In 1988, the Water Street Brewery of Milwaukee won a silver medal in the “European darks” category of the Great American Beer Festival. The winning beer? Water Street Oktoberfest. The following year the festival added a Vienna/Marzen/Octoberfest category, a nod to what was by then becoming a major presence every late summer and early autumn... View Article
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Beer Travelers - Full Pints March 1, 2007 - Paul Ruschmann
If you spend enough time beer traveling, the road will lead you to Wisconsin. It’s a place where the corner tavern is still a cherished institution, there are more craft breweries than any other state in the region, and every town seems to have a beer festival, an Oktoberfest, or both.