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Taste Wisconsin's best at the Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest

Get your tickets today for the first annual Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest on Saturday, January 30 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Exhibition Hall at Alliant Energy Center.

Join us between the lakes in frosty Madison for a wintertime celebration of Wisconsin's finest beer and artisanal cheeses. Meet and mingle with brewers and cheesemakers from all over the great state of Wisconsin, as you sample their delicious and often hard-to-find products.

At the fest, you can listen and learn from experts about what beers go best with what cheeses, chocolates and everyday foods. You'll also be able to dance to great live music from the Cork n' Bottle String Band and mix and mingle in the bier garden.

The growing list of Fest brewers includes:

  • Great Dane Brewing Company
  • O'so Brewing Company
  • Pearl Street Brewery
  • Capital Brewery
  • Sand Creek Brewing
  • New Glarus Brewing Company
  • Water Street Brewery
  • Milwaukee Brewing Company
  • Potosi Brewing Company
  • Esser's Best Beer
  • Furthermore Beer
  • Northwood Brewing

The growing list of Fest cheesemakers includes:

  • Organic Farm Marketing
  • Cedar Grove Cheese
  • Next Generation Organic Dairy
  • Caprine Supreme
  • Harmony Specialty Dairy Foods
  • Edelweis Creamery
  • Klondike Cheese Company
  • Sugar Brook Farms
  • Nordic Creamery
  • Carr Valley Cheese
  • Maple Leaf Cheesemakers
  • Roeli Cheese Company
  • Pine River Pre Pack
  • Uplands Cheese Company
  • Sartori Foods
  • Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery

Tickets are limited. Advance tickets are $40 and can be purchased online. Buy two for that special someone on your holiday list!

The 2010 Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest is currently sponsored by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, TRICOR Insurance and Star Liquor.

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