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. ä, ü, ï, ö, ë, ÿ

German Draft Beer

Andechs Dopplebock Dunkel

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

Half $8.50 Liter $16

Bitburger Pilsner

4.8% ABV - Pilsner; Straw-colored and balanced hops, with extra-fine bubbles on the finish.

Half $6 / Liter $11

Fruh Kolsch

4.8% ABV - Kolsch; Tiny effervescent bubbles, with a crisp, light finish.

Half $6.50 / Liter $12

Hofbrau Dunkel

5.5 % ABV - Dunkel Lager; Medium/dark, notes of roasted malts, bready with a subtle finish.

Half $7.50 / Liter $14

Ritterguts Ur-Gose Marzen

5.5% ABV -Ur-Gose Marzen


Köstritzer Schwarzbier

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

Half $7 / Liter $13

Krombacher Pilsner

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

Half $6 / Liter $11

Paulaner Salvator

7.2% ABV - Doppelbock; The head is the colour of caramel and the beer is chestnut brown, combined with a seductive flavour of chocolate to give a pleasing intensity on the palate. Along with this comes the finest Munich malt, rounded off by a light note of hops in the background.


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 $10 / 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 $7.50 / Liter $14

Weihenstephaner Vitus

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

Half $8.50 / Liter $16


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 Noel

10%ABV - Belgian Dark Strong Ale; Brewed only for the Christmas and New Year. Its appearance is a superb warm copper to red color, hiding its subtlety by multiple levels of flavor with a tinge typical of Christmas, sauced with a sweet touch, then bitterness.


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


Houblon Choufe

9% ABV - Belgian IPA; Bitter and fuity taste with subtle grapefruit notes. The first Belgian IPA.


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

Bells Two Hearted

7% ABV - American IPA; Bursting with hop aromas ranging from pine to grapefruit from massive hop additions in both the kettle and fermenter


Boulevard Tank 7

8.7% ABV – Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale; Fruity aromatics and grapefruit-hoppy notes, the flavor of this complex, straw-colored ale tapers off to a peppery, dry finish.


Brewer's Kitchen Il Serepente

4.8% ABV- Italian 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.


Eagle Park Dark Czech Lager

5.0% ABV - Dark Lager; This beer features delicate notes of toffee and dates, with a touch of roast and chocolate.


Founders Centennial

7.2% ABV - American IPA; Citrus accents from the abundance of dry hopping. Sweet, yet balanced. Malty undertones with hoppy character for a finish that never turns too bitter.


Founders French Toast Bastard

11.1% ABV - Scotch Ale; Malty and rich bourbon barrel-aged Scotch ale is introduced to the essence of smooth maple, warm cinnamon and notes of sweet vanilla for an incredibly decadent brunch-inspired sipper.


Hidden Cave Seasonal

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


Maplewood Fat Pug

5.9% ABV – Milk Stout; Variety of roasted grains produces a complex, yet mellow flavor rounded out with sweetness provided by lactose.


Public Brewing Improper Nitro

6.1% ABV - Extra Special Bitter; A right Improper English Pint! Made with All American Malts and English yeast. This malty, bitter Nitro ale will satisfy even the most discerning of Publicans.


Public Brewery Amber Sunrise

5% ABV - Amber; Light bodied, full of roasty caramel malt.


Surly Furious

6.7% ABV - American IPA; Aggressively hoppy APA.


Surly Hell

5% ABV - Helles Lager; Pale-gold lager, not filtered and it’s brewed with lager yeast. You can expect bready malt aromas and flavors, floral hops, and a balanced finish.



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

Rodenbach Classic

Flanders Red Ale 5.3%


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%


Pilsner Urquell

Pilsner 4.4%



Kolsch 4.8%


Spaten Optimator

Doppelbock 7.6%


St. Bernardus Tripel

Tripel 8%


St. Paulie Girl

Pale Lager 5%



Pilsner 4.8%


Warsteiner Dunkel

Dunkel - 4.9% ABV



House Cocktails

Grandma Got Run Over

Grand Marnier, Trader Vic's Chocolate Liqueur, Amarula


Corpse Reviver #69

Gin, Golden Falarnum, Aquavit, Lemon


KVT Bloody Mary

Haus Bloody Mix, Vodka, Meat, Cheese, and Pickle Skewer


Mezcal Negroni

Mezcal, Campari, Sweet Vermouth


Plane of Existence

Bulleit Bourbon, Aperitivo Nonino, Aperitivo Rosato, Lemon



Cranberry Mule

House Infused Cranberry Vodka, Lime, Ginger Beer


Kyiv Mule

Khortysta Ukranian Vodka, Lime, Ginger Beer


Dark & Stormy

Gosling's Dark Rum, Lime, Ginger Beer


El Diablo

Tequila, Lime, Ginger Beer, Chambord


Smoked Cider Mule

Mezcal, Lime, Apple Cider, Ginger Beer


Classic Cocktails

Corpse Reviver #2

Absinthe, gin, Lillet Blanc, Gran Marnier, lemon.


French 75

Aviation Gin, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Prosecco. Served in a Flute.



Rehorst gin, Lime Juice, St. Germain. Served on the Rocks.


Kir Royale

Prosecco, Creme de Cassis.



Rehorst Gin, Campari, Sweet Vermouth. Served on the rocks. 


Old Fashioned

The Quintessential Wisconsin Cocktail. Muddled Cherry, Orange, Angostura Bitters. Your choice of liquor and mixer.

Based on Liquor


Great Northern Rye, bitters, sugar, with Great Lakes Absinthe Verte. Served neat.



Asbach Brandy, Cointreau, Lemon.


Hot Drinks


Traditional warm spiced red wine.


Hot Toddy

Bourbon, honey, and lemon juice with a cinnamon sprinkled orange wedge garnish.


Mulled Cider

Gold Rum, hot apple cider, and honey with cinnamon sticks and a lemon twist.


German Coffee

Asbach, Sugar, Coffee, Whipped Cream, Chocolate



Skrewball peanut butter whiskey, caramel, and hot cocoa.



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