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The Two-Cent Pint

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Kyle Nabilcy

We can’t expect to get every beer all the time, but a brief introduction is pretty great. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:48 PM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

What’s up with light-colored coffee beers?We take a closer look at Cold Press Coffee Pumking, Cascara and more. more

Sep 12, 2017 1:00 PM Beer

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Sue Moen

There’s plenty of beer, so plot your weekends accordingly. more

Sep 6, 2017 10:26 AM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

Some beer for the Twin Peaks fandom. Creativity, as one might assume, runs wild. more

Aug 29, 2017 3:09 PM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

There’s no better place than the Great Taste of the Midwest beer festival to drink a bunch of tiny beers. Here’s to another round of great discoveries. more

Aug 15, 2017 3:32 PM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

Mango and other tropical ingredients are a mini-trend in summer beers. One of the most interesting is coming from Central Waters. more

Aug 8, 2017 3:33 PM Beer

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Todd Hubler

Who’s going to win the bet is still up in the air, but there are no losing beers here. Our beer/baseball fan considers what might go in a shipment to south of our border. more

Aug 2, 2017 9:38 AM Beer 2 Comments

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Kyle Nabilcy

A visit to Indianapolis means a tasting at Sun King Brewing. Pro tip: try the sours. more

Jul 25, 2017 4:48 PM Beer

Brewery Ommegang’s releases were just the start. A master lesson in Game of Thrones beer pairings. more

Jul 18, 2017 3:00 PM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

Minnesota finally gets Sunday liquor sales. But Wisconsin faces a possible tightening of restrictions. more

Jul 4, 2017 10:00 AM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

It’s been a slow build-out, but Funk Factory’s Taproom is about to open to the public. Regular, unfruited Meerts will be on tap for its grand opening opening, June 23-25. more

Jun 20, 2017 5:00 AM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

New Glarus Brewing’s R&D release of a sour English porter caused some griping. Here’s why we should not take the brewery for granted. more

Jun 14, 2017 10:38 AM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

There’s beer purity, and then there’s beer that tastes like the Cuban pastry pastelitos de guyaba. Many are more than just novelty acts. more

Jun 6, 2017 12:11 PM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

Evanston is a worthwhile weekend destination. There’s the Temperance Beer Co., Sketchbook Brewing, the Wine Goddess and many good restaurants. more

May 30, 2017 3:04 PM Beer

Camping with beer can be so much better than a cooler full of PBR. And yes, camping growlers are a thing. more

May 23, 2017 11:15 AM Beer

Guest brews, side projects and Side Project’s side project — these are all ways for employees and brewers to try their hands at beers outside of their regular domains. more

May 16, 2017 1:23 PM Beer

Let’s look at what happens not at sale, but down the road a bit. Small craft breweries owned by larger companies still produce fine beers. more

May 9, 2017 1:30 PM Beer

Tallgrass Brewing Company’s dessert in beer form is back. Fans can look forward to the return of Key Lime Pie from the Manhattan, Kansas, brewery. more

May 2, 2017 12:00 PM Beer

Visions of barleywines dance in our correspondent’s head. And it’s a pleasant confluence of Madison Craft Beer Week and National Poetry Month. more

Apr 26, 2017 10:00 AM Beer

Beers from the Akron, Ohio, brewery Hoppin’ Frog often seem to sit on Madison store shelves. But its big Russian imperial stout could change that. more

Apr 18, 2017 3:30 PM Beer