Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)

Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)
BA SCORE
59.9%
Liked Their Beers
3.68 w/ 939 ratings
Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

123 E. Doty St.
Madison, Wisconsin, 53703
United States

(608) 284-0000 | map
greatdanepub.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
69
Reviews:
350
Ratings:
939
Liked:
562
Average:
3.68/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
92.8%
Reviews:
112
Ratings:
180
Liked:
167
Avg:
4.17/5
pDev:
9.35%
 
 
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Ratings: 180 |  Reviews: 112
Photo of twb0392
3.54/5  rDev -15.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Outdoor beer garden is really nice; beer is hit and miss.

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Photo of italianstallion
4.09/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Soneast
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of TheBungyo
3/5  rDev -28.1%

Great food, decent service, atrocious beer! I absolutely adored the burger I had. It was perfectly cooked and certainly tasted as if it were cooked over an open flame. Just thinking about it makes me hungry!

But the beer, oh man, Freddy Kruger couldn't inspire worse nightmares. I ordered the bitter on cask and while it was served at the proper cask temp and all ... it was obviously infected. Next up was the mild ale and boom full of diacetyl. A little butter is OK in some English styles, but this was swimming in movie theater sludge. At that point, I decided to quit while I was only slightly behind.

I've been waiting about ten years to get back to Madison so I could try the offerings at The Great Dane and this was a massive let down.

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Photo of Jason
2/5  rDev -52%

Photo of OBD
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of NJB145
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Photo of yemenmocha
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of jsash10
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Fargrow
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Rilesmiles
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of stouts4me
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Knoxrb12
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of jwenzel019
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Faunland
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Alpar
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of blairb366
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of BeerDazed
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of cervezango
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown) in Madison, WI
Brewery rating: 59.9% out of 100 with 939 ratings
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