What O’so brewing company has taught me.

What O’so brewing company has taught me.

DRINK LOCAL BREW! I had not visited O’so brewing company tap room or brewery until late January of this year when I was on the Hop Head tours bus headed for the Central Waters Anniversary party. We made a stop at O’so before our stop at CW. The tap room...
Belgian Beer Styles Seminar

Belgian Beer Styles Seminar

This is going to be a fun afternoon with Isthums beer writer Robin Shepard! April 30, 2016 This seminar on beer tasting and Belgian beer styles is a nonprofit event to support the teaching activities of the Fermentation Sciences Program in the UW-Madison Department of...
Ask a Home Brewer #1: Darrell Humphrey

Ask a Home Brewer #1: Darrell Humphrey

Our ‘Ask a Homebrewer’ series begins with Darrell Humphrey! Darrell is a proud at home dad of 2 boys. He is also the founder of Charlotte Dads Group. How long have you been homebrewing? I’ve been home-brewing for 6 months or so now.  Why did you begin home...
What is Daddy Porter?

What is Daddy Porter?

I am a daddy. I love the beer style: porters. I once saw a band in concert called Taddy Porter. I’ve tasted a few times, a fantastic porter called Samuel Smith’s Taddy Porter.   Somewhere out of all of that, we now have Daddy Porter....
The journey begins….

The journey begins….

  My journey into the craft beer industry begins here. One definition for the word journey is: a traveling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time. I think that term is going to be very fitting when I look back on hopefully a long and...