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Capital Brewery

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7734 Terrace Ave, Middleton, WI 53562-3163
+1 608-836-7100
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Middleton, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a brewery and that is it but it has great beer and atmosphere. In the summer the beer garden is great to attend and in the winter the indoor version shines. Staff are considerate and will help you choose a beer that you would like. No food so do not come expecting to eat.

Thank 195normana
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

German style outdoor bier garten that's located in downtown Middleton. They only serve beer that's brewed onsite but always have a wide selection. During the summer they often have live bands with a nominal, if any, cover charge. This is a dog and family friendly establishment. Do note, they do not serve food. However, food trucks have been known to... More 

Thank Jess J
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

There was ample outdoor seating to enjoy the fall weather and a tasting. Decided to do the guided tour, led by Adam. The tour was small, they do not do their own bottling on site, only kegs. However, the tour was very informative. Adam knew his stuff and did an excellent job answering questions. We were happy we decided to... More 

Thank abcboys
Coal Valley, Illinois
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92 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

A must do on a weekend in the Madison area. Great beer garden complete with entertainment and Capital beer (some of the best in the Midwest).

Thank brettnkath2016
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

We made it for the tour only. Went on Sunday last tour of the day so not much production wise was going on. Tour was $7 and we received a nice pint glass and 4 -5 samples. Beir garden was very nice.

Thank kpelicaric
Duluth, Minnesota
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330 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

I've always enjoyed Capital beers. On Friday evenings during summer, they open their outdoor beer garden and have live music. It's a great time when the weather is right. They pour a number of their beers outside. The only issue was when we were there some of their more summery beers were not pouring well (read: lots of foam). You'd... More 

Thank JWK1969
Bloomington, Minnesota
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174 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

We dropped into this place during a recent friends weekend. We enjoyed several varieties of craft beers in their outdoor patio. They had live music and a very festive atmosphere. It was very fun for a summer Friday evening.

Thank Lancburm
Bloomington, Illinois
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

The brewery seemed more industrial than others. Still was fun. Not my favorite style of beer and the tour was quick. Beer garden was fun however with live music and beer on tap.

Thank Tcanuth
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

They offer tours on various day which are informative but the best part if their outdoor bar. Some days they have food carts and live music which adds to the great atmosphere.

Thank Corey V
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Went in there on a Friday night expecting see a variety of beer available. It's a brewery, right? Seems logical. A small bar area was open with a one-man band playing, but they offered just 4 IPAs and two dark beers. I like all kinds of beers, but why would they only offer essentially two types of beer? My wife... More 

Thank jjhawkeye

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7734 Terrace Ave, Middleton, WI 53562-3163
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 608-836-7100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?