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Articles tagged with 'drinking'

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Outdoor drinking guide

Published July 3, 2017

Cocktailing and beer drinking are year-round sports in Milwaukee, but the peak season generally coincides with our all-too-brief flirtations with warm weather. We've enjoyed a pleasant spring, which has provided ample opportunity to visit some of the city's spots and check out a few new venues for al fresco drinking and fun.

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Irish pub guide

Published June 28, 2017

Milwaukee may be a city with strong German roots, but when it comes to pubs, we're as Irish as Brian Boru. Here's a guide to spots where you can kick back, relax, raise a pint and toast slainte.

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Raised Grain brews bold beers and is growing bigger in Waukesha

Published May 15, 2017

Raised Grain Brewing Co., Waukesha's only craft brewery, which opened in September 2015, has grown fast, garnered awards and gained attention for its creative, boldly brewed Belgian-influenced beers. It's unexpected and different, but in a very good way.

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No Wisconsin bars on Post's list of America's most authentic dives?

Published May 8, 2017

Dive bars, like the lingering vague smells that inhabit them, are difficult to exactly define. And, certainly, no national list of eight of them is going to be definitive. But still, this recent Washington Post list of America's most authentic dive bars is a bunch of crap.

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9 ways to quench your National Beer Day thirst

Published April 7, 2017

In Wisconsin, any day is a great day for a beer - today even more so, however, because it's National Beer Day. In that spirit, here are nine of the best ways to have the most satisfying, suds-filled National Beer Day possible in Milwaukee.

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The demise of "all you can drink nights"

Published March 22, 2017

In Milwaukee, few bars have "all you can drink" nights anymore. Adam "Hawk" Griffin, owner of Fire on Water, offered it at his bar every Thursday night for years, but got rid of it in 2016.

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The joy of the shower beer

Published March 22, 2017

I have taken a bath with a glass of wine before, and I have drank coffee while showering, but last night I joined the ranks of millions (?) and experienced my first showerbeer.

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Skip the bars and buy your own inflatable pub

Published March 1, 2017

Milwaukee is home to all kinds of bars: whiskey bars, nerd bars, ice bars, possibly the nation's longest bar this side of the Mississippi. And now you could be responsible for the latest pub trend quite literally blowing up around the globe: an inflatable bar.

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Drinking responsibly with the right alcohol-calorie mix

Published Nov. 22, 2016

It's that festive time of the year. Christmas and holiday parties seemingly every night. I love it. But, it's tough not to eat and drink more than usual. This list helps you get a better focus on which drinks contain the highest alcohol-to-calorie ratio.

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Packers bar guide

Published Sept. 9, 2016

Just about every bar in Wisconsin qualifies as a "Packers Bar," but this list should give you some ideas for some special places to catch a game.

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Thirsty Passports provide new way to get to know Milwaukee

Published May 26, 2016

If you're looking for another way to make our beautiful Milwaukee summer even better, you might find inspiration in the Thirsty Passport, which features 30 two-for-one drink offers at area bars and restaurants.

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8 cozy Milwaukee bars

Published Nov. 20, 2015

Suddenly, the warm-and-comfy factor in bars is a big deal, and so OnMilwaukee stepped up and went out on a couple of windy, chilly nights last week to scout out some of the city's coziest bars.