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The Old Fashioned

Not Rated.
The Old FashionedThe Old Fashioned
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

42 Ratings
Ratings: 42
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.14%
Taps: 52
Bottles: 105
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

23 N Pinckney St
Ste 1
Madison, Wisconsin, 53703-4207
United States
phone: (608) 310-4545

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(Place added by: DaPeculierDane on 01-17-2006)
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Reviews by jegross2:
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2.85/5  rDev -31.2%

I am not a fan of this place for two reasons:

1) Incredibly rude service. They have a book full of beers and a lot of taps, and both times that I have been here, the bar tender treated me condescendingly for not instantly knowing what beer I wanted to try. Also gave me the stink eye for asking for a taste of a specific beer and not liking it (and thus not ordering that one). The bar tender treated me like he was doing me a favor letting me drink at his joint, which was definitely not appreciated.

2) Poor quality for such a large selection. Almost all of the old fashion's beers are Wisconsin beers. There's some hidden gems like Titletown in the mix, but a lot of stuff like Point beers that have no place on a beer menu that boasts it selection of quality. Also, many of the IPA I have had there have been stale.

For what it's worth, however, the food is quite tasty, and they make a mean bloody mary. Ask for the beef-marinated pickled mushrooms!

jegross2, Nov 12, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

One of my favorite places in Madison. A solid selection of WI beer on tap (usually about 30-40 available), complemented by an array of bottled craft beer. The food is also excellent - can't pass on the cheese curds and Old Fashioned burger!

jwenzel019, Aug 16, 2014
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The Old Fashioned in Madison, WI
92 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.