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Door County Beer Festival Tickets on Sale Feb. 1st

Tickets for Door County’s biggest craft beer event of the year are now available! Get yours now! The Door County Beer Festival returns to Baileys Harbor Saturday, June 20 with...

Tony Conrad Door County Homebrewing Championships

2014 Door County Homebrewing Medalists

Out of 59 entries in a wide range of categories, our eight judges chose nine beers for the final Best of Show judging. Ray’s Barleywine easily took top honors. Judges...

Bottoms Up

The Special Role of the Bar in Wisconsin Culture

Jim Draeger, State Historic Preservation Officer of the Wisconsin Historical Society, and Mark Speltz co-authored a beautiful book about Wisconsin’s tavern culture, Bottoms Up:  A Toast to Wisconsin’s Historic Bars &...

Door County Brewing Co. Grows Up Fast

Less than a year after releasing their first brew, the Door County Brewing Co. is entrenching itself as a must-have taste of Door County. With releases like the Polka King Porter (its...

Dan Ritchie on Pouring A Great Beer

To many, pouring a glass of beer is far from a science. As long as it gets in the glass, we’re happy. But for others, like Dan Ritchie of Draught Beer Systems, there’s an art...

Door County Cheese Specialists Host VIP Event

VIP ticket-holders will experience a rare Wisconsin cheese and beer pairing experience at the 2013 Door County Beer Festival hosted by Door County cheese specialists Schoolhouse Artisan Cheese. Door County...

Notes From the First Door County Beer Festival

The first Door County Beer Festival is in the books! Over 1,100 people turned out to sample fantastic beer and food, soak in the music, and learn more about brewing,...

Door County Hops

Gorst Valley Brings Hops Farming Back to Wisconsin

The heartland of American beer once sourced  its most important ingredients close to home. In the 1860s Wisconsin’s Sauk County produced 20 percent of America’s hops. By the turn of...