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The Two-Cent Pint

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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. 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? 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. 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. 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. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

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