By Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer Published Jul 21, 2021 at 11:26 AM

Maybe you’ve seen the Coors Light “Fear the Deer” branded tall boys floating around town during the Bucks’ NBA Championship run.

That’s because Coors Light is the official beer of the team.

Thanks to the team’s stunning four-game win streak to nab the 2021 NBA title from the Phoenix Suns after trailing, 2-0, Coors is giving Wisconsin residents free beer to celebrate.

You can get one 12-ounce or larger bottle, can or draft of Coors Light for free at your favorite bar this week by texting BUCKSWIN to 73255 for full rebate details.

(The pesky legal details: Alcohol Purch. Req'd. Must be 21+. 7/21/21 – 7/25/21, or while supplies last. Valid only in WI. Void where prohibited by law. Msg & Data rates may apply. Cannot be combined with other offers. See offer for full details. Rebate p to $5.)

Milwaukee's Sprecher Brewery is also giving away free beer on Wednesday, July 21 in honor of the Bucks' victory. See the tweet below for details:



Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lived until he was 17, Bobby received his BA-Mass Communications from UWM in 1989 and has lived in Walker's Point, Bay View, Enderis Park, South Milwaukee and on the East Side.

He has published three non-fiction books in Italy – including one about an event in Milwaukee history, which was published in the U.S. in autumn 2010. Four more books, all about Milwaukee, have been published by The History Press.

With his most recent band, The Yell Leaders, Bobby released four LPs and had a songs featured in episodes of TV's "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek," and films in Japan, South America and the U.S. The Yell Leaders were named the best unsigned band in their region by VH-1 as part of its Rock Across America 1998 Tour. Most recently, the band contributed tracks to a UK vinyl/CD tribute to the Redskins and collaborated on a track with Italian novelist Enrico Remmert.

He's produced three installments of the "OMCD" series of local music compilations for and in 2007 produced a CD of Italian music and poetry.

In 2005, he was awarded the City of Asti's (Italy) Journalism Prize for his work focusing on that area. He has also won awards from the Milwaukee Press Club.

He has be heard on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories, in that station's most popular podcast.