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Potosi Brewing Company

YOUR RATING = None |
BEER AVG
3.7/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

209 S Main St
Potosi, Wisconsin, 53820
United States

(608) 763-4002 | map
www.potosibrewery.com

Notes:
Site of the National Brewery Museum.

Added by SurgeonGeneral on 06-01-2008

BEER STATS
Beers:
22
Reviews:
224
Ratings:
818
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
92
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
35
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
7.23%
 
 
Taps:
8
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews by Josievan:
Photo of Josievan
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Brewery, museum, and brewpub all under one roof! The museum contains interesting brewing memorabilia from all around the country. $5 gets you a self-guided tour and a complimentary beer. The service at the bar and gift shop were both excellent. The atmosphere was family-friendly, although my group of several single guys also felt very welcome. The brewpub has a wide variety of Potosi beers on tap, many of which have not been bottled. There was also one Capital beer on tap. A pleasant beer garden adjoins the brewpub. No one in my group ordered food. Definitely worth a stop if you're in southwestern Wisconsin!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Wolffy
4.9/5  rDev +18.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

What a find in the southern edge of Wisconsin a town of 685 people the beer museum is awesome the new 150 Barrel brewery is more awesome take the beer tour $11 you get a free pint glass full of beer and a one year admission to the museum and the day I was there they were more than generous with the beer on the tour very nice people that work there

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Photo of COR8RFAN
4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Awesome atmosphere with their museum on site.

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Photo of MilwaukeeBeerMaker
4.51/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

A hidden gem of SW Wisconsin. Visited a couple times and always enjoyed the stay. The brewery and history museum are nice to visit. The food has always been well made, along with the beer and the staff has always been super friendly. Their bar is a visual marvel; extremely well made and just beautiful to look at. Definitely worth a visit if you find yourself near there.

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Photo of Ryannel24
3.41/5  rDev -17.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Photo of Sprague67
4.86/5  rDev +17.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of 03fatboy
3.71/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Was there in 2014 summer great beer's lov them all !!

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Photo of BarrytheBear
4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of italianstallion
3.43/5  rDev -17.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.25

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of invalid665
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of FelkertheBelcher
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of equinox1
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of mhsmall84
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of hoosier222002
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of jwenzel019
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Asrugan
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of cervezango
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of LukeK
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Tconder
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of bismarksays
3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

The best reason to go here is the museum. It is full history, both in terms of beer and advertising.
The food here is very good. Sweet potato fries with any of their burgers and you can't go wrong.
Selection can really vary day to day, both in number of different beers and in different styles. The website always seems behind, so either call or just show up and hope for the best. There is normally something for everyone though.
If you have kids, their root beer is top notch too.
Visit if you can.

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Photo of aubzachsyd
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jjohns23
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of egrace84
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of dethomp
4.04/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Loved it.

Pretty hard to to get there from here, but well worth it. My brief recommendation is: go there if you're within 50 miles and have some time to explore.

The population called Potosi is probably large enough to be considered a village. On my drive into the place (from the SW, I think) I quickly saw the legless water tower in the shape of a humungous Potosi Beer can. Too bad there was not a motel or campground or other way to stay overnight.

On entering the restaurant you'll first see the Beer Museum. At the first opportunity I went through the museum (free!). It's actually in a cave with a flat concrete floor. For some purpose there's a one half old classic car positioned like it's coming out of the cave wall. A bit later you'll go through a glass door into the humid part of the cave in which brewing was actually done, way back when.

Aren't many actually old breweries to visit.

Sorry, but the atmosphere and food were so great I've probably given beer rating a bit too high.

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Potosi Brewing Company in Potosi, WI
92 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.
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