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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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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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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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Kyle Nabilcy

There’s more than one good beer reason to visit Decorah. And then there’s something completely different. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

American Solera has arrived in town. The fresh-and-aged beer blends from the Tulsa, Oklahoma brewing and blending operation are not just liquid hype. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Iowa’s really little guys make an impression. A tour of what’s up and coming in Iowa brewing. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

What if you put together a lineup of big-bottle low-ABV beers, punctuated with high-ABV beers in little bottles? A strategy for beer/binge-watching parties is born. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Three mango milkshake IPAs go head-to-head. ): Whipped Volume 2, Resist Mango Smoothie Milkshake IPA and Mango Milkshake IPA provide very different liquid experiences. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Those weekends that have a little bit of everything are the best kind. Kyle Nabilcy recounts adventures from Amherst to the Dells to Chi-town. more

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Robin Shepard

A look back at Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest 2018. What was trending? Yes, juicy hops. more

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