Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kathy Flanigan

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Kathy:

3 metro Milwaukee beer industry veterans plan a brewpub and spirits tasting room in Madison

Young Blood Beer Co. in Madison will be in the same area as the Dane County Farmers Market. Upstairs from the brewpub will be a spirits tasting room. → Read More

New 414 lager is designed to reflect city's diversity and marks the return of Brenner beer

Fred Gillich planned the cans that reflect Milwaukee's diversity. Mike Brenner designed the beer. MobCraft brewed it. → Read More

Black Husky hosts women of the brewing community and throws a party for the occasion

Wisconsin's Pink Boots Society members collaborate on a beer and a block party to raise funds for beer education. → Read More

Firkin Fest, the beer festival in Milwaukee's Cathedral Square Park, calls it quits after 10 years

"I read the tea leaves," said Firkin Fest organizer Curt Foreman, whose Brew Fest Partners will no longer host the event in Milwaukee's Cathedral Square Park. → Read More

Sprecher Brewing, Milwaukee's first new brewery since Prohibition, is sold to local investors

Sprecher Brewing, Milwaukee's oldest craft brewery, has been sold → Read More

MillerCoors offers free Saint Archer Gold in a swap for that Michelob Ultra you bought

Beer drinkers can swap their Michelob Ultra for MillerCoors' low-calorie, low-carb Saint Archer Gold for free and just in time for the Super Bowl. → Read More

New Glarus is the state's top brewery, at least based on social media; New Belgium is No. 1 nationally

Social media ranks New Belgium No. 1 brewery in the U.S. New Glarus gets top billing in Wisconsin. → Read More

Cedarburg's only distillery is owned by two women. A former brewery owner is head distiller

Cedarburg's only distillery, Handen, is owned by two women and the head distiller used to own a brewery. → Read More

With this pint, I thee wed: Two Milwaukee breweries will marry couples on Valentine's Day

Breweries offer wedding packages for Valentine's Day. This is the fifth year for Lakefront Brewery; the first for Black Husky Brewing. → Read More

Eagle Park's new brewery and distillery, opening this spring, is going to be huge

Eagle Park's new Muskego brewery and distillery will have a mezzanine that is bigger than the current taproom. → Read More

Champps will host a benefit for Mike Romans, Milwaukee's godfather of craft beer

Champps Brookfield will host a benefit for ailing Mike Romans, Milwaukee's godfather of craft beer → Read More

Changes are brewing for the Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom, including renovations

Pabst announces an IPA, changes to the Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom, including a spirits program. → Read More

PBR's 99-can variety pack is bigger than you can imagine. Ask the guy who won the chance to get it home.

We told you about the 99-can packs of PBR available to win at retail outlets. This man won. Here's what he's going to do now. → Read More

8 beer trends to look for this year in Milwaukee (and a couple that might go away)

Milwaukee brewery owners and managers look ahead to the new beers of 2020 and what the trends are. → Read More

You can score a free Miller Lite when you're out with friends (hint: there's a catch)

There are two steps to getting a free Miller Lite in a special can. We'll tell you what they are. → Read More

Mike Romans, Milwaukee's godfather of craft beer, faces cancer diagnosis with help from his friends

Mike Romans, Milwaukee's godfather of craft beer, faces a bumpy road with cancer diagnosis and leg amputation → Read More

Lost Valley Cider Co. adds more Kombuchas and alcohol-free cocktails for January

Sober curious and Whole 30 participants will have a larger menu of non- and low-alcohol beverages to choose from at Lost Valley Cider Co. in January. → Read More

Get advice from a psychologist while drinking at this Milwaukee brewery

Shrink 'N Drink brings therapy to Vennture Brew Co., led by clinical psychologist Julie Helmrich. Advice arrives by the pint, with occasional comic relief. → Read More

Steel Tank Brewing plans to open a taproom in Oconomowoc in January

It took awhile, but Dave Baron and Jason Radosevich have found a home in Oconomowoc for their taproom and craft brewery. → Read More

What happened to historical Midwest potato chip brands? Some of them have survived — sort of.

The potato chip can be traced back to the days when local families worked together — and sometimes broke apart. → Read More