is kicking off its button sale Thursday,  August 15 at Pearl Street Brewery, events include Apple Smash Games, the 2019 release of Hoch Orchards Cider, music by Reptile House and a performance by the Apple Annies. The new Applefest Button will also be released for the September festival and they are on presale for only $5.00. 

Pearl Street Brewery has been brewing its seasonal Official Applefest Appleweizen for the festival every fall, partnering their hefeweizen wheat ale with local, organic apples from Van Lin Orchards from La Crescent, in the “Apple Capital of Minnesota.” This combination creates a one-of-a-kind, tangy salute to the Autumn Apple harvest (5.5% ABV 6 IBUs). 


La Crescent Applefest Button Kick Off


Pearl Street Brewery – 1401 Saint Andrew Street 

La Crosse, WI 54603


Thursday, August 15 | 6pm-9pm 


Free To Attend | Buttons $5.00 / $7.00 After 

About Applefest

The La Crescent Apple Festival was founded in September 1949 by Ralph Jones and Mel Hickenbotham, with the purpose of promoting La Crescent, its apple industry, and “putting La Crescent on the map”. Apple Festival Inc. is a not-for-profit organization. Board members donate their time and pay their own expenses. Profits made from the festival is given back to the community for various projects. The Apple Festival, Inc. was instrumental in the building of the swimming pool and the youth hockey warming house. They have purchased beepers for the fire department, playground equipment, build a tennis court, and numerous other projects.

Pearl Street Brewery hosting local rock music including the debut of the The Singularity Warning

Pearl Street Brewery hosting the debut of the The Singularity Warning

La Crosse WI: Pearl Street Brewery is welcoming The Singularity Warning, Floyd Turbo and Midwest Voltage to the Tasting Room Saturday, August 3, 2019. 

Midwest Voltage was formed in early 2013, Matt Smith and twin brothers Hugh Rose and Andrew Rose make up the Indie-Rock trio. Centered in La Crosse, WI, their fresh new sound of explosive progressive rock mixed with spacey riffs, sets them aside from the local music scene. 

Smith and the Rose brothers have been playing in local bands in the La Crosse area for over 2 decades, and have crafted their original sound out of the love of simple, catchy, and tight riffs. Now all in their mid 30’s, the band draws inspiration from early 1990’s rock and post punk and are a well-oiled, ass-kicking machine. They have played many clubs and bars in the Wisconsin/Minnesota areas as well as festivals in Western Wisconsin.

The Singularity Warning hails from the former Earth colony of La Crosse, Wisconsin. They are Travis Tippery, Jeff Brennan, Kean Fallon, and Schuyler Leehey. You may know them from such acts as Lava, Rhinestone Convoy, Sowbelly Bitchhog, Droids Attack, and Of Conscience. They are the heralds of warning for what remains of the human race, and their message is conveyed through sonic guitars, booming bass, and ground-pounding drums. The elements of technology leak into their organic roots; screeching robot speak and the sounds of hydraulic systems intertwine with a heavy blues groove in a marriage made in space and technological mayhem.  

What: The Singularity Warning, Floyd Turbo and Midwest Voltage

When: Saturday, August 3 2019

Where: Pearl Street Brewery  – 1401 St Andrew St La Crosse, WI 54603

Cost: $5.00

Time: 7-11pm 

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Pearl Street Brewery to host Reverend Horton Heat’s 2019 Rockabilly Invasion

Reverend Horton Heat, a band often described with words such as rockabilly, psychobilly, country, and surf is playing August 17, 2019 at Pearl Street Brewery along with the Delta Bombers and Lincoln Durham.

The Reverend Horton Heat has recorded with Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead), revered by country music legends like Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, and toured with Soundgarden, ZZ Top, The Cramps, Social Distortion, White Zombie and the Sex Pistols along with providing touring opps to upstarts Kyuss, Hank III, Marilyn Manson and countless others across decades on the road.

The Reverend Horton Heat performs nearly 200 shows annually. The band has also wowed sold-out crowds with their multi-city residencies across America, including performances at Coachella, Reading, Austin City Limits, Riot Fest and countless other festivals.

With over 1 million albums sold and nearly 35 years in the game, The Reverend Horton Heat have been delivering blood-pressure inducing scriptures to millions of fans worldwide.

The Reverend Horton Heat show will also feature the Delta Bombers and Lincoln Durham.


What: Reverend Horton Heat (website)

When: Saturday August 17 | 8pm

Where: Pearl Street Brewery (Main Stage) – 1401 St Andrew St, La Crosse, WI 54603

Cost: $25 Presale | $30 Door


Tickets are available on the Pearl Street Brewery App, and Festivals Food in Holmen, Onalska, and the La Crosse Village.

Pearl Street Brewery Participates in the 2019 Wisconsin Brewers Guild Common Thread Beer

Pearl Street Brewery has once again participated in the Wisconsin Brewers Guild Common Thread Series. The Common Thread is a macro-collaboration created by more than 20 Wisconsin brewers who came together to share ideas and celebrate Wisconsin’s rich brewing heritage and culture.

The 2019 Common Thread Collaboration was brewed at Vintage Brewing Company in Sauk City. This year’s beer is a Cranberry Witbier with a touch of coriander, chamomile, and rose hips and a hint of tartness contributed by a partial kettle sour.  This beer has been described as a “Belgian-inspired unfiltered wheat ale with a tempting citrus/cranberry fruitiness, velvety smooth mouthfeel, low bitterness and juicy-tart berry finish” with 8 IBUs 5.4% ABV.

Wisconsin-grown Ingredients Include:

Malted Scarlett 2-row barley

– Malteurop, Milwaukee

Flaked oats, flaked wheat & malted wheat

– Briess Malting, Chilton

Cranberries & cranberry juice concentrate

– Badger State Fruit Processing

“Top Secret” varietal hops

– Gorst Valley Hops, Nekoosa

Coriander & rose hips

– Hopnology, Mazomanie

The Tart Cranberry Wit will be officially released in La Crosse at the Pearl Street Brewery tasting room on Thursday June 6, 2019 at the monthly meeting of their Mug Club. Doors open at 4pm (Open to the Public). Proceeds from Common Thread sales are contributed to the Wisconsin Brewers Guild.

About the Wisconsin Brewers Guild

The Guild’s mission is to promote and maintain standards of excellence in Wisconsin’s brewing industry. They provide a network that connects brewers, suppliers, retailers, and of course enthusiasts not only in Wisconsin but worldwide. By uniting the small and independent brewers across the state, the Guild has a stronger voice that aims to educate policy makers at the state and federal level about their industry and promote legislation that will allow the craft brewing industry to thrive.

Pearl Street Brewery is hosting national touring Smells Like Nirvana

Pearl Street Brewery is hosting national touring Smells Like Nirvana

Pearl Street Brewery is hosting national touring Smells Like Nirvana, taking place Saturday June 15, 2019.  Smells Like Nirvana is composed of seasoned pros and die-hard-fans of Nirvana, fronted by Paul Wandtke (ex Trivium, Dead Original), Nick Shabatura on drums and Mike Petrasek (Bedlem).

Their live tribute to Nirvana is a haunting episode of grunge filled angst playing songs from Nirvana’s albums Bleach, Nevermind, In Utero and MTV Unplugged as well as rare b-sides and more; played without click tracks or backing tracks, a trait that is rare in today’s contemporary musical landscape, a trait and philosophy that Nirvana lived by.

Attendees can make a song request for this show via:

What: Smells Like Nirvana

When: Saturday, June, 15 2019 | $12 / $15 Day of Show | 7pm | 21+  Purchase on the APP

Where: Pearl Street Brewery – 1401 St Andrew St La Crosse, WI 54603

Sprout for Kids Foundation is Stretching for A Cause

The Sprout for Kids Foundation and partners is proud to announce that they raised $894 in the first quarter of 2019 throughs its Poses & Pilates events taking place at Pearl Street Brewery, with 100% of the proceeds being donated to local charities including Essentials Health Clinic and New Horizons Shelter and Outreach Centers, Inc.

Since 2009 Pearl Street Brewery, in conjunction with On Three Printing and Design, has been raising funds for La Crosse area families, schools, and organizations through the Sprout for Kids Foundation, hitting over $30,000 raised for the community in 2018.


May Sprout Foundation / Pearl Street Brewery Events

May 12 – Pilates and Pints with Courageous Grace Fitness Studio

May 18 – Poses and Pints with Courageous Grace Fitness Studio

May 19 – Pilates and Pints with Courageous Grace Fitness Studio

May 25 – Poses and Pints with Sara Mae Yoga

May 26 – Pilates and Pints with Courageous Grace Fitness Studio

See more on our classes & events!


Sprout for Kids Foundation

Sprout for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is 100% volunteer run, and all the dollars raised go right to where they are needed. Since its inception, Sprout for Kids Foundations has worked with a multitude of area nonprofits and organizations including; Habitat for Humanity, The Boys and Girls Club, Hunger Task Force, Valley View Rotary, Rotary After Hours, Joe Was Just Joe Foundation, Kiwanis, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Steppin’ Out in Pink, and many more.

More on Sprout for Kids!


About New Horizons Shelter and Outreach Centers

New Horizons Shelter and Outreach Centers is the only shelter within a 65-mile radius of the City of La Crosse. It’s a shelter for individuals and families who have experienced domestic and sexual abuse, was organized in 1978 through the cooperative efforts of an informal group of citizens in the La Crosse area who recognized the need for services to victims of domestic abuse. The organization and mission has grown substantially since that time, now reaching out to victims of sexual abuse, human-trafficking, and more. New Horizons is on the front lines advocating for and helping victims with many issues that some people may think do not exist in our community. August of 2018 marked 40 years of serving the community


Driftless Makers Exchange Brings Dozens of Artists and Makers to the Brewery

Image: James Elliot from Old Soul Revival

Artists and makers will sell their handmade wares at Pearl Street Brewery on Saturday May 11, 2019 from noon-6pm. Hosted by the Driftless Maker’s Exchange this an event was created to gather local artists and makers and allow them the opportunity to showcase their handmade wares for sale to the public.

Visitors can shop, enjoy a Pearl Street Brewery beverage, purchase lunch from local caterer, The Damn Tasty, listen to live music from Winona’s Amanda Grace, and take a guided brewery tour.

What: Driftless Makers Exchange
When: Saturday, May 11th | Noon-6pm
Where: Pearl St Brewery | 1401 Saint Andrew Street  La Crosse, WI 54603

This event is FREE and open to the public, more information may be found at the Driftless Maker Exchange’s Facebook page at

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