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Ale Asylum

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American, Bar, Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub
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2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704
+1 608-663-3926
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Visit the Tasting Room and enjoy a pint while dining on seasonal menu...
Visit the Tasting Room and enjoy a pint while dining on seasonal menu items such as specialty pizzas, sandwiches and more!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We make a point to visit as many microbreweries while on vacation as we can. This one was huge, beautiful, and new. The place was packed, but the service was great. The beer was average. The food was amazing. Well worth the stop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We make a point to visit as many microbreweries while on vacation as we can. This one was huge, beautiful, and new. The place was packed, but the service was great. The beer was average. The food was amazing. Well worth the stop.

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Plainfield, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My first time visiting during a weekend trip to Madison and was not impressed at all with their beer. The girl bartender was not friendly or informative. We ordered a flight of 6 samples and most of them had a thin mouthfeel. My favorites are belgians and hefeweizens and was excited to try theirs, but they were just mediocre. I... More 

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Hurley, South Dakota
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My wife and I make it a hobby of ours to visit microbrews on vacation and this is one of the FINEST! Arrived on a Wed. P.M. at about 3:30 and were treated like kings by Mary behind the bar and later by Rob. (sorry Rob if I got your name wrong) Anyway, Mary took the time to explain EACH... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

first ate here a few years ago and it was delicious. they type of place where you think "why don't we come here more often". ate there again this week and could not get out of their quick enough. many issues: they've changed their menu and a lot of what I used to order is no longer available, they seem... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you like good craft beer in a funky surroundings this is the place. The beer is great and the staff friendly. One of my favorite breweries to go to.

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Beg Bend, WI
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We sat outside watching traffic and really enjoyed the great beers. Our waitress was pleasant and has been with the restaurant for years and had great insights on beer and the establishment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went on a first date and now this is our go to place...for the beer. The food is good for bar food, but getting better. The staff was awesome and continues to impress with their knowledge and appreciation of great beer. We will continue to visit and enjoy the great company.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I was visiting friends and we decided to try this. We were looking forward to enjoying a beer and meal and chose to sit outside. Service came in a reasonable time. I asked about a sampler of the beer and was told that samplers were only available inside because the sunlight ruined the beer...okay...I've probably been to +80 breweries around... More 

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Portage, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Have stopped many times for a beer, Hopalicious is one of my favorites, but I like to try seasonal beers also which they are making more of. They have a small menu, fish tacos were really good and different. Service was good they were busy but well staffed to handle it. Roof deck is great in the summer. Upstairs has... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Good beer, okay food. It seems that this restaurant was going for chic one coming up with the menu. The menu is very cool, as it was on A metal sheet, however it was a very limited menu. There were a couple appetizers offered, some sandwiches/burgers, and pizza. I was there was some friends after an event we had participated... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-663-3926

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub

Description

Visit the Tasting Room and enjoy a pint while dining on seasonal menu items such as specialty pizzas, sandwiches and more!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?