Beer Drive-Thru: The Final Frontier

Published May 18, 2020

The Milwaukee craft brewers' Beer Drive-Thru is back for the fourth and final time at The Explorium Brewpub in Southridge Mall, 5300 S. 76th St., on Saturday, May 23, from noon until 5 p.m.


A guide to Milwaukee holiday craft beers 2019

Published Dec. 11, 2019

There are so many reasons why the rise of craft beer is a wonderful thing, but surely near the top of the list is the seemingly endless avalanche of inventive and interesting limited and special release brews. Here's some of what you can taste this holiday season.


Hidden gem: The Explorium Brewpub

Published May 17, 2019

Before Amazon, shopping malls were the place where you could find just about anything. In Southridge Mall's case, that's still the case - with a twist, as among the usual department stores and retail shops, you can also find a full craft brewery.


Brewery Spelunking: 1840 Brewing Co.

Published April 12, 2018

When I visited 1840 Brewing Co., I found a brewery unlike any I'd seen. In fact, it's the only brewery I've visited that doesn't have brew kettles. With only a few fermentation tanks at the back, but a plethora of oak barrels, 1840 looks as much like a winery or distillery as a brewery.


Milwaukee's best craft brewery, 2018

Published March 30, 2018

Even surrounded by a full keg's worth of fresh new contenders in the newest Bar Month categories, it's one of Brew City's older and more established craft breweries that's yet again come away the champion: Lakefront Brewery.