By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Feb 10, 2011 at 5:06 AM

"Bar Month" at 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, bartender profiles 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, 2011. 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

With its immigrant heritage, it should come as no surprise that Milwaukee is home to a large number of Irish bars.

There are many and each of them has its own subtle, unique qualities. In the end, though, readers made their choice decisively in again picking County Clare, 1234 N. Astor St., as Milwaukee's best Irish Bar.

County Clare has won the title nearly every year we've done the polling.

It's traditional feel, enhanced with occasional, live Celtic music, lets customers escape to the Emerald Isle, if only for a few hours for a pint of Guinness. editors' pick: Brocach


2. Paddy's Pub
3. Brocach
4. Trinity Three Irish Pubs
5. Mo' Irish Pub
6. The Irish Pub
7. The Harp
8. Slim McGinn's
9. McBob's
10. Champions Pub
11. McGillycuddy's
12. Fitzgibbons Pub
13. Packy's
14. O'Donoghue's
15. Derry Hegarty's
16. Black Thorn Pub & Grill
17. House of Guinness
18. O'Brien's
19. The Dubliner