Beer Events


Rachal Duggan

Pours to look for at the 2018 Isthmus Beer and Cheese Festival include Moundz Barz, Blackwater Scotch Ale, Mexican Mocha imperial stout and more. And check out over 30 new breweries and cideries. more

Jan 4, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Todd Hubler

Atwood Beer Week features community benefits, pairings and more. Plus a pair of pub crawls highlights the east versus the west side of the street. more

Sep 21, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


David Michael Miller

Isthmus’ Oktobeerfest welcomes wine, special beers — and of course the classic Oktoberfest lagers. Over 40 craft breweries and cideries and 11 wineries are on tap. more

Sep 7, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Chris Winterhack

Here's a collection of photos from Madison Craft Beer Week. MCBW runs through this Sunday, don't miss out on the final weekend of events! more

May 5, 2017 9:30 AM Photo Galleries


Justin Sprecher

2017 Cask Ale Fest for Madison Craft Beer Week more

Apr 28, 2017 2:30 PM Photo Galleries

Michael Fay, head brewer at The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company, discusses the Black Watch Scotch cask ale they'll be bringing to Isthmus Cask Ale Fest at the Madison Children's Museum on Apr. 27. more

Apr 24, 2017 10:55 AM Beer


Scott Maurer

Cask Ale Fest showcases naturally fermented brews served directly from the barrel they’re conditioned in. These beers offer brewers a chance to be creative and can showcase different sides of otherwise familiar brews. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Madison Craft Beer Week features over 300 events in Madison, WI from April 28 - May 7, 2017. more

Mar 17, 2017 10:11 AM Isthmus Events

A yearly tradition now moves to the eve of Madison Craft Beer Week. Isthmus Cask Ale Fest features exclusive cask-conditioned ales from your favorite regional breweries. This year, the fest will be held at the Madison Children's Museum from 7-10 PM. more

Mar 9, 2017 2:10 PM

Collaboration is the keyword as state brewers come together to create Common Thread 2017. The collaborative beer is a different style each year. more

Mar 6, 2017 2:10 PM Beer


Photo by Kral Prography

Great Dane's Bockfest at Great Dane Hilldale Feb. 11, 2017. more

Feb 13, 2017 10:14 AM Photo Galleries


Richard Hartley

Why is this night different from all other nights? More rare beers. Here are our picks for the best of the Great Taste of the Midwest beer fest pre-parties. more

Aug 8, 2016 2:20 PM Beer