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Kyle Nabilcy

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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

Beer

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

Beer

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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

Beer 5 Comments

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Laura Zastrow

Friday means fried fish, period. But what other daily specials should you check out? more

Isthmus Dining

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Lara Kastner

Where Isthmus reviewers — and Madison — have been eating and drinking since the last “Dining” special section. Here’s our summary of the scene. more

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Laura Zastrow

The east side’s Lake Edge Seafood Co. has some improving to do. But with some refinement, it could become quite the catch. more

FOOD & DRINK 4 Comments

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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

Beer

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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

Beer 2 Comments

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Laura Zastrow

Mint Mark is inspired, inventive and one-of-a-kind. Chef Sean Pharr is providing an ever-changing menu of rich plates at the new Schenk’s Corners eatery. more

Reviews

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Kyle Nabilcy

What if you put together a lineup of big-bottle low-ABV beers, punctuated with high-ABV beers in little bottles? A strategy for beer/binge-watching parties is born. more

Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

Three mango milkshake IPAs go head-to-head. ): Whipped Volume 2, Resist Mango Smoothie Milkshake IPA and Mango Milkshake IPA provide very different liquid experiences. more

Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

Those weekends that have a little bit of everything are the best kind. Kyle Nabilcy recounts adventures from Amherst to the Dells to Chi-town. more

Beer

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Robin Shepard

A look back at Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest 2018. What was trending? Yes, juicy hops. more

Beer

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Ryan Wisniewski

Longtable Beer Cafe has a raucous vibe but don’t expect a Brasserie V clone. Sausages, fish and smart beer curation are highlights. more

Reviews

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Kyle Nabilcy

A vanilla shake/burger/french fry beer is not a few fries short of a Happy Meal. Adjunct lovers and flavor fiends should like this audacious new brew from Omnipollo. more

Beer

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Kyle Nabilcy

Madison’s highest-profile chef bests Bobby Flay on Iron Chef Showdown. Tory Miller brought his best tweaked southeast Asian favorites for the win. more

Food News

537 Co. turns to a hot sauce subscription service. One hundred subscribers will pay $100 year for a dozen fermented specialty sauces, a deal from off-the-shelf prices. more

FOOD & DRINK

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Kyle Nabilcy

Another year-in-review post. It’s what we do this time of year. So who are we to swim against the current? more

Beer

Acquisitions in the beer world have made the barrels of barrel-aging contentious. Here, the results of some of the switcheroos. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Are you beery superstitious? Picking the right brew for the big game is fraught with peril, whether you are or you aren’t. more

Beer

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    Kyle Nabilcy

    The author's Grandpa Don (at right) was a Bud man, but as a long-time Appleton resident, he knew his Adler Brau.

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    Kyle Nabilcy

    Pulpit Rock is one of many reasons to make the trip to Decorah.

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    Kyle Nabilcy

    Can't stop trying to make The Whippy Dip happen.

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    Kyle Nabilcy

    Toppling Goliath Brewery attracting a crowd.

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    Kyle Nabilcy

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    Kyle Nabilcy