Vintage Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.8/5
Vintage Brewing CompanyVintage Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

674 S Whitney Way
Madison, Wisconsin, 53575
United States

(608) 204-2739 | map
www.vintagebrewingco.com

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Added by uwmgdman on 03-01-2010

BEER STATS
Beers:
60
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
509
PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
68
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
4.09%
 
 
Taps:
22
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 68
Reviews by cptnspeed1:
Photo of cptnspeed1
3.95/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I like what they have done with the old JT Whitney's. The beer is better. They have started to get experimental in aging and blending beers (although they have a ways to go to make an elite beer in this category). The dark beers (especially the coffee porter and the imperial stout( are good, the hoppy beers are ok, and some of the seasonals (the Wit comes to mind) are worth checking out.

The food is pretty good. Not too many places will serve you a 1/2 lb burger between two grilled cheeses and leave you happy with your decision (health concerns aside).

The building is nice and has an inviting exterior, but the layout leads to some bottlenecking when it is busy in the bar area. The waitstaff seems to be fairly knowledgeable about their product, but the overall beer knowledge is so so.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BigRizz62
4/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of qcbrewer
3.88/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.9/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

A rehabbed mall chain restaurant with a pretty diverse clientele because of locale. The quality of the beer is surprising as is the diversity of the selection - from cream ales to kolsch to DIPA to Port Barrel Aged Stouts. I sampled 5 or 6 beers and each was well above average for style; the brewer knows what s/he is doing. Service is a bit haphazard and they're spending as much time mixing rum and cokes as pouring beers. Food is solid, a notch above chain restaurant for sure.

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Photo of Hrodebert
4.71/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Last stop of a week long trip throughout Wisconsin.
Arrived as the lunch crowd was winding down.
Really nice place, could be in a better location.
Service was awesome, appetizer and one of our entree's was awesome, the other entree was pretty good.
Beer was very good with some unique offerings.
Very nice stop for a great end to a very enjoyable trip.

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Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.16/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of superfriend
4/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jonesjere
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of aubzachsyd
3.76/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Duff27
4/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Hoppity1
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

I went there for the beer but really enjoyed the food. Beer was great too.

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Photo of atone315
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of hoosier222002
3.99/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of redleg411
3.98/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of italianstallion
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of twb0392
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Soneast
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of Todd
4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Canada_Dan
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Smitch
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Tuckersmth
4.71/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of JeffSK
4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of justinrphillips
4.8/5  rDev +15.4%

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Vintage Brewing Company in Madison, WI
92 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.
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