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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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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

Overwhelmed by the number of events? Here’s a hit list of tap takeovers for Madison Craft Beer Week. more

Apr 11, 2017 1:00 PM Beer

A growing number of theaters offer beer during the movie. We run down the local options (Wisconsin Film Fest, too!). more

Mar 28, 2017 4:01 PM Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

The need for water conservation leads to an inventive beer-making technique. Treated effluent is at the heart of Nine Springs Effluent Pale Ale. more

Mar 21, 2017 4:11 PM Beer

Miller Park is planning a beer upgrade for 2017. That puts it in the top tier of craft beer stadiums. more

Mar 14, 2017 4:28 PM Beer

Ladies and gentlemen, step away from the knives. We have a sure-fire solution to the sticky problem of waxed beer bottles. more

Mar 7, 2017 2:01 PM Beer 2 Comments

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The beer world loves a good pun, or a bad one, more than just about any other industry. It makes picking beers for special events an extra-special form of entertainment. more

Feb 28, 2017 2:59 PM Beer

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Obviously Milwaukee is a great place to go for beer. So why don’t Madisonians head east more often? more

Feb 21, 2017 4:53 PM Beer