Bodega Brew Pub

122 S 4th St
La Crosse, Wisconsin United States 54601
bar  4.55/5.0 33 reviews
Sun to Thu 10 am - 2 am; Fri & Sat 10 am - 2:30 am

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Beers At Bodega Brew Pub

NameABVEntered
Toppling Goliath Thresher IPA 5.25%9/29/2016
Ballast Point California Amber5.5%9/23/2016
Ballast Point Roots to Boots Series: Belgian Tripel Ale10%9/23/2016
Ballast Point Roots to Boots Series: Schwarzbier Black Lager5.3%9/22/2016
Ballast Point Roots to Boots Series: Biere de Garde8.9%9/22/2016
Ballast Point Even Keel - Mango3.8%9/22/2016
Ballast Point Even Keel3.8%9/22/2016
Ballast Point Copper ESB5.5%9/22/2016
Ballast Point California Kölsch5.2%9/22/2016
Lagunitas ScareCity #1: Imperial Pilsner8.3%9/18/2016
Revolution Mosaic Hero7.5%9/17/2016
Ommegang Great Beyond8.8%9/17/2016
Deschutes Jubelale6.7%9/16/2016
Surly SurlyFest6%9/14/2016
Surly Dampfbier5.3%9/14/2016
Stone 20th Anniversary Citracado IPA9%9/9/2016
Ale Asylum High Coup6.2%9/8/2016
Goose Island Madame Rose6.5%9/5/2016
Two Roads / Evil Twin Geyser Gose5.5%9/3/2016
Samuel Smiths Organic Apricot Fruit Beer5.1%9/2/2016
Summit Unchained 18 Hop Silo Double IPA 8.3%9/1/2016
Bauhaus Brew Labs Wonderstuff Neü Bohemian Pilsner5.4%9/1/2016
Short’s Psychedelic Cat Grass7.1%8/20/2016
Wells Bombardier Glorious English (Can & Keg)4.3%8/18/2016
Almanac Barbary Coast10%8/18/2016
Heineken5%8/9/2016
Summit 30th Anniversary Keller Pils5.1%8/9/2016
Arrogant Who You Callin’ Wussie5.8%8/8/2016
Heileman’s Old Style Oktoberfest 6.4%8/3/2016
Lagunitas 12th of Never5.5%8/3/2016
Stone Americano Stout8.7%7/27/2016
North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout9%7/27/2016
North Coast Old No. 38 Stout5.6%7/27/2016
North Coast Blue Star4.5%7/27/2016
North Coast Scrimshaw4.4%7/27/2016
North Coast Tart Cherry Berliner Weisse3.45%7/27/2016
Evil Genius Purple Monkey Dishwasher6.7%7/26/2016
Sixpoint Puff9.8%7/25/2016
Coronado Stingray Imperial IPA7.9%7/24/2016
Stone 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 12th Anniv. Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout9.2%7/17/2016
New Belgium / Firestone Walker Fat Hoppy Ale6%7/16/2016
Oskar Blues Priscilla Wheat5.2%7/16/2016
Deschutes Black Butte XXVIII11.5%7/13/2016
Deschutes Pinot Suave11.2%7/13/2016
Ayinger Weizen-Bock7.1%7/11/2016
Lagunitas Aunt Sally5.7%7/11/2016
Two Brothers Wobble IPA6.3%7/9/2016
New Glarus Bubbler0%7/9/2016
Ayinger Bräu-Weisse5.1%7/6/2016
Stone Go To IPA4.8%7/6/2016
Smuttynose Smuttlabs Blueberry Short Weisse5.2%6/30/2016
Metropolitan Magnetron Schwarzbier 5.5%6/23/2016
Rogue Farms Honey Kölsch5%6/23/2016
Starcut Ciders Octorock6.3%6/17/2016
Midnight Sun Berserker12.7%6/15/2016
Stone 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 08.08.08 Vertical Epic Ale8.9%6/15/2016
Deschutes The Abyss11%6/15/2016
Stone Pataskala Red X IPA7.3%6/15/2016
Stone Citrusy Wit 5.3%6/15/2016
Anchorage Whiteout Wit Bier6.5%6/14/2016
Deschutes Armory XPA (Extra Pale Ale)5.9%6/14/2016
Alpine Beer Company Hoppy Birthday5.25%6/14/2016
Short’s Huma Lupa Licious7.7%6/11/2016
Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA6.4%6/7/2016
Barley Johns Maibock 20168.1%6/7/2016
New Belgium / Hof Ten Dormaal Lips of Faith - Golden Ale7%6/3/2016
De Proefbrouwerij / Hair of the Dog Flanders Fred7.5%6/3/2016
Founders Sumatra Mountain Brown9%5/26/2016
Victory Blackboard Series Dry-Hopped Brett Pils5.5%5/21/2016
Deschutes Inversion IPA6.8%5/19/2016
Epic Smoked & Oaked Belgian-Style Ale9.5%5/14/2016
Central Waters Summarillo0%5/12/2016
Abita Shotgun Double IPA8.5%5/10/2016
Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA7%5/2/2016
Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.08.5%5/2/2016
Coronado / Bear Republic MerBear Rye IPA7.5%4/29/2016
3 Sheeps Goselayheehoo4%4/29/2016
Ommegang Rosetta 5.6%4/25/2016
Oskar Blues IPA6.43%4/25/2016
Surly Brett Mikkel’s IPA7.5%4/22/2016
Toppling Goliath XHops Series - Gold0%4/20/2016
Two Brothers Cane and Ebel7%4/12/2016
Heavy Seas Loose Cannon Hop37.25%4/10/2016
Ommegang Game of Thrones #6 - Seven Kingdoms6.9%4/6/2016
Evil Twin / Sante Adairius Joey Pepper7%4/5/2016
Fulton Garage Series 5: Batch 3006.9%4/4/2016
The Bruery Smoking Wood - Rye Barrel13%4/2/2016
Engelszell Gregorius Trappistenbier10.5%4/1/2016
Central Waters HHG APA5.3%3/31/2016
Sierra Nevada Otra Vez4.5%3/31/2016
Bells Batch 10000 Ale9.2%3/30/2016
Upland Komodo Dragonfly Black IPA6.7%3/27/2016
Stillwater Contemporary Works - Mono5.2%3/26/2016
Turtle Stack Irish Red 4.2%3/23/2016
New Glarus Thumbprint Series Oud Bruin 20160%3/23/2016
Barley John’s Wild Brunette Wild Rice Brown Ale7.2%3/11/2016
Sierra Nevada Harvest Wild Hop IPA - Neomexicanus6.5%3/11/2016
Lagunitas One Hitter Series: Bitter Oats10.5%3/9/2016
Sierra Nevada Porter5.6%3/8/2016
Sixpoint Global Warmer7%3/7/2016


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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
arkurzynski  (101) Combined Locks, Wisconsin | November 1, 2011
Pretty neat place downtown La Crosse. Inside bar feel is decent, but a little beat up. Sandwiches/appetizers served next door in a little deli. Nice to bring over to the bar. Tap selection is usually pretty solid with an additional great bottle list. Some bartenders are very knowledgeable, others not. Always friendly.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
BVery  (625) Plymouth, Minnesota | September 5, 2011
Tremendous beer bar! "Brew pub" in their name is a bit misleading - they don’t brew their own, but they sure have a heck of a selection of brews! My server was great - he let me sample anything I wanted from their taps. The beer menu can be viewed by style or alphabetically by name (they print 2 different lists), and they also show the beer’s origin, style, RateBeer rating, and the rating from Beer Advocate. Very helpful! Bar is cool - hardwood floors, and a huge collection of tap handles, coasters, and empty bottles (in the windows). Also had the Cubano sandwich - tasty. Great spot.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
sconniebeer  (2) Wisconsin | June 3, 2011
I love the Bodega Brew Pub! This place has a wide selection of beers! The food is also yummy. The staff at Bodega is also super helpful answering questions about the selection of beers! I highly recommend Bodega!
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
LabRat0369  (28) Somers, Wisconsin | May 24, 2011
Great selection, right in the heart of downtown La Crosse. Friendly staff. Pricey, though.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
sthlm  (146) Duluth, Minnesota | October 13, 2010
Stopped by here on a Saturday evening, and was fairly impressed. One bartender was not exactly polite, but they were quick to serve you, and the other bartender was much more amicable. The tap selection was pretty good, but certainly was not that amazing. Given the area though, it is much better than I would have expected. Bottled beer selection seemed fairly extensive, and prices ranged from reasonable to fairly expensive. Overall, it is certainly worth a stop, and if I lived in the area I would be a regular.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
Brigadier  (310) Chagrin Falls, Ohio | June 5, 2010
For being tucked away in the middle of downtown La Crosse this is a diamond in the rough. Offering a very diverse selection of beers from around the region (and world) if you cannot find something here you should consider hanging it up.

The drafts themselves may not be too spectacular. After being spoiled by places like La Cav du Vin, the Beer Engine, and the Great Danes this cannot compete on that level. However if you bear in mind where it is located this has a distinct edge over anything else within probably an hour’s drive.

Be sure to ask if there is anything that might not be listed on the menu. When I was there a couple of things were lurking in the cooler that was either not listed (or I’d just overlooked them). They did let us open a bottle of Two Women Lager and even provided two glasses at no charge. Overall I think I’d come back here if I were in La Crosse again.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
CanIHave4Beers  (74) Pouring Bus, Iowa | December 1, 2009
This is really a pretty excellent bar. The entire front window is full of beer bottles, some of which are pretty old and awesome; it’s like a sun bleached beer bottle museum. The place has a crappy old corner bar feeling (which I love) with lots of good beer. They keep plenty of limited releases from WI breweries particularly Tyranena and New Glarus. The copper kettle cooler is one of the coolest I’ve ever seen, I just wish I could actually look at the bottle selection instead of having to thumb through the enormous book. Although all the prices are listed in the book so there are no surprises. Speaking of prices they’re not too shabby all around for some of the high quality beers they have here. If you are in the mood for crappy beer they’ve got great prices on Huber Bock and LaCrosse Lager as well (I think they were $2 and $1.25 respectively when I was last in there)
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
weepster  (3) Cedar Rapids, Iowa | October 1, 2009
I stop here every year during Oktoberfest; though some of the bottle list is unavailable then, and most taps are Oktoberfest beers during the fest. Otherwise, definitely the best beer selection in La Crosse. On this last visit, I shared a bottle of Southern Tier Pumking with a friend who hadn’t tried it before, and unfortunately the beer was way too warm. I mentioned it to the server, and she was very nice about it and even bought our next round. I plan to make a visit sometime when it’s not Oktoberfest, as the server said the tap selection is normally much more interesting.
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  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 11/20
SHANER4  (21) Green Bay, Wisconsin | March 10, 2009
I stopped here with my girlfriend when visiting LaCrosse back in 2008. Seemed more like a college hangout with a decent selection of beer. I was expecting more but really not that impressed. Would not go out of way to stop here again.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 20/20
BillJ  (1) Macomb, Illinois | August 5, 2008
This is beer heaven! Hundreds of bottles and a score or so of tappers. I’ve been to places with more taps, but never with more bottles. It’s definitly about the beer at the Bodega. I found this place because of business and I get there about once a year. I’ve gotten to know Jeff the owner and he loves to talk about beer. It’s over 300 miles and they remember my name! This is where I had my first Belgian. Ask him for a recommendation. You can’t go wrong. The reason for the high ambience rating is a combination of the wonderful wall of glass located on a busy downtown La Crosse corner. What a great place to relax on a sunny afternoon. Ah, yes.... heaven indeed.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
heemer77  (226) Urbandale, Iowa | June 17, 2008
Nice selection of bottles and a few interesting things on tap. I really liked their beer bottle cooler. It’s a converted brew kettle that is used like a lazy susan. The crowd is definitely college town styled. Friendly folks. While the seleciton was good, I was not too impressed as most things seemed to be relatively readily available.

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