Thursday, October 27th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal reports today on a successful lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch InBev because of the false impression Becks is brewed in Germany. Beck’s used to be brewed in Germany, owned by local German families until 2002 when it was sold to Belgium’s Interbrew, which then merged with Brazil’s AmBev, to become InBev, which in […]

The Cultural Needs task force set up by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) to find a way to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks and simultaneously bribe the arts community into supporting it issued a report on their wish list. Over at the MacIver Institute, I commented on one proposal to […]

Here is some science you can use. According to the Washington Times, researchers in Spain have discovered beer is better for you after a workout than Gatorade. Researchers at Granada University in Spain have found that beer can help the body rehydrate better after a workout than water or Gatorade. Professor Manuel Garzon also claimed […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Sep 22, 2011; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Vos beer incident sobering Legislators need answers about protection (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.)  My first reaction upon hearing that some leftwing protester threw a beer at State Representative Robin Vos (R-Burlington) […]

Does Michelle Obama know about this? It was — the White House’s own brew, made with equipment the Obamas bought with their own money — the first beer ever made at the White House, according to historians. It is White House Honey Ale. It was the first beer served at the Super Bowl party. A […]

Our friend TJ Buczak makes an appearance in this week’s column for the MacIver Institute. Andy Warhol was wrong. In the future, everyone I know will make an appearance in one of my columns. I have an acquaintance, TJ Buczak, who is a pretty good plumber. Everyone should know a good plumber, right? But what […]

Waukesha Freeman columnist Pete Kennedy took a moment out of this busy election season to go deep into the heart of darkness, Washington D.C., to see a football game. Your mother can still protect you. I went to the game with my mother and my sister. I believe my mother’s presence dissuaded a lot of […]

March 1st is the day Icelanders celebrate the repeal of the prohibition of beer in 1989. Strong beer (2.25% or more) was prohibited in Iceland for 75 years. Print this entry

Giving up soda is tough. This could help. Coffee Bender Coffee Bender refreshes like an iced-coffee, is aromatic as a bag of whole beans as satisfies like your favorite beer. The Surly brew team has developed a cold extraction process that results in intense coffee aromatics and flavor bringing together two of our favorite beverages. […]

On Friday’s Good Morning America, Emeril Lagasse picked the winner of the best macaroni & cheese contest. The winner was Laura Macek, and not only was her recipe complicated, it looks damn expensive. For an alternative, here’s the James Wigderson College Daze Mac N’ Cheese recipe: 1 box generic macaroni and cheese dinner. Make sure […]