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How to drink absinthe the old-ass fashioned way

Published Wednesday, July 23

These days, absinthe has become synonymous with forgotten nights in Paris and foxy green fairies. With my knowledge of the infamous green drink limited to pop culture myths and Moulin Rouge, I decided it was time to finally sample absinthe correctly. So, when I received the Absinthe Set in the mail, I was determined to find out if the spirit matched the hype. With three 50ml bottles of absinthe at my disposal, I took the deep dive into the big green and drank absinthe the way it was intended to be drunk.

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First look: Brenner Brewing Company

Published Saturday, July 19

Last night, Brenner Brewing Company, 706 S. 5th St., opened its doors to Facebook friends (and real friends) of owner Mike Brenner.

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Talking beer with UBrew

Published Friday, July 18

Want to know how to brew beer in the comfort of our your home? There are classes around town and a start up called UBrew that offers hands-on homebrewing classes.

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Social Circle: Are there too many beer gardens?

Published Sunday, July 13

Milwaukee welcomed another beer garden this week - this time, at Humboldt Park in Bay View. Are there too many beer gardens in town or can there never be enough?

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Village Pub in Shorewood will reopen

Published Thursday, July 10

The Village Pub, 4488 N. Oakland Ave., remained closed this week as the bar looked to renew its liquor license with the Village of Shorewood. A Twitter update says the bar will reopen soon.

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Finks serves up retro pinball charm

Published Tuesday, July 8

If you are trying to build an instant classic bar in Milwaukee's crowded corner tavern scene, you need to set yourself apart. Classic cocktails are great, but there are plenty of East Side bars that already get it. Finks, 1875 N. Humboldt Ave., picks up where Red Room, that closed in 2012, left off. And it has pinball.

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First look: Humboldt Park beer garden

Published Monday, July 7

The beer garden at Humboldt Park pavilion opened tonight - just south of the bandshell - in a fashion similar to how the other local gardens have opened: with free beer.

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Welcome back, Brown Bottle

Published Thursday, July 3

Downtown Milwaukee's Schlitz Park has the energy and rebirth needed to bring back a Milwaukee institution, The Brown Bottle, 221 W. Galena St. And that's exactly what's happening.

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First look: Hubbard Park Beer Garden

Published Tuesday, June 24

The Hubbard Park Beer Garden opened this afternoon at 3 p.m. for the first time and celebrated with what has become beer garden protocol - free beer.

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Hartzell infuses Stack'd drink list with new craft cocktails

Published Wednesday, June 18

Stack'd opened in 2009 and, because it is primarily a burger bar, beer was the focus of the beverage offerings. About two years ago, Andrew Hartzell got behind the bar and started to introduce more craft cocktail options to the staff and customers.

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A Perfect Pint's Michael Agnew serves up a guide to beer in the upper Midwest

Published Monday, June 16

Michael Agnew is a certified Cicerone and describes himself as "a beer tasting/dinner organizer, beer educator, all-round beer evangelist." He also writes about beer for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Beer Connoisseur. After traversing four states in the upper Midwest, Agnew has published, "A Perfect Pint's Beer Guide to the Heartland." We asked him about it.