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'Milwaukee Magazine' Highlights Some Of The City's Best Bars

Chris Kessler
Milwaukee Magazine
At Random, in Milwaukee's Bayview neighborhood, is one of the oldest cocktail bars in the city.

Gemütlichkeit is a key part of Wisconsin culture. And perhaps nothing embodies that idea of good cheer more than our neighborhood bars. Milwaukee bars, in particular, can be a great place to experience that sense of community while warming up with a good drink.

For its December issue, Milwaukee Magazine has compiled a list of 50 bars it believes are some of the best in town. And because bar culture is just as diverse as the people who frequent them, the feature is divided into several categories of bars, based on liquor preferences and the atmosphere.

Chris Drosner and Ann Christenson were both part of the team working on this feature. They spoke with Lake Effect’s Joy Powers about some of their picks:

Joy is a WUWM host and producer for Lake Effect.