Looking for an environmentally sustainable brewery with a variety of craft brews? Head out to Central Waters in Amherst for their flagship beers, seasonal styles, and barrel-aged beers. Sit among the fresh brewing aromas in the taproom or take a seat (weather permitting) next to a fire ring in their beer garden. With over 15 options to choose from, we've narrowed it down to three to try!
Brewer's Reserve Vanilla Rye Stout
Say hello to smooth flavors of vanilla in this famous barrel-aged stout. Sit back and enjoy this match made in heaven with spicy dry notes of rye, aged for a full year in rye barrels.
In the mood for something a bit lighter? Shine On is an easy-drinking ale that is made from Wisconsin grown barley. Brewed to commemorate the switch over to solar power at Central Waters, Shine On is a year-round, go-to, malty and bright craft brew.
More of a hops lover? Give the Rift a try. This crisp and refreshing brew is a take on the American IPA. Experience a delicious blend of five hops varieties including Amarillo, Cascade, Centennial, Citra, and Simcoe, brewed over a foundation of clean caramel malt.
Bonus: Hard Seltzer
This may not be a beer, but Central Waters' hard seltzers are just as worthy of a taste. Sip on one of these refreshing flavors including Thimeberry Lemonade, Meyer Lemon & Key Lime, Cranberry & Tangelo, and Blueberry & White Peach.
What to expect
Central Water Brewing Company is committed to being one of the most environmentally friendly breweries in the country, utilizing resources such as solar panels, LED lighting, motion-detecting switches, and post-consumer recycled cardboard. Learn more about Central Water's commitment to sustainability.
Is drinking beer outside your calling? Soak up the summer sun or cozy up by the campfire rings on the outdoor patio. That patio is also dog-friendly so fido can tag along!
Love biking and beer? Find the perfect pairing of your favorite activities when you ride the Tomorrow River State Trail to Central Waters Brewing Company. Check out this ride guide and begin planning your trip!
Keep exploring local flavor in the Stevens Point Area, as part of the craft beverages makers of the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective. For more, check out three to try from Sunset Point Winery or O'so Brewing Company. Then while you're out and about, be sure to tag @StevensPointArea on Instagram or use #StevensPointArea for a chance to be featured!