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Robin Shepard

Barrel aging is becoming more common among breweries and brewpubs. Nate Warnke likes to get his barrels within a day after they are emptied at the distillery so that they are still wet with whiskey when filled with beer. more

Nov 8, 2017 10:44 AM Beer

Oliphant’s Honees Honees adds peanut butter and honey flavors to a golden ale. It’s different from those roasty peanut butter porters and stouts out there. more

Nov 1, 2017 2:09 PM Beer

Santé is a saison aged in oak barrels, producing chardonnay notes in the finish. It’s a hit for Milwaukee’s Good City Brewing. more

Oct 25, 2017 1:45 PM Beer


Robin Shepard

The Brewing Projekt’s Dare Mighty Things in a wet-hopped version is deserving of all the attention it’s received. Now it’s coming to Madison in several versions. more

Oct 18, 2017 5:00 AM Beer 1 Comments

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Robin Shepard

Double Trubbel Pumpkin Spice from The Lone Girl in Waunakee is made with real pumpkin. But the real secret may be its base of brewmaster John Russell Russell’s Belgian dubbel, made with a touch of brown sugar. more

Oct 11, 2017 12:18 PM Beer


Robin Shepard

After they thought of the name, Ale Asylum brewers couldn’t NOT brew this beer. And the imperial version of Ambergeddon is even better than the original. more

Oct 4, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

Punk Ass Cat from Door County Brewing is an assertive, New England-style IPA. If you don’t see it on store shelves right now, don’t worry — it’ll be back. more

Sep 27, 2017 5:00 AM Beer


Robin Shepard

One Barrel’s Apple Ale combines hard cider with Kölsch. The harvest treat is now available bottled in four-packs. more

Sep 20, 2017 12:19 PM Beer


Robin Shepard

Patron Saint from Wisconsin Brewing Company deserves sainthood for its soft caramel and bready flavor. Brewer Kirby Nelson has refined a style he has been excelling at for years. more

Sep 13, 2017 11:43 AM Beer


Robin Shepard

This is a modern IPA with a prehistoric name. Its use of Mosaic hops is a great example of current trends in craft beers. more

Sep 6, 2017 12:04 PM Beer

Ale Asylum has a new hit IPA in Dr. Vennum. It has loads of hop flavor and nothing to get in the way of it. more

Aug 23, 2017 5:00 AM Beer


Robin Shepard

Midnight on the Bay from Lake Louie is a crisp saison. But hurry — the brewery made only one 30-barrel batch. more

Aug 17, 2017 1:56 PM Beer


Robin Shepard

Tyranena’s Carnal Knowledge in the Morn is a flavorful, boozy bourbon-barrel-aged double oatmeal stout. And with an expanded beer garden at the brewery, it could be time to make a trip to Lake Mills. more

Aug 9, 2017 5:00 AM Beer 1 Comments


Robin Shepard

Styrian Golding hops bless “Monk,” a Belgian blonde from the Grumpy Troll. Brewmaster Mark Knoebl has just tapped this refreshing seasonal. more

Aug 2, 2017 9:55 AM Beer

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Robin Shepard

Sour fans and those looking for an intro should check out the new meerts from Funk Factory Geuzeria. The citrusy, crisp, low-alcohol beer is a refreshing change of pace. more

Jul 26, 2017 5:00 AM Beer


Robin Shepard

Houblonnage from Next Door has unique hop character. Brewmaster Bryan Kreiter even went for French hops. more

Jul 19, 2017 12:20 PM Beer

The popularity of pale ales is on the rise. Peace Train from Hop Haus, now sold in bottles, is a fine representative of the style. more

Jul 12, 2017 12:48 PM Beer

Summer often has beer fans looking for lighter beers. MobCraft has an appealing option with a style that’s often hard to find: the kölsch. more

Jul 5, 2017 1:03 PM Beer


Robin Shepard

This pilsner was one of the very first beers offered when Capital began brewing back in 1986. The brewery just put it on tap in its beer garden for its annual summer run. more

Jun 29, 2017 1:21 PM Beer

This collaboration between O’so and Vintage breaks boundaries. This is a hoppy sour that works. more

Jun 21, 2017 2:54 PM Beer