Broken Bat Brewing is finally opening its taproom this week after a long delay fueled by the coronavirus outbreak. We got a peek inside to show you what you can expect when you see the new brewery and bar.
New Barons is teaming with its upstairs neighbors - Component Brewing, which occupies Enlightened's very first space on the second floor - to create a cooperative brewery set-up.
MobCraft has provided yeast collected at the former Falk Brewery site to Madison's Working Draft Beer Company to create the first of two collaboration brews concocted by the Wisconsin breweries.
For the first time in its three-year brewing history, New Barons Brewing Cooperative will have its own taproom and brewery. And its one they know intimately.
When Wizard Works announced, a full year ago, that it would occupy the Third Ward brewery and taproom being vacated by Broken Bat, the beer scene in Brew City was mashing it up. Who could've guessed that by the time the brewery was ready to open, a global pandemic would stand in the way?
Don't let the shutdown fool you, there's plenty going on in the world of Milwaukee beer, including this news from Third Space Brewing, the new kitchen at the new Faklandia in St. Francis and an online Lager & Friends festival.
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.
With craft brewers around the country being forced to dump beer, the effort to enact - in the words of Whistlepig Whiskey - a "great beer rescue" is underway both locally and beyond. Indeed is doing its part with its Guest Brewers program, spreading the word about Milwaukee brewing colleagues.
We asked a number of local brewers how they're being affected by the Safer at Home order and how they see things shaking out once we've moved ahead. Their replies were thoughtful and interesting. Here's what they had to say.
Announced in September, the Mandel Group's $150 million Harbor Yards mixed-use development with a hotel, apartments, office space, public green space and more will remake the south bank of the Milwaukee River as it heads out to the lake. I went to see the former malting silos there before they come down.
News reports about dairy farmers being forced to dump milk and produce have been joined by stories of craft brewers in Portland, Oregon, and South Carolina facing the same horror of seeing their product and profit go right down the drain as sales tank during the coronavirus shutdown. Are brewers here dumping beer?
MobCraft obtained a winery license in 2018, and has announced that it will create a wine delivery business called Agave Wine Company that will sell its own house-made wines as well as the wines of local partners.
Faklandia Brewing has launched a month-long Kickstarter campaign in an effort to raise $10,000 for its new brewery and taproom, according to brewmaster and co-founder Nate Fakler.
Black Husky hosts another Riverwest Brewing Syndicate collaboration brew at its Riverwest Brewery, 909 E. Locust St., from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Plus Sour Fest is back, 414 lager is almost here and John Harry's going to lay some history on you at Vennture.
A number of Milwaukee-area brewers are in the running for awards in USA Today's 10Best 2020 Readers' Choice Awards, including Hacienda and 1840 Brewing, which are vying for the Best New Brewery title (founded in the past three years). Your votes count!