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Wisconsin Dells Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Wisconsin Dells Brewing Co.Wisconsin Dells Brewing Co.
Based on:
35 Beers
292 Hads
Place Score: 85
Reviews: 39
Visits: 58
Avg: 3.73
pDev: n/a
Taps: 10
Bottles: 7
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

110 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy S
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, 53965
United States
phone: (608) 254-1122

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @dellsmoosejaw

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Reviews: 39 | Visits: 58
Reviews by rhoadsrage:
Photo of rhoadsrage
3.55/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

This is the Dell's after all and this place does market to that audience but it wasn't bad. I was suspecting pint glasses with moose antlers or something but the cherry beer actually had its own glassware, a stemmed flute.

The beer was served a bit too cold so a lot of the flavor was hidden unless you let it warm up a bit. One a Thursday night in Feb. this place was pretty full. With about 1/3 of the people drinking BMC from the bottle, 1/3 drinking Moosejaw beers, and the other 1/3 drinking random neon colored cocktails. They had a decent selection of styles and some home made sodas aswell.

The food was a bit dull and underwhelming pub fare. Mozzarella sticks were rolled in tortillas and fried served with cold marinara sauce. Elk burger was from a frozen patty and fish sandwich was not bad.

When in the dells this is the place to go for craft beer. I guess.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Loudog1411
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of tapperm
4.03/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Food was amazing. The beer was eh. Liked the Amber the best. The rest was drinkable, but nothing special.

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Photo of ALC82
3.99/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of italianstallion
3.48/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
4.13/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Service was excellent. Good selection of beer. Food (pizza) was very tasty.

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Photo of TooGood
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Florida9
3.28/5  rDev -12.1%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

There probably isn't too much to say about Moosejaw that hasn't already benn said before. This is a pizza place. Midwestern style pizza to be exact, but thankfully they don't party cut it. And, since this is the Dells it's packed full of tourists and kids and everyone's eating pizza.
That said, the pizza isn't all that bad. It's not all that good either, but the sauce is sweet and they load it with cheese. I've had worse.
The beer is about the same as the pizza. Fairly generic and brewed for the masses. It's unexciting enough that I didn't even bother filling my growler even though fills only cost $11 and I had brought my growler with me.
I will say my server was a really good guy. I might not have liked Moosejaw much, but my sever was attentive and was willing to get me a sample of whatever I wanted.
In the end Moosejaw is what it is: a pizza pub in a tourist town. I didn't expect much and I didn't get much in return.

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Photo of WoodBrew
4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

When one is in the Dell's...one must visit the Moosejaw on principle. The brewery is located on one of the main strips in a big log cabin type building. The atmosphere is hit a little...not because of the decor...is that it is more for family night out after a long day in the Dells. The quality of the food and beer was both very good. The service was quite attentive and happy to help. The selection for both food and beer was decent....although it is a pizza place. So I had the pizza, pan style and it was very good. I had a 10 pc sampler, one pint, two adult entres, three kid meals & drinks, and two appetizers....total was $100....seemed a bit much for mid-Wisconsin.

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Photo of MFauver35
3.2/5  rDev -14.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Visited this past Tuesday with my wife and kids. Good family atmosphere including moose hats for everyone. Large menu. Pizza was decent and beer bread with honey butter was pretty good. Of course, I made the family go so I could try the beers. I wasn't a big fan of the honey ale but found the rest of my flight to be quite drinkable. If you are looking for an intimate craft beer taproom, this is NOT your place. But for a large family friendly vacation spot that also makes their own beer, I was overall pleased.

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Photo of emerge077
2.35/5  rDev -37%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 3

2011: In other Moosejaw related news, Moosejaw brewmaster Jamie Martin (Baertsch) blows whistle on a homebrewing charity event in Baraboo: http://www.wiscnews.com/baraboonewsrepublic/news/local/article_7f16d998-8d88-11e0-8384-001cc4c03286.html

"Brew at the Barn returns June 5 to the The Barn Restaurant and Bar in Baraboo; and event organizer Christin Harding had planned to offer home brews for the public to sample while raising money for the Wisconsin Multiple Sclerosis Society. The event also was slated to serve as a home brew competition...

Harding's plans changed after a concerned citizen, Jamie Martin, contacted various law enforcement agencies regarding the legality of the event. In an email Martin sent to the News Republic, Martin stated Harding was avoiding taxes, violating health codes and endangering The Barn Restaurant and Bar's liquor license."


Very uncool, Jaime Martin. Not planning to patronize Moosejaw anymore, based on the actions of their brewmaster. I'd encourage others to do the same, if you care about homebrewers' rights in Wisconsin.

2007: 3.75 B
Airy hunting lodge meets taxidermist's wet dream...the beer played second fiddle to the wholesome family dining element. Arrived for lunch, plenty of seating midday. We were seated under a collosal moose head and the 3-tier antler chandeliers. Everything was fashioned from wood, even the tap handles in the bar were stubby tree branch segments.

First thing to arrive was the 6 point beer sampler, it was served on a log slice carved with inset circles and numbers for the various beers. The beers were also ordered by number on the menu (12 total). Out of the 6, only the Dunkel was pleasing enough to order a pint of. The Weisse was soapy, Amber: funky, Kilbourn Hop Ale: syrupy, and the Pilsner was average. The Stout was ok, with a good roast coffee character, but not especially memorable.

The table ordered personal size pizzas, which all got the thumbs up. Bruschetta appetizer was a little oily with more garlic than tomato.

None of the beers were exciting enough to take a growler of, but i'd return again to try more options with a pizza. On a side note, the delivery cars are eye-catching, but travelling behind one staring at a moose's hindquarters isn't the best way to advertise a restaurant.

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Photo of zimm421
3.73/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Stopped in here while on vacation with my girlfriends family. I knew we'd be stopping in the Dells for the weekend and decided to look up good places to eat and grab a beer.

The decor is definitely unique and inviting. Everything fits together very well and looks pretty good. The service was good, we got everything we ordered very quickly, and it was all as ordered. We must have walked in at just the right time, because they sat us down immediately, but when driving by later, the line was way out the door.

The beer is decent, nothing to drool over, but still nice to get a locally brewed beer when on vacation. They had a decent selection to choose from, but besides their beers all I saw was Miller Lite. We all ordered pizza and enjoyed it all, but the personal pizzas were smaller than expected.

Overall, definitely a good place to stop if you're looking for a local brew and some decent pizza.

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Wisconsin Dells Brewing Co. in Wisconsin Dells, WI
85 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.