Here are the top-rated beers, meads and ciders for breweries and brew pubs in the Madison area, according to ratebeer.com.
Note: We used the "weighted average" to determine which one was the highest-rated brewed beverage at each location. The "weighted" score is the average of site users' ratings for each brewed beverage out of 5 possible points. The "style score" represents the beer's performance relative to other beers in the same style. Click here to learn more about ratebeer.com's ratings methodology.
Other terms: "ABV" indicates the alcohol by volume for the beer. IBU stands for "International Bittering Unit" and is a standard scale used to measure hop bitterness on a scale from 0 to 100.