Open from 11am to bar time, 7 days a week (excluding some holidays). Lunch and dinner served from 11am to 10pm.

Our Brews On Tap

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Weiss Nix – Bavarian-style Weissbier

Well, what do you know? A classic unfiltered Bavarian-style wheat beer, our Weissbier has an inviting fruity/ spicy aroma reminiscent of banana, citrus and clove.  1.050 OG   14 IBUs   5.3% abv

Scaredy Cat – Oatmeal Stout

Dark beer lovers rejoice! Our pitch black stout is packed with the rich malt flavors of chocolate, caramel, molasses and espresso and is brewed with a large portion of rolled oats for a well-rounded, “chewy” mouthfeel. Hearty and robust, Scaredy Cat is no scrawny little kitty. Scaredy Cat is great with our beer-battered fish and chips or our rich and delicious brownie sundae!   1.065 OG     30 IBUs     6.0% abv

Gold medal winner at the 2016 World Beer CupSM!

Winner of the silver medal at the 2016 Best of Craft Beer Awards!

Winner of the bronze medal at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival®!

Named “Best of the Midwest” Regional Champion- stout category!  USBTC winter 2010/ 2011 judging. For details, see www.usbtc.com

McLovin – Irish Red Ale

Ruby red and medium-bodied, with a smooth, satisfying malt-forward flavor and just a touch of roast in the finish, McLovin is never bitter and always ready for a good time. Slainte!   1.051 OG    21 IBUs    5.3% abv

Received the bronze medal in the 2012 World Beer Cup®  – Irish-style Red Ale category!  World Beer Cup® 2012 Winners List

Received the silver medal in the 2014 World Beer Cup®  – Irish-style Red Ale category!  World Beer Cup® 2014 Winners List

Check out the in depth review by Robin Shepard in his article Beer Here: McLovin Irish Red from Vintage Brewing in the Isthmus/The Daily Page.

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Dedication – Abbey Dubbel

In the tradition of the Trappist brewing monks of Belgium, our abbey dubbel features aromas of stone fruit, ginger, anise and raisins and a bold complex depth of malt character. Imminently drinkable.   1.082 OG   18 IBUs   9.2% abv

Winner of the gold medal at the 2016 Best of Craft Beer Awards!

Woodshed – Oaked India Pale Ale

Who’d have thought a hybrid English/American oaked IPA would become our flagship & best selling beer? Walking the line between tradition and invention, inviting oral/citrus hop aromas and vanillin-rich French oak notes accent this perfectly balanced, distinctive India pale ale.  1.062 OG   65 IBUs    6.5% abv

Why the Name? The term “woodshed” has several meanings.  In the world of music and the arts, to “woodshed” means to practice intensively in private, to hone your skills and perfect your style before taking your talent into the public spotlight. On the other hand, to be “taken to the woodshed” means, well, another thing entirely…

Sister Golden Ale – Kölsch

Modeled after the famous namesake beer of Cologne, Germany, our light-bodied and refreshing Kölsch features a mild malty flavor and low bitterness. A suggestion of fruit and malt in the aroma and just a kiss of noble German hops for balance make for a very refreshing and easy-drinking pint. In a world gone mad stretching the limits of beer flavor and bitterness and strength… behold- a beautifully crisp and light golden blonde ale!   1.045 OG   20 IBUs   4.9% abv

Why the Name? …there’s a classic rock group called America, and they have this song…

Hibiscus Saison – Belgian-style Farmhouse Ale w/ Hibiscus

Inspired by the spice markets of Egypt, our re-invention of a traditional Belgian- style farmhouse ale is brewed with hibiscus flower petals. Mildly tart and bright pink, with fruity sugestions of berries and cherry, Hibiscus Saison finishes dry, crisp and champagne-like.
1.054 OG   22 IBUs   6.3% abv

Toy Boat, Toy Boat – Double IPA

Hops take the spotlight in this bold and assertive double IPA, from luscious &enticing aromas through a brisk bitterness that lingers like a daydream.  1.078 OG  95 IBUs  8.3% abv

Why the name? Toy Boat- a tongue twister!

Pumpkin Disorderly – Spiced Abbey Ale

No tricks- just treats. Our pumpkin ale is an abbey ale first and a specialty beer second- formulated with a keen sense of balance. Brewed with real pumpkin and a secret blend of spices, along with caramel and roasted malts, we bring you the essence of the harvest season in a glass!  1.069 OG   13 IBUs   7.4% abv

Mach Schnell! – Pilsner

Crafted with Wisconsin-grown 6-row barley and locally grown German- pedigree hops, this crisp & classic true lager honors Old World tradition with local bounty. The American craft pilsner with a German accent!  1.052 OG   32 IBUs   5.5% abv

Rochambeau – Belgian-style Pale Ale

Brewed with highest quality imported malts and an authentic Trappist yeast, our Belgian pale is pure old-world class in a glass. But the special twist is in the hops- our brewmaster is secretly enamored with Sorachi Ace hops, a relatively recent Czech/ English hybrid developed in Japan. These are featured throughout Rochambeau, from bittering to flavor hopping additions during the brew, and even as a post-fermentation dry hop. Their uniquely lemony, powdery nuances accent this beer in all stages of the tasting experience, but work particular magic alongside the fruity esters of the Belgian yeast aromas. Like a beautiful, yet challenging piece of music, it may take more than one listen (sip) to realize an indispensable new favorite!   1.052 OG   30 IBUs   5.8% abv

Why the name?  Rock, paper, scissors…

Oktoberfest – Munich-style Amber Festival Beer

A Munich-style amber festival lager with a smooth classic malt character and just a kiss of German noble hops, our Oktoberfest was chosen “National Grand Champion” in the 2010 United States Beer Tasting Championships!   1.055 OG   26 IBUs   5.6% abv

Schatten Freude – Strong Wheat Ale

Tall, dark and delicious wheat strong ale, with robust malt overtones of cocoa & toffee and a hint of smoke, plus subtle fruity nuances that give evidence to its Weissbier parentage.   1.072 OG   31 IBUs   7.2% abv

Hoppity Jones – India Pale Lager

Here’s a little ditty not brewed since 2012, our IPL (India Pale Lager) with Mosaic, Amarillo and Simcoe hops. Cool & patient lagering yields a clean, neutral finish, and allows the grapefruit, resinous & tropical hops to really sing.    1.070 OG   68 IBUs   7.3% abv

Key Lime Wit – Belgian-style Wheat Ale

Fresh & flavorful citrus-kissed Belgian-style wheat ale, made with real key lime juice and natural key lime essence. Light, lively, and only available for a limited time.   1.049 OG   11 IBUs   5.1% abv

Summer Sahti – Farmhouse-style Ale

Sahti is an uncommon, ancient farmhouse style ale from Finland, which forges the flavorful elements of rye and juniper into a rustic and satisfying harmony. Gin-like evergreen and juicy berry flavors meld with hardy, spicy rye malt, in a distinctive yet refreshing historically-inspired ale.  1.056 OG   8 IBUs   5.4% abv

Better Off Red – Hopped Up American Red Ale

Brewed with a blend of American caramel malts for deep color and malt sweetness, and bombarded with hops throughout the brewing and conditioning process for a hoppy aroma and snappy bitter bite. Six hop varieties each vie for attention from the first sniff through the lingering finish- some citrusy, some resiny, some earthy and dank… but all in a high-flying balancing act with the malt richness.  1.064 OG   45 IBUs   6.6% abv

Why the Name? Ask any Badger….you’re better off red!

Received the silver medal in the Amber/Red Ale category at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival ®

Mosasaur – IPA

Our latest IPA makes gratuitous use of lovely Mosaic hops, noted for tropical, citrus and berry fruit notes. Bitterness is mellow, hop flavor is abundant.   1.068 OG   68 IBUs   6.9% abv

Tread Gingerly 2017 – Spiced Double Witbier

Beginning life as ‘Jinja Ninja’, a year-long rest in former wine barrels and slow evolution with Brett Lambicus cultures yields an incredibly complex and peculiar spiced strong ale- tart, fruity and 100% unique.   ~8.5% abv

Butternut Road – American-style brown ale

Flavorful American-style brown ale with malty notes of toffee, chocolate and hazelnut and mild citrus hop aromas. Named for a beautiful stretch of meandering country road which some of us think of as home.   1.063 OG   35 IBUs   6.4% abv

Bouquet Pink IPA 2017 – Spiced Tart Strong Ale

Our wildly popular floral IPA is back & better than ever! Citra and Nelson hops lend medium bitterness and distinctive tropical/citrus hop aromas, yet 6 types of edible flowers steal the show. Brewed with lavender, rose hips, chamomile, meadowsweet, elder flower, & hibiscus, this truly is a ‘bouquet’ in a glass. 1.068 OG   70 IBUs   7.0% abv

With $1 per pint sold donated to local breast cancer charities, it’s a great taste for a great cause!

Unbridled Tart IPA

This collaboration between Vintage Brewing Co. and O’so Brewing Co. pairs two of Wisconsin’s most creative breweries & fuses two of the hottest beer trends, for a bold and innovative Hazy Sour IPA. Fruity, grassy, dank hops meet quenching pucker-power! ~5.3% abv

 

Cask-conditioned real ale – Always two on tap with new selections rotating in frequently

The modern industrial age has brought many improvements to our modern lives, including some that have altered our perception of beer and what it could and should be. Ice-cold refrigeration and unnatural forced carbonation have helped to promote flavorless fizzy (yet indefinitely stable) beers worldwide. But what of the time-honored methods of yesteryear? Unpasteurized, unfiltered and all-natural real ales hearken back to the advent of brewing and civilization itself. Regardless of style, these beers undergo a second fermentation in the cask, resulting in natural carbonation, and are served hand-pulled through “beer engines” at traditional cellar temperature (50-60F). The enhanced aroma and flavor will make a believer out of you, too! Purists will tell you, this is the only way to experience “real ale”…alive and on cask!