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Beyond Ricky Bobby

It’s about 34 degrees on an unseasonably cold October night, but the icy temperatures haven’t deterred the crowd at Wisconsin’s La Crosse Speedway. Fans are bundled in NASCAR-emblazoned coats, camouflage fleece and blaze-orange winter hats. Clutching their green-and-yellow Packers-themed beer, …

Brandy: A Wisconsin Tradition

Each Christmas Eve before the night’s exchange of gifts, Joe Plouff brings out his father’s special leaf-patterned glass—these days, there is only one left. He spoons sugar into the bottom and shakes bitters on top. He pours a splash of …

Miller Time: Photo Gallery

View this gallery for photos of Miller Brewery courtesy of Liz Frantz:

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Last Call?

In the pageant of Capitol politics, the Tavern League of Wisconsin is like a beauty queen. She’s wonderfully attractive, wildly popular and everyone wants to date her. But lately, talk is turning. The beauty queen may not be so charming …

Miller Time

Milwaukee natives know that smell. That brief, gone-before-you-know-it scent that wafts though your car on I-94. It’s yeast, and we all know what that means – it’s Miller Time. This split second is an important one. It reminds every Brew …

Brandy Sidecar Recipe


-1 ½ oz. Brandy
-½ oz Triple Sec
-½ oz Lemon or Lime Juice

Combine all the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.

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Wisconsin: Where Beer means Business

As any Wisconsinite can attest, this state is damn proud of its beer. Stemming primarily from a heavy German heritage, Wisconsin has grown famous for its beer tradition, yielding celebrated brands from Miller to Pabst to Schlitz. We love our …

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