GWBT #5: Brenner Brewing Company

*This is the fifth post in an on-going chronicle dubbed the Great Wisconsin Brewery Tour. Follow the journey here.* Brenner Brewing Company 706 S 5th St Milwaukee, WI 53204 (414) 465-8469 Visit date: 10/10/14 Quick Hits: 1) How many different beers? 6 on tap, 9 total 2) How long open? Tap room 2 months (August 2014) 3) Why? […]

Dan Kowalsky’s Pick Six – Week 6

Green Bay Packers 27 @ Miami Dolphins 24 The Green Bay Packers traveled to South Beach on a sweltering day and nearly let the game slip through their hands. Instead, Green Bay’s all world quarterback led a drive for the ages and the Packers now sit at 4-2 instead of an even .500 through six […]

Dan Kowalsky’s Pick Six – Weeks 4 & 5

Green Bay Packers 38 @ Chicago Bears 17 & Green Bay Packers 42 @ Minnesota Vikings 10 The Packers wrapped up a vicious stretch of three games in eleven days by taking on back to back divisional foes over a five day span. Green Bay came into the Windy City with a 1-2 record and a […]

GWBT #4 – Biloba Brewing Company

*This is the fourth post in an on-going chronicle dubbed the Great Wisconsin Brewery Tour. Follow the journey here.* Biloba Brewing Company 18720 Pleasant St Brookfield, WI 53045 (262) 309-5820 Visit date: 10/04/14 Quick Hits: 1) How many different beers? 10 beers, 1 rootbeer on tap; 18 total beers produced 2) How long open? Tap room opened […]

The Bus, My Other Set of Wheels

While greater-Milwaukeeland argues over a streetcar, the city’s most successful (only) public transportation option is overlooked. Has anyone ever actually taken a Milwaukee County Transit System bus? I’ve been spoiled with great public transportation options in Europe and many large US cities, including Madison. So when I moved to downtown MKE I figured Wisconsin’s largest transit system would have me […]