Friday, June 23, 2017

Browsing the "wisconsin beer" Tag

cassanovapkglot

MN Sunday Sales: a status report

While I consider myself very knowledgeable about beer, my knowledge about politics is somewhat lacking. I have kept myself up-to-speed with some of the beer legislature happenings and enjoy supporting the cause of expanding sales of alcohol in Minnesota on [...]

February 27, 2014 beer stores, greater minnesota, news and annoucements, sunday sales, the twin cities
honeycrisphard

in the land of apples

With the giant growth in the beer industry over the last few years, and even the recent increase in local liquor production, I can’t help but wonder why cider hasn’t seen a major boom, as well. This is especially appalling [...]

October 28, 2013 greater minnesota, history and traditional styles, the twin cities, wisconsin
wp_20131020_0131

the pumpkin empire and the imperial debate

Okay, it isn’t quite Halloween. But we are getting to the end of pumpkin beer season and it’s time I thought more about imperial pumpkin beers. I get a lot of questions along these lines: “what makes a beer imperial?” [...]

October 22, 2013 greater minnesota, history and traditional styles, tasting and critique, the twin cities, wisconsin
maplebock

exploring hinterland

I’ve loved Hinterland beer for most of the last calendar year. Unfortunately, that affection started just after my whirlwind brewery tour of the state of Wisconsin, so I am sorry to say I have never been there. Hinterland’s Luna Coffee [...]

September 10, 2013 beer stores, greater minnesota, history and traditional styles, tasting and critique, wisconsin
finalcollage

north coast nosh

On Saturday I enjoyed top-notch samples of food and drink from throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin and felt as though I was floating through one of the most enjoyable and stimulating sensory experiences I have ever had. It’s called North Coast [...]

August 22, 2013 food and restaurants, greater minnesota, news and annoucements, tasting and critique, the twin cities
stone tap, hudson

stone tap, hudson

On Sunday I traveled to Wisconsin to meet up with some other ladies of Bitches Brew Crew to visit a new restaurant, taste beers that aren’t available in Minnesota, and to fill up some growlers. I joined up with the group [...]

August 6, 2013 food and restaurants, greater minnesota, news and annoucements, wisconsin
wp_20130805_0021

a wisconsin pilgrimage [soapbox sunday]

On Sunday I traveled to Wisconsin to meet up with some other ladies of Bitches Brew Crew to visit a new restaurant, taste beers that aren’t available in Minnesota, and to fill up some growlers. For my non-Minnesota readers, beer, [...]

August 5, 2013 beer stores, greater minnesota, news and annoucements, soapbox sunday, wisconsin
wp_20130622_0381

New Glarus in Stoughton, WI

The second beer that was offered to me on my chaperoning adventure was in beautiful Stoughton, Wisconsin, near Madison. It was our last night of the trip and the couple that hosted us had an incredible patio and deck in [...]

June 27, 2013 history and traditional styles, wisconsin
NY style pizza

East coast, sans beer. Enter friends.

Tomorrow I am leaving for a trip to the east coast with stops along the way back. I am chaperoning a group of teenagers on their summer trip for church choir. It’s a pretty long story as to why I [...]

June 13, 2013 greater minnesota, the twin cities
editiltshirt

ABV talks to The 16oz Society

If these designs look familiar, and like me, you’ve been dying to get your hands on a T-shirt or two just like these, read on. These are the guys behind The 16oz Society, and it’s time to get to know [...]

June 4, 2013 greater minnesota, illinois, michigan, the twin cities, wisconsin