May 2015

Found 7 blog entries for May 2015.

Beer - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/quinndombrowski/5200218267/

This summer, it's not just about beer. Enjoy the warm days and nights at Capital Brewery in their summer biergarten that is now open, just in time for Memorial Day. Along with deliciously unique beers in the summer breeze, here is what you can expect arty Capital Brewery this summer.

The Beer

Enjoy a diverse selection of beers inspired locally and by famous German beers. The types of beer that can be found at Capital Brewery are:

  • Malt
  • IPA
  • Ales (dark, unfiltered, pale)
  • Pilsner
  • Wheat

Indulge in a Brewery Tour

Whether you are a curious first timer or a seasoned beer connoisseur, take advantage of one or both tour options at Capital Brewery. The first is a guided brewery tour for $7. The second is a self-guided tasting

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Cheese - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/VALDO-SOUZA-979276/

The Mousehouse Cheesehaus has been providing Master Cheesemaker crafted cheese to buyers since 1988. The owner of the Mousehouse, Tony and his capable Vice President Heather travel throughout Wisconsin, finding the best cheese and sausages to sell. Currently they frequent 19 separate factories, each specializing in a different type of cheese, be it Swiss, Colby, Cheddars, or Gouda.

The spicy Smoked Igor is a great choice if you like your cheese spicy. Cheese curds are a delicious addition to any meal and come in seven different flavors, like garlic and dill white cheddar. Warmed cheese curds make a delicious dip for soft pretzels. If you are not sure what kind to try, ask for a free sample.

Other Excellent Options

Cheese is not the only thing

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Devil's Lake State Park - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ryans_page/3849164844/

Devil’s Lake State Park is an awesome place to visit year-round in central Wisconsin. Stop by as early as 6am and stay as late as 11pm. There is a Visitor Center, a Nature Center, concessions and rental equipment available at the park. It was founded in 1911 and is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, plus the most visited and the largest state park.

You can see insane views of the 500-foot quartzite bluffs overlooking at a 360-acre lake too. Along with incredible views, there is plenty to do from the picnic areas the sandy swimming beaches, the hiking trails to the backcountry peace and quiet. Here is a look at what you’ll enjoy during your visit to Devil’s Lake State Park.

What to expect

There are 29 miles of hiking trails, a 360-acre

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Dining

The RodeSide Grill is a great choice for breakfast, lunch or dinner in Windsor, WI. They serve new and traditional American cuisine, barbeque options and fantastic breakfast and brunch menu items. It’s a casual atmosphere that allows walk-ins, reservations and can accommodate children and groups. Call them for takeout and catering options as well. Check them out at 6317 Rostad Road in Windsor. Here is a look at their menus and what to expect when you dine at The RodeSide Grill.

What to expect

They serve a killer brunch, breakfast, lunch and dinner. You’ll find something for the whole family to enjoy because they serve traditional and new American cuisine with a huge variety. They offer appetizers for those groups that are too hungry to wait for

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Skating - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/drongo3/5048324164/

Middleton is a place full of never-ending recreational opportunities. Middleton is a friendly community that accommodates all lifestyles, ages and interest. There are water opportunities, golf courses, ice arenas and parks with trails for walking or biking.

There are indoor and outdoor options for those that want to be active all year round. For poor weather, stick to the indoor athletic centers or bowling. Here is a look at the recreational facilities around Middleton.

Middleton Sport Bowl – 6815 University Avenue

The Middleton Sport Bowl is the place to go for bowling in the area. They have bumper bowling for the kids, a multi-level sports bar and four big screen HDTVs. Bring a group of up to 50 people for a special event and enjoy $5

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Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rayb777/4832898176/

Ehlenbach’s Cheese Chalet is a family-owned and operated business in DeForest, Wisconsin featuring cheese, sausage and other delights. Located at 4879 Highway V, you can visit the store right off of I-90/94 at exit 126.

It’s been open since 1969 when Ralph and Lucille (Sis) Ehlenbach purchased a place called Fenlon’s House of Cheese in DeForest. After running the small cheese and gift store, they renamed it in 1972 to Ehlenbach’s Cheese Chalet. Here is a look at the story behind Ehlenbach’s.

About Ehlenbach’s Cheese Chalet

In 1972, Jim Ehlenbach worked with his parents at the store and was named store manager before Ralph Ehlenbach passed away in 1986. Jim took over ownership of the store to carry on the family business. In 1987 the building

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Ice Cream - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/DarkoStojanovic-638422/

With a long history on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, Babcock Hall Dairy Plant and Store is a very popular spot. It's rated as the top restaurant in Madison on Trip Advisor with 103 reviews and has been given the Certificate of Excellence.

The plant was built in 1051 and is known as the oldest university dairy building in the country. With plenty of signature products produced for both the university and the community. The store helps to support the UW Food Science Department with their mission of teaching, research and outreach.

Babcock Hall is most-know for the ice cream, but they also provide many award-winning cheese and bottled milk products. Here's what you can expect when you come into the store.

The Ice Cream

You will

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