Wednesday: 3 PM - 10 PM
Thursday: 3 PM – 10 PM
Friday: 12 PM – 10 PM
Saturday: 11 AM – 10 PM
Sunday: 11 AM – 7 PM
Growlers are the perfect vessel for transporting the freshest beer directly from the tap to your home. Growlers come in many different shapes, colors, and styles, but the two most common sizes are 64oz and 32oz.
Absolutely! We will be sanitizing all new and pre-owned growlers, but we do kindly ask that you please clean all growlers before you bring them back to the gallery (give the beer a happy home)! In any case, we are happy to reuse your favorite growler to fill with delightful brews at the gallery!
Ray's Growler Gallery will be sealing each and every growler with a heat gun, as well as covering every growler with specialized caps that contain an extra seal to keep out unwanted oxygen (ensuring the freshest possible beer!). Unopened, your special growler filled with fermented love should last 7 days. Once opened, you should consume your craft concoctions within 24 hours. Essentially, as soon as you pop the top, consider it as if it was a regular bottle of beer (Growlers and their contents are best enjoyed FRESH!)!
The Growler Gallery now serves glasses/pints/flights at select times. We would like to always be able to serve you the freshest, tastiest beer in Milwaukee but we also must be considerate of our parent store and her limited parking spaces. Feel free to ask your server for a glass anytime, and thank you for understanding if we are not pouring at that time.
The best way to care for your Growler is HOT water and just as importantly, NO soap and NO dishwasher. Any soap or dishwasher fluid will leave residue which will permanently affect any beer that you put in the Growler in the future…Of course, after you care for your Growler, we still will be cleaning it for you!
There are a number of ways you can keep track of what is available at the Gallery, but for the most up to the minute news, please follow one of our litany of twitter handles:
@raysgrowler @raysbeer and @rayswine!
Also check out our Facebook page at facebook.com/raysgrowlergallery.com and our soon to be finished website, raysgrowlergallery.com!
There are actually two completely separate entrances for your Growler Gallery enjoyment! There is the entrance where you would normally enter for our Tasting Room and Education center on the east side of the building, as well as an entrance directly on North Avenue (where our new bike rack is situated for curbside gallery parking!).
We at Ray's Wine and Spirits have always promoted spreading the love, be it a rare wine, spirit or beer release, and we will be continuing that tradition in the Growler Gallery! When the Growler Gallery offers a rare, super-limited release barrel, then we will offer it as a one growler per customer, first come, first served, 32OZ fill ONLY.
You will be able to receive up to three 1 ounce samples of the Gallery's selections before you make your purchase.
Unfortunately not. With Ray's unique building structure of having a completely separate entrance and second floor (and thus separate licensing), we are 100% unable to fill any growlers in the store. Growlers will ONLY be filled (and sealed and labeled) upstairs, in the Growler Gallery.
Absolutely! You can still get your Ray's Rewards Points either at Ray's Wine and Spirits or Ray's Growler Gallery, and once you have earned enough points for your Rewards, they can be redeemed either in the store, or in the gallery!
We feature an excellent Bourbon & Rye Whiskey Flight for $25! It currently features WhistlePig Straight Rye, Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Sour Mash and Michter's Single Barrel 10yr. We also mix a few simple cocktails with our New Holland spirits that we have in stock. They are line priced at $6 a piece, and they are very tasty! Ask about them today!
Wednesday, September 27
Short’s Brewing Co. Tap Takeover
Wednesday, October 4
Raised Grain Tap Takeover
Wednesday, October 11
Enlightened Brewery Tap Takeover
Wednesday, October 18
Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover
Wednesday, October 25
Embrace the Darkness with Surly Brewing Co.
Tuesday, September 26
Zinfandel: America’s Red Wine
Sunday, October 1
Bottle Sharing is Caring
Tuesday, October 3
A Style Guide to Single Malt Whisky
Tuesday, October 31
Orin Swift Halloween Party and Costume Contest
Thursday, November 2
Ray’s “Behind the Beer” Series featuring Black Huskey
Sunday, November 5
Ray’s Open House Holiday Wine Tasting
Tuesday, November 7
Riedel Red Wine Glass Seminar (Includes all Riedel Glassware!)