Todd Hubler

The rise of local distilleries is hard to miss, across the east side of Madison — and statewide. While deregulation made it possible, it’s word of mouth that’s making the scene thrive. more

Feb 15, 2018 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

Two engineering graduates from UW-Madison are putting their science smarts into a new distillery business based in Sun Prairie. more

Nov 22, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Mark Anunson

Madison’s east side is home to a growing distillery district. Two of the newest players talk about the industry, which is gearing up for a boom. more

Oct 5, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Drinks

The east side of Madison adds another business to its growing beverage production district. Imaginary Factory, from longtime Madison bartender Hastings Cameron, will produce its own line of spirits and provide contract production. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:00 AM Food News


Justin Sprecher

Distill America at the Edgewater Hotel on February 18, 2017. more

Feb 20, 2017 9:27 AM Photo Galleries

Accusations of over-imbibing in the Badger State are just another assault by the Fun Police. more

Jun 6, 2016 5:00 AM Tell All