Madison Brewing Company | Bennington, Vermont
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Madison Brewing Company
Exceptional based on 23 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

428 Main Street
Bennington, Vermont United States 05201 [ print map ]
802 442 7397

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Hours: 11:30AM-9:00PM


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Beer Available At Madison Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Madison Whisky Porter , Madison Battlefield Stout , Madison Hopback IPA , Madison Old 76 Strong Ale 38, Madison Bucks Honey Wheat 20, Madison Sucker Pond Blonde 21, Madison Hefeweizen , Madison Wassickís White Wall 49, Madison Citra IPA , Madison Irish Red , Madison Catamount Blonde , Magic Hat Elder Betty 41
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23 reviews for Madison Brewing Company
 Ambiance  71%
 Service  70%
 Selection  54%
 Food  66%
 Value  72%
 Overall  63%
 Rating  67%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 10/20
VTHopHead  (67) Barre, Vermont | September 6, 2008
This is a nice place to stop for dinner. The beers are average, but the food is not... decent eats. Beer is uninspired, watery and weak flavored, generally
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton  (574) London, England | June 15, 2014
Nice small-town brewpub. Friendly service. Good diversity of beers, mostly slightly above average in quality. Incredible value for the sampler. Nice, open ambiance. Food menu looked pretty OK but I was just drinkiní on this visit. Worth a stop if you are passing through.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186  (159) North Tonawanda, New York | November 17, 2013
Visited; 9-21-11 I came to this place upon a recommendation from another NA member. The place is a nice place, very warm and inviting. They had 7 had beers on tap that was a decent variety but not much else. The beers were average (at best) with nothing that will blow you away and seems like their beers are made somewhat cheaply to appease, not impress. The food was decent as I had Brewmasters Steak Sandwich with fries. The service was okay as the bar area was half full but the bartenders attention wasnít fully attentive. To my surprise, they were closing at 9pmthe but then again, it is a small vermont town and there wasnít a line of people at the door either. Overall, if you are in the area, give it a try but donít drive out of your way for their beers.
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
BroSpud  (33) , Massachusetts | May 21, 2013
The night we visited the service was not too good and the meals were mediocre and the beer wasnít anything great but it still beats most non-brewpub restaurants.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois  (605) The íSham, England | April 14, 2013
Visited for lunch time snacks on a Sunday and the place was fairly rocking, but we only had to wait a few minutes for a table. Modern looking brewpub, smart decor, plenty of wood inside and the brewing coppers on show. The beers were so so,nothing to ahout about but adeqaute enough. Food was good although we just shared nachos and fries as opposed to entrees. Service was pleasant and they seemed quite excited that English visitors had dropped by!
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
AaronDaniel  (9) Connecticut | February 18, 2013
This place is cool. The bartenders are friendly, knowledgable, and fun. The beers were okay. But, the food and atmosphere is great. This is a very fun stop in Bennington!
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
deyholla  (302) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | July 3, 2012
Stopped in for some beers and a meal. A nice large room that had a wooden lodge feel with a medium sized bar. There were eight of their beers on tap that ranged from ok to good. Service was good with a staff that was fairly knowledgeable. The food was quite good and especially the apps. Prices were very competitive.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 12/20
johnnnniee  (100) Bedford, New Hampshire | August 6, 2011
Visited here this week while on vacation with the family. This brewpub is located in a great space on the main drag in downtown Bennington. Bar is to your right as you walk in the door, restaurant seating to the left and also upstairs. Smallish but varied menu satisfied all the hungers in our party. Service was prompt and available. Seemed a bit pricy, my daughter had a 10 dollar kids meal. The beer here is average, with some having issues. I wouldnít make a special trip to come here, but might stop in if I was in town.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
zdk  (95) New York, New York | July 15, 2011
Was almost gonna skip over this place, despite being on vacation nearby, because of the lackluster reviews. But found myself in Bennington with nothing to do on a sunday evening, so the chocolate shop (and almost everything else) was closed, so I stopped in with my girlfriend. The beers (as described by others) were not all that experimental,were all solid and pretty tasty. I was in a mood for session beers, so I was able to kill a 7 sampler without any trouble. Service was great. Met another couple passing through and had some good conversation. The ambience was great, location and decor were very nice and well put together. Beers were solid. I would definitely recommend stopping in if youíre in the area (but donít pre-judge!). Didnít eat any food.
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 7/20
LilBeerDoctor  (335) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | May 14, 2011| Updated July 4, 2011
A small bar in the small town of Bennington, VT. This was the last stop of my VT/NH trip and it was also the worst spot. The beer offerings were standard styles (strong ale, pale ale, scottish ale, lager, witbier). The 2 beers I tried were awful, possibly due to infected lines. I didnít try any of the food. Yeah, so I wouldnít go back here just because the beers were not good, so itís not even worth a stop for that.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus  (233) Connecticut | January 11, 2011
Visited here on my way to northern Vermont. The place itself is located in a storefront and has the look of an industrial brewpub with the brewery located in the back. Food wise, the prices are good ad typical pub fare is available with some daily specials. 7-8 taps on at any given time that yield enjoyable session beers and rotating seasonals. Worth a visit if passing through.

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