Revisit every Beer Baron column for the year 2014.
The Beer Baron answers reader questions on a range of topics, including why he writes about IPAs so often.
The Madison brewery plans to take a big step -- sending their beer to your grocery store -- by the middle of this year.
Epic Brewing Co., co-founded by a Beaver Dam native, brings its diverse large-format bottles to Wisconsin, including a killer imperial stout.
Kona Brewing Co. opens sales of its "Liquid Aloha" in Wisconsin in a less-than-practical season.
A coffee-cream nut brown. A chocolate banana stout. An imperial IPA with eight malts, 12 hop varieties and nine separate hop additions. A haze…
After three years, Avery Brewing of Boulder is back on Wisconsin shelves -- outside of Brennan's Markets.
The third iteration of the March Madness-style beer throwdown includes only Wisconsin beers in its field of 64.
At a tasting on Saturday, the Madison-based brewpub will roll out what it says is the largest-ever assemblage of bocks from one brewery.
The Cleveland brewery's Chillwave is a great introduction to the juicy-fruit joy that is the Mosaic hop.
It’s becoming a spring tradition in the beer business, along with maibock and the too-early release of summer beers: Toasting the growth of cr…
In a craft beer scene that often minimizes TV screens and sports fandom, there are some great places to watch Saturday's big game.
Especially after a rough winter, these brews — each a bit different — evoke sun-splashed memories.
The ubiquitous New Glarus farmhouse ale has ended Ale Asylum's two-year run of titles in a narrow finals victory.
The ticket price goes up $10, and two new ticket outlets are added for the May 4 sale, while one in Lake Mills is eliminated.
A new pale ale and, soon, an IPA are made in Madison with hops grown at a startup hop farm in Belleville.
The Southern California brewer's beer hit Wisconsin shelves last week, just before it was named mid-size brewer of the year at the World Beer Cup.
Stare in wonder at the brewery's fascinatingly complex bottling line, or at the delicious, refreshing Unshadowed hefeweizen.
Some 85 venues across the area will host Beer Week events celebrating the best of beer from around Wisconsin and the world.
Founded amid a tangle of Wisconsin breweries and with a robust contract business today, Sand Creek offers a tasty milestone double stout.
California-based Coronado Brewing's Islander IPA won its category at the World Beer Cup, and the brewery was named best in class.
Brendan Primm told his sister he'd make a beer for her wedding, which came this month, nearly a year after his death.
Several spots in Wisconsin have enough beer-related attractions to make a day or weekend trip worthwhile for beer aficionados.
Ashley Kinart's Fishin' in the Dark imperial schwarzbier is the first offering from Capital Brewery made entirely by a woman.
Tom Porter, founder of the Arena brewery, introduces a bunch of new beers with his personality all over them.
The Madison brewery expects Fantasy Factory, Lady Luck, NightCall and Block Party to hit shelves in August or September.
The heralded brewery's latest Thumbprint release wraps in two hot trends in craft beer: sours and sessionability.
Its brewery is growing as well as its lineup, with nearly a dozen new beers coming this year.
Q. What’s the deal with Scream IIPA, the new Thumbprint series beer from New Glarus? — Multiple askers via multiple channels
The summer seasonal is another well-executed, easy-drinking beer from the 8-month-old Verona brewery.
The brewery last week pulled the remaining cases of the sour wheat beer, will release two guezes during Great Taste weekend.
The flagship Black Butte Porter has helped make the Oregon brewery one of the largest national players in craft beer.
Sierra Nevada organized the Beer Camp Across America project and is launching a nationwide tour of beer festivals this month.
The new Windy City brewery will mean 1,800-plus miles less road dust on the California-based Lagunitas' hoppy beers.
A special occasion deserves a special beer, but that shouldn't make you into a beer hoarder.
Volunteer organizers keep their emphasis on taking care of the 160-some brewers who come to Madison every summer.
New Glarus Brewing will release 4,500 bottles of the gueuze at the brewery over three days next weekend.
Bourbon-barrel bacon imperial amber, anyone?
The 170-some brewers who gathered at Olin Park kept the grass dumps to a minimum.
Lucette Brewing Co., which has been selling its beer in Madison since last fall, is expanding its brewery in Menomonie.
The History Channel reality series is heavy on personality but light on the craftsmanship behind the Michigan brewery's excellent beer.
Viking Brewpub isn't brewing just yet, but its house beers show promise that it could be a destination for Madison beer fans.
For a rebranding of its Helles lager, Wisconsin brewing giant Leinenkugel's turned to a little guy with a great name.
Thanks to an ordinance change, Fresh Madison Market begins offering growler sales including an excellent new fall beer.
With IPL -- India pale lager -- Leinenkugel's seeks out the hop heads while remaining faithful to its long history as a lager brewery.
This year, the infusion of a couple of locally made, late-arriving seasonals is helping extend autumn in the glass.
Six-packs of Fantasy Factory will be followed by other beers from the Madison brewery in the coming months.
A Colorado brewery made national news with its cereal-infused stout; another Colorado brewery sells a rich chocolatey beer here.
The English-style barleywine Milestone was the West Side brewpub's 500th batch.
On its seventh anniversary, the central Wisconsin brewery is looking to tap much larger markets with its specialty beers.
The Lake Mills brewery has branched from solid regular offerings out into spectacular big beers and barrel-aging.
Green Bay's Hinterland Brewery has revived its Packerland Pilsner, just in time for what just might be another Super Bowl season.
The small Madison brewery has embraced contract brewing to survive and is looking to diversify its offerings.
The Spring Green brewer's Floating Fire -- with rye, hibiscus and smoked malt -- aims to evoke a Viking funeral in a glass.
Singular India pale ales from Karben4 and New Glarus helped raise Wisconsin brewers' game again in craft beer's most popular style.