Enlightened Brewing Company

Use our hour-by-hour release guide to plan your Black Friday beer-venture. In total, we're counting 42 new beer releases (or re-releases) at 18 breweries between Wednesday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 29 in Milwaukee. Read more


A statewide campaign to cut incarceration is unveiled, while UW-Madison faculty come to town to speak about reducing poverty. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

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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We sat down with founder/co-owner Tommy Vandervort and co-owner James Larson to discuss the Bay View brewery’s origins, plans to handle expansion, moving to their new location and why they love Bay View so much. Read more

Tap Takeover Podcast

A group of Milwaukee craft beer enthusiasts took to CompanyBrewing last night to celebrate the release of three beers brewed by the fallBarley to Barrel class.Barely to Barrel takes a group of aspiring craft brewers andbrewery owners on .. Read more

Happening Now

A new brewery and taproom, Good City Brewing (2108 N Farwell Ave.), has joined our city’s ranks, and is elaborating on the current trend toward hop-forward brews. Not an IPA fan? Don’t worry; Good City also brews a stout, porter and session... Read more


From light patio sippers to more complex summertime creations, Lakefront Brewery, Enlightened Brewing Company and Sprecher Brewing Company are starting the season out right with new brews and old favorites. Read more


Founded in 2014, James Larson and Tommy Vandervort’s Enlightened Brewing Company is going strong with popular and creatively named brews. The owners plan to expand their space and add a tasting room next month to meet rising demand. Read more


Lee’s Luxury Lounge features one of the most laid-back, positive atmospheres of any watering hole in Milwaukee. This is in part because of the way it’s laid out, with three tiers separating the bar. Enjoy a jukebox, game room, 10 taps and a... Read more

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Big Bay Brewing Hop Around English base malts combined with Munich caramel and chocolate specialty malts team up with Wisconsin-grown Columbus, Cascade and Centennial hops providing a delicio,Fall Drink Guide 2015 Read more

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For years before his death in 2006, Syd Barrett was rock’s greatest living legend, even if he hadn’t played a note of music in ages. Perhaps it was his isolation that allowed the legend to grow. Barrett was the brilliant mind behind the ori... Read more