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Robin Shepard

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

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Cask Ale Fest showcases naturally fermented brews served directly from the barrel they’re conditioned in. These beers offer brewers a chance to be creative and can showcase different sides of otherwise familiar brews. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Capital Brewery’s new Capital Kölsch underscores the brewery’s talent for German beer styles. The recipe also has other authentic touches in its German pilsner malts, German Hallertau and Czech Saaz hops. more

Apr 19, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

Apricots don’t take over this Belgian-style pale ale. At 5% ABV, it’s a crisp spring-into-summer quencher. more

Apr 12, 2017 1:30 PM Beer

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The Park Street brewpub celebrates its first birthday with a Belgian quad called Thunder Lizard. It features what quad lovers look for, like smooth stone fruit sweetness. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:49 PM Beer

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Robin Shepard

12 Bottom IPA from Port Huron Brewing is its first India Pale Ale. It has the flavor profile of an imperial IPA, but without in-your-face bitterness. more

Mar 29, 2017 4:48 PM Beer

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O’so introduces Hop Debacle, a “fuzzy” IPA that offers lots of citrus aroma and flavor. Twenty percent of the grist is composed of oats. more

Mar 22, 2017 1:06 PM Beer

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Robin Shepard

Parched Eagle Brewpub plans to join "Art In" at 1444 E. Washington Ave. The original Westport brewery and pub will also remain open. more

Mar 21, 2017 11:50 AM Beer

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WISCoast Ale has bright citrus hoppiness. It should rouse you from heavy winter beer palate boredom. more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 PM Beer

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Robin Shepard

Lake Louie has a new double IPA that’s intensified with rye. Chicken Dance has plenty of hop flavor to meld with all that rye. more

Mar 8, 2017 2:09 PM Beer

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Collaboration is the keyword as state brewers come together to create Common Thread 2017. The collaborative beer is a different style each year. more

Mar 6, 2017 2:10 PM Beer

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Robin Shepard

Mid-Westy Blond from the Great Dane-Hilldale is a new creation by brewer Nate Zukas. He was inspired by a trip to Belgium that was beer research for the pub’s brewers. more

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 PM Beer