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The Malt House

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The Malt HouseThe Malt House
BA SCORE
98
world-class

49 Ratings
Ratings: 49
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 5.15%
Taps: 18
Bottles: 150
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2609 E Washington Ave
Madison, Wisconsin, 53704-5025
United States
phone: (608) 204-6258

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @malthousetavern

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: DaPeculierDane on 06-29-2008)
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Reviews by jegross2:
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5/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The Malt House is Madison's best bar, and the best in the Midwest from the many I have ventured to so far. The bar is nothing but alcohol and good company, with no TV's, no food, and no music playing in the background (unless there's a live low-key band playing in the corner on the odd weekend night).

The bar has FIVE fridges full of multiple beers of any style you could crave. The bar also has a respectable number of rotating taps that range between microbrew domestics (e.g., Satisfaction Jackson), regional delights (e.g., Bells Two Hearted) and tasty foreign beers (e.g., St. Abt 12).

They also have a full whiskey bar.

If you want to go to a classy bar with great selection, Malt House is your place.

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of tyleeis
4.31/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75

They have one of the largest/best varieties of beer in town. They always keep a rare selection you wouldn't normally see. It can be a little crowded inside but they have a nice patio to use if the weathers nice. Some of the beer I a bit pricey but you get what you pay for.

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

This is a sweet little beer bar on east Wash in Madison. They have a long wood bar w backless stools, and some tables and a bench. Tap beer was balanced between Belgians and Midwest beers. They were playing music when we were there, but it was low and not intrusive on conversation. They have an impressive collection of barware, and were able to put my Chimay in a Chimay glass. I really appreciate proper barware. Bartender did not seem particularly chatty, but that was not a problem. 18 taps, lots of bottled beers, and a great selection of scotch, whiskey, and some bourbon. Website is weak, check them on Facebook & Twitter.

The pizza delivery guy dropped off three pizzas for patrons while we were there, and I believe the bartender had some carryout food delivered also. Not sure if they had menus there, but prob so. Crowd was mixed w a few younger hipsters, and a lot of middle aged beer lovers.

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The Malt House in Madison, WI
98 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.