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MKE Brewing Co. almost ready to unveil new 9th Street brewery

Published Aug. 9, 2018

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.

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Brewery Spelunking: Milwaukee Brewing Co. 9th Street progress report

Published March 28, 2018

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.

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Brewery Spelunking: MKE Brewing Co.'s new home at Pabst

Published March 21, 2018

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.

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Drink this: Milwaukee Brewing Co.'s new MKE IPA

Published March 12, 2018

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.

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MKE Brewing breaks ground on new brewery at Pabst

Published July 25, 2017

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.

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Blazel divides time between brewing and distilling

Published Jan. 15, 2015

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.

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Milwaukee Brewing Company is going solar

Published Dec. 5, 2012

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.

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Buffalo Water Brewing Co. introduces Bison Blonde

Published Feb. 27, 2008

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.