Cheers to winter

Lakeside Tavern debuted their Polar Fest brew today at their Winter Shandy Beer Tasting, part of the festivities kick-off.

Jason Brands (left), Doug Brands (center), and Travis Vansanten (right) are in town for an ice fishing trip and stumbled out of the cold and into Lakeside for a bite to eat. Lucky for them, they got to enjoy a little free winter shandy as well. Kaysey Price / Tribune

Jason Brands (left), Doug Brands (center), and Travis Vansanten (right) are in town for an ice fishing trip and stumbled out of the cold and into Lakeside for a bite to eat. Lucky for them, they got to enjoy a little free winter shandy as well. Kaysey Price / Tribune

Nick Murray, the brewmaster at Lakeside says this year he chose to make a chocolate cherry stout, a special request from his wife.

"It's a pretty solid winter beer. Darker beers go better in winter, and I'd say we've had a pretty solid winter," he said.

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