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Take the bitter with the sweet: A word on digestifs

Published March 27, 2017

Amari - bitter Italian digestifs - are just beginning to take off in Milwaukee. And thanks to a growing number of bitter-loving barkeeps, there are several places where you can get an introduction to these deliciously bitter after-dinner liqueurs.

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Free Pour: Cocktail classes for the home enthusiast

Published March 22, 2017

Free Pour, a new Milwaukee-based company, wants to de-mystify mixology for the home cocktail enthusiast. They do so using both public and private classes that teach average Joes how to make great cocktails in the comfort of their own homes.

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Take the bitter with the sweet: A word on apertifs

Published March 20, 2017

Last week, we dipped our toes into the world of bitter libations. And this week, we're wading a bit deeper with a brief overview of the deliciously elegant, and biologically functional, apertif.

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Take the bitter with the sweet: The rebirth of astringent liqueurs

Published March 17, 2017

A trend towards bitter flavors is sweeping the nation. And it's playing out in the cocktail scene in fascinating ways. But to understand what's happening behind bars across the nation, it helps to have a bit of background about these intriguing elixirs.

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7 can't miss spots for stellar non-alcoholic cocktails

Published March 14, 2017

Not drinking? No problem. Even in a drinking town like Milwaukee, there are plenty of places to get classy non-alcoholic beverages. We've got a list of spots that whip up some of the best mocktails around, along with some of their best offerings.

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Milwaukee's best bloody mary, 2017

Published March 5, 2017

Milwaukeeans love a good, hearty bloody mary, and there are plenty of delicious choices nominated for the title of Milwaukee's best bloody. Which one took top prize? Find out now!

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Milwaukee's best bars, 2016

Published Feb. 28, 2017

Never wonder again where to get a drink! Here are Milwaukee's best options for imbibing, as selected by you, the readers of OnMilwaukee.

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Eat this now: O & H Brandy Old Fashioned Kringle

Published Jan. 11, 2017

Kringle and brandy Old Fashioneds are two of my favorite Wisconsin things. So when I heard that the Racine-based O & H Bakery - a kringle champion in my book - released a special version combining the two, I had to try it right away.

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2016 picks: Lori Fredrich

Published Dec. 30, 2016

Wow, 2016. What a roller coaster you have been. You've been great. And terrible. And wonderful. And tragic. But, in the words of poet Sarah Kay: "I have seen the best of you, and the worst of you, and I choose both."