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Appleton Beer Factory

That stretch of I-41 is more than a big on-ramp to Lambeau Field. The Fox Cities are a worthy weekend destination in and of themselves. Read more

Isthmus Summertimes

The craft beer community hangs together in search for rare brews. But it’s also the job of craft beer fans to keep the scene welcoming to new experiences. Read more

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

Madison’s Bartaco is the 20th location for the mostly eastern seaboard-focused chain, and the first in Wisconsin. This SoCal/Baja Mexican small plate concept seems to be working for the west side. Read more

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Laura Zastrow

Breakfast and a Wisco “cheesesteak” are stars at the new Pickle Jar BBQ restaurant. Its evolution from food cart is assured. Read more

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Laura Zastrow

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

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Macha Tea Company

Some Madison restaurants are doing a great job with their Instagrams. It’s about more than a pretty plate of food. Read more

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Chris Hynes

Don’t forget about dishes that may have fallen out of your rotation for reasons as trifling as “you moved.” These are worth checking out for the first time, too. 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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Amy Stocklein

Sun Prairie’s Tipsy Cow is a full-on Tipsy experience. However, there’s more mac ’n cheese. 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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Samantha Egelhoff

The new streamlined Sujeo menu is authentically Tory Miller. It’s brought a new energy to the dining room. Read more

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A mostly Midwestern “best of beers” for 2018. And in addition to big stouts, there’s a wild ale and a kriek. Read more

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Warby Parker’s State Street storefront brings reality to virtual eyewear. Gone are the days of the pressure of the optometrist’s office. Read more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Oreo beer is now more than just a back-room one-off, thanks to Prairie Artisan Ales. And yes, there’s a biscuity sweetness. Read more

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Big stouts are easier to obtain this year. Are these rare bottle releases falling to the allure of the New England IPA? Read more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Door County will always have a defender in our Two Cent Pint columnist. There are many beer reasons to love Wisconsin’s thumb. Read more

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There are big differences in chocolate stouts these days. This all-new entry from New Glarus is supremely balanced, and not as heavy as trendier stouts. Read more

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Laura Zastrow

If you’ve been looking for a venue to take your pudgie pie or Hot Pocket craving, Bierock is the place for you. The new north side beer bar specializes in the savory Volga German stuffed pastry. Read more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Goose Island brings in beer reviewers each year to experience the Bourbon County brand. Here are your 2018 tasting notes. Read more

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Rare taps? Curated bottle selection? An elegant spare vibe? It’s all working at BarleyPop Tap and Shop. Read more

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    The full lineup of 8 Bourbon County beers.