The historic Pabst Brewery campus closed without notice in 1996 while under a different ownership group. The abrupt closure left hundreds of Milwaukeeans unemployed and the buildings sat empty until September 11, 2001. That was the day Jim Haertel heard the news that his offer to purchase the Pabst Brewery was accepted.
Parkway Brewing is a brewery in Southwest Virginia that will always be special to me. This Virginia Brewery was where my love for craft beer developed and the same place I first felt a connection to the craft beer community. I’ve written about a lot of breweries, even before moving to Texas, but somehow I […]
On the first day of November He and I took advantage of the extra hour of sleep to head through Nelson Count and a pay second visit to Route 151 We stopped at four very distinct places and maybe the weather had something to do with it, but this trip through was much more fun! […]
My past weekend was full of visiting top-notch breweries and a magnificent winery where I was given the VIP treatment. My boyfriend and I went to his parent’s place in northern Virginia and as always we were able to find some great places. The second day we ventured through the mountains, off our normal path, […]
In our state, Starr Hill Brewery is an immensely popular microbrewery. Their beers can be found in many grocery stores and their beers are on tap in even more bars. So when He and I passed it on the way back from a wedding this weekend, we knew we had to make a stop. We […]