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Mar 24, 2014
11:54 AM
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Beer Tastings, Alice Waters and Other Madison Food Events This Week

Beer Tastings, Alice Waters and Other Madison Food Events This Week

PHOTO COURTESY OF CRAFTSMAN TABLE & TAP

Brewery Ommegang will be taking over the taplines at Craftsman Table & Tap in Middleton on Wednesday.

Monday, March 24: Sip some vino accompanied by a four-course meal at 43 North with a Old World Wines in a New World Style wine dinner. $40, 43north.biz

Tuesday, March 25: Head to L’Etoile for its newest wine dinner celebrating Wisconsin Winemakers. A four-course dinner will be paired with five wines made in-state. Call 251-0500 for reservations. $125, 6:30 p.m., letoile-restaurant.com

Wednesday, March 26: Brewery Ommegang (out of Cooperstown, New York) is taking over the taplines at Craftsman Table & Tap. One of the five Ommegang beers on tap will be Take the Black, inspired by HBO’s fan-favorite (and Vanity Fair cover subject!) Games of Thrones series. Free admission, 4 p.m., craftsmantableandtap.comBluephies is hosting a Tapas & Vodka four-course dinner. Enter the raffle for a chance to win fifteen free vodka cocktails for future use. Tickets available online. $35, 5:30 p.m., bluephies.com. Enjoy a four-course beer dinner at Restaurant Muramoto with Karben4 brews. Call 259-1040 for reservations. $45, 6 p.m., restaurantmuramoto.com. Roast Public House is serving a four-course beer dinner with Dogfish Head beer. Email henry@roastpublichouse.com or call the restaurant at 260-0088 for more information. 6 p.m., roastmadison.com. Merchant is opening up its beer taps to 3 Floyds brewery (out of Munster, Indiana). It's a hop-heavy lineup, with five rare IPAs, double IPAs, pale ales, etc. to celebrate the coming of spring. 4 p.m., merchantmadison.com

Thursday, March 27: Food pioneer Alice Waters will be in Madison for a talk at Union South as part of UW’s Humanities Without Boundaries lecture series. Free admission, 7:30 p.m., humanities.wisc.eduWatch the Badgers take on the Baylor Bears in the NCAA tournament at 6:47 p.m. Check out our Dining Guide to find a place to watch the game.

Friday, March 28: Take a thirty-minute tour of Capital Brewery followed by a chocolate and beer pairing with Paul’s Chocolates out of Sauk Prairie. $12, 6 p.m., capital-brewery.com 

Know of a food or drink event going on in the Madison area? Send a note to gedquist@madisonmagazine.com.

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