social icons WMMM twitterfacebook RSS facebook twitter RSS Center
Jonathan & Kitty
Text "TRIPLE M" to 20357 join the 105.5 Triple M Text Club. Message & data rates may apply. Frequency is recurring & varies. Terms: Click here. Reply STOP to cancel.

Kitty Dunn

What does Kitty have to say?


 


Craft Beer Week Picks

Madison's Craft Beer Week looks like it will be ten days filled with frothy fun.

Bars, liquor stores, and even a grocery store or two are getting in on the action, with lots of great beer tasting events happening May 4th-13th.

I went through the list of activities, and picked out some that I think will definitely be worth checking out.

Friday 5/4
Tipsy Cow (downtown Madison). 7pm-close.Guess the mystery tap beer, and you may win fabulous prizes. They will also have beers available from Central Waters Brewery, and a rep from this central Wisconsin brewery will be on hand to answer questions. All the beers I've tried from this brewery, located in Amherst, have been delicious!

Saturday 5/5
7:30am-1pm  Stalzy's Deli on Atwood Avenue will be serving up a  3-course beer breakfast. Beer from Tyranena in Lake Mills. Beer. It's what's for breakfast.

Sunday 5/6
11am-close. Founders Brewery will take over 8 to 10 taps at Dexters.  I'm sure I've tried beers from this Grand Rapids brewery at the Great Taste, but I just might need a refresher course.

Monday 5/7
7-10pm Old Chicago on the west side will have their taps taken over by Port Huron Brewery. This is a new brewery in Wisconsin Dells. I haven't tried any of their beers yet, but this looks like a good opportunity. While you're there, get on the World Beer Tour. You get cool prizes just for trying different beers.

Tuesday 5/8
5pm-10pm Dark Fiery and Sensual, A Night of Dark Beer Delights. Make a trip to the dark side and try some porters, stouts, and the like. One that sounds interesting: Ommegang Seduction, a Belgian style chocolate ale with cherry notes.

Wednesday 5/9
4-11pm A free shuttle bus will take you to and from 7 different downtown and eastside bars.

Thursday 5/10
7pm-close Head over to Sprecher Restaurant and Brewery for $3. Sprecher President Jeff Hamilton will be guest bartender.

Friday 5/11
5-8pm  Head to Maduro for Tall Grass-Gail Ambrosius Chocolate Night. Try beers from Tall Grass Brewery in Kansas paired with yummy local chocolate.

Saturday 5/12
2pm-close. Bells Circus. Dexters will have beer from Bells Brewery flowing from 15 taps, plus a circus outside with game and a dunk tank. If you want the carousel, you'll have to walk a few blocks over to Ella's.

Sunday 5/13
2-6pm at Demetral Park across from Oscar Mayer, it's the Brewer's Olympics with a beer server obstacle course, grain sack races and more. Bring your own craft beer and watch the entertainment.

Want more? Click here to see the whole list.




Tags :  
Topics : Hospitality_Recreation
Social :
Locations : ChicagoKansasWisconsin
People : Jeff Hamilton


Share This: | More


 
05/03/2012 10:07AM
Craft Beer Week Picks
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
Listen Live (WMMM)
Playlist (WMMM)
2 Minute Promise
Submit
Dancing, Romance, Laughter, Tears: Dirty Dancing the Musical
I got a chance to go see Dirty Dancing The Musical at Overture Center last night. Before I tell you what I thought of it--here's the deal. I am not a fan of sappy love stories that seem like really long MTV videos (Sleepless In Seattle, I'm...
Read More
World's Worst iPod:Leo Sayer "When I Need You"
Boy this one really re-kindled the fire of teen angst! Leo Sayer had a number 1 hit in 1977 with the song "I Need You," a sad song about being on the road and away from the one you love. It was such a popular song, he got to sing it on the Muppet...
Read More
And we're back for 2015!
Hey Triple M Fans! Have you signed up to become the official Triple M Bonnaroo Backstage Blogger yet? Bonnaroo is coming up June 11 - 14th in Manchester, Tennessee and we could send you there! Go here and tell us about your favorite concert...
Read More
World's Worst iPod:Terence Trent D'Arby "Sign Your Name"
"Sign Your Name," Terence Trent D'Arby's follow-up to "Wishing Well" was on the radio a lot in 1988...it made it up to #4 on the charts in the United States. Its repetitive chorus is almost hypnotic, and most likely ear worm inducing (sorry.)...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about the Late, Great B.B. King
When B.B. King passed away May 14th, he left behind a legacy that's impossible to measure, influencing everybody from John Lennon and Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan. Here are a few things you may not have known about the man born Riley B. King...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Neil Sedaka "Laughter in the Rain"
Neil Sedaka had a bunch of hit singles in the 1960's, and some folks probably wished he would have stayed back in the land of Moldy Pre-Beatle Oldies. But Neil came roaring back to life in the 1970's. Somehow, his falsetto singing voice still...
Read More
Discover & Download: Ryan Montbleau Band "Pacing Like Prince"
From RyanMontbleau.com Ryan Montbleau, who has been recording and touring both as a solo act and bandleader for much of the last 15 years, moves people. A gifted songwriter, he has developed a very special history and bond to a deeply-rooted fanbase...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Billy Ocean "Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car"
This might be one of the most unintentionally hilarious songs of the 1980s, but it's a catchy little number and most people wanted to hear "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car," by Billy Ocean. It was a #1 hit for the Caribbean born singer in...
Read More
 
Recent Blog Posts
Dancing, Romance, Laughter, Tears: Dirty Dancing the Musical
I got a chance to go see Dirty Dancing The Musical at Overture Center last night. Before I tell you what I thought of it--here's the deal. I am not a fan of sappy love stories that seem like really long MTV videos (Sleepless In Seattle, I'm...
Read More
World's Worst iPod:Leo Sayer "When I Need You"
Boy this one really re-kindled the fire of teen angst! Leo Sayer had a number 1 hit in 1977 with the song "I Need You," a sad song about being on the road and away from the one you love. It was such a popular song, he got to sing it on the Muppet...
Read More
And we're back for 2015!
Hey Triple M Fans! Have you signed up to become the official Triple M Bonnaroo Backstage Blogger yet? Bonnaroo is coming up June 11 - 14th in Manchester, Tennessee and we could send you there! Go here and tell us about your favorite concert...
Read More
World's Worst iPod:Terence Trent D'Arby "Sign Your Name"
"Sign Your Name," Terence Trent D'Arby's follow-up to "Wishing Well" was on the radio a lot in 1988...it made it up to #4 on the charts in the United States. Its repetitive chorus is almost hypnotic, and most likely ear worm inducing (sorry.)...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about the Late, Great B.B. King
When B.B. King passed away May 14th, he left behind a legacy that's impossible to measure, influencing everybody from John Lennon and Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan. Here are a few things you may not have known about the man born Riley B. King...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Neil Sedaka "Laughter in the Rain"
Neil Sedaka had a bunch of hit singles in the 1960's, and some folks probably wished he would have stayed back in the land of Moldy Pre-Beatle Oldies. But Neil came roaring back to life in the 1970's. Somehow, his falsetto singing voice still...
Read More
Discover & Download: Ryan Montbleau Band "Pacing Like Prince"
From RyanMontbleau.com Ryan Montbleau, who has been recording and touring both as a solo act and bandleader for much of the last 15 years, moves people. A gifted songwriter, he has developed a very special history and bond to a deeply-rooted fanbase...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Billy Ocean "Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car"
This might be one of the most unintentionally hilarious songs of the 1980s, but it's a catchy little number and most people wanted to hear "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car," by Billy Ocean. It was a #1 hit for the Caribbean born singer in...
Read More
Categories
Archives