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The Malt House

Not Rated.
The Malt HouseThe Malt House
BA SCORE
97
world-class

28 Reviews
Reviews: 28
Visits: 61
Avg: 4.48
pDev: n/a
Taps: 18
Bottles: 150
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2609 E Washington Ave
Madison, Wisconsin, 53704-5025
United States
phone: (608) 204-6258 | map
malthousetavern.com

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Place added by: DaPeculierDane on 06-29-2008

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Reviews: 28 | Visits: 61
Reviews by jegross2:
Photo of jegross2
5/5  rDev +11.6%
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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More User Reviews:
Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of tourdot
3.88/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of barleywin
4.8/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of DaddyPorter
4.83/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.28/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Duff27
4.02/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Sixpoint
4.7/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

a true midwestern vibe...right on East Wash, and totally unexpected...but inside, it is a glorious watering hole

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Photo of djhowell
4.3/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of atone315
4.38/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Stopped here on Friday with a group of 7, sat at some tables in a chill corner. For a place that was as packed as it was, it was pretty damn relaxing. Craft beers and craft cocktails, there was something for everyone in our group. No food served here but I did see a few people bring food in and even saw a pizza delivered to a group sitting at the bar. Will definitely stop here every time we are in Madison.

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Photo of redleg411
5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Diaper-Daniels
4.56/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Unphased
4.29/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Soneast
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of twb0392
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Todd
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of OBD
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of rjmclaw
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of 5redbaron
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of jwenzel019
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of dunix
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of BeerDazed
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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The Malt House in Madison, WI
97 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.