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Sprecherpalooza! September 14th-20th

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SprecherBeerGlendale, WI – Sprecher Brewing Company will be hosting “Sprecherpalooza!,” a week of events that will taked place in several venues throughout southeastern Wisconsin from September 14 – 20.

Sprecher Pokerpalooza! This week- long venture begins September 14th with more than 10 poker runs at over 50 bars throughout southeastern Wisconsin including, Bay View, the East Side, the Northshore, Downtown Waukesha, Waukesha County, West Allis, Ozaukee County and more. Players receive one card for each Sprecher beer purchased and work to put together the best 5-card hand possible. Only one card per bar in each run is allowed; hands must be turned in between 2-5 PM, Sunday, at Sprecher Brewing Company, 701 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale. Grand prize is a year’s worth of Sprecher beer (12 cases total)! Winner will be announced at the Sprecher Partypalooza II on Sunday, September 20th. Information about venues participating in the Sprecher Pokerpalooza can be found at

Sprecher Partypalooza I! The official Sprecher Oktoberfest Release Party happens at Sprecher on September 15th. In addition to rolling out a firkin of Sprecher Oktoberfest, there will be live music, food, and wiener dog races. Anyone with a racing dachshund should contact Anne Sprecher at 414.964.7837 to enter. Free!

Sprecher Partypalooza II! Sunday, September 20th. Players in the Sprecher Pokerpalooza turn in your hands from 2-5pm. It’s a winner take all the beer competition, and the winner will be announced shortly after 5pm. From 6-7pm, ComedySportz will be here to entertain, after which there will be a DJ on hand to continue the party (because we’re sure the Packers will win). Free!

Sprecher Dinnerpalooza! Wednesday evening, September 16, Triskele’s Restaurant will serve a special 5-course menu paired with five Sprecher beers. Randy Sprecher will be on hand to discuss the beers and pairings. Cost: $35/per person plus tax and gratuity. Triskele’s is located in Walker’s Point, at 1801 S. 3rd St. For more information and reservations, visit, or call 414.837.5950.

Sprecher Tastingpalooza! During the week several Sprecher beer and food tastings will be offered at the following establishments: the Milwaukee Athletic Club (9/16, $10 per person, 758 N. Broadway); Libiamo Restaturant (9/17, $15 per person, 221 W. Galena St.); Yardarm Bar and Grill (9/17, 3 Sprecher samples plus 3 appetizers, only $5, 920 Erie. St., Racine); Three Cellars (9/18, Sprecher specials, 7133 S. 76th St., Franklin); Senor Luna (9/18, Sprecher specials, 1901 S. Calhoun Rd., New Berlin); Wisconsin Cheese Mart (9/18, Sprecher beer and cheese sampling. Free, Old World Third St at Highland ); Bay View Bash (9/19, Free); Great Lakes Beer Fest (9/19, $39 per person, Lake festival Park, Racine); Wisconsin Cheese Mart (9/19, Sprecher beer and cheese sampling. Free, Old World Third St at Highland).