Results tagged with 'blatz'
Published May 6, 2019
Like a craft brewery hoping to create a buzz and ramp up production, Chicago's Brewseum is starting out small, doing a collaboration brew while it works to find a permanent home. The first exhibition, "Brewing Up Chicago: How Beer Transformed a City," includes some great Milwaukee materials, and is on view now at the Field Museum in the Windy City.
Published March 14, 2019
More than a century and a half after the opening of the first brewery in Milwaukee, the city's identity is still drenched in beer. At Forest Home Cemetery, many of the men who made the beer that made Milwaukee famous lie in repose.
Published July 7, 2017
As predicted when its construction was announced in 1985, the arrival of the 10th Street Brewery really did mark an advent in Milwaukee brewing. It just took a while for it to find its way and it took the folks at Leinenkugel -- instead of Heileman -- to make it happen.
Published March 14, 2016
While Schlitz claimed to make the beer that made Milwaukee famous, it's pretty safe to bust that wide open and just say that it was just beer itself that brought Brew City to the world. Here are a dozen beautiful beer labels from Milwaukee's brewing past.
Published Feb. 6, 2016
Milwaukee is and has always been America's beer capital, so it makes perfect sense that the country's first African-American brewery was born here thanks to Theodore Mack, Henry Crosby and their cohorts.
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Saturday April 6th, 2013 – Milwaukee, WI I did it! I officially turned an intangible dream into a rock solid reality, and it’s beyond exciting to know that not only did it go extremely well - it’s only just beginning. I’ve finally got myself a legitimate hi...
Monday February 4th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL When I started in comedy, all that meant anything to me was to be a big deal in my home town. I didn’t know how life or the entertainment game worked, and I didn’t care. All I wanted was the recognition as being a legitima...
Friday March 12th, 2010 - Lake Villa, IL Tomorrow is my first official dry run of my one man show “Schlitz Happened! An Old Milwaukee Blatz From The Pabst” at the Railroad Station in Saukville, WI. I spent today preparing a few home made signs with localized terms on them ...
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