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901-917 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 223-4709
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Best Place, located inside the former Pabst brewery, celebrates the history of Pabst with a rental hall, vintage gift shop, guest center and courtyard. In the tavern and adjacent beer garden, local and Wisconsin-brewed beers are served in an authentic, historic German atmosphere. On weekends, guests can participate in tours through the refurbished parts of the building.
Upcoming events

Nov. 11, 2016 - Nov. 11, 2016
The Tamarack Tap Takeover & Fundraiser

On November 11, 2016, Tamarack Waldorf School is hosting a tasting fundraiser called the Tamarack Tap Takeover & Fundraiser. Held at Best Place (901 W. Juneau Ave.) from 7pm-10pm, guests will network and make connections, learn about local businesses, restaurants and breweries, and of course, support Tamarack. All while tasting delicious samples from local Milwaukee organizations. Besides sampling products like beer, soda, spirits and signature dishes and desserts, the event will also include raffles, Best Place historic tours, a wine pull and music. It will be an evening of re-discovering Milwaukee. Current vendor sponsors include: Sprecher Brewery, SoulBoxer Cocktail Co., Klements Sausage, The Fermentorium Brewery, Bel Air Cantina, Beans and Barley, Valentine Coffee, Pamplune Wine, Lakefront Brewery, and more! Advanced tickets are $25, and include a commemorative tasting glass and sampling tickets. Additional sampling tickets are available for purchase at the event. Tickets at the door the day of the event will increase to $35.


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Posted by 4741 on July 22, 2010 at 10:53 a.m. (report)

If you like beer combined with a genuine historic German atmosphere, then you will love Best Place at the old Pabst Brewery! The ballroom, tavern and the gift shop, which is filled with antiques, many of which are recovered from the original brewery, are hidden between several old as well as refurbished brewery buildings. Dont let yourself get thrown off by the run-down appearance of some of the surrounding buildings; the area is part of a great redevelopment project after the original brewery shut down in the 90s. The tavern has two beautiful little courtyards, one of which houses a statue of Captain Pabst, where guests can enjoy a glass of cold Milwaukee or Wisconsin brewed beer. Best Place is also one of the few places that have the pre-prohibition beer Batch 19 on tap! If you are interested in learning more about Milwaukees history, you should definitely go on one of their tours. Tours are offered on weekends at noon and 2pm and include a free beer ($9 for adults, $7 for students and seniors). All in all, if youre looking for a place to sit with your friends and enjoy great beer in an authentic German and historic atmosphere, this is definitely the Best Place for you to be!

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