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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. more

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

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Laura Zastrow

Build-your-own puts the power of cuisine in the customer’s hands, which may be a good or a bad thing. But the real problem at El Rancho Mexican grill is the meats are bland and sit in too much juice. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Summer is the perfect time to mix a little hibiscus in the mash. What theses beers share is creativity and a little bit of botanical zip. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Chicago has more neighborhoods than Wisconsin has counties. And there are a growing number of breweries in them to be checked out. more

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Cheering on Germany at the World Cup, our intrepid beer fan headed to a German bar for some camaraderie. But the scene was actually going on at the Irish soccer hub, The Coopers Tavern. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

The Beersball gang heads to the Twin Cities and visits Barrel Theory Beer Company. Oh yeah, there’s Prince Night, too. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Not every beer has to be amped. There is a place for well-made beers that are clean and crisp and a little sweet. more

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AMY STOCKLEIN

The latest Hawaiian bowl spot in the Gateway Mall offers bold flavors. The kitchen frequently leans into Japanese cuisine’s influence on the Hawaiian dish. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Beer retail in Chicago means Binny’s, plain and simple. Binny’s Beverage Depot is so dominant, with its thirty-eight locations, it’s basically a Chicago beer meme. more

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One man’s fun guide to Madison Craft Beer Week. Hint: there’s a cheese raffle involved. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

There are beers that really require a little verticality in their vessel. But you don’t really need dozens of different kinds. 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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