The 10th installment in Lakefront Brewery’s ongoing Small Tank Series of limited edition beers is here and it's a collab with Pink Boots Society, which assists, inspires and educates women to work in brewing.
The 6.7 percent ABV India Pale Ale was brewed and bottled by Pink Boots Society members from Lakefront Brewery team as well as from base malt supplier Malteurop Malting Company – located in West Milwaukee – using all Malteurop malt and Yakima Chief 'sPink Boots Society proprietary hop blend, that includes Cashmere, Ahtanum, Citra, Loral and Sabro hops.
The brew is released Tuesday, May 4 on 500 mL bottles for $6 each.
A dollar from the sale of each bottle will benefit Pink Boots Society.
“The craft-brewing world is changing daily, and organizations like Pink Boots Society are making a positive mark,” says Lakefront Brewery Brand Manager Michael Stodola.
"The future of brewing is, without a doubt, more female.”
Sales open at 9 a.m. and all orders must be placed online in advance of pick-up time, which customers can choose.
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 OnMilwaukee.com 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 can be heard weekly on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories.