Spirits are flowing at Eagle Park, the Milwaukee area's newest distillery

Published June 25, 2020

Right when everything seemed ready to go at the new Eagle Park Distillery, the state was shut down and instead of gin, vodka and whiskey, the still was churning out sanitizer. But that's changed. Last weekend, Eagle Park released its first vodka, and this weekend, the gin debuts.


After 3 years, Faklandia Brewing is getting a home in St. Francis

Published Nov. 11, 2019

After brewing its beer at home and on other breweries' systems for three years, Faklandia Brewery - launched in July 2016 by Nate Fakler and Ben Mantay - has finally found a home of its own. The two hope to convert a former industrial space at 2525 E. Crawford Ave. in St. Francis into a brewery and taproom by spring.


First look: Indeed Brewing Co. in Walker's Point

Published Sept. 5, 2019

Indeed Brewing Company is just hours away from swinging open the doors to its new Walker's Point taproom at 530 S. 2nd St. But the brewery, installed a few months ago, has already been humming, cranking out beers to be served in the new venue. We went inside Thursday for a peek.


Progress report: Indeed Brewing Co. in Walker's Point

Published May 2, 2019

Work continues in Walker's Point on a 10-barrel brewery and taproom, announced last November, that will be an outpost for Minneapolis' Indeed Brewing. We stopped in for a look around and an update from co-founder Thomas Whisenand.


Progress report: Hacienda Beer Co. taproom

Published April 9, 2019

Door County's Hacienda Beer Co. is aiming to open its taproom on Farwell and North by Memorial Day weekend and so crews are working hard to get the former G-Daddy's BBC space into shape by then. We went inside to see how it's progressing.


Dead Bird moves closer to Milwaukee taproom/brewery opening

Published Feb. 18, 2019

Last year, Dead Bird Brewing announced it would open a brewery and taproom at 1726 N. 5th St., in Bronzeville/Halyard Park, just north of the Fiserv Forum. Now, owners Nick Kocis and Jeremy Hach, who have already been releasing beer contract brewed at MobCraft have launched a Kickstarter to get them closer to their goal.


Hacienda Beer Co. opening in old G-Daddy's BBC space

Published Nov. 21, 2018

Danny McMahon, the founder of Hacienda Beer Co. in Door County, announced today via Facebook that he will open a tap room and eatery in the former G-Daddy's BBC Bar and Grill and Hotel Foster building.