Capital Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.66/5
Capital BreweryCapital Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

7734 Terrace Avenue/ PO Box 620185
Middleton, Wisconsin, 53562
United States

(608) 836-7100 | map
www.capitalbrewery.com

Notes:
Capital Brewery brewed the first batch of beer, a pilsner, in the spring of 1986 and was founded to brew traditional German style lager beer in America. It has branched out to include American style ales, barrel aged beers, and now brews four distinct IPA’s.
Capital is committed to sustainability and installed solar electric panels in April of 2014. Spent grain is provided to feed cattle raised by an area farmer. The Capital Brewery Bike Club was formed in 2009 and now over 100 riders meet regularly at the Brewery every Tuesday and Thursday when the weather is pleasant.

The Capital Beer Garden is open April through October and often hosts live music as well as numerous public and private events. It is known as ‘Middleton’s Backyard’ and typically attracts over 1500 patrons on Fridays, May through September.

The indoor Bier Stube is open during the winter months (approximately Nov- April) and is also available for private events. Tours of the facility may be scheduled on its website.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
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Reviews:
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Ratings:
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PLACE STATS
Score:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
57
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
4.07%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
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Reviews by Ek0nomik:
Photo of Ek0nomik
3.73/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

I stopped by the bier garten a few times over the Summer to grab a drink with my sister and some of her friends. The bier garten is a nice place to visit on nice Summer day. There are probably two dozen picnic benches for people to sit in. The benches are surrounded by bushes and trees that cover up the surrounding buildings around the brewery.

I'm honestly not a huge Capital Brewery fan as far as beer goes. I picked up the U.S. Pale Ale and the Island Wheat. Both were good, but nothing spectacular. Both sessionable beers, but lacking in flavor in my opinion. At least they have a decent selection of beer for people to chose from.

The service was average, just employees standing behind the counter to serve you your beer. Since there is no food offering it's a bit tough to rate the service beyond average.

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vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
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Note on the vibe - I was only inside due to the 15 degree weather outside. I see very clearly that they have a really nice looking beer garden. I just think the over all atmosphere is lacking on the inside. The hallway to the tap room however is pretty neat because it shows the massive amount of awards they've acquired through the years.

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Capital Brewery in Middleton, WI
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