16 Ale Asylum (Featured)

GWBT #16: Ale Asylum

*This is the sixteenth post in an on-going chronicle dubbed the Great Wisconsin Brewery Tour. Follow the journey here.* Ale Asylum 2002 Pankratz St Madison, WI 53704 (608) 663-3926 Visit date: 07/11/15 Quick Hits: 1) How many different beers? 14 on tap, >20 total made; 9 bottled 2) How long operational? Original brewery opened in 2006, new location […]

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The Sunday Cycle- July 26, 2015

Now that the dust has settled from the series sweep against the Pirates a week ago, the Brewers organization is undoubtedly entering their most important week of the season. Some, myself included, were a bit worried that the success of this team in July would cause the Brewers to second guess themselves as sellers. Those fears […]

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GWBT #15: Silver Creek Brewing Company

*This is the fifteenth (what a ridiculous-looking word) post in an on-going chronicle dubbed the Great Wisconsin Brewery Tour. Follow the journey here.* Silver Creek Brewing Company N57 W6172 Portland Rd Cedarburg, WI 53012 (262) 375-4444 Visit date: 05/24/15 Quick Hits: 1) How many different beers? 7 on tap; 4 seasonals and 15 one-offs 2) How long operational? […]

Veteran's Park Lagoon, calm before the dragons arrive.

Milwaukee’s Dragon Boat Festival

As every good Milwaukeean knows, summer brings celebrations of music, culture and drinking that give us the nickname “The City of Festivals”.  Perhaps a lesser known festival, but none-the-lesser fun, is the annual Dragon Boat Festival held in the Veteran’s Park Lagoon.  Hosted by the Milwaukee Chinese Community Center, the fest features races, culture, food and drink. […]

Riverside Brewery & Restaurant is located on the main street in West Bend. All photos by Joe Powell.

GWBT #14: Riverside Brewery and Restaurant

*This is the fourteenth post in an on-going chronicle dubbed the Great Wisconsin Brewery Tour. Follow the journey here.* Riverside Brewery and Restaurant 255 South Main St West Bend, WI 53095 (262) 334-2739 Visit date: 05/24/15 Quick Hits: 1) How many different beers? 8 on tap, at least 15 different total, 2 sodas; no seasonals 2) How […]