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Kyle Nabilcy

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

Isthmus Drinks

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Kyle Nabilcy

Hinterland Brewing confidently owns its place in the sprawling entertainment complex next to Lambeau. Read more

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The menu at Flix Brewhouse bests other mall-area chains, but you might want to eat in the lobby. But have a beer. Read more

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Hazy IPAs? Brut IPAs? They’re the hottest style in the beer world, and we taste our way through a few. Read more

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Christopher Klinge

Working Draft Beer Company’s food started slow, but now the taproom boasts a terrific menu. The kitchen is now almost a full restaurant. Read more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Eagle Park Brewing, a fresh face out of Milwaukee, has a whole bunch of good new beers. Get this, the Strawberry Lemon Smoothie is way more than a gimmick. Read more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Chicago’s Hop Butcher has big shoulders, and big, hazy IPAs. Isthmus talks to co-founder and owner Jeremiah Zimmer. Read more

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Amy Stocklein

Canada has poutine. Mexico has nachos. India has chaat. So if it’s chaat you want, head to Chaat Cafe. Read more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Summer is a time for trading and tasting. Getting friends together for the Great Taste is a handy conduit for that. Read more

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Scott Maurer

Heading to the Great Taste of the Midwest? Everybody makes a map of their beer desires. Here’s one drinker’s TripTik. Read more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Hazy IPAs are the ticket, and these New England-style brews from Michigan fit the (hop) bill. We try three from Old Nation Brewing of Williamston. Read more

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New Glarus makes a new batch of its Wild Sour every so often. How do the vintages stack up? Read more

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    The full lineup of 8 Bourbon County beers.

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