A little more than a year after the official groundbreaking for the renovation to transform a hulking old Pabst Brewing Co. distribution building into the sparkling new home of Milwaukee Brewing Co., brewery founder Jim McCabe says the expanded brewery and taproom is nearly ready to open.
MKE Brewing Co. has launched a monthly club that allows you to buy great beer at a great price right at the source: MKE's Walker's Point brewery.
In 2016, I stood on the roof of the old Pabst distribution building between 8th and 9th Streets and Highland and Juneau Avenues with Milwaukee Brewing Company's Jim McCabe and tried to imagine how this hulking, windowless building might look as a public-facing brewery and taproom.This week I went back to see it taking shape.
One of the most exciting projects about to get underway at the former Pabst Brewery complex on the edge of Downtown is the conversion of the 165,000-square foot Pabst distribution facility into the new home of MKE Brewing Co., currently underway.
Milwaukee Brewing Co. didn't need to add another IPA to its portfolio, which already includes a few varieties. But the more the merrier, right? And don't worry about duplication, because the new MKE IPA and Hop Happy are not especially alike. This new IPA comes wrapped in the new Milwaukee flag.
Last summer we took you inside the former Pabst distribution facility right after it emerged that MKE Brewing Co. was purchasing the building as its new home. On Tuesday, Milwaukee Brewing hosted an official groundbreaking for the project.
Brian "Blaze" Blazel moved to Milwaukee from Eau Claire to study mechanical engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, but enthusiastically changed directions when he was offered a job as a brewer at Milwaukee Brewing Co. Last summer, Central Standard Craft Distillery - a micro still and tasting room in Walker's Point - rented space in Milwaukee Brewing Co.'s building and hired Blazel as a distiller.
Recently, OnMilwaukee.com sat down with Milwaukee Ale House and Milwaukee Brewing Company owner Jim McCabe and talked Milwaukee, family, big decisions and, of course, beer.
Milwaukee Brewing Company announced today that it plans to install a solar hot water system at its brewing facility. The solar project will reduce the brewery's energy costs and showcase the company's commitment to sustainable brewing practices.
For anyone looking for a fun, intimate, informational and generous tour of a Milwaukee craft brewery, the Milwaukee Brewing Co. in Walker's Point is a solid choice and a great deal.
Craig Peterson is the founder of Buffalo Water Brewing Co., a new Milwaukee brewery that recently debuted its first brew, Bison Blonde Lager, at the Milwaukee Ale House and Just Art's Saloon.