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Winter Whales 'rare' beer festival coming to Milwaukee

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Posted at 12:34 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 13:42:38-05

We know what you might be thinking, beer in Wisconsin, rare? The grain-derived drink is pretty familiar around these parts, but this upcoming festival hopes to introduce the '"unattainable" rare craft beer.

Winter Whales: A Brewfest Presented by Drink Brew City is coming to Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery Saturday.

The 'whale' in the craft beer world is an unattainable rare beer, but the 19 craft beer specialists attending the festival are hoping to make the unattainable, attainable.

Participating breweries include:

  • 1840 Brewing Company
  • The Bavarian Bierhaus
  • Black Husky Brewing
  • Broken Bat Brewing Company
  • Company Brewing
  • Eagle Park Brewing Company
  • The Explorium Brewpub
  • The Fermentorium Brewery & Tasting Room
  • Gathering Place Brewing Company
  • Lakefront Brewery
  • Milwaukee Brewing Company
  • MobCraft Beer
  • New Barons Brewing Cooperative
  • Raised Grain Brewing Company
  • Sahale Ale Works
  • Sprecher Brewery
  • Stock House Brewing Company
  • Third Space Brewing

The VIP session begins at 11 a.m., followed by two general admission sessions from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information, visit the event Facebook page.

If you do attend, remember to keep a sober driver near by. TODAY'S TMJ4 started Project Drive Sober to bring attention to the people who are hurt or killed every year by impaired drivers.

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