By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Feb 07, 2009 at 5:35 AM

"Bar Month" at is back for another round! The whole month of February, we're serving up intoxicatingly fun bars and club articles -- including guides, unique features, drink recipes 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, 2009. The results of this readers' poll, including an editors' pick, are available in this series of articles that run all month long in the Bars and Clubs section of 

Once again, Milwaukee Ale House, 233 N. Water St., has handily walloped its competition as Milwaukee's favorite brew pub among readers. And the editorial staff at agrees.

And it's easy to see why.

With a range of tasty beers, two great outdoor, riverside seating options and a spacious, airy interior, the Ale House is popular with music fans, the after work crowd and beer connoisseurs alike.

The locally-owned and operated Ale House was also among the earliest nightlife destinations to arrive as the Third Ward bar and restaurant scene started taking off in the 1990s.

Now the Ale House team also runs the Milwaukee Brewing Co., too. editors' choice: Milwaukee Ale House


2. Lakefront Brewery Palm Garden
3. Rock Bottom Brewery
4. Water Street Brewery
5. Stonefly Brewing Co.
6. Hinterland
7. Delafield Brewhaus
8. Grafton Ale House
9. Riverside Brewery
10. Port Washington Brewing Co.