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Madhouse Brewery

501 Scott Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-5047
+1 515-988-5535
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Small taproom, Great beer, games

This was our second stop on a one day Des Moines craft beer tour and I was glad we stopped here. I... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
TryppAdams
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nice array of brews in a crowded craft beer market

The Des Moines area has quite a few breweries these days, and most of them are fairly successful... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Joshua S
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Grimes, Iowa
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“great beer” (2 reviews)
“east village” (2 reviews)
“sours” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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501 Scott Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-5047
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+1 515-988-5535
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

This was our second stop on a one day Des Moines craft beer tour and I was glad we stopped here. I ordered up a flight of 5 for $12 with a little help from the bartender. The space was kinda small inside for seating...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The Des Moines area has quite a few breweries these days, and most of them are fairly successful. Madhouse is no exception. The space inside is open and you are able to watch employees work in the back while grabbing a drink or five. Madhouse...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here recently - enjoyed the selection of beers - the cherry bomb in particular. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Location not too far over from the east village. Great staff.

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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Tiny brewery east of downtown with 8 or 10 beers at most and half of them sours. We tried three or four samples and could not find what we liked so we moved on. The bartender tried to find something for us but no luck....More

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

We each had a flight of their five flagship beers. Each beer was distinctive and good. The Honey Pilsner was my favorite. They also had some sour beers (e.g. cherry and strawberry) that we did not try We went on a short tour of about...More

Thank Kevin N
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