Fall Drink Guide 2019


The theme of the Shepherd Express' Fall Drink Guide in 2019 is OKTOBERFEST!!! We highlight all of the Oktoberfest events coming up in the next two months plus take a look at the breweries offering special Oktoberfest beers.

With September upon us and October looming, there are many opportunities to experience the all-things-beer fun of an Oktoberfest celebration near you. Read more


As soon as there’s a bit if a chill in the air, beer lovers are ready to break out the Oktoberfest brews. Several breweries in Milwaukee are now rolling out their fall beers. Read more


A significant percentage of the Germans who emigrated to Wisconsin in the 19th century came from Bavaria, but Milwaukee historian John Gurda has found no references to any celebrations of Oktoberfest in Milwaukee in those years. Read more