craft beer

Only in Wisconsin: the Mystique of New Glarus Beer

by Dr. Carol Westbrook 10.10.2018

“Only in Wisconsin” reads the label on the New Glarus bottle, the six-packs, the coasters and the swag available in the gift shop.  The Octoberfest hat I found in the gift shop has the Wisconsin map and their logo, “Drink Indigenous” on the front. Even the distribution trucks have the map and logo! Want to […]

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Brewers and Beer for Breast Cancer

by Dr. Carol Westbrook 05.31.2018

I recently attended a tap takeover in Chicago in support of “Bright Pink Chicago, ” one of a week-long series of breast cancer fundraisers sponsored by “Crafty Women of Chicago.”  There were many reasons this event appealed to me, a medical oncologist and beer aficionado:  it supported cancer research, it featured great beer, and it was sponsored […]

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