Sisters Night

by jessica on August 21, 2012

Monday night was sisters night. Abby and I headed up to Milwaukee to watch our favorite teams play.

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Our sibling rivalry spills over into baseball

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We decided to do dinner at Stack’d before the game. Neither of us had been before, but I’d heard good things. Very good things.

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Eastside Dark is one of my favorite beers. Sitting in Milwaukee, drinking my favorite Milwaukee beer, had me thinking…it’s been too long since I’ve been on a Lakefront tour! The last time I went to Lakefront was January. Unacceptable.

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You know I can’t say no to fried pickles. I think about fried pickles at least once a week. Nowhere in Beloit has fried pickles. It kills me! Stack’d serves their fried pickles with sriracha ranch. You better believe I plan on making some. Why didn’t I think of that sooner?

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Abby and I both ordered the Black Stack – housemade black bean burger, cheddar, avocado, pico de gallo, and lettuce on a pretzel roll. Oh, and sweet potato fries with the sriracha ranch is fantastic.

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Their mac n cheese was pretty delicious too. Abby was nice enough to let me steal a few bites. It had smoked gouda and blue cheese. I wouldn’t mind a whole bowl of it!

Stack’d shake of the month was a salted caramel shake with chai infused bourbon. I had been looking forward to it all day.

And then the waitress informed me that they were out of it. What. the. hell.

I was pretty sad.

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Southern Tier Pumpking for dessert! Just might be the best pumpkin beer I’ve ever had.

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We purchased tickets through a Groupon deal a few weeks ago. This is the third year in a row that we’ve gone to a Brewers-Cubs game at Miller Park. Last night the Brewers won!! Although we didn’t get to stay for the whole game…

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Turns out I have a wicked cold, not just the sniffles. I even brought my own box of tissues into the stadium. I might not have seen all nine innings, but I did see Lucroy’s two home runs!!

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Katie @ Talk Less, Say More August 21, 2012 at 11:05 am

We took my dad to a Cardinals vs Brewers game last year! It was SO much fun!!

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Travis August 21, 2012 at 12:55 pm

god cubs suck. Im going to a game on Saturday Cubs v Rockies and I have no faith that the cubs will win. I got tickets from stubhub for 20 dollars for good seats, its a good thing they are awful othewise tix would be more…sidenote Id love to try fired pickles, and Id love to accompany you on a Lakefront tour :)

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Dan Polley (@polleydan) August 21, 2012 at 11:22 pm

I’m glad to hear about Stack’d. It’s one of those places that has always sounded great to me, but I’ve never had a chance to go.

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jessica September 3, 2012 at 5:43 pm

It’s so good! Their fried pickles are amazing!

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