A taste of Ukraine

Local effort raises $30,000 for war relief

A crowd of more than 1,000 showed up at Wisconsin Brewing Company in Verona on Sunday to drink Ukrainian beer in a fundraiser for the war-torn country.

More than 1,000 craft beer enthusiasts filled Wisconsin Brewing Company’s beer garden on April 24 to support Ukraine in the war with Russia. The beer festival raised $30,000 in relief funds for Ukraine, with more donations expected. The fest featured five beers based on Ukrainian recipes made by Madison breweries with recipes from the Pravda brewery in Lviv, Ukraine, in a worldwide project called “Brew for Ukraine.”

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Ken Notes: Some of the mega brewers are jumping on this as a marketing ploy. Thumbs up to Wisconsin Brewing and Madison area brewers for actually doing this for the right reasons...



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