We (Tim Eichinger and Toni Eichinger) started Black Husky Brewing in 2010 in a small log cabin in the woods in the rural town of Pembine, WI. Inspired by the dogs in our family’s sled dog kennel, we named the brewery after our beloved husky, Howler, The Black Husky. Each of our beers is associated with the dogs from our kennel as a tribute to their loyalty and companionship. While not in our original plans, Black Husky began getting calls from bars and restaurants in Milwaukee to see if they could purchase our beers. So, Tim began driving down to Milwaukee in our Ford Transit Connect to deliver beer. First two or three kegs and cases and eventually we were turning business away so our little van didn’t collapse under the load. In 2016, we moved our brewery operations to the Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee where we were able to expand our capacity and have a taproom. Still, not much has changed. Sure, there is a bigger building and a few more people in the team but we still self-distribute our beer, bottling is still done by hand, and the same care and dedication to produce the best beer is still practiced in honor of the 23 dogs that spent their lives with us.