Submit your favorite homebrew recipes for our collaboration beer!

We are brewing a collaboration beer with our friends at Company Brewing. The beer will be sold as part of FemFest 2016.

FemFest is an annual festival and fundraiser in the Riverwest community in Milwaukee, celebrating talented and strong women though music, art and poetry. The 2016 fest will be held January 21-14, 2016.It’s time to dust off your beer recipes and submit your favorites for consideration for our collaboration brew!

Submit your favorite recipes to us via email ( by FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4.
All submitted recipes will be put to a vote December 5-8. Stay tuned to our Facebook page and website for more details.

Brew day for the collaboration beer will take place on Dec 19th at Company Brewing. We’ll start at 11 and end by 6 pm. Join us!

Good luck!

December Meeting: Historic Pabst Brewery Tour!

Join us for the Historic Pabst Brewery Tour. We’ll enjoy a historical guided tour that will take us back to 1844 when Best & Company was born to present day. Tour fee includes a 16 oz. Pabst or Schlitz tap. Cost for the tour is $8. Event starts at 6 pm, tour departs at 6:30 pm.

We’ll meet at The Best Place at the Pabst, located at 901 W Juneau Ave in Milwaukee. Please RSVP via Facebook.

Join us November 12th for our Annual Beer Dinner!

We are very excited to announce that our 3rd Annual November Meeting Beer dinner this year will be a four-course beer pairing at Rumpus Room! The very creative chefs at Rumpus Room are putting together a delicious four-course feast, expertly paired with beers.

The meeting will take place at Rumpus Room, located at 1030 N. Water Street in Milwaukee. The cost for this event will be $40 per person. Social hour begins at 6 pm, with dinner at 7 pm.

As always, Barley’s Angels events are for the ladies only. We have an attendance cap of 50 women for this event. You must reserve your spot by purchasing a free ticket via Eventbrite for this event.

We hope you can join us for this special event!

October Meeting: Company Brewing

We are headed to Company Brewing in Riverwest for our October meeting. We’ll meet on Thursday, October 8th with social hour starting at 6 pm, meeting at 7 pm. Company Brewing is located at 735 E Center Street. You don’t want to miss this meeting – we have some awesome news to share! There is a $5 fee for this meeting. Please RSVP via Facebook.

BJCP Classes Starting in September

Interested in learning more about beer or embarking on the journey to become a BJCP (Beer Judge Certification Program) judge? Classes for the 2015 – 2016 Sensory Analysis and BJCP training program are beginning in September. 

Registration is now open for the first two classes. Additional classes will be posted in the coming weeks. To learn more about the 2015 – 2016 program head over to All classes are $10.00 and conducted at Northern Brewer in Milwaukee on Saturday mornings. Sizes are limited. Classes are taught by BJCP National and Master ranked judges including a BJCP Exam Director and a BJCP Assistant Education Director.

Here’s the program overview flyer: BJCP 2015 Program

Announcing Barley’s Angels Bierklasse Series at Cafe Centraal! 

We are really excited to announce that we are partnering with Emily Erler, Bierklasse Director at The Lowlands Group, for a series of 6 classes throughout the fall, winter and spring. The classes are ladies-only and we encourage you to bring your friends!

The first class will cover Belgian Tripels and is on Tuesday, September 15th at 7 pm. Here’s the full class lineup:

  • Tuesday September 15th  – Tripels
  • Tuesday October 20th – Wild Ales
  • Tuesday November 17th – Sours
  • Tuesday January 12th – Strong Ales
  • Tuesday February 16th – The Trappists
  • Tuesday March 15th – Saisons

Each class will start at 7 pm and will be held at Cafe Centraal, located at 2306 S Kinnickinnic Ave in Bay View. The cost for each class is $30 per person (the Trappist class is $45). Each class includes snacks, Welcome Bier and class biers.

To register, please email your first & last name and the class you wish to attend to:

Questions? Email us.

Barley’s Angels MKE featured on Fox 6 Real Milwaukee

We were featured on Fox 6’s Real Milwaukee this morning talking about Barley’s Angels and homebrewing. Big thanks to Fox 6 and Chip Brewster for the opportunity! Plus a huge shout out to Jodi Wilson, Jen Fox, Jen Sartin, Meagan O’Brien and Erin Anderson for helping us out on shoot day!


Watch the video on the Fox6 Page!

August Meeting: Baltic Porter Style Session at The Malt Shoppe!

The Malt Shoppe in Tosa will host us for August. They will take us through a style session focused on Baltic Porters. Baltic Porter is a high alcohol, sweet, robust porter that originated in the Baltic states. Baltic Porter reflects both the character of original British Porters and the character of sweeter, highly alcoholic Russian Imperial Stouts. Come learn all about this beer style!


Capacity for this event is limited to 20 people. You will need to reserve your space via Eventbrite.  Cost for the event is $15. Social hour at 6 pm, meeting at 7 pm.

Join us July 2nd at Milwaukee Burger Company!

For July, our chapter co-founder Meagan will be back with samples of her beers from New Holland! We’ll meet at the brand new Milwaukee Burger Company in Franklin, with 39 tap beers and a great food menu!

Social hour at 6, meeting at 7 pm. There will be a $5 fee for this meeting. Hope you can join us! Please RSVP via Facebook.