Key Milwaukee

January 2012

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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KEY TOURS SEE AND SAMPLE BEST PLACE at the historic Pabst Brewery, 901 W. Juneau Ave. 630-1609. Experience Milwaukee brewing history. Gift shop open noon-6 p.m., Thurs.-Sun. Tours, 1 & 3 p.m. Fri.- Sun. Tavern open noon-midnight, Thurs.-Sun. CEDAR CREEK WINERY, corner of Bridge and Washington Sts. in Cedarburg. 262-377-8020. Tours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon. through Sat. and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. year-round. Gift shop. GREAT LAKES DISTILLERY, 616 W. Virginia St. 431-8683. Tours 2 & 4 p.m. Mon. through Thurs.; 2, 4, and 6 p.m. Fri. and 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m. Sat. Closed Sun. Buy and sample at The Tasting Room, open daily noon to 6 p.m. Locally distilled spir- its include gin, brandy, vodka, rum and absinthe. HARLEY-DAVIDSON FACTORY TOUR, W156 N9000 Pilgrim Rd., Menomonee Falls (Powertrain operations), offers public tours 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon. In addition, Steel Toe Tours begin at the Harley-Davidson Museum in downtown Milwaukee at 9 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Wed. and Fri. Steel Toe Tours include museum tickets, transportation to the Pilgrim Road plant, a 1.5 hour tour of the Powertrain operations, a souvenir photo and souvenir Steel Toe pin. For information call the factory tour line, 877-883-1450 or the museum at 877-436-8738. LAKEFRONT BREWERY, 1872 N. Commerce St. 372-8800. For tour times and details, Great Lakes Distillery MILLER BREWERY TOURS, 4251 W. State St. 931-BEER or Experience brewing history since 1855. See production from brewing to bottling and distribution. Visit the Historic Caves where Fred Miller himself will invite you into Bavarian-Style Miller Inn for free samples (only for those 21 and older). Open Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Site for Planning Your Visit MILWAUKEE BREWING COMPANY, 613 Second St. 226-2337; Small-scale craft brewery operated by Milwaukee Ale House. Regular tours 4 & 5 p.m. Fri.; 3, 4 & 5 p.m. Sat. SPRECHER BREWING COMPANY, 701 W. Glendale Ave. 964-2739. Milwaukee's original microbrewery, nationally known for fine European style beers and gourmet sodas. Only a few miles north of downtown. Call for tour info. Gift shop open every day 11 a.m.-6 p.m., except major holidays. ACTIVITIES DAILY for our monthly e-newsletter SIGN UP BEST MAPS MORE INFO THAN ANY OTHER SITE COUPONS Offering everything from A-Z After dark hot spots • Best maps • Coupons • Dining options E-mail announcements • Family fun • Group-planning tips Hotels • Invitations to events • Jobs • Knackwurst • Listings of all activities • Museums • Neighborhoods • On-Line mall • Planning tips monthly • Quick look-ups • Reservation links • Shopping directory • Transportation • Up-to-date stories • Visitor services • Win prizes • Xact directions • Your favorite cuisine • Zero disappointments! BOOKMARK IT NOW! 40 MILLER PARK TOURS, One Brewers Way, 902-4000 and 902-4888 (group tours). MILWAUKEE BREWING COMPANY, 613 Second St. 276- 2337; Small-scale craft brewery operated by Milwaukee Ale House. Regular tours 5 & 6 p.m. Fri.; 3, 4 & 5 p.m. Sat. SEE THE CITY HISTORIC MILWAUKEE, "SkywaukeeWalking Tour" through Jan. 7-May 26, 1 p.m. Saturday, explore the early history of Milwaukee as seen through the skywalk system. All tours start at Shops of Grand Avenue, 161W.Wisconsin Ave., statue on ground floor atrium beside TJ MAXX, 277-7795. KBC TOUR COMPANY, 800-704-9049. Custom tours by experienced tour director. MILWAUKEE FOOD TOURS, 800-979-3370. Discover Milwaukee's most delicious neighborhoods. Guided walking tours, tastings, plus stories of rich immigrant past. Custom group tour planning - factory tours, progressive dinners, cooking demonstrations.

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