Tours

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Take a city tour with Laverne and Shirley

Published Feb. 13, 2020

If drinking beer, bowling and eating custard sounds like the quintessential way to explore Brew City, Badger Bus Tours has the experience for you.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: A visit to the Original Cheesehead Factory

Published Feb. 9, 2019

It is necessary as a Wisconsin resident to own a cheesehead; why not go to the Original Cheesehead Factory for a tour? That's also the place, completely open to the public, where the silliest hats and lots of other gear and knickknacks are sold. After a trip here, you can call yourself an official cheesehead.

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Hidden Gem: Twisted Path Distillery and Dock18 Cocktail Lab

Published Sept. 8, 2017

There's a distillery and tasting room in town where you've likely never been. And, if you have, you're part of a fairly exclusive group who have discovered one of Milwaukee's best kept secrets. Read on and learn more about Twisted Path Distillery and Dock18 Cocktail Lab.

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Doors Open Milwaukee in March: Feasting on thick, juicy in-depth tours

Published March 31, 2015

Occasionally I like to compare the two main components of attending Doors Open Milwaukee to food, probably because I like both almost equally. Sometimes when you are on the go, something light and quick is just what you are looking for. But what about those times when you want to slow down, relax and take in something with a little more substance? This is where the second component of Doors Open comes into play: the in-depth tour.

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Blazel divides time between brewing and distilling

Published Jan. 15, 2015

Brian "Blaze" Blazel moved to Milwaukee from Eau Claire to study mechanical engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, but enthusiastically changed directions when he was offered a job as a brewer at Milwaukee Brewing Co. Last summer, Central Standard Craft Distillery - a micro still and tasting room in Walker's Point - rented space in Milwaukee Brewing Co.'s building and hired Blazel as a distiller.

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Doors Open provides peek into unseen Milwaukee

Published Sept. 12, 2012

Doors Open Milwaukee returns for its second year on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, throwing open the doors to dozens of Milwaukee buildings to allow the public to glimpse rarely seen spaces.