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Bar Exam: A Bar That’s Also a Museum
Bar Exam

A Bar That’s Also a Museum

Brew City MKE in Grand Avenue Mall serves only Milwaukee beers -- and brewing history.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Love Nest of A Beer Baroness
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Love Nest of A Beer Baroness

Huge 1889 mansion is where Pabst owner continued her affair with her daughter's husband.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: The Mansion Where Scandal Brewed
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

The Mansion Where Scandal Brewed

The wife of the Pabst Brewery's co-owner had a scandalous affair in this fine Italianate mansion.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Philip Best Brewery’s Moorish-Style Facility
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Philip Best Brewery’s Moorish-Style Facility

The old bottling plant still stands today. By 1885 the future Pabst Brewing moved to Downtown.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Philip Best & Co. Brewery, 1880
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Philip Best & Co. Brewery, 1880

Already the world's largest brewer, the company would soon be renamed the Pabst Brewing Co.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Last Days of Melms Brewery, 1869
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Last Days of Melms Brewery, 1869

It would be taken over by the Pabst Brewery, soon to become a manufacturing colossus.