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Robin Shepard

Giant Jones Brewing moves ahead with plans for a small brewery and tasting room. They’ll specialize in all-organic, big beers. more

Jul 20, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

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Robin Shepard

Houblonnage from Next Door has unique hop character. Brewmaster Bryan Kreiter even went for French hops. more

Jul 19, 2017 12:20 PM Beer

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The popularity of pale ales is on the rise. Peace Train from Hop Haus, now sold in bottles, is a fine representative of the style. more

Jul 12, 2017 12:48 PM Beer

Summer often has beer fans looking for lighter beers. MobCraft has an appealing option with a style that’s often hard to find: the kölsch. more

Jul 5, 2017 1:03 PM Beer

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Robin Shepard

This pilsner was one of the very first beers offered when Capital began brewing back in 1986. The brewery just put it on tap in its beer garden for its annual summer run. more

Jun 29, 2017 1:21 PM Beer

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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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Robin Shepard

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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