Sugar maple

Best-beer-list-2020_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee's best beer list, 2020

Published March 5, 2020

Talk about consistency: With this year's win, the Bay View beer haven has claimed this prize from the voters for ten whole years - a decade of delicious beer dominance.

Bayviewbar_fullsize_story1

Bay View bar guide

Published March 25, 2019

There's more to Milwaukee bars than Water Street, the East Side or Walker's Point. Take a night and head over to Bay View, where you'll get a good beer at a good price in a good atmosphere.

Best-beer-list-2019_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee's best beer list, 2019

Published March 7, 2019

Best beer list is arguably the highest honor in Brew City. Milwaukee is built on the backs of dedicated brewers - and what better representation than to be the bar that gives you the best variety?

Best-first-date-bar-milwaukee-2018_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee's best bar for a first date, 2018

Published March 9, 2018

After six years of Balzac dominance, the voters mixed things up for best bar for a first date, switching out the familiar face at the top of the podium with ... well, another pretty familiar face in these best of bars polls: Bryant's!

Best-beer-list-2018_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee's best beer list, 2018

Published March 7, 2018

Milwaukee is a beer town, built on the backs of dedicated brewers whose passion for creating unique libations has imbued the city with pride. But which Brew City bar's beer list is the best of the best?

Lumpia-city-food-truck_fullsize_story1

California-born food truck Lumpia City makes Milwaukee home

Published May 16, 2017

If you attended Gallery Night in Greendale or the Pabst Brewery Grand Opening Street Festival, you may have spied a brand new mobile food operation, Lumpia City. The new food cart will celebrate its official grand opening this week at Sugar Maple.

Best-beer-list-milwaukee-2017_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee's best beer list, 2017

Published March 8, 2017

Milwaukee is a beer town, built on brew. But which Brew City bar has the best beer list? Find out now!

Beershaming_fullsize_story1

"Beer shaming" is a real thing

Published July 27, 2016

Anyone who orders macro beers like Bud or Miller Lite might have encountered "beer shaming," a term for when a person gets razzed by a bartender or their friends for ordering a non-craft beer. Read what bartenders and drinkers have to say about this concept.

Pierluissipoppies_fullsize_story1

Pierluissi presents 52 poppy pantings

Published July 12, 2016

Adrienne Pierluissi, who owns The Sugar Maple in Bay View, will display 52 paintings at Lakeshore State Park on Sunday, July 17, from 3 to 7 p.m. It is the fourth and final installation of the show.

Stuffedpierogidebut_fullsize_story1

Stuffed pierogi truck debuts at Sugar Maple next week

Published May 10, 2016

Your wait for more paunchy little Polish dumplings is nearly over. Next week, Stuffed, the food truck specializing in traditional and creatively filled pierogi (think: Biscoff cookie spread) will debut its wares.

Beerbible_fullsize_story1

Gleaning frothy wisdom from Alworth and his "Beer Bible"

Published Oct. 16, 2015

As simple as it might seem on the surface, there's a lot to know about the complex product that is beer. And no one seems to know the subject better than Jeff Alworth, author of the new, encyclopedic book, "The Beer Bible." As Alworth prepares to visit Sugar Maple for an event to launch his book here, we caught up with him to ask him about his favorites and about pairing beer with food.

Bestbarforafirstdate2015_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee's best bar for a first date, 2015

Published Feb. 16, 2015

Love has to start somewhere, right? So what's the best bar in the city to take a first date and perhaps start that romantic journey? Read on to find out!