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The Two-Cent Pint

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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Revolution Brewing’s Every Day Hero demonstrates that session IPAs can offer cross-category appeal. 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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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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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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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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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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Hinterland Brewing confidently owns its place in the sprawling entertainment complex next to Lambeau. 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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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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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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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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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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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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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. Read more

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

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