2018 Fall Drink Week


Shepherd Express' Fall Drink Week runs Sept. 10-16 and is brought to you by Discount Liquor. As your fall drink headquarters, Discount Liquor is your best bet for finding those hard-to-find beers, wines and spirits, all at amazing prices. Visit for store hours and locations.

Apple cider has enjoyed something of a comeback, and three Milwaukee-area artisan beverage producers are dedicated to making hard cider in its truer form. Read more



Illustration by: Melissa Lee Johnson

In and around Milwaukee, there are several opportunities to experience the fun of a traditional German Oktoberfest celebration, so brush up on your German drinking songs and enjoy a frosty mug at one of the many multi-day fests near you. Read more

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While Milwaukee’s always been known as Brew City, a recent surge in the number of new craft breweries is reiterating the nickname. Read more

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Lost Valley is a combination tasting room and bottle shop, where you can choose from about 80 cans and bottles that can be enjoyed on site or to go. Read more


Lovino's new owner, Jennifer Clearwater, is taking a more selective approach with the brand. Read more


When Frank Greguska Sr. and his wife, Irene, first opened Discount Liquor in 1960, martini drinkers made gin “in,” beer and soda was sold in returnable bottles, and beer choices were limited to about a half-dozen domestics like Blatz or Hamm’s. Read more


The Shepherd Express and the Hunger Task Force will host Bacon, Bourbon & Blues on Friday, Sept. 28 from 6-9 p.m. at The Cooperage in Walker's Point. Read more