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Old Sugar Distillery

931 E Main St, Madison, WI 53703-2954
+1 608-260-0812
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Other reviews are true

I had to laugh when reading the other reviews of this place. Especially the unfriendly man-bun... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Crystal Lake, Illinois
via mobile
Honey liqueur is amazing

We loved the Honey cap drink, but have to agree with another reviewer, the man bar tender with long... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
via mobile
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“honey liquor” (4 reviews)
“event space” (2 reviews)
“an appetizer” (2 reviews)
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931 E Main St, Madison, WI 53703-2954
+1 608-260-0812
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had to laugh when reading the other reviews of this place. Especially the unfriendly man-bun bartender. So my wife and I headed on into this place and who’s the first guy I see? Man-bun dude! And yes, watching him showed the disdain he had...More

Thank sh1520
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We loved the Honey cap drink, but have to agree with another reviewer, the man bar tender with long hair does not seem to like his customers. So with that being said I would give product a 10/10 and service a 4/10

Thank Colleenwis
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends to check it out and found that everyone here is very I friendly. The people that work here don't even pay attention to you and the guy behind the bar (with a man bun) seems to hate his customers. He didn't...More

1  Thank shizz212
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had a "Distillery Package for Two" Groupon, and really enjoyed our time here. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable on their offerings. Everything that we sampled was very good. We had Humus, as a part of the Groupon, and added a Meat & Cheese...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our time here. Staff was friendly and the honey liqueur drinks were great. We had a Groupon, so we also had samples and an appetizer. We were supposed to get glasses too, but they ran out and offered us t-shirts instead. Classy move.

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We’d wanted to go here, since trying Old Sugar’s bourbon collaboration with the Great Dane a while back. So glad we did! We sat right next to a still, and tried many goodies. Our favorite was the #6 collaboration whiskey with the House of Brews....More

Thank lillierebel
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Distillery laws are changing in many states and apparently in Wisconsin a distillery can operate much like a local brew pub in other states. The Old Sugar is in a neighborhood of older industrial buildings of unique character and value. The interior is spacious and...More

Thank robertbobcline
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Happened upon this Distillery/Tasting Room when looking for tastings on Groupon. Stopped in on an overnight in Madison. Quite a busy night there. The groupon value was amazing, included tastings, 2 craft cocktails and an appetizer and 2 cocktail glasses. Sat at the bar and...More

Thank mandeescandees
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Needed to redeem a gift certificate. We were greeted by the Bartender who was also the Production manager. We explained our reason for coming and he was most gracious. We had 2 tastings each and we then purchased a very smooth tasting bottle of rum....More

Thank GaryMadison_WI
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

When I'm forced to travel for work, I like to make sure they I look for unique local places. Old sugar is. I can now say I have tried a sorghum whiskey - and it was good. Met the owner who brought me up to...More

Thank Crprinty
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