Category Archives: Beer

Grand Cru Offers a Grand Taste


By Ben Rogers Spotted Cow. It’s what separates Wisconsinites from the rest of the country. A staple in any bar worth its liquor license, Spotted Cow is held in high esteem not only here, but also outside of the borders of the America’s Dairyland. While the beer is’s easy to get used to its great taste, Spotted Cow is ... Read More »

The Commuter


BY Steve Lonsway Octoberfest brews are on the shelves. Yet, I refuse to let distributers take away my crisp and refreshing summer beer. You can pry my pilsners and Kolsch from my sweaty dead hands. Commuter Kolsch from One Barrel Brewing Company in Madison has the hype of one of those excellent summer brews. Very rarely does my beer guy ... Read More »

Ommegang Brewery & Liefman’s Brewery Rosetta – Fruit Ale


BY Steve Lonsway This months’ feature beer is a beer we recently started offering in the Stone Arch Tap Room. It is our first imported beer which is a bit outside our box. It’s called Rosetta, a fruit ale that was aged on cherries. By style definition it is a traditional Belgian Kriek beer. Brewed in Belgium by Liefman’s Brewery ... Read More »

Samuel Adams Boston Lager


BY Steve Lonsway This month we will be focusing on the iconic flagship beer of Samuel Adams, their rich, balanced and complex Boston Lager. When determining what beer to write about, we take into account several criteria; A) we want to know its good before spending the money and time on it (plus it makes for more enjoyable reading when ... Read More »

Avery Mephistopheles Stout


BY Steve Lonsway Today the Stone Arch Brew House brewery team decided to write an article on a beer we were very fortunate to receive. We were the lucky recipient of one out of a total of 12 cases that even made its way into the great state of ours. It is a hard beer to acquire and hard to ... Read More »

Mudpuppy Porter


Central Waters Brewing Company, Amherst, Wisconsin BY Steve Lonsway As I passed through my favorite beer outlet in search of the next beer to write our article on, it was easy to get lost in the vast sea of labels.  Unique names, flashy colors, eye catching graphics, crazy bottles, it’s all there for the beer aficionado to enjoy.  But what ... Read More »

Founders All Day IPA


BY Steve Lonsway When it is beer article writing time, we choose our beer source differently each month. This month we went to the nearby beer store and purchased a beer that could have easily been grabbed from any of our brew team’s refrigerator. This month we are focusing on All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company of Grand Rapids ... Read More »

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