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imMORTal productions brings The Summer Slam to Pearl Street Brewery Saturday July 9, 2022

imMORTal productions presents a showcase of the best local and regional original rock music with The Summer Slam....

imMORTal productions presents a showcase of the best local and regional original rock music to the Pearl Street Brewery with The Summer Slam.

Featuring live music from Zammek, Trading Faces, Midwest Voltage, Tendrill, Night Fires, The Right Here, Copilot, and Sunbutt & The Moonshiners

Food will be served by The Chili Revolution Food Truck, tickets available in advance from the bands, online at https://pearlstreetbrewery.com or at the door.

What: The Summer Slam
When:  Saturday July 9, 2022 | 4pm-Midnight
Where: Pearl Street Brewery – 1401 St Andrew St, La Crosse, WI 54603
Cost: $10 Adv | $12 DOS |
$11 Adv Online

imMORTal productions presents a showcase of the best local and regional original rock music with The Summer Slam....

About imMORTal Productions

imMORTal Productions is a new production company that will focus on bringing in local, regional, and national acts of all genres to various venues in the La Crosse area. Founded by local drummer Mort with the philosophy of rejuvenating the incredible music scene La Crosse has to offer. Everyone succeeds when we all work together!

About Pearl Street Brewery 

Pearl Street Brewery has been creating award-winning craft beers in La Crosse, WI for 21 years.  Their beer can be found in restaurants, bars, and retailers all over Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota.  Patrons can visit the Tasting Room Tuesday through Saturday.  The brewery plays host to many community events and is very involved in local charity work.

Contact:

Mort 
imMORTal Productions
608-519-6099
mortplaysdrums@gmail.com

Comedy Night with Wendy Maybury at Pearl Street Brewery

Comedy Night: Wendy Maybury

Wendy Maybury grew up all over the US as a military brat which means- she learned to make friends fast “because in two weeks, we’re probably moving”. This helped her develop her warm friendly style she uses to entertain audiences all over the country. Wendy’s debut album, “She’s Not from Around Here” hit #1 on the charts last year. 

She co-produces Day Drinking with Mom with Karen Pickering and she still gives hugs after the show. Wendy Maybury has performed comedy for years and still likes people. Come laugh at her quirky Southern stories and hilarious takes on single motherhood. 

What: Comedy Night: Wendy Maybury
When: Friday May 13, 2022
Time: 8-10 PM
Where: Pearl Street Brewery
1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI 54603
Price: $15 – Online

About Pearl Street Brewery
Pearl Street Brewery has been creating award-winning craft beers in La Crosse, WI for 21 years.  Their beer can be found in restaurants, bars, and retailers all over Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota.  Patrons can visit the Tasting Room Tuesday through Sunday.  The brewery hosts many community events and has been very involved in local charity work since it first opened in 1999.

Wine Run 5k Announce Date for the Pearl Street Wine Run 5k

Wine Run 5k Announce Date for the Pearl Street Wine Run 5k

Wine Run 5k Announce Date for the Pearl Street Wine Run 5k

On Saturday June 11, 2022 runners and walkers may participate in the first Pearl Street Wine Run 5k.

Participants can join the 5K on Saturday, June 11 2022 starting at 9:00am for a new event that features the scenery and landscape of the area with Pearl Street Brewery acting as the base!

Whether participants are looking to run, walk or just enjoy the wine this race is offering an alternative experience. The race is timed and scored by J3 Timing.

This event capitalizes on the scenic views of La Crosse County and the craft beverages produced by Pearl Street Brewery and Turisimo Winery & Fermentations

This race benefits the Sprouts for Kids Foundation, a LOCAL non-profit that raises money and goods to be donated directly to families, schools, and organizations in La Crosse and the surrounding area.

What: Pearl Street Wine Run 5k
When: Saturday June 11, 2022
Time: 9 AM
Where: Pearl Street Brewery
1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI 54603

Learn More/Register: https://runsignup.com
About the Wine Run 5k Series

Wine Run 5k is a family owned company that aims to feature amazing local brewers and winemakers and bring friends together for a fun fitness event.

Media Contact

Tom Jordan
Info@WineRun5k.com
815-354-6441
www.WineRun5k.com

The Sprout for Kids Foundation Announcing 2021 Donation Numbers

Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q

The Sprout for Kids Foundation is announcing its 2021 donation totals of $44,146.74. The amount was accumulated via a number of activities including the La Crosse Bar and Restaurant Relief Fund, beer sales at Valley View Rotary’s Moon Tunes , and ongoing yearly fundraisers including Grow La Crosse’s Great GROW Get Together event happening in 2021.

We are especially proud to support OUR community WITH our community. Our style of fundraising incorporates the generosity of countless individuals in our community. And that is what makes our donations so impactful. Thank you to all who supported our efforts and we hope to see those efforts grow in the upcoming years. – Tami Plourde, President – Sprout For Kids Foundation

Since 2009 Pearl Street Brewery and On Three Print + Design have been raising funds for La Crosse area families, schools, and organizations through the 501(C)3 Nonprofit Sprout for Kids Foundation.

Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q

Sprout for Kids Foundation 

Sprout for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is 100% volunteer run, and all the dollars raised go right to where they are needed.  Since its inception Sprout for Kids Foundation has worked with a multitude of area nonprofits and organizations including; Habitat for Humanity, The Boys and Girls Club, Hunger Task Force, Valley View Rotary, Rotary After Hours, Joe Was Just Joe Foundation, Kiwanis, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Kane Street Community Garden, The North La Crosse Business Association, New Horizons and many more.

Contact:

Tami Plourde
President
Sprout For Kids Foundation
tami@pearlstreetbrewery.com
1401 Saint Andrew Street
La Crosse, WI 54603
608-385-2505 Cell

Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q

Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q

$10 | first come, first served

Email tami@pearlstreetbrewery.com to put in an office order for delivery!

What: Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q
When: Friday May 20, 2022 | 11am-7pm
Where: Pearl Street Brewery Parking Lot | 1401 Saint Andrew Street
Cost: $10 at the Pearl Street Brewery (first come, first served).

ON3 Print and Design and Pearl Street Brewery are kicking off springtime with the Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q  from Pogy’s Catering to help provide critical support to La Crosse Community organizations.

The Chicken Q taking place in the Pearl Street Brewery Parking Lot, from 11am-7pm aims to sell 500 meals. Guests are able to pick-up in the parking lot at Pearl Street Brewery.

Sprout for Kids Foundation
Sprout for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is 100% volunteer run, and all the dollars raised go right to where they are needed.

Rebel Queens Hitting the Stage!

Rebel Queens Hitting the Stage!

Rebel Queens Hitting the Stage!

What: Rebel Queens
When: Friday April 1, 2022
Time: 7-10 PM
Where: Pearl Street Brewery
1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI 54603
Price: $5

Minneapolis based, vintage-inspired rebel rock band, “Rebel Queens” will be rocking the stage at Pearl Street Brewery Friday April 1, 2022.

In the midst of an era that is saying, “Rock is dead” comes a band of fun-loving women that will make you remember the best of rock n roll! Rebel Queens combines the snarl of Joan Jett with the soul of Led Zeppelin in the same way they seamlessly blend classic rock tracks and original music. Rebel Queens was formed by Tiffany Beamer (Lead Vocals) in 2011 with strong influence from the 70’s all-female band, The Runaways.

Their professional musicianship and ballsy stage presence pour into each song with gritty vocals, wailing guitar solos, tight harmonies, and a rhythm section that will keep you shakin’ all night long. The current lineup features Tiffany Beamer (lead vocals), Danielle Pearson (drums/vocals), Katie Wyrd (guitar/vocals), Stevvie Mora (Lead Guitar), Kelsey Wyrd (bass/vocals).

In 2021, Rebel Queens kicked off their 10th anniversary year with the On The Road inspired single, “Ride On Thru.” In true rebel form, the song blasts through comments and unsolicited advice often given to those that live outside of social norms. The song was picked up by a wide range of radio and given regular rotation, notably the Twin Cities station 89.3 The Current, who gave it 40+ spins in just a few months. The single was followed by the band’s third EP, written and recorded in the midst of the pandemic, Remember Rock N Roll. “The title was a theme that kept presenting itself while writing these songs,” Tiffany explains, “It was hard to say if Rock N Roll and local music venues could survive another major setback. We really hoped people would remember why they love live music!”

Rebel Queens closed out 2021 by sharing the stage with Alice Cooper guitarist and solo artist, Nita Strauss, who gave them high praise. The band has been chosen to perform at Rock Fest 2022 in Cadott, WI alongside some of the biggest acts in rock music today. With a new single and an exciting year on the horizon, Rebel Queens have made it their mission to help carry the rock ‘n’ roll torch and inspire the next generation of Rock Goddesses.

Pearl Street Brewery Celebrating 23 Years of Brewing Craft Beer in La Crosse, WI!

Pearl Street Brewery Celebrating 23 Years of Brewing Craft Beer in La Crosse, WI!

Pearl Street Brewery Celebrating 23 Years of Brewing Craft Beer in La Crosse, WI!

Pearl Street Brewery’s original brewhaus was opened in the basement of the Bodega on the corner of 4th and Pearl Street in 1999 by Brewmaster and Founder Joe Katchever and his dad Tony Katchever. The inaugural tapping of their first keg was tapped by then Mayor John Medinger.

In 2004, Joe Katchever moved the brewery to a distribution center on front street while he searched for the perfect new home for his growing brewery. In 2005, Katchever, along with business partner Tami Plourde, started construction on their second location at 1401 Saint Andrew Street in the Historic La Crosse Footwear Building.

In 2006, they opened their taproom to the public with an expanded brewery housing a 20 BBL system.

In 2007, they bought a bottling line and began distributing their beers. In their home market, they were excited to partner with fantastic retailers such as Festival Foods, Woodman’s, People’s Food Co-op and Kwik Trip.

At the end of 2019 they added a new canning line and shrink sleever. Which allowed them to release 12oz and 16oz cans into the market in early 2020.

In 2019, they launched Turisimo Winery + Fermentations, a new wine division focused on collaboration projects with area wineries. They also partnered with Hoch Orchards and Hard Ciders to release their full line up into the Wisconsin market.

Coming up in 2022, expect to see wines in cans. More hard seltzer releases. And special small taproom only batches of draft beer.

Although these past few years have been challenging, Joe and Tami worked hard and they are optimistic for all that is to come.

Thank you for supporting Pearl Street Brewery, Turisimo Winery + Fermentations and our collective families!

Cheers too 23 years!

Celebrate this milestone in true Pearl Street Brewery fashion during the 23rd Annual Winter Ball. Join us!

Beer Release: 2022 Community Harvest Ale at the 23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball

Customer Appreciation Party & 2022 Mug Club Sign Up!

Pearl Street Brewery Releasing Its 2022 Community Harvest Ale at the 23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball

Saturday February 19, 2021 | 5-10 PM
$20 (Includes a Beverage at Entry)  | 21+
Pearl Street Brewery | 1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI

For over 11 years, Pearl Street Brewery has collected hops from local, backyard hop-growers for use in their “Community Harvest” Ale. The annual small-batch brew uses hops from everyone to create a single batch brew. While the beer style changes from year to year, it’s always brewed with locally grown hops. Pearl Street Brewery invited area hop growers to bring in their crop to the brewery to be included in this year’s batch and, for each pound of fresh-picked hop flowers brought in, the grower received one ”pound” of beer (a pint) at the time of donation as well as one “pound” of the Community Harvest Ale, once it has been brewed. The hobby hop growers along with the rest of the locals can look forward to trying this beer later this month. 

This year, attendees to the Pearl Street Brewery’s 23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball will get first dibs on the Community Harvest Double IPA. 

Giving it back

Pearl Street Brewery donates proceeds from every pint of Community Harvest Double IPA purchased at the Tasting Room. Proceeds from the beer will benefit local nonprofits. Area pubs and restaurants will have the opportunity to participate too; by serving the beer throughout the Winter. 

“A community collaboration! Every year we brew this beer with hops grown in back yards all over town. People love to participate in the beer they drink. This year it’s a DDHDIPA. Folks can expect a very hop-forward, juicy, cloudy, and malty beer.”  – Joe Katchever – Owner, Founder

23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball
Saturday, February 19, 2022 | 5-10 PM
$20 (Includes a Beverage at Entry)  | 21+
Pearl Street Brewery
1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI

After Winter “Disco” Ball, hop growers who brought in their crop to the brewery will receive one ”pound” of beer (a pint) of the Community Harvest Ale in the Tasting Room. Interested restaurants and locations willing to participate in the charitable aspect of this beer may reach out to Tami at Pearl Street Brewery.

23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball

Customer Appreciation Party & 2022 Mug Club Sign Up!

23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball

Saturday February 19, 2021 | 5-10 PM
$20 (Includes a Beverage at Entry)  | 21+
Pearl Street Brewery | 1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI

On Saturday, February 19th, Pearl Street Brewery will be celebrating their 23rd Annual Winter Ball. The event will include live music, food from Monkey Business Food Truck, craft beverages, as well as offerings from Turisimo Winery & Fermentation.

Last year,  it was called the “Snow Ball” because it was held outside in the snow and under the stars. The year before it was the “Beach Ball” with grass skirts, tiki huts and sun lamps everywhere. This year, get ready for the “Disco Ball!” That’s right. Bust out those 70’s heels, bell bottoms and fly-collared shirts. Then, get ready to bust a move as the disco era returns to La Crosse for just one night!

Music includes Disco Dj-ing with Jesse Gomez, the Twin Cities’s The Lonesome Losers, and the La Crosse favorites, the SpaceHeaters.

The Lonesome Losers are the Twin Cities premiere tribute to Yacht Rock & Disco. Covering a blend of soulful smooth soft rock hits that range from1974 to 1984. Featuring music by artists such as Christopher Cross, Ace, Player, Carly Simon, Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Orleans, Pablo Cruise, Toto, Supertramp, Gerry Rafferty, Climax Blues Band, Grover Washington, Jr., Linda Ronstadt, Nicolette Larson, Steely Dan, Stevie Nicks, Carole King, Captain and Tennille, George Michael, Ambrosia, The Little River Band and so many more. The Lonesome Losers provide a night of unforgettable talent paired with a one of a kind catalogue of songs that is sure to keep your guests dancing, singing and “Reminiscing” all night long.

SpaceHeaters is an original horn-heavy funk-rock band, formed in the driftless valley with the sole mission of delivering tasty grooves and unparalleled performances. The band consists of Jordan Shackleton on Drums and Vocals; Trajan Schaub on Guitar and Vocals; Tyler Glasel on Trombone, Guitar, and Vocals; and Troy Glasel on Bass and Vocals. The guest horn section features Mark Glasel on Trombone, Jeff Kitzman on Trumpet, and Nate Johnson on Saxophone. We’ve been making music as a band since 2012 and are currently finishing up a 6-song EP with Ground Breaking Studios.

Special release one-off beers, wine spritzers, sparkling wines, and hard cider mixers will be featured along with a lineup of award-winning Pearl Street Brewery beers. Food is available for purchase from Monkey Business Food Truck.

History of Winter Ball 

Joe and his dad, Tony started Pearl Street brewery in the basement of a bar in downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1999. A legend was born that Winter, and a storied and colorful history followed. Now, 23 years later, the brewery is celebrating another Winter Ball in its home on the Northside of La Crosse. Over the years, this annual anniversary celebration has taken many different forms at many different locations. All of them are full of great memories for those lucky enough to attend.

The very first Winter Ball in 1999, took place at the Bodega. It has also been held at Bluebird Campground, Westby Rod & Gun Club, El Coco Loco (closed), twice in an historical 1800’s barn. One time it was held out in Timber Coulee in the heart of the Coulee Region. This year, folks will come from far and wide to celebrate at the brewery in their Saint Andrew Street location.

Pearl Street Brewery Releasing Seasonal Favorite Al Caporter in Cans

Pearl Street Brewery Releasing Seasonal Favorite Al Caporter in Can

Pearl Street Brewery will be debuting fan favorite Al Caporter in cans this month.

Al Caporter is brewed with roasted barley, caramel and chocolate malts and flavored with chocolate and strawberry. It was first released as an experimental beer at the 2018 Pearl Street Brewery Winter Ball. It has since been found on tap at the Tasting Room and at select locations around La Crosse, WI and now it will be available for everyone to enjoy.

Brewmaster Joe says, “We planned on releasing this beer in cans sometime this year, and decided to wait until the weather turned cool. This is a rich, chocolatey Porter and you’ll find it to be full bodied and robust in flavor and aromatically.” “People ask me about the name.” He went on, “Many will recall, it was a beer we released for a 1920’s Gangster-themed Winter Ball a couple years ago. Al Capone is synonymous with the organized crime era of the 1920’s. Most people don’t know this, but Prohibition fueled organized crime in this country; as the gangsters were providing alcohol to the masses during prohibition and also raking in millions of dollars in revenue, giving them great power and resources to run their organizations. This ultimately led to the repeal of Prohibition and to the three-tier system which we still use today.”

The artwork for the can was designed with input from Brewmaster Joe and the artists at ON3 Print and Design, a local, women-run design firm in La Crosse, WI.

Look for Al Caporter in 16oz cans by the end of the month wherever you buy the best craft beers.

About Pearl Street Brewery

Pearl Street Brewery has been creating award-winning craft beers in La Crosse, WI for 21 years. Their beer can be found in restaurants, bars, and retailers all over Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota. The Tasting Room is open for beer lovers from Tuesday through Sunday. The brewery hosts many community events and is very involved in local charity work.