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The Malt House

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

28 Reviews
The Malt HouseThe Malt House
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

2609 E Washington Ave
Madison, Wisconsin, 53704-5025
United States

(608) 204-6258 | map
malthousetavern.com

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Added by DaPeculierDane on 06-29-2008

PLACE STATS
Score:
97
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
62
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
3.35%
 
 
Taps:
18
Bottles/Cans:
150
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 28 | Ratings: 62
Reviews by slyke:
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4.74/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Hard to find a fault with this place. You walk in and find a old tavern/dive bar look, but I'm from this part of the country so that doesn't bother me. There are no TVs or games that make noise to distract you from the main attraction - a great beer and whiskey selection.

18 taps evenly split between Belgian and local beers. Service was friendly and efficient, not much more to ask for. All the beers were served in either logo glassware that matched your beer or the proper shape of glass for the style and the lone employee was serious about that telling one customer they'd have to wait for a certain beer because all of the proper glasses were being used.

There is no kitchen, but this place was awesome enough that when my wife asked about dinner, I thought about suggesting the bags of Doritos and Funions at the end of the bar. The bartender suggested a good Thai place nearby. This place is must-stop when visiting Madison.

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More User Reviews:
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4.3/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 1

Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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

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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

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

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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The Malt House in Madison, WI
4.48 out of 5 based on 62 ratings.
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