Kyle Nabilcy

Camping with beer can be so much better than a cooler full of PBR. And yes, camping growlers are a thing. more

May 23, 2017 11:15 AM Beer

Guest brews, side projects and Side Project’s side project — these are all ways for employees and brewers to try their hands at beers outside of their regular domains. more

May 16, 2017 1:23 PM Beer

Let’s look at what happens not at sale, but down the road a bit. Small craft breweries owned by larger companies still produce fine beers. more

May 9, 2017 1:30 PM Beer

Tallgrass Brewing Company’s dessert in beer form is back. Fans can look forward to the return of Key Lime Pie from the Manhattan, Kansas, brewery. more

May 2, 2017 12:00 PM Beer

Visions of barleywines dance in our correspondent’s head. And it’s a pleasant confluence of Madison Craft Beer Week and National Poetry Month. more

Apr 26, 2017 10:00 AM Beer


Carolyn Fath

Chili King excels at non-Westernized Chinese dishes. Dive in. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Beers from the Akron, Ohio, brewery Hoppin’ Frog often seem to sit on Madison store shelves. But its big Russian imperial stout could change that. more

Apr 18, 2017 3:30 PM Beer

Overwhelmed by the number of events? Here’s a hit list of tap takeovers for Madison Craft Beer Week. more

Apr 11, 2017 1:00 PM Beer


Paulius Musteikis

Where Isthmus reviewers — and Madison — have been eating and drinking since the last “Dining” special section. Here’s our summary of the scene. more

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Todd Hubler

Breweries to look for at Madison Craft Beer Week 2017 include Half Acre, Boulevard, Untitled Art and more. In addition, there will be plenty of rare taps and pairings. more

Apr 5, 2017 5:14 PM Beer 1 Comments

A growing number of theaters offer beer during the movie. We run down the local options (Wisconsin Film Fest, too!). more

Mar 28, 2017 4:01 PM Beer


Laura Zastrow

Chef Evan Dannells finds a perfect niche at Merchant. He’s also added some Mexican border-straddling flair to the menu. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews


Kyle Nabilcy

The need for water conservation leads to an inventive beer-making technique. Treated effluent is at the heart of Nine Springs Effluent Pale Ale. more

Mar 21, 2017 4:11 PM Beer


Miller Park is planning a beer upgrade for 2017. That puts it in the top tier of craft beer stadiums. more

Mar 14, 2017 4:28 PM Beer


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Kyle Nabilcy

A streamlined Chef Week featured too many ticketed event meals. There’s something to be said for special menus that just about anyone can drop in and dine on. more

Mar 13, 2017 5:30 AM FOOD & DRINK