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Pabst's foray into spirits is here: PBR white whiskey

Published Aug. 27, 2019

A few months after Pabst's hard coffee and hard seltzer hit the shelves, the company's first whiskey since the 1840s is available, as promised earlier in the year. Like you, I want it to be great, but I'm a little skeptical.

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New Bucks arena will have PBR - Professional Bull Riders - in October

Published June 18, 2018

The Professional Bull Riders, the world's premier bull riding organization, is bringing "The Toughest Sport on Dirt" to the Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center the weekend of Oct. 6-7 for the 25th PBR: Unleash the Beast, Milwaukee Invitational.

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Zima is back! Here are 7 reasons why

Published June 6, 2017

When MillerCoors announced it was bringing back Zima, there were two response camps: those nostalgically excited for its return, and those who shuddered and said "blech." But the overarching question on both sides was why?

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You'll want to drink here: 20 photos of the new Pabst Milwaukee Brewery

Published April 13, 2017

With a small-batch craft brewery, gastropub-style restaurant and outdoor beer garden, which effectively blend its historic and contemporary elements, the new Pabst Milwaukee Brewery appeals to both the wistful reminiscents and move-Milwaukee-forward types. Here's a look inside.

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The origin of the hipster

Published July 12, 2014

Perhaps it's a bit trite to fall back on the argument of "you weren't the first to..." when it comes to hipsters, but -- like every mind-shattering fact on the Internet -- a Wikipedia page has given us the true origin of the hipster. And, guess what, they were cool 40 years before you were even born. So remove your Animal Collective vinyl and take off your wayfarers, because you're about to get a history lesson about the O.G. 1940s hipster.

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Should Milwaukee buy PBR?

Published March 6, 2014

A new idea - to buy Pabst Blue Ribbon and bring it back to Milwaukee. Yay or nay?

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Featured bartender: O'Lydia's Rick Sackett

Published Feb. 8, 2014

Rick Sackett is the general manager of O'Lydia's Pub and Grill, an Irish-themed establishment in Walker's Point that took over the Slim McGinn's space three years ago. Recently, we stopped in for a couple of pints and a bar side chat.