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Robin Shepard

A 3 Sheeps IPA is dedicated to Monroe Street construction. And in Madison, it’s sold only on Monroe Street. more

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All the hallmarks of the tripel style are present in this Belgian ale from Milwaukee. And it’s not too heavy for summer. more

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Robin Shepard

Barleywines and big IIPAs will soon be on tap at Giant Jones, a new brewery at 931 E. Main St. A mid-June opening is planned. more

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This new hazy IPA from Raised Grain is well worth trying. And the Waukesha brewery is now distributing in Madison. more

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Need a thirst-quenching brew? Try Wisconsin Brewery’s new release, Re: Fresh Radler, which combines grapefruit soda and light German lager. more

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Robin Shepard

Potosi’s Fleur de Farmhouse saison is a winner among spring seasonals. It’s made with additions of fresh ground coriander, cracked black pepper and dried hibiscus. more

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Robin Shepard

There’s a new brewpub northeast of Madison. Cercis Brewing Company should open in Columbus before Memorial Day. more

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Robin Shepard

Cellaring Funk Factory Geuzeria’s Glory In The Morning is almost a moral obligation. But how long? Your call. more

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Ale Asylum is known for making ales, especially hoppy ones. However, it really deserves more attention for its occasional lagers. more

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Just what is an American pale lager? A bridge between the Germanic brewing traditions of lagers and current use of new strains of hops found in American pale ales. more

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There will be plenty of special events during Madison Craft Beer Week. Here are some special, limited and rare brews worth marking your calendar for. more

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Skull Chucker has citrus up front but a malty backbone, giving it the character of a double IPA with the alcohol content of a single. It’s new from Lake Louie Brewing. more

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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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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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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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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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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

    Brewmaster Jessica Jones designed the brewery system for high gravity beers.

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    Robin Shepard

    A flight of the inaugural beers at Cercis.