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This is Why Beer Laws Suck

There’s an interesting article on the Denver Edition of Westworld.com about an unnamed restaurant in Colorado’s Lower Highlands that was serving “contraband” beers from New Glarus. The bar manager Mike Henderson hails from Madison, Wisconsin, and has a pipeline back to the land of cheese and sausage that allows him to get a steady stream […]

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New Glarus Brewery Tour: One Big Gift Shop

I’ve wanted to visit New Glarus, Wisconsin to check out the New Glarus Hilltop Brewery for a few years now.  I finally took the plunge last week, when Don and I were in Milwaukee taking care of family stuff.  It was an emotionally draining week and we figured we could use a break, so we […]

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Five Beers for the Zombie Apocalypse

If pop culture has taught us anything, it’s that pretty people always win and the zombie apocalypse is inevitable.  The rules of zombie behavior have been well established (most recently by AMC’s The Walking Dead) and survival guides are everywhere. But what these guides fail to mention is how to survive in style, most notably, […]

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As Protests Divide Wisconsin, Beer is Bringing Folks Together

If you’ve been following the news, you know there’s quite a dust up happening in Madison, Wisconsin over Governor Scott Walker’s attempt to weaken the union rights of state workers.  And while the two sides can’t agree on the major points, apparently they can all agree that beer is good. 

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Craft Beer on the Frontier

Don and I decided to record a podcast while I was out visiting with him in Idaho a few weeks ago. We didn’t have a topic in mind before I got there, but one struck me like a herd of buffalo when first set eyes on Big Sky Country. You see, Idaho still has a […]

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We’re Drinking Away From Home on Our Latest Podcast!

On this episode we talk about a great summer tradition – drinking away from home! Don shares his impressions of a couple of Idaho brewers; Wallace Brewing and Laughing Dog, as well as reviewing Four Roses small batch bourbon. Jim talks about the beer scene in Wisconsin and reviews a couple of goodies from New […]

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