Speckled Hen Inn

New Glarus Brewery

New Glarus Day Trip

New Glarus Spotted Cow Logo

If  you love beer, you’ve no doubt heard of Spotted Cow, the legendary beer that is so good you can’t buy it across the State line because it’s illegal.  Yep, it’s true – Wisconsin State pride runs deep here.  So if you’re visiting Madison, it’s so worth a day trip to visit the New Glarus Brewery, where the legend began.   You can take a free self-guided tour Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 12pm-5pm.  Tasting room samples are available and we love the 3 samples for only $8.00 which include a commemorative tasting glass.  This Wisconsin brewery has an amazing story, a first class facility, and a rich variety of the finest beer around.  A great stop along the way is the little town of Paoli which hosts a variety
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Beer Bread Recipe for Packer fans

Up here in Frozen Tundra land most Packer Fans will be serving chili on Super Bowl Sunday.  Do you need a special, perfect something to go with the chili?  How about grilled cheddar sandwiches made with Wisconsin Beer Bread?  Here’s the Bread recipe: Wisconsin Beer Bread 3 cups of self-rising flour 3 Tablespoons of sugar 12 ounces of your favorite Wisconsin Beer  (We will be using Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewery) 3 Tablespoons of melted butter. Mix the flour, sugar and beer.  Scrape into a well greased loaf pan.  Pour the melted butter over the top and bake for 60 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool the loaf and slice into hearty slices.  Make sandwiches with your favorite Wisconsin Cheddar
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