MILWAUKEE — A
traveling beer garden is expanding for its second annual tour
across Milwaukee County.
Executive Chris Abele announced Tuesday that a second truck will
be added to the Traveling Beer Garden Tour this summer. The
additional Sprecher Brewing Company truck will allow two parks to
host the event each week.
tour is scheduled to stop at 16 parks from late May to early
September. The locations were picked based on parking,
accessibility, activities, feedback and other factors.
Beer Garden Tour raised nearly $250,000 for Milwaukee County Parks
last year. About 35,000 beers, nearly 6,000 sodas and roughly
2,300 root beer floats were sold.
plans to donate $32,000 to the department in addition to the
revenue earned by the beer gardens this year.