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Robin Shepard

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

Jun 21, 2017 2:54 PM Beer

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Lakefront’s Cherry Lager is even better aged in brandy barrels. The brewery uses Wisconsin Montmorency cherries from Door County and California brandy barrels. more

Jun 14, 2017 10:52 AM Beer

One Barrel finally bottles its big, four-hop imperial IPA. more

Jun 7, 2017 11:47 AM Beer

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Working Draft Beer Company is headed to former RP’s building. Two homebrewers from the Wine & Hop Shop are starting the taproom. more

Jun 1, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

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Robin Shepard

The Hop Garden’s latest uses Sorachi Ace hops from Rich Joseph’s farm. The lemony Japanese strain sets this American wheat ale apart. more

May 31, 2017 11:00 AM Beer

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Robin Shepard

Red Arrow pale ale from Wisconsin Brewing Company is named after the Wisconsin and Michigan Red Arrow Division in WWI. A very approachable pale ale, it has a modest amount of piney bitterness from the combination of hops. more

May 24, 2017 5:01 AM Beer

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Robin Shepard

Bouquet Pink IPA from Vintage Brewing Company combines a half-dozen types of flowers with hops to create an aromatic brew. And it’s strong, too. more

May 17, 2017 5:00 PM Beer

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Robin Shepard

After a week’s delay to complete renovations and inspections, the Westport brewery opens its second taproom in the Tenney-Lapham neighborhood. It joins Art In and Maria’s bar on East Washington. more

May 12, 2017 1:15 PM Beer 1 Comments

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Robin Shepard

Plowshare from Rockhound Brewing Company is a refreshing warm-weather beer. It’s a saison with some of the character of a Belgian witbier. more

May 10, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

Octopi Brewing of Waunakee will continue as a contract brewery. And no employees will lose their positions. more

May 9, 2017 5:15 PM Beer

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Napalm Bunny is an amped version of Ale Asylum’s Velveteen Habit. The new imperial IPA is a great beer from with depth and complexity. more

May 3, 2017 1:10 PM Beer

Unique brews worth seeking out won’t be in short supply during Madison Craft Beer Week. Here are some to make tracks to taste. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:00 PM Beer

The collaborative Common Thread 2017 is an uncommon Baltic porter. “It has the backbone of an ale, yet the delicate qualities of a lager,” says Ale Asylum’s Dean Coffey. more

Apr 26, 2017 2:06 PM Beer