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Milwaukee (Brookfield) microbreweries

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kroppinkris Feb 1, 2008 11:01 AM

Heading to Milwaukee this weekend. Looking for suggestions. We love microbreweries. Otherwise, we'd be casual; we have semi picky 15 year old boys with us.

Thanks!

Kris

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  1. Foureyes137 RE: kroppinkris Feb 1, 2008 11:28 AM

    None of these are in Brookfield, but we have enjoyed The Water Street Brewery and most of all the Milwaukee Ale House, both downtownish. There is a Rock Bottom downtown as well.

    http://www.waterstreetbrewery.com/hom...
    http://www.ale-house.com/alehouse/ind...

    For a good tour, hit Sprecher. And if you, by some devine chance, happen to be driving southwest when you go home, never give up an opportunity to go to New Glarus.

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      mike_d RE: kroppinkris Feb 1, 2008 11:47 AM

      Lakefront Brewery doesn't have a restaurant exactly, but there's one in the building, click on The Palms.

      http://www.lakefrontbrewery.com/

      Only a Friday Fish Fry. I've heard nice things said about it. The beer is excellent.

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        kroppinkris RE: kroppinkris Feb 1, 2008 06:52 PM

        Unfortunately, we just got here so no fish fry (which we had also heard good things about). We've been to Milwaukee Ale House and enjoyed it a lot last time. My husband has been searching for Spechers for 2 years now in St. Louis. We had a blast on the tour and obviously he loved the beer. Our local IGA did just start selling their root beer; Santa brought some which made our 15 year old happy.

        I'll have a look at the other suggestions. Hopefully, we're playing volleyball late into the evening!

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