What We’re Drinking: June 2018

Welcome back to What We’re Drinking, wherein The Growler editorial staff look back on recent remarkable beverages. What are you drinking, Growler Nation? Let us know on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.   Brian Kaufenberg, Editor-in-Chief ■ Lakefront Fixed Gear American Red IPA Lakefront Brewery is Milwaukee’s stalwart craft brewery, and their year-round Fixed Gear is a reliable fixture of their … [ Read more]

30 Years in the Brew City: Milwaukee’s Lakefront Brewery celebrates craft brewing milestone

As a Milwaukee girl, beer runs deep in my family. And there was one name that almost always made the list of beverages in the cooler for a weekend away: Lakefront. Bottles of Fixed Gear, Riverwest Stein, and Hop Jockey Double IPA would chill next to the signature green eyeball on a neighboring bottle of … [ Read more]

Red Table, Spyhouse score 2017 Good Food Awards

Three Minnesota companies were among the 193 honored at the 2017 Good Food Awards. Purveyors were chosen from among 2,059 entrants on various criteria that support a delicious, authentic, and responsible food system. Red Table Meats was honored in the Charcuterie category for their Speck. Spyhouse Coffee Roasting Co. took home an award for their Ethiopa—Kayon Mountain roast. … [ Read more]

Lakefront Brewery IBA

Lakefront Brewery IBA ABV: 6.5% If our neighbors to the east know how to do anything, it’s how to make beer. Lakefront Brewery is located in the beer nucleus known as Milwaukee. The beer pours a deep brown with an off-white head that will always stick around. It is a black IPA that is balanced and … [ Read more]