Nearly four decades ago, Sprecher Brewery was a small start-up tucked away on the Burnham Canal in Walker's Point, trying to figure out how to make its mark on the beer industry in a brewing town still ruled by Miller and Pabst. Now, Sprecher is moving into the future with new owners.
If you're looking for something alcoholic (or not), we have highlighted some drinks to find at Summerfest that will wet your whistle - without the grain, hops and yeast.
Door County is a virtual slice of Norman Rockwell America sandwiched between the picturesque waters of Lake Michigan and Green Bay. And few spots capture that spirit more aptly than Wilson's, which serves up plentiful helpings of nostalgia right on a spoon.
Who isn't looking to get something for (relatively) nothing? You. Me. Everyone. Such things are hard to find, really, but if you've got $5.31 in your pocket this is, without a doubt, the best buy in the city.
We stopped by just a few hours after Sprecher's Pub opened yesterday to get a first look at the new bar and restaurant located at Bayshore Town Center in the former Bravo! space.
Randy Sprecher, who opened Sprecher Brewery in 1985, started making soda in 1988 because so many adults brought their kids on the brewery tour. Today, soda makes up a large portion of sales, thanks to the popular root beer flavor, as well as seasonal flavors like the recently-released blueberry.
My husband and I are probably not the first to mix up this drink, but we like to think we invented the cocktail we lovingly refer to as "the root beer float."
Milwaukee will always be Brew City, and now it's also "Root Beer City" as The New York Times hails Milwaukee's own root beer as the best in the county.
In 1920, Louis Patmont opened a spring water bottling company at the source of a spring in St. Francis. He named the business Black Bear, and today it is most famous for its flavored sodas, which have grown into a beloved hometown tradition.