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 […]
WORT’s 20th Annual Block Party is rapidly approaching! Be sure to mark your calendars for Sunday, May 21st and plan to head up to the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The party starts at 11 am and the fun continues until 7 pm. As always, there will be a wide variety of live music, children’s […]
Few drummers have left a legacy behind on par with the one that Clyde Stubblefield has. The time we were blessed with his talent will surely leave its mark on generations of musicians to come. His personal style and the countless beats borrowed from him as one of the most sampled drummers of all time […]
Craft Beer Week has just ended, and that means that WORT’s Block Party is just around the corner. One of the many local bands joining us that weekend is the Afrofunk/Afrobeat group, Immigré. Immigré is not a musical group that fits in a box, unless of course you count the fishing hut they spent hours […]
Jim Goronson may have been destined to become a brewmaster. His parents gave him a Mr. Beer homebrewing kit for his 29th birthday. He was already a beer connoisseur by then, favoring imports and American examples of what used to be called “microbrews.” After 13 years of brewing his own batches, Goronson turned pro, encouraged […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Castaneda talks with Parched Eagle brewmaster, Jim Goronson, about the upcoming release party for a his new beer, Utopian Imperial IPA (107 IBUs, 9.7% ABV). The event starts at 3pm on Friday, July 17th. For more information, visit the Parched Eagle’s facebook event page.