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Tyranena Brewing Company

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Tyranena Brewing CompanyTyranena Brewing Company
BA SCORE
95
world-class

63 Ratings
Ratings: 63
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.64%
Active Beers: 30
Beer Ratings: 6,470
Beer Avg: 3.93
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1025 Owen Street
Lake Mills, Wisconsin, 53551
United States
phone: (920) 648-8699

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Hendrick24, May 22, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev -9.8%

After a hike in the Aztalan State Park just down the road I stopped in to Tyranena Brewing Company for a pint. The Brewery was easy to find off of 94, and the beer garden featuring a cool hop trelace told me I was at the right spot.

The tasting room only had a few people on a Sunday afternoon, one of which worked as a brewer, so of course I picked his brain for abit. The bartender was quick to ask what I'd have. Devil Over a Barrel was my goal and it was achieved this fine day. Very well made and tasty. Perfect balance of coffee, roast, chocolate and barrel character with a full body. The second was a session IPA made w/ Citra. Okay but not mind blowing.

A pretty standard tasting room atmosphere, signage and pictures on the wall reinforcing the native american and historical vibe to the brand. Wood bar with a variety of glasses for the styles of beer available.

The selection was moderate, with 10 or so beers on tap ranging from a blond ale to double IPA to the barrel aged stout. They also had a couple of guest taps available (Lakefront Johnson and Pearl Street Dopplebock). No food available in house, however they were very accommodating on letting people bringing food in or having it delivered.

Overall, a nice spot in between Milwaukee and Madison that is often overlooked (imo) I'll definitely make a return trip to have a couple in the beer garden.

guityler83, May 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

dmorgan310, May 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Fargrow, Apr 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

muddyh2oblues, Apr 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

mattmarka1, Jan 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

qcbrewer, Nov 28, 2013
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briiguy, Nov 20, 2013
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TheRealPour, Oct 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

DantheMan75, Oct 29, 2013
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3.84/5  rDev -10.3%

Met up for a bottle swap with a cool Madison BA, Ri0. Small place in a small town, but they make some good beer. You walk in to a typical bar. Tables line the wall and behind the bar they have about 15 taps. The place was clean and inviting. The bartender was pretty cool. It seamed as if she also helped brew. She knew about beer and took the time to chat us up. The one thing that I was disappointed with was the fact that they didn't have any of their brewers gone wild beers on tap. I think this series is the best beer they brew. But, I ordered a flight of mostly the regulars with a couple seasonals mixed in. The beer was good, nothing mind blowing, but solid. All in all a pretty cool place and one I would visit often if I was a local. I left with a growler of their house root beer, which was just as good if not better than the beer. Cheers.

Gtreid, Jul 06, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev -17.5%

A great brewery in a state with very good breweries. A drive from Madison, and a bit of a day trip from Milwaukee. Check the hours before you go. I had no indication it was open only at 430 pm and doors locked to the very minute. A decent sized room with a bar and tables, and lots of great glasses to try or buy. Not that much of a selection but of course all very good beers. Bartenders were competent, and i was nit getting answers by these ladies to basic technical questions. Most staff concerned with the big orders, and the multi growler fills. Being allergic to dogs, the constant presence of one by staff was not helpful.

Sammy, Sep 05, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Stop #224 on my brewery tour of the world.

25 minutes or so from Madison. Visited on a Thursday evening in early August - wonderful Wisconsin summer weather.

I was on my phone headset dealing with business pretty much the entire time so I lost a bit of focus (spoke low and sat outside away from others).

Pole barn facility with medium size tasking room and nice outdoor patio with lots of grassy area for youngsters to run around. Plenty of hops growing on their hop vines out back.

The bartender set me up with the full sampler, brought it out to me, and even came back to pick up the empties.

All beers were solid but the bourbon brown stood out. Just enough bourbon flavor to balance with the lighter brown style (as opposed to the usual imperial stout). Also served a sample of root beer which was a nice finish at the end.

A definite stop if you ever find yourself traveling from Milwaukee to Madison.

Yetiman420, Aug 09, 2011
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4.7/5  rDev +9.8%

The Tyranena Brewery is extremely convenient for me being right across the street from my office. I stop there about once a week after work to have a couple beers and maybe pick up a case or growler.

A - The tasting room itself is very nice and laid back. Nice bar with about 15 stools or so and they also have a half dozen pub tables.

Q - All the beers from Tyranena have been very good. I think that I have tried pretty much all of them at this point. I really like their IPAs and pale ale. The Brewers Gone Wild series is very popular. Their summer beers are very good as well.

S - Tyranena has quite a few bartenders that work the various shifts. They have all been very friendly and are knowledgable about the beers.

S - They have about 10 taps or so which a lot of different styles covered - IPA, brown, pale ale, porter, amber, stout, blonde, hefe.

F - They don't serve food their, but are very open to people bringing in their own food or ordering delivery from one of the places in town. Oftentimes, they have snack mix or something on the bar.

I'm really a big fan of this brewery and will continue to stop in there regularly.

richkrull, Jun 02, 2011
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4.16/5  rDev -2.8%

Stopped by on the way back to MN after a long Dark Lord Day. I was very impressed that such a small brewery produced as much beer as they do. Became more impressed after I found out the minimal amount of staff that they use to produce said beer. Now the review:
A = very lazy sunday afternoon, there was not that many people there, so the atmosphere was very warm and inviting. Seemed like good people having a good time.
Q = great products, great schwag, even bought a shirt when I was there (which is saying something being that I wear a XXXL, they even had a 4X)
S = one person behind the bar, very nice, service was very good. She spent more time than most people would chatting up the brewery
S = the selection was somewhat limited at the bar, 4 or 5 taps. The selections that were present were very good, just would like to of seen more.
F = no food
V = I buy their products often (3 Beaches Blonde is my wife's favorite) and will continue buying them due to the wonderful experience while visiting the brewery

biglobo8971, May 04, 2011
Tyranena Brewing Company in Lake Mills, WI
95 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.