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Milwaukee - MKE

Last weekend Mike, my boyfriend, and I made a short trip to Milwaukee the land of German vibes and breweries (this is based on a day and a half there...)

I've been to Milwaukee for a few days before, but it was always work related so I haven't had much time to walk around the town and soak up the vibes.

Mike & I got there just in time for the Cardinals/Brewers game Saturday evening.  We made a quick stop at the spy bar/restaurant, which Mike was really into and had our first (of many) Spotted Cows and then headed over to a bar caddy corner from our hotel to take a free shuttle to the game.  (Highly recommend that if you're going to a game!)

Miller Park was no Busch Stadium (sorry Brewers fans), but everyone was very nice and we were very grateful for the roof!
we approved of the creative logo

Saturday night we just hung out at a low key bar with lots of Cards fans (and bachelorette parties) and a live band.  The bar food was good too.  No complaints here.

Sunday we saw the town by foot.  Honestly, we drove to Milwaukee, parked the car at the hotel and didn't move it until we left Sunday night.

We explored the Milwaukee Public Market where I picked up some very delicious bread and we tried some interesting, fancy olive oils.  We checked out the neighborhood around there.  

Honestly, the reason we were even over there is because I wanted to go to Colectivo.  Mike agreed it was delicious.

It also included a stop at MKE Brewery.

We walked north, in the opposite direction, to the Lakefront Brewery's tour.  We had a great tour guide who definitely made the tour fun and interesting and I got to try so many beers I hadn't heard of before.  When they closed we headed back downtown along the river.  (I would encourage that walk more than the street view we took on the way there.)

We stopped at one bar to use our free beer coupon they give out at Lakefront and met some nice people there.  There were only four people in the bar on a Sunday evening so we quickly made friends.

We didn't end up picking up any cheese to bring back with us to Chicago, but we did get some Spotted Cow!


  1. Thank you for responding to audience requests.

    Looks like a fun trip!


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