East Side Milwaukee Cocktail Lounge

Von Trier proudly offers a wide array of quality drink options to appease even the most epicurean of palettes. Featuring a robust selection of German and Euro imported drafts, a creative classic cocktail and hot drink list, an expansive and carefully-curated craft beer draft and bottle selections, and a top-notch wine program, Von Trier simply has something for everyone.




German Draft Beer

Andechs Dopplebock Dunkel

7.1% ABV - Dark lager; with toasted malt, dried fruit, and caramel notes.

Half $8.50 Liter $16

Fruh Kolsch

4.8% ABV – Kolsch; Simple and beautiful, with a crisp effervescence and a clean finish

Half $7 / Liter $13

Hofbrau Seasonal

Ask about our current rotational Hofbrau offering!

Half $7.50 Full $14

Hofbrau Munich Dunkel

5.5% ABV – Dunkel Lager; Malt floral bouquet with notes of caramel and roasted malt. Hoppy with a subtle malty sweet finish

Half $7.50 Liter $14

Hofbrau Original

5.1% ABV – Helles Lager; Slightly malty, full-bodied, mature and with an elegant finish

Half $7.50 Liter &14

Hofbrau Munich Weiss

5.1% ABV – Weissbier; Harmonious fruity bouquet, subtly yeasty, tangy and aromatic with a mild-sweet finish

Half $7.50 Liter $14

Köstritzer Schwarzbier

4.8% ABV - Schwarzbier; Dark brown with reddish mocha head and light coffee flavor.

Half $7.5 / Liter $14

Krombacher Pilsner

4.8% ABV – Distinctly crisp and clean and offering a refreshing, long-lasting light bitter finish

Half $7 / Liter $13

Paulaner Pilsner

4.8% ABV - Pilsner; Brilliant, bright yellow beer is crowned by a pure white, thick foamy head and a hoppy, crisp and clean taste.

Half $7 / Liter $13

Spaten Lager

5.2% ABV – Helles Lager; Golden in color with a well-balanced hop flavor and a hint of citrus peeking through. The full, rounded body shows a superb balance between hops and a malty sweetness

Half $7 / Liter $13

Schneider Weisse Aventinus

8.2% ABV - Dunkel Weizenbock; Deep and complex, this is one of the world's best Weizenbocks.                              *Not included in German Specials*

Half $11 / Liter $20

Weinstephaner Hefeweiss

5.4% ABV – Weissbier; Fine-poured white foam, smells of cloves and impresses consumers with its refreshing banana flavour. It is full bodied and with a smooth yeast taste.

Half $7.5 / Liter $14

Weihenstephaner Dunkel Weisse

Fruity-fresh sweetness and hints of mature bananas harmonise with delicious flavours of roasted malt, sparkling and full-bodied with a light caramel taste

Half $7.5 / Liter $14

Weihenstephaner Vitus

7.7% ABV - Weizenbock; Spicy single bock wheat with banana and caramel notes.

Half $9 / Liter $17


Von Trier's penchant for curating a world-class German and Euro beer program is unrivaled in the greater Milwaukee area and beyond.

Our craft beer program is no slouch either! With up to fifteen rotating craft beer lines, Von Trier collects an array of the best examples of different styles from the top names in the craft beer world. Regularly featuring rarities and one-off's from America's best craft breweries.



Specialty Import Drafts

Delirium Tremens

8.5% ABV - Belgian Strong Ale; Citrus aromas with rich banana and clove notes. Ask about our upcoming Delirium Beer Dinner!


Duchess De Bourgogne

6.2% Flanders Red Ale; Brewed with roasted malts, perfectly balanced to be tart, sweet, and decadent


La Choufe

8% ABV – Blonde Ale; This golden with a slightly hoppy taste and combines notes of fresh coriander and fruity tones, is the drink which gives the Gnomes of Fairyland their zest for life. At least, that's what those imps say when they’re thirsty...


Lindemanns's Framboise

4% ABV - Raspberry Lambic; Sweet and tart, with slightly sour finish.


St. Bernardus ABT 12

10% ABV - Belgian Quad; Fruity aromas, well balanced bitter and sweet


American Craft Beer

Boulevard Tank 7

8.5% ABV - Saison; Beginning with a big surge of fruity aromatics and grapefruit-hoppy notes, the flavor of this complex, straw-colored ale tapers off to a peppery, dry finish.


Founders Rubaeous

5.7% ABV – Raspberry Nitro Ale; Smooth, creamy mouthfeel gives the assertiveness of the raspberries a moment to linger on the tongue, bringing out a deep, complex richness


Guiness Draught

4.2% ABV – Irish Dry Stout; Aromas of coffee and chocolate, Smoothly balanced with bitter, sweet, roasted notes


Three Floyds Zombie Dust

6.5% ABV – American Pale Ale; This intensely hopped and gushing undead pale ale will be one’s only respite after the zombie apocalypse.


Hidden Cave Seasonal

Ask your server or bartender about our latest Hidden Cave Rotational draft!


Brewer’s Kitchen: Il Serpente

4.8% ABV – Bohemian Czech Pilsner; Crisp, floral with an herbaceous hop profile, balanced by a light body reminiscent of cracker, bread middle, and a little bit of Tuscan sunshine.






Craft Bottled Beer

Athletic: Run Wild N/A IPA

Non Alcoholic IPA


Bell's No Yeah

Golden Ale - 4.5%ABV


Brewfinity Day Drinker

Lager - 4.5 % ABV


Cider Boy's First Press

Hard Cider - 5% ABV


Door County Little Sister

Witbier - 5.4% ABV


Dovetail Helles

Helles Lager - 4.4% ABV


Enlightened Cream City Brix

Cream Ale - 5% ABV


Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald

American Porter - 6% ABV


Gathering Place Yeah, We Got Beaches

IPA - 7% ABV



Domestic Lager - 4.7% ABV


Hidden Cave Hibiscus Juniper

Cider - 6.8% ABV


Hidden Cave Rosehip Rosemary

Cider - 6.8% ABV


High Noon

Hard Seltzer - 4.5% ABV Black Cherry, Grapefruit, Pineapple, Watermelon


Indeed Loretta

Dark Lager - 5.6% ABV


Lagunitas Hoppy Refresher

Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Hop Water


Lakefront Riverwest Stein

Amber Lager - 6% ABV


Lakefront Eastside Dark N/A



Miller High Life

Domestic Lager - 4.2% ABV


Miller Lite

Domestic Lager - 4.2% ABV


Mobcraft Too Legit To Wit

Witbier - 5% ABV


New Glarus Spotted Cow

Cream Ale - 4.8% ABV


New Glarus Moon Man

Pale Ale - 5% ABV


Old Milwaukee N/A

Non-Alcoholic Lager


Pabst Blue Ribbon

Domestic Lager - 4.6% ABV


Revolution Freedom of S'peach

Session Sour - 4.5% ABV


Rhinegeist Bubbles

Rose Ale - 6.2% ABV


Rhinegeist Truth

IPA - 7.2% ABV


Stone Delicious IPA

Gluten Free IPA - 7.7% ABV


Third Space Happy Place

Pale Ale - 5.3% ABV


Three Sheeps Now You See Me

Czech Pilsner - 5.2% ABV


Import Bottled Beer

Aecht Schlenkerla

Marzen Rauchbier 4.3%


Augustiner Edelstoff

Helles Lager 5.6%


Augustiner Maximator

Doppelbock 7.5%


Ayinger Celebrator

Doppelbock 6.7%


Benediktiner Weiss

Weissbier 5.4%


Chimay Red

Dubbel 7%


Einbecker Ur-Bock Dunkel

Bock 6.5%



Belgian Golden Ale 8.5% 


Estrella Damm Daura

Gluten Free Lager 5.4%



Stout 4.2%


La Choufe

Blonde, 8% ABV


Monks Cafe

Flanders Sour 5.5%


Ottakringer Vienna Lager

Lager - 5.3% ABV


Petrus Aged Pale

Belgian Pale Ale 7.3%



Kolsch 4.8%


Rodenbach Classic

Flanders Red Ale 5.3%


Spaten Optimator

Doppelbock 7.6%


St. Bernardus Tripel

Tripel 8%



Pilsner 4.8%


Warsteiner Dunkel

Dunkel - 4.9% ABV






House Cocktails

Espresso Martini

House Infused Espresso Vanilla Vodka · Goodlands Coffee Liqueur · Simple



Rehorst Gin · Dry Vermouth · Cocktail Onion


Kir Royale

Prosecco · Crème de Cassis


KVT Fizz

Rehorst Gin · Framboise Raspberry Simple · Lemon · Seltzer


KVT Bloody

Khor Vodka · House Bloody Mix · Hofbrau Chaser


Return to Innocence

Mezcal · Golden Falernum · Ancho Reyes


Pear Ginger Sangria

House Sauvignon Blanc · Berentzen Pear · Ginger Brandy · Spiced Simple · Lemon



House Infused Blueberry Gin · Aperitivo Rosato · Cointreau · Lemon


Hot Drinks

Apfelwein Cider

Applejack Brandy · Berentzen Apple · Lemon · Spiced Simple · Hot Apple Cider


Blackberry Cider

Blackberry Brandy · Honey Syrup · Lemon · Hot Apple Cider


Bavarian Toddy

Asbach · Bärenjäger· Lemon · Cinnamon


Irish Coffee

Irish Whiskey · Irish Cream · Goodlands Coffee Liqueur · Sugar · Hot Coffee



Rumplemintz · Irish Cream · Hot Chocolate, Whip Cream · Crème de Menthe



Peanut Butter Whiskey · Caramel · Hot Chocolate


Tingley Toddy

Bourbon, Tingala, Honey Syrup, Cinnamon


Tom & Jerry

Asbach · Gosling’s Dark Rum · Connoley’s Tom & Jerry Batter · Nutmeg



Traditional German mulled wine.






Whites & Sparkling

Chamisal Chardonnay

An intensely concentrated chardonnay with aromas of pear and quince, a complex palate with layers of fruit and lightly caramelized oak notes.

5oz $8 / 8oz $12 / 750ml $35

J Vineyard Pinot Gris

California. Flavors of orange blossom, Anjou pear and lemongrass. Finishes with subtle minerality. 

5oz $7 / 8oz $13 / 750ml $34

Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc / Viognier

California. Crisp honey fruit flavors, with juicy stone fruit notes.

5oz $8 / 8oz $12 / 750ml $37

Angeline Sauvignon Blanc

California; Bright and refreshing with notes of Granny Smith Apple and citrus zest.

5oz $7 / 8oz $10 / 750ml $30

Domaine de Cabrials Chardonnay

France. Delicate notes of peach and banana. 

5oz $7 / 8oz $10 / 750ml $30

Pierre Sparr Dry Riesling

Alsace. Citrus fruits, wet stone and lightly floral.

5oz $9 / 8oz $12 / 750ml $37

Zonin Prosecco

Italy. Dry sparkling wine with an abundance of almonds and fresh citrus notes. 

375ml $8

Campo Viejo Brut Reserva

Rijoa. Well-balanced sparking wine. Food friendly. 

5oz $7 / 750ml $25

Hogwash Rosé

California. Notes of red fruit, citrus and pear.

5oz $6 / 8oz $10 / 750ml $30


Peterson Zero Manipulation Blend

Mendocino; Flavors of herbs and cherries sharpened with acidity and gritty tannins

5oz $7 / 8oz $11 / 750ml $30

Rickshaw Pinot Noir

California. Dry with pleasing acidity and mature fruit flavors. 

5oz $7.5 / 8oz $12 / 750ml $36

Louis Martini Cabernet

California; Ripe flavors of black plum jam and black currant, hints of oak and baking spice

5oz $8.5 / 8oz $13 / 750ml $36

Peterson Zinfandel

Mendocino. Notes of wild blackberries and dark cherries. Subtle hits of black pepper, and oak.

5oz $9 / 8oz $14 / 750ml $40