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Karben4 Brewing

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Karben4 BrewingKarben4 Brewing
BA SCORE
95
world-class

45 Ratings
Ratings: 45
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.16%
Active Beers: 22
Beer Ratings: 451
Beer Avg: 3.84
Taps: 6
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

3698 Kinsman Blvd
Madison, Wisconsin, 53704-2509
United States
phone: (608) 241-4811

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(Place added by: pschul4 on 01-08-2013)
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Photo of guityler83
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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 -7.6%

22Blue, Oct 10, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +10.9%

lebriarjr, Sep 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Danni, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

cervezango, Aug 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

assman79, Aug 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

superfriend, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

jwenzel019, Aug 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

aubzachsyd, Aug 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

blairb366, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

kidzord, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

BeerDazed, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

tyleeis, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

hoosier222002, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Vinithing, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

OnWisconsin, Jun 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

bpfrush, Jun 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

teamwiggum, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

jera1350, Jun 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Gotti311, Jun 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

deuceduce, Jun 16, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev -7.4%

an improvement to the ale aslyum set-up. indoor space is similiar, follows basic floorplan, but more open, lit. sat outside and enjoyed a full flight, plus a couple pints & meat & cheese plate. small patio, needs table umbrellas or some sort of shade from the full sun, as the building only offers shade to a handful of tables.

beers were good to great. really impressed w. the quality, craftsmanship. really, there wasnt a throw away beer in the bunch. service was pretty standard.

craft_shannie, Jun 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Ri0, Jun 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

kkleu357, Apr 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

SkinniePost, Apr 27, 2014
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Karben4 Brewing in Madison, WI
95 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.