Bodega Brew Pub

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Beer entered at Bodega Brew Pub

Green Flash West Coast IPA (2014-)8.1%1/29/2016
Rush River Scenic Pale Ale5%1/28/2016
Epic Brainless IPA6.5%1/21/2016
Dogfish Head Higher Math17%1/17/2016
Founders Backstage Series #14: Project Pam10.8%1/15/2016
New Belgium Citradelic6%1/14/2016
New Belgium Glütiny Pale Ale6%1/14/2016
Founders Centennial IPA7.2%1/13/2016
Founders Mosaic Promise5.5%1/13/2016
Founders All Day IPA4.7%1/13/2016
Struise Black Albert13%1/11/2016
Grain Belt Premium4.6%1/11/2016
Miller Lite4.2%1/11/2016
Brau Brothers Moo Joos Oatmeal Milk Stout5.8%1/11/2016
J.K.’s Scrumpy Orchard Gate Gold Hard Cider6%1/5/2016
Barley John’s Old 8 Porter8%1/4/2016
Dos Equis XX Special Lager4.2%12/30/2015
New Belgium Accumulation6.2%12/28/2015
Achilles Serafijn Christmas Angel8%12/23/2015
Mikkeller Hoppy (Happy) Lovin’ Christmas7.8%12/23/2015
St. Pauli Girl Lager4.9%12/23/2015
Uinta Kings Peak Porter4%12/20/2015
BridgePort Hop Harvest Pilsner8%12/20/2015
Moylans Hop Craic XXXXIPA10.4%12/16/2015
To Øl Insane In The Grain7.5%12/13/2015
Oskar Blues / Shamrock Death By Coconut6.5%12/13/2015
Edge Brewing Padrino Porter6.9%12/5/2015
Edge Brewing Hoptimista IPA - Cascade6.6%12/3/2015
Mikkeller 1000 IBU9.6%12/1/2015
Beer Here Autumnic Fallout6%11/23/2015
Amager / Cigar City Orange Crush5%11/21/2015
Mikkeller Hva Såå?!6.8%11/21/2015
Mikkeller X-mas Porter 2015 Fra Via Til (From Via To)8%11/20/2015
To Øl Frost Bite6%11/20/2015
Evil Twin Christmas Eve at a New York City Hotel Room (2011-)10%11/19/2015
Ballast Point The Commodore6.5%11/17/2015
Founders Dark Penance Imperial Black IPA8.9%11/16/2015
Against the Grain Rico Sauvin8.2%11/15/2015
Belhaven Craft Pilsner4.8%11/15/2015
Ballast Point Calm Before The Storm5.5%11/12/2015
Prairie 3rd Anniversary Ale8.4%11/6/2015
Pauwel Kwak8.4%10/31/2015
Tripel Karmeliet8.4%10/30/2015
Wyndfall Homesteader - American Pub-Style Hopped 6%10/29/2015
Etienne Dupont Cidre Bouché Brut de Normandie5.5%10/29/2015
Crispin Browns Lane Imported English Cider5.8%10/28/2015
Wyndfall ’Block 16’ Dry6%10/28/2015
Jolly Pumpkin Oro de Calabaza8%10/23/2015
Hinterland Out of the Woods Series - 20th Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Stout9.4%10/19/2015
Hinterland IPA (Can)6.8%10/19/2015
Evil Twin Ron And The Beast Ryan7%10/19/2015
Local Option Mourning Wood7.3%10/14/2015
Stillwater Contemporary Works - Yacht4.2%10/13/2015
Sixpoint Resin9.1%10/10/2015
Edge Brewing Hoptimista IPA6.6%10/10/2015
Founders Imperial Stout10.5%10/3/2015
Metropolitan Flywheel Bright Lager5%10/1/2015
Breckenridge Breck IPA6.3%10/1/2015
Mikkeller / BrewDog / Nøgne Ø Black Tokyo Horizon16%9/23/2015
Surly Coffee Bender5.1%9/13/2015
Founders Backstage Series #13: reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA9.5%9/13/2015
Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen5.8%8/31/2015
Boulder Beer Dragonhösen Imperial Oktoberfest9%8/30/2015
Alpine Beer Company Captain Stout6%8/25/2015
Alaskan Pilot Series: Imperial IPA8.5%8/22/2015
Alpine Beer Company Duet 7%8/21/2015
Alpine Beer Company Alpine Ale5.5%8/15/2015
Green Flash Citra Session IPA4.5%8/15/2015
Alpine Beer Company McIlhenneys Irish Red6%7/28/2015
Vander Ghinste Oud Bruin5.5%7/23/2015
Boulder Beer Double Delicious Barrel Aged Cherry Porter5.1%7/21/2015
Boulder Beer Shake Chocolate Porter5.9%7/21/2015
Boulder / Cigar City Nothing Too Fancy5.2%7/21/2015
Toppling Goliath Intergalactic Warrior IPA5.8%7/14/2015
To Øl Baltic Frontier Seabuckthorn IPA6.5%7/11/2015
Surly Overrated West Coast Style IPA7.3%7/8/2015
Brewfist / Beer Here Caterpillar Pale Ale5.8%7/7/2015
Toppling Goliath ZeeLander5.5%6/23/2015
Toppling Goliath 1492 IPA6%6/23/2015
O’so Hop Whoopin! IPA7%6/22/2015
Ballast Point Dorado Double IPA10%6/21/2015
Ballast Point Habanero Sculpin7%6/14/2015
Founders Black Rye7.5%6/13/2015
Founders Backstage Series #11: Big Lushious7.8%6/13/2015
Founders Backstage Series # 9: Smoked Porter8%6/13/2015
Lagunitas Waldo’s Special Ale9.2%6/13/2015
Turtle Stack Keller - Pils 4.6%6/13/2015
Deschutes Not The Stoic12%6/1/2015
Ale Asylum Diablo Belga 9.2%6/1/2015
Coronado / Devils Backbone Devils Tale7.5%5/30/2015
AleSmith Robust Porter6.5%5/26/2015
Ballast Point Tongue Buckler Imperial Red Ale10%5/26/2015
Oskar Blues Disastrous Molasses14.7%5/20/2015
Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Wild Turkey Barrel10%5/20/2015
Uinta Crooked Line Tinder Rauchbier6.5%5/18/2015
Weyerbacher Double Simcoe IPA9%5/17/2015
Toppling Goliath ReGifter Double IPA8.6%5/11/2015
De la Senne Taras Boulba4.5%5/2/2015
New Holland Mad Hatter Ale (-2015)5.25%4/27/2015
Bells Boiling Pot Ale4.5%4/24/2015
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
TheElder  (1) DeSoto, Wisconsin | May 25, 2008
I love the Bodega. After work and on weekends with friends, I stop in for amazing drinks. I go there on average 4-5 times a week since I live and work here in LaCrosse. The atmosphere is great, service immediate, and staff very knowledgeable. Being in a college town suprisingly this is where I go to avoid the collage crowd. Pushing 400 hundred beers available with 15 taps, this place is great. Don’t know what to order? Ask the person next to you. Oh, and they just remodeled!
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick  (807) Columbus, Ohio | January 8, 2008
(Visited 05/2006): Bodega is on 4th/Pearl in town and is thankfully a short walk from most of the area hotels. Parking does not seem to be an issue, but it probably depends a lot on whether the local college is in session. The interior is pretty small with a lived-in look. There are high tables on one side and the bar is on the other, with not a lot of room between. On the plus side this place has one of the most impressive bottle collections I have ever seen. On the minus side it is dingy in places and the bathroom is a little scary.. And what a beer selection they have! There are around 15 taps, with local/regional selections like Tyranena, Berghoff, & Capital, along with other gems like Kasteel. As for bottles they are pushing 300 with beers from everywhere. Again Wisconsin is well-represented. There is literally no way you could come in here and not find something new and/or something you love. The lazy-susan cooler full of beer bottles behind the bar is worth the trip alone. Service here was great on a Tuesday night. The bartender was helpful in pointing out local brews and knew her selection. She even went as far as to offer the binder with all of their beers. No food is offered here beside popcorn. All in all this place is an unbelievable find for a relatively small city. I am glad to be travelling here for work every few months.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
Haslinger  (6) The World of Beer, Texas | January 4, 2008
Extremely impressed by the selection and knowledge of the bartenders.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
awaller05  (20) Sharon, Wisconsin | September 20, 2007
Went to the Bodega which is in downtown Lacrosse, and enjoyed my time there immensely. Pretty laid back. Mixed age groups, not as many college kids as I thought there would be. I liked it alot a must see when in LaCrosse
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 19/20
rjks58  (1) | August 8, 2007
I lived in LaCrosse for 14 years. I take Bodega as the standard any other establishment would be wise to emulate or if ambitious and wealthy, improve upon. Due to local ordinance, on duty bartenders are forbidden to sample so they come by their knowledge through personal love of beer or from the owners mandatory staff only tastings. The building length windows make the place open and bright with people watching a popular past time. With little effort you can sojourn the planet from a bar stool at The Bodega.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
1FastSTi  (104) Glendale, Wisconsin | July 12, 2007
Visited with DavidP in April of 2005 for the Between the Bluffs beer/cheese fest. Nice selection of taps and bottles with a sweet lazy susan turn-style beer fridge. Small bathrooms. Definitely worth a stop in if you’re ever "lost in La Crosse"...
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
Philip  (64) Illinois | June 11, 2007
Great beer bar run by a RB guy, Dr. Pimento. Note that the name "brewpub" is a bit of a misnomer, as they do not brew anything on premise. The location itself is an asset, and the ambiance is good, although I could do without the trite banners and flags and other such items. Great tap selection with New Glarus well represented, and an emphasis on Belgians from what I can see. The bottle selection is even more impressive, with an emphasis on the hard to find beers. Prices are very reasonable. A must visit if you’re in the area.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
fuyajo  (4) Portland, Oregon | February 23, 2007
Probably my favorite beer bar in the US. Amazing selection, knowledgable staff, and fun, laid-back atmosphere. If you find yourself in La Crosse, WI, it is a MUST VISIT!
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
Optigon  (40) Bloomington, Indiana | January 16, 2007
An excellent bar with a spectacular selection. A fun selection of beer bottles decorate the front. The only short-coming I’ve had with this bar is that it can get crowded and smoky on the weekends.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
ElGaucho  (245) Minnetonka, Minnesota | July 21, 2005| Updated July 24, 2005
I have been going to this place for about 10 years, not continuously, but probably a handful of times over that period. And, it appears to me that the quality of their selection has improved markedly in the past year, although I see from balke_13’s rating that they had beers from many of the brewers I saw on this trip over a year ago. So, perhaps either I didn’t read over the beer list all that closely last year or wasn’t as familiar with the reputations of the brewers. balke_13 didn’t mention Three Floyds, and they now also have their Alpha King. The quality of their tap selection isn’t so hot, however. It is a different selection than you will see other places, but just didn’t have the home run hitters like they do in their bottle selection. The most interesting one I found was Great Lakes Burning River, and it wasn’t that great. I found their prices to be quite reasonable for some beers, and more what I would have expected on others. A bottle of Alpha King was only $3 while DFH 60, 90, & 120 were something like $5, $8, & $16, respectively. Other brewers represented include: De Dolle, New Glarus, Bells, Rogue, Avery, Quilmes, JW Lees, St. Bernardus and much more. Highly recommended.

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