Mad Anthony Brewing Company

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Mad Anthony Brewing CompanyMad Anthony Brewing Company
BEER AVG
3.65/5
Based on:
35 Beers
271 Reviews
Place Score: 82
Reviews: 18
Visits: 34
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
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Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2002 Broadway
Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46802
United States
phone: (260) 426-2537

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Reviews: 18 | Visits: 34
Reviews by Yetiman420:
Photo of Yetiman420
3.6/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Stop #418 on my world brewery tour.

Sunday night near close. One bartender and a bit slow at first until the small crowd thinned a bit.

I did a flight of all beers which were good to very good. I recall the Mai Bock standing out as being very well done. I had the wings which were good but never spicy enough for my liking.

Would certainly stop back in next time I'm "in the Fort." (387 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of JoshHellcat
3.6/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

One of my favorite local places. The beers are mostly solid, with a standout great beer every once and a while. The 2015 Anniversary Ale blew me away This year, they went from 8 or so taps up to 20, all house brews. The service is hit and miss, but the food is always on point. The beers are a little expensive for what they are, but overall I love this place and will keep coming back. (386 characters)

Photo of mickmanhattan
4.09/5  rDev +21.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.38/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 2.75

On a recent business trip, I thought that I would drop by for dinner. Located near an industrial area, the place has an authenticity and neighborhood feel that is comforting. Part workingmans bar, part college watering hole, and part pizza and sandwich shop, it is notably low key. Worn and comfortable. The food was forgettable...the beer, however, was solid. The IPA and porter were fresh, clean, and tasty. Prices are very reasonable, and the service was average. (470 characters)

Photo of Vinegarroon
3.91/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of redleg411
3.45/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of stamtish
1.94/5  rDev -42.4%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 1.75 | food: 1.5

There are so many craft beers available from nearby breweries that blow theirs away! Not impressed with any of their selections. Always the same selections. Nothing unique. Don't execute a menu that has too many choices. Unimpressed. The place needs a deep cleaning. (268 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of LukeK
3.92/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of indianabeerman
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

good ipa and a great b/a porter. good burgers and wraps (56 characters)

Photo of Lynn
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.48/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of mrjmann
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of burntoutphilosopher
3.74/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

i go here a lot...I have the growler... I go for open mic night... etc.

this place has a great hippy pub feel.

the wait staff is amazing. these people do an incredible job, even when they are slammed

the beers are ... alright. I've had maybe 12 of their styles. none have ever been outstanding

they have 8 or more home made brews on tap. that's REALLY good for this town.

the food is fine. doesn't compare to granite city... not even in the same league as JK Odonells it's better than B'dubs or Applebees. the fried foods are hot and crispy, the burgers have plenty of meat, the pizzas have a nice crust (but take 35 minutes).

i keep coming back ... for the service and the atmosphere. and it's local. the food is always forgettable, but i'm never left hungry. the beers are always good and made on sight... my favorite of their beer is the winter Ale and the stout. (873 characters)

Photo of BrianKeesbury
4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

Photo of todste
4/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of dawardster
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Rudes
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of jlee185
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Amberluvsbeer
3.64/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Mad Anthony was a place I went to growing up when I couldn't drink yet but it had good enough memories for me to want to go back a few times and it's a good experience. The beer is all better than average but not stellar, still pretty good overall. The real fun is the look from the time you come in from the street and see the big barrel over the door until you sit down. It's a pretty cool place overall. The food is pretty expensive but also tasty. The beer prices are good so it evens out. I prefer the pizzas but the sandwiches and everything else are good too. Service has never been bad. It'as not the fastest but it's always good. (638 characters)

Photo of WagonJumper
3.9/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Nice little home town brew pub restaurant. Price was reasonable and food was very good. I would return for the food, but some of the original brews were not too impressive. Service was on par, not outstanding, but good. I felt good about leaving a tip. (252 characters)

Photo of tykees88
3.73/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

I would rate this between the one dollar sign and two. I missed out on octoberfest by one day. But my friend got the raspberry wheat which I tried and thought it was good, i have had the blueberry wheat and they were about the same. I got a cask conditioned ipa and thought it was fantastic. I also got a bourbon barrel aged stout. It was chocolately and was like sippin red stag(aged in red stag bourbon barrells) The beer selection there is ten times better than their bottles, if you visit fort wayne don't but the bottled stuff get a growler or a pint of something that's not bottled because that is the stuff that's good from these guys.

The food was great I had a pizza and it was somewhat expensive 15 bucks which me and the wife split, great pizza though. they have cheap sammies and everything inbetween.

Atmosphere, mad anthony decorates their bars like hippie joints, so if you're into that decor it's your style. the location for this place probably keeps it from being a big time thing in fort wayne. that takes away from the atmosphere for me.

Service was good and i felt i had a quality experience. will go back but it's only a matter of when as it's in a terrible location. (1,193 characters)

Photo of JoeST
3.08/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Stopped in with my wife & a couple friends on a late Saturday evening. First impressions I was honestly a bit caught off guard. I was expecting a cleaner/neater place than what it is. The decorations & overall layout in the place are honestly kinda tacky & looks dingy.
The server was nice but pretty short with everything, just lacking any personalty. She was pretty prompt with our orders & she stayed on top of things at the right time.
I can't recall all the beers we tasted in the sampler we got but all of them had just an odd off flavor to them. One of which, the Scotch ale I believe had a funky burnt taste. Actually had a burnt circuitry taste to it. (If you ever worked with burnt up electronics you'll know the taste you get from the smoke from it) The only beer that I did think was pretty good that I had a couple pints of was their chocolate stout.
The food was good but nothing exceptional. The burgers actually taste a lot like a burger from steak & shake just much thicker.
Over all it was a fun night out & somewhere new to try, but honestly I wouldn't go outta my way for it by any measure. I would possibly stop in again if in the area but would rather seek out other options first. (1,211 characters)

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Mad Anthony Brewing Company in Fort Wayne, IN
82 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.