Brewing in Milwaukee thrives today and at a range of levels, from homebrewers to craft beer producers to major breweries. Despite the differences in scale, all these brewmasters share a basic love for the work and for the results ... and they feel the weight of the the city's tradition of brewing.
There aren't many bars in Milwaukee where no money changes hands, you don't order your own drinks and all of the imbibing goes on in the middle of the day. But that's the world of Lisa Semerad, a bartender at the Miller Inn, the last stop on the Miller Brewery Tour at 4251 W. State St. Her customers are always in a great mood, and for Semerad, Miller is a family tradition. No wonder she loves her job.
In honor of the City of Milwaukee's 169th birthday the Milwaukee Press Club hosted a Milwaukee Made contest to recognize the people, products and places that contribute to Milwaukee's greatness. The public was invited to vote online and the winners were officially announced today.
As predicted when its construction was announced in 1985, the arrival of the 10th Street Brewery really did mark an advent in Milwaukee brewing. It just took a while for it to find its way and it took the folks at Leinenkugel -- instead of Heileman -- to make it happen.
Late Wednesday afternoon, representatives from MillerCoors, Milwaukee County Parks, UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences and Milwaukee County held a press conference, announcing new initiatives, and namely a new $500,000 contribution from MillerCoors, to clean up South Shore Park.
Searching for a great way to spend an evening with the family? Look no further than the debut of Discovery World's THIRSTy Summer Soda Series this Wednesday night beginning at 5 p.m. Hosted inside the MillerCoors THIRST Lab - one of Discovery World's ten magnificent labs - the THIRSTy Summer Soda...