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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

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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

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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

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These tailgate-worthy beers for game day go well with tailgate foods. Many honor the Badgers by looking a little red, as well. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

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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

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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

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The best of the best from the 2017 Great Taste of the Midwest beer festival includes some flavor surprises, but also old-school pilsners. more

Aug 14, 2017 1:03 PM Beer

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Full Mile brewery plans move forward. The project will be downtown and run by Nathan Kinderman and C.J. Hall. more

Aug 10, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

Rarities and out-of-town treats are on tap at Great Taste of the Midwest pre-parties. Our Robin Shepard picks some takeovers and guest pourings he doesn’t want to miss. more

Aug 9, 2017 3:50 PM Beer