“Wooden hill” — It seems an unusual name for a staircase and an even stranger name for a brewery. But once you know the story and the context behind it, it seems more than fitting — an homage to and memory of a man. And not just any man, one of the best kinds of men — a grandfather.
Coming in at 12.8% ABV, we thought this one felt like a swift kick to the mouth…until we tried the barrel-aged.
Rustech’s taproom is probably one of the most organized, cleanest and aesthetically consistent we’ve seen. The brewery’s slogan is “Gather Enjoy and Relax” — or GEAR — and the theme falls somewhere between rustic farmhouse and mechanical steampunk.
We left feeling impressed and confident that Nordic’s off to a really strong start. If their soft open is anything to go by, we’re going to be frequenting Nordic Brewing Company a lot more in the future.
Pryes is a solid NE brewery close to our hearts that’s about to be a little closer still to fans in the metro with their very own canned beers!
Whether you’re an avid festival-goer or just a beginner, Dells on Tap is perfect for just about everyone — a great selection of distinguished craft breweries will draw a crowd but the event is also small enough in size to not be overwhelming. Plus, you can’t go wrong with a weekend in the Wisconsin Dells!
The BBP Pigalle taproom — an open space plan with both natural elements and modern artwork — is conducive for conversation, almost begging for questions like “What does ‘Leave the Abbey, Join the Playground’ mean?” and “What’s ‘#BeerForLife’ about?”
Iceland’s craft beer scene may be small, but it’s strong and thriving.
“‘Grumpy Is Good’ — Oh, this is perfect for me!” That’s according to my mother-in-law Laurie as we pulled into the gravel parking lot at Disgruntled Brewing.
“To create fine beers for you to enjoy!” That’s the mission of Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater, MN. Simple and uncomplicated, you can still tell they mean it.