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Karben4 Brewing

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Karben4 BrewingKarben4 Brewing

56 Ratings
Ratings: 56
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 7.57%
Active Beers: 22
Beer Ratings: 555
Beer Avg: 3.88
Taps: 6
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

3698 Kinsman Blvd
Madison, Wisconsin, 53704-2509
United States
phone: (608) 241-4812

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(Place added by: pschul4 on 01-08-2013)
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Witwerw, Wednesday at 10:28 PM
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Read a lot about Karbern4 lately. Bought a sixer of the Fantasy Factory @ Woodman’s. It was awesome! So decided to make the trip to Madtown. Approximately one hour drive. Well worth it. The bartender(s) were very friendly and knowledgeable about the beer (encouraged me to try samples). Spoke with the wife of one of the brewers (owners). She gave me a little history on the evolution of Karben4. The atmosphere of this place makes you feel at home! Had some appetizers – just right! Sampled all the beers – All very good (would rate all of them in the upper 4 to 5 range)! If you plan on going there, bring along a cooler as you’ll need it to take a growler or two back home. Have been to all the breweries, brew pubs in Madison and would recommend this as a mandatory place to stop! THEIR BEER IS GOOD!

Hoolie5, Monday at 05:29 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

duobob, Monday at 03:48 AM
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

twb0392, Sunday at 03:01 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Todd, Nov 21, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -5.5%

Jason, Nov 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

OBD, Nov 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Westuh, Nov 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

77apm, Oct 27, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +0.9%

Leag0002, Oct 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

s_wit, Oct 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

A great new spot with lots of potential.

We stopped in Karben4 on the way back from a hike at Devil's Lake. Very easy to find, near the Madison airport in a business park. Walking in, my immediate impression was "this place has to be well established" But it is a newer (1 year open?) brewery. The decor was modern with the gray and green color scheme, large canvas artwork on the walls. large polished wood bar - everything very clean.

Finding a spot at the bar was no problem, it was a Sunday evening so it wasn't extremely busy. From the bar we had a view of a couple of windows to see the brewing system and a bottling line that, the bartender later explained, would be used in the near future. The list of beers was 8 long with Fantasy Factory, Oaktoberfest, a Smoked Porter and a good mix of other beers to please most pallets.

I went with a flight of 4 varieties - Fantasy Factory was my favorite with its juicy mango flavor and aroma jumping out of the glass.. The Oaktoberfest (an white oak aged oktoberfest) was a perfect fall beer and was right behind FF. The food menu was top notch also. Homemade pretzel buns, curry soup and a very good vinaigrette dressing on a salad I normally would pass over.

The service was excellent and the bartender ended up being one of the four owners. He humored some of my questions on the name and the beers before we headed out. I would have liked to see more experimentation on there beers, but being so new I cant knock them for it. They need to dial in some main stays - And so far those are tasting mighty good.

Keep up the good work and I'll be looking forward to the future of Karben4

guityler83, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

22Blue, Oct 10, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +10.1%

lebriarjr, Sep 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Best brewery in Wisconsin

marquette3693, Sep 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Danni, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

cervezango, Aug 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

assman79, Aug 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

superfriend, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

jwenzel019, Aug 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14%

aubzachsyd, Aug 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

blairb366, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

kidzord, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

BeerDazed, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

tyleeis, Jul 14, 2014
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Karben4 Brewing in Madison, WI
96 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.