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On January 28, 1971 the first beer was served on a Wisconsin State University campus (well, legally anyway) when it happened at WSU-Stevens Point. The Board of Regents for the system approved beer sales at a number of campuses, but Stevens Point was first. Of course, Point Special from Point Brewery was the first beer on tap.
Happy National Beer Can Appreciation Day! This holiday recognizes the day that beer was first sold in cans in 1935. The first canned beer was sold by Krueger Brewing on the east coast. Point Brewery didn't can their beer until 1953.

Here, Bud Konopacki of Whiting shows off his over 1500+ beer can collection in 1980.
Before Skyward began serving school districts and municipalities around the world, the company got its start working with local businesses, like Point Brewery, right here in central Wisconsin. Check out this video to learn how it all began over 40 years ago...
Some wonderful gifts in our online silent auction include food, drink, fun & shopping gifts from:
Whitewater Music Hall, Condor Coffee, Red Eye Brewing Company Wausau, Starbucks, Wisconsin Public Radio, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Dale's Weston Lanes, Sawmill Adventure Park, Point Brewery, La Taqueria, Politos Pizza Wausau & Rothschild & Eat Street!

Check it out here:
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🍫 Whole Hog Brewery - Hazelnut Brownie
🥜 Point Brewery - PB Cup

#rwbmentor #beerstore #wholehogbeer #nextlevelbrews #hazelnutbrownieporter #pointbeer #pbcup #peanutbutterporter #craftbrew #craftbeer
Point Snow Pilot is back for another winter run. This seasonal English-style mild brown ale—available November thru February—is flavored with crushed pistachio nuts for a twist on the classic nut brown ale. Pick up your 6-pack at The Supply Station before this pilot is grounded.⁣

#thesupplystation #3lakeswi #threelakeswi #threelakeswinery #craftbeer #brownale #ale #wisconsinbeer #usbeer #nutbrownale Point Brewery
Three soda pop brewers down, four more to go.
This is Point Brewery our second farthest north.
We've had snow flurries today with 38 degrees right now with a low of 25 degrees expected. It's just a little chilly.
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🎃This weekend special starting Fall off with a bang.🎃

Beef stock and märzen beer creamy red sauce with penne noodles topped with thin sliced ribeye and balsamic glaze.

🍺🥨 Made with Oktoberfest Ale from Point Brewery which it also pairs wonderfully with. 🥨🍺
Happy hump day!

We've got some tasty refreshments from your favorite breweries. Also, some a fresh batch of delicious Affy Tapples

Phase Three Brewing Company The Fermentorium Brewery & Tasting Room Boulevard Brewing Company Bell's Brewery Point Brewery Glutenberg Southern Tier Brewing Company Third Space Brewing Central Waters Brewing Company Affy Tapple - The Original Caramel Apple!

Cheers!
Reminiscing and dreaming about next years #GiveLiveBetterRun with The Salvation Army Stevens Point Hope Center! We were so pumped to drop off our donation and receive a tour of their facility and see all the great resources they provide our community. They've got plans to renovate and reimagine their space and everyone who participated, cheered, sponsored and volunteered is helping make that happen! Thanks again for #DoingTheMostGood with us! 🙏👍🙌😀
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If you haven't checked out the event recap and gallery DO IT! www.212fitnessclub.com/news/give-live-better-2021
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Mark your calendar for next year Saturday August 27th! Just like our health and wellness goals, we're going to take it to the next level so you don't want to miss this! Not sure I can even imagine better raffle prizes from our sponsors but... we'll try 😉
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Special thanks AGAIN to our sponsors:
Elite Realty Team of Coldwell Banker- Real Estate Group
Ki Mobility
Portesi Pizza and Cheese Fries
Point Brewery
Ruby Coffee Roasters
Stevens Point Area Co-op
Shippy Shoes
Chelsea May Photography
Crow Family Dental
Central Waters Brewing Company
District 1 Brewing Company
Smokehound BBQ
Lowe's Home Improvement
ZYIA Active
Matsu Ya
Notable Impressions
Team Schierl Companies
Chet's Plumbing and Heating, Inc.
The Companion Shop
The Garden- A Wellness Space
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🎃 🍺 🍺 Pumpkin Beers Tasting Night!🍺 🍺 🎃
5pm to Close
6 Pumpkin Beers on Tap- Get a flight of any 4 for $8!
The Beers:
- Southern Tier Brewing Company Warlock
- Prairie Artisan Ales Basic Becky
- Point Brewery Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale
- New Holland Agriculture Ichabod
- Lakefront Brewery Pumpkin Ale
- Kentucky Brewing Pumpkin Barrel Ale
Buy the flight and get a ticket to a drawing for a 3 pack of crowlers of any 3 Pumpkin Beers! Drawing at 9pm
#pumpkinbeers #craftbeer
This week, Luke was hiding at Point Brewery and our lucky winner for this week's Where's Luke Giveaway was Dani Firkus! Thanks to everyone who guessed and come back tomorrow for another Where's Luke Wednesday 🧡

Stevens Point Brewery, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is the 5th oldest continuously operating brewery remaining in the United States. Today, the Stevens Point Brewery is proud to be Wisconsin-owned and independently operated.

The Stevens Point Brewery is steeped in a history that has transcended the trials of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and Prohibition. More than 160 years later, Wisconsin's Stevens Point Brewery continues to successfully brew quality beer, just as the brewery's founders, Frank Wahle and George Ruder, did in 1857. This undeniable endurance is a testament to why the Stevens Point Brewery is the 5th oldest continuously-operating brewery remaining in the United States.

Operating as usual

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Bundle up out there! Wisconsin spring is here and we're ready to lighten it up with Point Drop Dead Blonde. Cheers to the weekend and warmer weather ahead! #pointbeer #dropdeadblonde

03/08/2022

Work at one of the oldest breweries in the nation while assisting guests. This job is a mix of retail, providing tours, and bartending.

• Assist customers in purchasing product.
• Engage with customers, in person and over the phone, by greeting them and responding to any questions.
• Process payments at the register and handle cash, check, and card transactions.
• Fulfill online transactions through processing payment, packaging, and shipment.
• Maintain the Gift Shop through restocking and daily cleaning duties.
• Escort guests around the brewery and provide an informative tour.
• Assist guests while pouring drinks in our outdoor sampling area.

Qualifications
• Excellent customer service
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds in relation to beer cases and kegs
• Prior experience with retail, customer service, and/or bartending advantageous
• Ability to work on Saturdays
• Will train on brew descriptions

Hours are flexible.
Position timeframe is for Summer; however, it's open for extension.

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We wanted to extend a huge thank you to all that participated in the Bock Run. To the City and Portage County, for ensuring the Bock Run route was clear of ice and safe for runners. To the volunteers, who helped serve beer and made sure everyone had a great time. To our sponsors, Arbuckles Eatery & Pub and 212 Fitness. And to the runners and those who came to support, we raise a glass to all of you. Thank you!

Proceeds from this event support the non-profit Point Bock Run, Inc. Learn more about their mission and how they support healthy lifestyles at http://ow.ly/ucIK50IcelP.

Bock Run 2022 03/07/2022

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Bock Run this past weekend! We had a great turnout and are happy to have the Bock Run return.

If you didn't get a chance to see the results, please check them out online at http://onlineraceresults.com/event/view_event.php?event_id=24208. If you placed, http://onlineraceresults.com/race/view_plain_text.php?race_id=74461, the awards are in the Point Brewery Gift Shop for pick-up.

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[Street Closure Notice]

Please note that Water Street, from Francis St to Whiting Ave, will be closed tomorrow due to the Bock Run.

If you plan on stopping at the brewery, parking is available in the front and back lots of the Ruth Gilfy Building and limited parking is available on Henrietta St behind the brewery.

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Make sure to run on over to the Point Brewery Gift Shop this weekend for all your Point Bock Run apparel needs. 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️ The Gift Shop will be open this Saturday from 9-3 with tours at 10, 11, 12, and 1.
#pointbockrun #pointbeer #pointbrewery
Shop Online: https://www.pointbeer.com/shop/
Reserve a Tour: 715-344-9310

03/01/2022

Ready for the Bock Run this weekend? Be sure to drive past Snow Art Zone to check out the Bock Goat before it melts.

Are you ready for #pointbockrun? Check comments

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[GIFT SHOP ALERT]

We will be open extended hours with extra tours this Saturday! The Gift Shop will be open 9am-3pm with tours at 10am, 11am, 12pm, and 1pm.

Please call to reserve a spot as space is limited (15 people per tour): 715-344-9310. Come extra early for parking as the parking lot will be closed for the Bock Run.

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Enjoy all your Point favorites this weekend with our Point Variety Pack. Featuring Snow Pilot, Milkshake Malt Porter, Amber Lager, and Hoptastic American Pale Ale. #pointbeer

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The Point Bock Run is now full! Please stay tuned this week and next week as all information for the run will be provided on our Point Bock Run page. We will see you next Saturday! #pointbockrun

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Every dog has its day. Westley here is enjoying it with a case of Point Special Lager. Have a great start to your week!
#pointbrewery #pointbeer #pointspecial
Thanks for sharing Alec Bemis!

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Chill out this winter with Point Bock Beer. #pointbock

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Represent your Wisco roots with Point Flannels. Available in both mens and ladies fit. Check it out at our online store.
Ladies: https://www.pointbeer.com/products/ladies-flannel-long-sleeve
Mens: https://www.pointbeer.com/products/blue-flannel-long-sleeve

02/14/2022

Will you beer my valentine? Happy Valentine's Day !

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Point Bock, brewed the old time way. Available in both 6-pack bottles and loose cases. #pointbeer #pointbock

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Make sure to bundle up this winter with some Snow Pilot! This winter brew is coming to a close for the season so make sure to pick-up some this weekend. Available while supplies last. #snowpilot

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Happy National Pizza Day! Grab a Point Special to go with your favorite slice. #nationalpizzaday #pointspecial #pointbeer
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📷: Polito's Pizza

02/08/2022

Looking for something to do this upcoming weekend? Win tickets for you and a friend for Rookies Sportspub Comedy Night this Friday! Like or comment on this post for your chance to win. 3 winners will be chosen. Winners will be announced on Thursday. Cheers!

Rookies Comedy Night is back Valentines Day Weekend, With a New Headliner Pierre Douglass. Pierre started by being funny on Twitter which then took him to the stage and now his owns his own Comedy Club in Minneapolis. Which host Kevin Hart's Comedy Series. Feature act for the night is Tyler Fowler. Come ready to laugh, Doors open at 7, Showtime 8:30. $10 advance tickets available, $15 Day of Show.

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Looking for gift ideas this Valentine's Day? Stop by our Gift Shop for great gift that's also a great deal.

Purchase a Valentine's Point Amber bottle for $2 or upgrade to a 6-pack for $7. Plus, all orders receive a free Valentine's card.

Available now while supplies last.

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Point Hoptastic. The perfect American Pale Ale for everyone and every occasion. 5.4% ABV, 40 IBU. Find it near you: https://www.pointbeer.com/find-brews/. #pointbeer #hoptastic

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Love Point Bock? Represent this classic brew with swag from our Gift Shop. Available in store and online. www.pointbeer.com/shop/
#pointbock

02/01/2022

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Have a blast this winter with Snow Pilot Pistachio Nut Brown Ale. Available in both cans and bottles. Visit your nearest Point Beer retailer to pick-up today. #pointbeer #snowpilot #pistachionutbrownale

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Have you stopped by the Point Brewery for a tour? Come see the brewing process and the production area. The Gift Shop offers tours weekdays at 1pm and Saturdays at 11am and 1pm. Reservations are recommended. Call the Gift Shop today to reserve: 715-344-9310. #pointbrewery

01/28/2022

There's something special about Point Special on tap. 😉 Thanks for sharing Portage County Historical Society!

On January 28, 1971 the first beer was served on a Wisconsin State University campus (well, legally anyway) when it happened at WSU-Stevens Point. The Board of Regents for the system approved beer sales at a number of campuses, but Stevens Point was first. Of course, Point Special from Point Brewery was the first beer on tap.

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Have you seen some of our newer merch? Check out our new swag on our online store and in-store.
- Campfire Mug: https://www.pointbeer.com/products/campfire-mug
- Point Lanyard: https://www.pointbeer.com/products/point-lanyard
- Point Logo Decal: https://www.pointbeer.com/products/point-logo-decal
- Point 1950's Logo Decal: https://www.pointbeer.com/products/point-1950s-logo-decal

01/25/2022

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Have you stocked up on Bock? Point Bock is available now through March. Find yours at https://www.pointbeer.com/find-brews/. #pointbock #pointbeer

Timeline photos 01/24/2022

Happy National Beer Can Appreciation Day! In honor of the first beer can debuting in 1935, enjoy our Point Special Lager. Our historic, flagship brew has been quenching our thirst since 1857. #pointbeer #nationalbeercanappreciationday #pointspecial

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This weekend just got a little sweeter with Point Black Cherry Cream Soda. Find yours at your nearest Point Gourmet Soda retailer. Cheers! #pointsoda

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Brrr. Bundle up this winter with our new Point Special Blanket. This blanket is extremely soft and perfect for snuggling up on the couch on those below zero days.

Find it in store and online at https://www.pointbeer.com/products/point-special-blanket.

01/20/2022

Take winter by storm with Point Amber Lager. Find yours at https://www.pointbeer.com/find-brews/. #pointamber #pointbeer

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Toasty malt sweetness, full-bodied flavor, and a rich roasted aroma, enjoy a Point Bock today. Find it at your nearest retailer. #pointbock #bock

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Throwback Thursday! We're taken it back to one of our previous brews. Comment below if you remember enjoying a cold Maple Wheat. #tbt #pointbeer

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Merch Alert! Love our classic neon logo? We've added it to our newest hat. Available in store and online. https://www.pointbeer.com/products/point-neon-hat

01/10/2022

Take it from Brewmaster Mike, Snow Pilot is the beer you want this winter. With a toasty nuttiness and great pistachio flavor, Snow Pilot is available now through February. #snowpilot #pointbeer #winterseasonal

01/08/2022

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Rediscover a recipe from the archives with our Point Bock. Toasty malt sweetness, full-bodied flavor, and a rich roasted aroma, Point Bock is now available. Find yours at your nearest Point Beer retailer. https://www.pointbeer.com/find-brews/ #pointbock

Brewing excellence since 1857.

Stevens Point Brewery, founded in 1857, uses only the highest-grade barley malts, specialty malts, grains, and the choicest hops to brew its handcrafted beers. Keeping tradition alive with flagship brews and new experiences with seasonal and limited release brews. Brewing high quality craft beer especially for you.

Not intended for persons under the legal alcohol drinking age or in countries with restrictions on advertising alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly.

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Products

Point Special Lager
Point Classic Amber Lager
Point Drop Dead Blonde
Point Hoptastic American Pale Ale
Point Milkshake Malt Porter

Point Snow Pilot
Point Bock
Point Lake Side
Point Oktoberfest

Point Premium Root Beer
Point Premium Diet Root Beer
Point Premium Vanilla Cream
Point Premium Black Cherry Cream
Point Premium Orange Cream
Point Premium Kitty Cocktail

Telephone

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2617 Water St
Stevens Point, WI
54481

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm

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