Beer Pricing Mania and Morning Roundup

The brewmaster at Schell’s “go[es] wild” in defense of Surdyk’s pricing of Surly Darkness, food writer Mecca Bos will be helping to open the new deli Rye, a taste of peach-wood aged saison from Dave’s BrewFarm (also see our Dave’s BrewFarm profile), the verdict is out as to whether this new “Minnesota Burrito” hotdish T-shirt makes sense, there’s a sheep shearing contest this Saturday at The Lamb Shoppe, how to cook Star Prairie rainbow trout, the paradox of the starving line cook, some lovely photos of Bull Run Coffee, this weekend’s Wisconsin Cheese Originals Annual Festival has sold out (I’ll be there with Becca, talking about The Master Cheesemakers of Wisconsin), and the Wisconsin DNR is trying to figure out why locals are giving up on trout fishing.