By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Feb 20, 2012 at 4:30 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

Since 2009, longtime bartender and writer Dave Mikolajek – a.k.a. "College Dave" – has contributed regular articles to about his barhopping adventures to scores of local bars with a group of friends.

He's introduced readers, and the staff, to numerous tavern gems, and is a font of information when it comes to the history of Milwaukee bars and bar owners. Consequently, added a category this year, asking voters to pick their favorite bar that College Dave has written about.

Voters picked Champion's Pub as their favorite "College Dave" bar, one of the better-known bars on the list. The staff agree: Champion's offers affordable drinks as well as a friendly atmosphere, therefore deserving the top spot in this new category. editors picks: Champion's Pub

Runners up:
2. Walk Her Inn (Drag Her Out)
3. The Newport
4. Squirrel Cage
5. Chilly Willy's
6. Gerry's Diamond Tap
7. Mike's A Little Bit Country
8. Ollie's
9. Double Barrel Saloon
10. B&B Tap
11. Lois Derby
12. Not Nancy's
13. Wildenberg's Evergreen Hotel
14. 5 Star Bar
15. Sarge's Corner