The history of Wisconsin's love affair with beer

'The Drink That Made Wisconsin Famous'
'The Drink That Made Wisconsin Famous' by Doug Hoverson
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Every week, The Thread checks in with booksellers around the country about their favorite books of the moment. This week, we spoke to Brian Roegge from Chapter 2 Books in Hudson, Wis.

What drink made Wisconsin famous? — Think less dairy, and more beer.

Bookseller Brian Roegge recommends a deeply researched nonfiction dive into the history of Wisconsin and beer. The book goes all the way from the big names in brewery history to the modern micro-brewery.

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