Hop Haus Brewing

Black on Black from Hop Haus of Verona has smooth sweet character and boozy accents. It will be released at the brew pub on Black Friday. more

Nov 22, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

Some people just don’t like some beers, no matter how good they are. We take a look at several very popular seasonals. more

Nov 21, 2017 4:46 PM Beer

Brewmaster Jim Goronson has released the Parched Eagle’s first bombers, of Hop-Bearer IPA. It’s a good introduction to his beers. more

Nov 20, 2017 10:02 AM Beer


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


Kyle Nabilcy

Cozy up to the fire and crack open some brews. Try some of the newer barrel-aged, high alcohol varieties of canned craft beer. more

Nov 7, 2017 9:47 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

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Kyle Nabilcy

Third Space releases its first In the Spirit series barrel-aged beer. It’s a “candy bar porter” called Haunted Barrel. more

Oct 31, 2017 2:07 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

A new brewery is in the works for downtown Lake Mills. Owner and brewer Lane Smith will first contract-brew at House of Brews, then build out the taproom and brewhouse. more

Oct 23, 2017 11:00 AM 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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Kyle Nabilcy

What would you do for a Black Gold bomber? A crew from Madison leaves home with good intentions. more

Oct 17, 2017 12:31 PM Beer


Point Brewery

The Central Wisconsin Craft Collective promotes craft beverage tourism in the Stevens Point area. It includes four breweries, two wineries and a distillery. more

Oct 12, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

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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

Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest returns to the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Tickets go on sale Monday, October 16, 2017. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:15 PM Isthmus Events


Kyle Nabilcy

Midwestern breweries new to Madison deliver their first beers. We taste ‘em all. more

Oct 10, 2017 12:48 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


Kyle Nabilcy

We can’t expect to get every beer all the time, but a brief introduction is pretty great. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:48 PM Beer