The Milwaukee Brewery Boom Heads West

The coming openings of two new breweries is adding to a city that was somewhat overlooked not too long ago.

When the founders of Ope! Brewing Co. went searching for a building in the Milwaukee area to accommodate their new brewery plans, they were met with an astonishing amount of indifference. But one business-savvy community welcomed them in a big way – West Allis.

“We’d been looking at other buildings and we couldn’t even get anyone to return phone calls or emails,” said Ope! co-owner Kyle Ciske. “As soon as we started looking in West Allis, they were really helpful getting this deal done and helping to make sure that everything got through planning commission meetings and common council. [The city of West Allis] has been instrumental.”...


Ken Notes: Do not forget that on Fridays I publish on the craft Beer, Wine, and Spirits industry in Wisconsin.

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