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07.18.2014 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Nathaniel Scharping
Wine has long been the drink of choice for fine meals, but two local establishments are exploring the culinary potential of another alcoholic beverage. Sprecher Brewery and c.1800, a Walker’s Point restaurant specializing in farm-to-table meals, are offering a five-course dinner pairing popular Sprecher beers such as the Special Amber and Black Bavarian with a meal custom-designed by c.1800 chef...
06.02.2014 | | Posted at 08:00 AM
By Nathaniel Scharping
It used to be that we went to the beer garden. This summer, it seems the beer garden is coming to us. The Milwaukee County Parks Department recently announced the addition of a traveling beer garden to the two already operating in the county. Opening Wednesday, June 4 at 4 p.m. in Whitnall Park, the beer garden will remain in a given location for two weeks before moving on to the next one.The fir...
05.02.2014 | | Posted at 01:43 PM

A Central Waters Tap Takeover

By Joseph Nicol
During the ides of Milwaukee Beer Week, Burnhearts Bar in Bay View swapped all their taps with nothing but barley pops from Central Waters Brewing Company Wednesday night.  If you’re familiar with this marketing tactic you’d know that tap takeovers aren’t uncommon in Milwaukee, but this one had a lot going for it. It was the handful of experimental and specialty beers on tap that compe...
04.25.2014 | | Posted at 02:20 PM
By Kristina Byas
The legendary “99 Bottles of Beers on the Wall” is slowly being put together at newly opened restaurant Milwaukee Beer Bistro, 2730 N. Humboldt Ave.After converting Rio West Cantina into Milwaukee Beer Bistro, owner Russ Davis wanted to offer locals the excitement of a rare beer-infused menu and relaxing space to go and enjoy a wide variety of local craft beers.“I wanted to make a big change...
04.08.2014 | | Posted at 06:17 PM
By Joseph Nicol
Few things are as satisfying as those first beers outside somewhere. Especially after The Winter That Was. So with something this meaningful it’s important not to screw it up. Here are some of the first beers you need to enjoy outside this year.1. Monkey King Farmhouse Ale – New Holland BrewingLike spring, it starts off sharp and a little spicy reminding you that winter is ...
02.13.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Norman Ware
This week the Lowlands restaurant group opens its latest grand cafe in Wauwatosa, Cafe Bavaria. A formal grand opening is planned for Sunday, Feb. 16, but the restaurant's soft opening starts today. Cafe Bavaria promises a modern spin on the traditional German restaurant: No polka dancing or lederhosen, just German staples like schnitzel, sausages and pretzels (delivered from Munich), served with ...
02.12.2014 | | Posted at 07:00 PM

We're talking all things beer

By Evan Rytlewski
This week on the Disclaimer, WMSE's self-proclaimed number one cultural talk show in Milwaukee with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we order up a flight of beer-related topics. On the heels of Monday's town hall about a proposed beer garden in Bay View, we consider some of the objections to the idea, including the oft-voiced concern "aren't there already enough places in Milwaukee to drink beer?...

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