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Robin Shepard

The new NZF IPA from Lucky’s 1313 is A-OK. Brewmaster Keith Symonds would like folks to know that the restaurant and pub is more than a college sports bar; it’s also a brewery. more

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Alex Wong

Madison music fans are mourning the impending closure of The Frequency, which ends its 10-year run downtown on June 30. But the space could see new life as a craft beer bar and music venue run by the BarleyPop guys. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Appleton’s Stone Arch Brewing has started Madison distribution. One of its beers is a historical recreation of the beloved Adler Brau. more

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A collaboration between the UW Arboretum and Funk Factory Geuzeria makes unique use of botanical samples from Longenecker Gardens. But kids, don’t try this at home — you need a permit. more

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Robin Shepard

Madison’s Alt Brew has just released Solstice Saison, a crisp, light-bodied gluten-free take on the spring style. It’s hopped lightly with Herschberg, Hallertau and Sterling hops. more

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Robin Shepard

Yardwork Crushable IPA from Hop Haus is meant to be a lighter version of the usually bigger IPA style. It’s positioned as a summer session IPA. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

There’s more than one good beer reason to visit Decorah. And then there’s something completely different. more

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Robin Shepard

This farmstead brewery is attracting growing curiosity. More visitors are coming, and Hubbleton is striving to keep pace with demand. more

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Robin Shepard

Crawfish River Porter was the first beer commercially offered by Hubbleton Brewing. It gets much of its dark color from Blackprinz, a malt that’s known for chocolate sweetness. more

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Sunshine Brewing company’s initial public offering is an Imperial IPA. The brew features a Belgian yeast and several hops, including Mosaic. more

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Robin Shepard

Capital Brewery is expanding its brewing operation and taproom. Beer hunters should be interested in the greater number of limited specialty brews. more

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Robin Shepard

Anyone searching for a taste of Ireland this St. Paddy’s Day should try John Casey’s Irish Red. It’s a collaboration from One Barrel, Wisconsin Brewing Company and St. Mel’s Brewing Company of Longford, Ireland. more

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Robin Shepard

Pulp Culture, one of the first drafts from Working Draft Beer Company, is a testament to the current market importance of the New England-style IPA. This one’s a keeper. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

American Solera has arrived in town. The fresh-and-aged beer blends from the Tulsa, Oklahoma brewing and blending operation are not just liquid hype. more

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Robin Shepard

Working Draft Beer Company opens with a dozen house beers. Fox Heritage Farms is working up a permanent menu. more

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Robin Shepard

Hacienda Beer Company launches a hazy New England IPA in Madison. The new offshoot of Door County Brewing is introducing its beers into the Madison market. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Iowa’s really little guys make an impression. A tour of what’s up and coming in Iowa brewing. more

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