Brewery

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Spirits are flowing at Eagle Park, the Milwaukee area's newest distillery

Published June 25, 2020

Right when everything seemed ready to go at the new Eagle Park Distillery, the state was shut down and instead of gin, vodka and whiskey, the still was churning out sanitizer. But that's changed. Last weekend, Eagle Park released its first vodka, and this weekend, the gin debuts.

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New Sprecher team hits the ReFresh Button on a classic Milwaukee brand

Published May 21, 2020

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.

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New Barons' "Hopped By Ziggy" IPA now available in cans

Published March 4, 2020

New Barons Brewing Cooperative, a member-owned brewery, will soon offer its award-winning IPA beer, Hopped By Ziggy, in cans. A can release party will take place on March 14 at Tonic Tavern featuring the "band behind the beer."

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Brewery spelunking: Enlightened Brewing / Louis Allis Company

Published March 3, 2020

Even if you'd never visited one of Enlightened Brewing's previous spaces - not far from its current home at 2020 S. Allis St. in Bay View - you'd be right to think the new place is pretty expansive, with its roughly 14,000 square feet.

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Eagle Park's new distillery heats up with the arrival of its still

Published Jan. 3, 2020

When Eagle Park Brewing Company opens its second facility in spring, it will be more than a second brewery and taproom. The plans also call for a cidery and a distillery. In fact, Eagle Park's brand new 240-gallon hybrid still arrived on Thursday.

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After 3 years, Faklandia Brewing is getting a home in St. Francis

Published Nov. 11, 2019

After brewing its beer at home and on other breweries' systems for three years, Faklandia Brewery - launched in July 2016 by Nate Fakler and Ben Mantay - has finally found a home of its own. The two hope to convert a former industrial space at 2525 E. Crawford Ave. in St. Francis into a brewery and taproom by spring.

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Governor will toast Wisconsin Craft Brewery Day with state tour

Published Sept. 18, 2019

Thursday, Sept. 26 is Wisconsin Craft Brewery Day and to celebrate, Gov. Tony Evers announced today that he, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Deputy Secretary Tricia Braun and other officials from around the state plan to visit seven craft breweries.

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First look: Indeed Brewing Co. in Walker's Point

Published Sept. 5, 2019

Indeed Brewing Company is just hours away from swinging open the doors to its new Walker's Point taproom at 530 S. 2nd St. But the brewery, installed a few months ago, has already been humming, cranking out beers to be served in the new venue. We went inside Thursday for a peek.