Boosted! A Weekend in Paisan’s Wisconsin

It was Saturday night in Paisan's Wisconsin. Their first gig of the weekend was in Hudson, the pretty-much-Minnesota suburb known mostly for being where the Twin Cities buys liquor on Sundays. If you came...
Folks cheer while a beer sits on the table at a brewery taproom

My Mother-in-Law’s Day-Drinking Tour 2016: From St. Paul and Over the St. Croix

Remember how innocent the first one was? It was just my mother-in-law and I, "beerin'" around Hudson for eight hours or so. We liked beers, we disliked beers, we overate, maybe we slurred words a bit,...
The Point Brewing tap handle at Kurt and Jo's Eats and Treats in Marathon City, Wisconsin

Kurt and Jo’s in Wisconsin: It’s About What We’re All About in Wisconsin

Jurt and Jo's Eats and Treats: It sounds Dairy Queen-esque and shoves the words FAMILY DINING into your eyes the second you see their strip mall hideaway, off Highway 29 close to Wausau. Before you...

A Nature Walk in Casanova’s Beer Caves

I wasn't expecting three miles. When I told my mother-in-law I would just walk from Casanova's Beer Cave Festival to her home afterward, I wasn't expecting three miles. I thought one-and-a-half, two tops. I also wasn't...

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