Throwback IPA

Norwegian Wood IPA has periodically made an appearance on the Grumpy Troll’s taps over the years. This year’s version was made using the original recipe developed by a local homebrewer in fall 2005. more »

Jul 29, 2015 11:15 AM Beer

Style and substance

Madison gets its first vintage trailer cart and SoCal tacos with El Grito Taqueria. Owners Joshua Barraza and Matthew Danky will draw from L.A.’s diverse menu of tacos and also focus on natural and organic ingredients from area farmers. more »

Jul 28, 2015 11:06 AM FOOD & DRINK

Expect big IPAs from Dead Bird Brewing

A desire for cheap beer, an old turkey fryer abandoned in a garage and a deceased sparrow inspired Madison’s latest new beer company, Dead Bird Brewing. Owners Nick Kocis and Jeremy Hach, both of Madison, plan to make their beers at House of Brews. more »

Jul 28, 2015 10:52 AM Beer

A strong second act

Just as dimness has given way to new windows, 1847 at the Stamm House brings the menu into the light. Heavy and fried is out; fresh and seasonal dominates — though specials feature comfort foods like chicken and dumplings and beef stroganoff. more »

Jul 23, 2015 4:00 PM Reviews

Lemony, grassy, icy

It’s difficult to think of a more iconic Madison cocktail than Natt Spil’s Hi T, made from housemade lemongrass-infused vodka, matcha tea simple syrup, lemon juice and soda. The plentiful ice is meant to melt — not hurting the drink one bit. more »

Jul 22, 2015 5:15 PM Cocktails

Mexican melange

MobCraft created this beer in collaboration with Tex Tubb’s Taco Palace for this year’s Madison Craft Beer Week. It debuted in early May at Tex Tubb’s, but MobCraft decided to hold back most of the batch to allow it to age longer in the mezcal barrel more »

Jul 22, 2015 11:00 AM Beer

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