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Robin Shepard

Earth Rider Brewery got its start in 2017 in Superior’s North Tower Avenue neighborhood. Among Earth Rider brews to watch for on Madison area shelves are Superior Pale Ale, Caribou Lake IPA, Raspbecrush raspberry sour and North Tower Stout. Read more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Revolution Brewing’s Every Day Hero demonstrates that session IPAs can offer cross-category appeal. Read more

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Christopher Klinge

Wisconsin craft brewers pitch in during Tom Porter’s illness. The help staved off the need to contract-brew or cease operations altogether. Read more

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Robin Shepard

Sabro IPA from Working Draft is bursting with tropical aroma and flavor — so much pineapple and coconut it may leave drinkers thinking about a piña colada. It’s single-hopped with a new, experimental hop. Read more

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Robin Shepard

Ahnapee Brewery of Algoma is starting to deliver its beer to Madison. Try its Fun Guy English brown — with mushrooms! Read more

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The Wisconsin chapter of Pink Boots Society is raising awareness of women in the beer industry. Erica DeAnda, a brewer at Octopi Brewing, and the group are brewing a special beer for scholarships. Read more

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Robin Shepard

Delta Beer Lab opens with a range of ales including Coffee Infused Brown. The initial beer list features a range of ales: a porter, a golden, a red, a West Coast IPA and a New England IPA. Read more

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Robin Shepard

Third Space Brewing of Milwaukee is entering the Madison market. Look for its Citra-forward IPA, Upward Spiral. Read more

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Wӧrtlord from Ale Asylum is among a very small number of exceptional barrel-aged beers in the Midwest, if not the U.S. And it’s not going to be around for long. Read more

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Robin Shepard

The Golden Bock from Great Dane-Hilldale is a seasonal favorite. And it’s on tap for a month or more so check it out if you’re discovering or rediscovering lagers. Read more

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Robin Shepard

Belgian Delight, a dark strong ale, celebrates the debut of a new brewmaster at One Barrel. Peter Schroder has released a series of Belgians, also including a blonde, a saison and a tripel. Read more

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There were many new brews to discover at the recent Isthmus Beer and Cheese Festival. Some new favorites came from Lion’s Tail Brewing of Neenah, Wisconsin. Read more

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Robin Shepard

36 tap lines and 10 exclusive Vintage beers join an upscale menu on East Washington. The 7,000-square-foot-space features some experimental brews from Vintage brewer Scott Manning. Read more

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Chris Rusu

Standing Tall oatmeal stout from Rockhound will raise funds to fight domestic abuse. The beer’s official release party on January 29 will feature a silent auction, raffle and door prizes. Read more

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Robin Shepard

Newcomers, old favorites and a transformative beer-chocolate-bacon experience. Yes, the Isthmus Beer and Cheese Festival again moves hearts and minds. Read more

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James Gill

New Glarus Brewery is celebrating 25 years in business. Though it sells only within Wisconsin, it’s the state’s largest craft brewery and the 16th largest craft brewery in the country. Read more

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Favorite beer and cheese combos from those in the know. Even assertive brews like IPAs can work well. Read more

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