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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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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

egrace84, Jun 16, 2014
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Giesch, Jun 07, 2014
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vande, May 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

thewimperoo, Apr 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

dmarley, Jan 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

BarrytheBear, Jan 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Paxman1965, Dec 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Stevedore, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of leedorham
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%

I've been here a couple times now while visiting Madison and it is one of a few places I'd suggest if you only have time for 1 or 2 stops. There is definitely a very wide selection of beers. Has to be at least 50 different taps. They've expanded recently to increase that number. They do have some lame Hipster bait on tap but the abundant quality local craft on tap makes up for it.

This is also a good place to eat with more than your typical pub fried food fare. Service was a little slow and expect a crowd even on a week night.

leedorham, May 10, 2013
Photo of Natural1
4.59/5  rDev +10.9%

The Old Fashioned is a great bar with great Wisconsin beer on tap or in bottles. I have been there to eat and drink about 5 times and have had an enjoyable experience every time.

I drink Ale Asylum Madtown Brown and Grays Oatmeal Stout when there and both are served properly. They have clean tap lines which helps out the whole beer drinking experience immensely. They also have Wisconsin made Baumeister Rootbeer on tap as well to drink with your food.

The food is off the chart. Cheese curds and their monster burgers are a must have. They seem to source their food locally and that is always a good thing. I have only gotten burgers, but the menu is extensive and should be explored more.

The staff is friendly, but not the quickest with their service. Waited a bit a few ti,mes for my beer, but this happens.

Natural1, Jan 21, 2013
The Old Fashioned in Madison, WI
92 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.