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Is the shutdown sending Milwaukee beer down the drain?

Published April 24, 2020

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?

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Central Standard Distillery plans to turn its vodka into free disinfectant

Published March 16, 2020

As news has spread that craft distilleries around the country are making hand cleaners with the alcohol they've distilled, Central Standard Distillery in Milwaukee says it will convert some of its high-proof vodka into disinfectant spray that it will offer free to high-risk groups.

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Do This: Get your tickets for "86'd: Battle of the Bartenders" on Feb. 25

Published Feb. 12, 2019

You've been "86'd." Cut. Eliminated. Sent home. They're words no one (ever) wants to hear. They're also key words which will come into play during Central Standard Craft Distillery's inaugural 86'd: Battle of the Bartenders competition taking place on Monday, Feb. 25.

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New shuttles make the Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival a no brainer

Published June 11, 2017

Beer festivals are fun, but they also pose a conundrum. How does one get to and from the festival safely? The Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival, coming up on June 17 at Bayshore Town Center, is tackling the issue head-on with a creative, fun new offering.