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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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Wisconsin distilleries, a relatively new trend, focus on small-batch, specialty spirits and liqueurs. These craft distillers stretch their creative chops to make exceptional products without rushing production. This means patrons may occasi... Read more

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Based on TV advertising, any alien unfortunate enough to be subjected to an entire weekend of sporting events would report back to the mothership that Earthlings apparently have a choice between one of three beers, each of which makes one..... Read more

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