Down the Rabbit Hole

Milwaukee may be where I found a way to express my love for food and drinks, but Louisville is certainly where it all developed. From the Bourbon Trail to the burst of new restaurants that emerged in NuLu and on Frankfort Avenue during my two years there, it was hard not to fall in love…

Lakefront Brewery Prepares for Black Friday

It’s one of the most “Milwaukee” stories I’ve seen: Thousands of people, lined up in the cold outside overnight to buy three bottles of Lakefront Brewery’s┬áBlack Friday Beer. The doors open at 8:00am, but Lakefront’s tour manager, Dylan Mazurkiewicz, says when people get kicked out of bars around 2:00am, they show up to get in…

Sprecher Brewery Releases New Fall Drinks

Apple-picking season may be over, but cider season certainly isn’t. Sprecher Brewery just released two new drinks for the fall: Cider de Pomme Cranberry Hard Cider and Perry Sparkling Pear Wine. I stopped by the brewery to learn more about the drinks, from how they’re prepared, to the best cheese to pair them with. If…

Hi Hat Celebrates 20 Years

On Saturday, September 2nd, Hi Hat & Garage on Brady will celebrate the big 2-0 with a block party at the corner of Brady Street and Arlington Place. The event, which runs from 1:00 until 10:00p., will feature food tents, beer tappings, an Old Fashioned contest, local vendors and local music and DJs… just to…

Sprecher’s Inaugural Root Beer Bash

Working on plans for your family this weekend? Sprecher Brewery is holding its first ever Root Beer Bash in Glendale this Saturday, August 26. The family-friendly event will take place at Richard E. Maslowski Community Park, with an assortment of root beer-themed drinks and snacks. The Root Beer Bash begins at 9:30 a.m. with a…

Birdies and Beers

This past weekend, I attended the Symetra Tour’s Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Classic at the Brown Deer Golf Course. It was a fantastic day, complete with beautiful weather, a burst of up-and-coming talent on the course and Sprecher’s Traveling Beer Garden (pop-up). My boyfriend and I stopped at the beer garden first, where I ordered…

Colectivo Unveils Bottled Cold Brew

Today is more of a Brews and News sort of day: Colectivo just announced it’s selling bottled cold brews at all of its cafes. It’s the latest collaboration with 3 Sheeps Brewing Company, which is based out of Sheboygan. If you’re already a Colectivo beer fan, the name may ring a bell. That’s because the…