Beer + Brewing – December 2020

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice by Steve Lonsway In 1516, Germany passed Reinheitsgebot, also known as the German Purity Law. This law was put in place to limit the ingredients allowed in beer to just water, malt, and hops. At that time in history, yeast had yet...
Beer – October 2020

Beer – October 2020

O’zapft is!  (It’s Tapped) by Steve Lonsway Oktoberfest beers are one of the most recognizable seasonal brews. Seeing them on the shelves is an early indication of the fall season nearing. These beers are perfect for the cooling weather as they tend to have a little...
Beer + Brewing – September 2020

Beer + Brewing – September 2020

Beer Dispensing 101 by Steve Lonsway Beer delivery is essential! As cool as it would be to have your favorite libation brought fresh from your local brewery to your doorstep, it is currently illegal in the state of Wisconsin. So, let’s focus on how your beer is...
Beer + Brewing – August 2020

Beer + Brewing – August 2020

Hazy Summer Days by Steve Lonsway Give any Brewmaster malt, hops, water and yeast and they will create magic. Some follow the paths of traditional styles and brew them their whole career constantly tweaking the recipes along the way until they achieve what they think...