By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Feb 22, 2012 at 1:00 PM

"Bar Month" at – brought to you by Hornitos, OR-G, Party Armor, Red Stag, Absolut, Fireball and Malibu – is back for another round! The whole month of February, we're serving up intoxicatingly fun articles on bars and clubs – including guides, the latest trends, bar reviews and more. Grab a designated driver and dive in!

The votes are in and the winners have been selected for OnMilwaukee's Best: Bars & Clubs, 2012. Find readers' results in 50 categories, including an editors' pick, in this series of articles that run daily in the Bars and Clubs section of

The Brady Street area is known second only to Water Street by out-of-towners looking to experience true Milwaukee. To many locals, however, Brady Street is where you can find what the heart of the city is all about.

There are the traditions that have become ingrained over time, such as the Wolski's bumper stickers at closing time, and the everyman elegance of the Hi-Hat Lounge. One of the best traditions, however, is when the World Cup is being played.

The best place in Milwaukee to celebrate the Beautiful Game is at Nomad World Pub, 1401 E. Brady St., our readers' choice for best Brady Street area bar, 2012. editors' pick: Hi-Hat Garage


2.  Wolski's
3.  Jo-Cat's Pub
4.  Hi-Hat Lounge
5.  Hi-Hat Garage
6.  Stubby's Pub and Grub
7.  Trocadero
8.  Up & Under Pub
9.  Jamo's
10. Y-Not II
11. Angelo's
12. Bel Air Cantina
13. The Standard
14. Thurman's
15. Red Room