Tag Archives: Milwaukee

• You can go home again. Pabst to brew beer again in Milwaukee

You can go home again. Pabst to brew beer again in Milwaukee

PBR loyalists! Pabst is heading back to its old digs in Milwaukee where the company will open a microbrewery and a tasting room in the former Pabst complex. Pabst will revive discontinued brands as Old Tankard Ale, Kloster Beer and other beers made before Prohibition as well as produce some new ones. Pabst should be brewing away […]

• With Beer Deal, Harley-Davidson Rides the High Life

With Beer Deal, Harley-Davidson Rides the High Life

Most automakers might slam the brakes on a marketing partnership with a beer company for, well, obvious reasons. Not so for Milwaukee neighbors Harley-Davidson (HOG) and Miller High Life, which this week announced a multiyear collaboration that will produce Harley-branded beer cans and High Life-styled hogs in time for summer. The two products are celebrating overlapping 110th anniversaries […]

• Beer Edges Wine As Young Women’s Drink Of Choice

Beer Edges Wine As Young Women’s Drink Of Choice

Who says beer is a man’s drink? Beer has passed wine as the beverage of choice for women ages 18 to 34, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Julia Herz, craft beer program director for the Brewers Assn. trade group, said women in their 20s and 30s are in “the sweet spot” for craft beer […]

• America’s Drunkest Cities of 2011, From Las Vegas to Boston

America’s Drunkest Cities of 2011, From Las Vegas to Boston

’Tis the season to throw back a few—eggnog for the holidays, hot toddies for the chill air, and Champagne for the New Year’s festivities. But for some urbanites, every season is drinking season. Certain cities, like Milwaukee, have a strong beer-brewing industry. Others may just have a thriving bar culture. To compile the second annual […]

• Happy Earth Day! Distillery to reuse, not recycle, bottles

Happy Earth Day! Distillery to reuse, not recycle, bottles

Vodka is the main ingredient in a lot of cocktails. But Guy Rehorst doesn’t want the vodka and other spirits made by his Milwaukee company adding to the mix at the local landfill. So on Earth Day, Rehorst’s Great Lakes Distillery is announcing a new campaign to persuade customers to return their empty bottles to […]