How did the “Wisconsin Brewdown” poll end up with 20 top Wisconsin breweries without a single one from Milwaukee? Social media democracy.
It’s the small breweries that need your support the most right now. But helping them while quenching your thirst is not that simple.
The location in the historic Pritzlaff Building, set to open in early July, is quite a change of scenery from its original brewpub at Southridge Mall in Greendale.
The year in changes in the Milwaukee brewery scene
This Riverwest standout attracts patrons with its great beer, extensive food menu and busy live music calendar.
Milwaukee has a multitude of great outdoor spots for beer drinking, and most of the breweries in town offer an al fresco option. But there are a few brewery patios and beer gardens that offer something unique.
Brewfinity Brewing celebrates its one-year anniversary with a party on Saturday afternoon. But the Oconomowoc brewery resides in a space that has been a taproom since 2011.
Tommy Vandervort has been nurturing Enlightened Brewing since founding it in 2013. Slow growth serves the brewery well.
Being a brewer isn’t about adulation from fans who adore your perfectly crafted beers. It’s hard work with long hours and requires a fair amount of dealing with the unexpected. I informally polled a few local brewers to find out some things that the beer drinking public may not know about their occupation.
Exercise and beer are forming a fast friendship in Milwaukee, and burning calories is a good thing when you enjoy sipping a beer or two.