How a tiny species of yeast traveled from South American Patagonia to German Bavaria 500 years ago and helped create lager beer. Geneticist and yeast expert Chris Todd Hittinger brings us the story.
Beer, the Kissers, Birth Announcements and MORE! Tony talks with WORT alum Jim Goronson about his latest venture opening the Parched Eagle in Westport!!
(WORT) _- Senator Tammy Baldwin is calling attention to how implementation of another element of trade initiatives might upend how some Wisconsin food products may be named.
As pledge drive continues, the Monday Buzz takes a beer-soaked trip back through the ages with William Bostwick, beer critic for the Wall Street Journal and author of The Brewer’s Tale: A History of the World According to Beer. Consider donating as part of the Radio Active for 40 Years Pledge Drive!
Over the past six years, Wisconsin has nearly doubled in their number of craft breweries; going from 75 in in 2011 to over 140 to begin 2017. Many may think this could only be good news for WI and our alcohol industry, however a recently leaked memo has been circulating around the capital that describes […]
Grab a pint and come learn about how, where, and why to watch the 2017 Great American Eclipse, a total solar eclipse sweeping across the country on August 21st. Jim Lattis, the director of UW–Madison’s Space Place, will share how to safely view the eclipse and what scientists have learned by studying eclipses over the […]