Dan Murphy

Best Beer Bars

The Best Beer Bars in America Draft Magazine’s annual list of America’s top 100 beer bars was released last week. Congrats to Romans’ Pub (3475 S. Kinnickinnic...

Stout Start to the Week

Milwaukee Craft Beer Exchange Trading rare bottles of beer is a great way to add to your “cellar” and obtain brews that you can’t get in Wisconsin from other b...

Beer Bests of 2014

Steny’s New Beers Eve New Year’s Eve generally sucks and rarely lives up to lofty expectations. Steny’s (800 S. Second St.) has a plan to change that. New Beer...

Giddy for Goose Island

                                               Photo via Shutterstock Goose Island Migrating North This week, Goose Island is spreading the good word in M...

Fall Imbibing

  Brews in Pennsylvania I took a trip to Lancaster, Pennsylvania over the weekend for a cousin’s wedding. I managed to find enough time between festi...
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Firkin Craft Beer Fest

No, “firkin” isn’t some sophomoric pseudo-expletive. It’s a vessel that holds delicious cask-conditioned beer that is less carbonated, h...
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Milwaukee Brewfest

Location, location. Milwaukee Brewfest sets up shop overlooking Lake Michigan near the old Coast Guard pavilion, and that kind of real estate in late July is ha...

Dan Murphy

Dan Murphy has been reviewing bars for Milwaukee Magazine for roughly 15 years. He’s been doing his own independent research in them for close to 25.