Great Taste of the Midwest 2003 – A Baker’s Dozen

(Updated 9-6-03)

 

News Flash – North Carolina Homebrewers Flocked to Great Taste of the Midwest!

 

 

CLICK HERE for Dave Buning’s recap of the trip in the CARBOY NEWSLETTER

 

CLICK HERE for Amy Hobeika’s recap of the trip at Beerinator.com

 

 

CLICK HERE for Mike’s recap of the trip and pictures

 

 

CLICK HERE for Mike’s Great Taste Trip Brewery Reviews

 

 

 

 

Websites:

Great Taste

http://www.mhtg.org/gt2003.html

Memorial Union

http://www.union.wisc.edu/

 

 

Transportation:

Airport

http://www.co.dane.wi.us/airport/

Ground Transportation

http://www.co.dane.wi.us/airport/transpt.html

Badger Cab

http://www.badgercab.com/airport.html

Madison Taxi

http://www.madtaxi.com/

Union Cab

http://www.unioncab.com/

Metro Transit

http://www.ci.madison.wi.us/metro/metro.html

 

 

Breweries and Brewpubs:

Lake Louie, Arena

http://www.lakelouie.com/

New Glarus, New Glarus

http://www.newglarusbrewing.com/

Great Dane, Madison

http://www.greatdanepub.com/

Angelic, Madison

http://www.angelicbrewing.com/

Capital Brewery, Madison

http://www.capital-brewery.com/

Tyranena Brewing Co., Lake Mills

http://www.tyranena.com/

Grumpy Troll Brewpub, Mt. Horeb
http://www.grumpytroll.com/
J.T. Whitney's Pub & Brewery,
Madison
http://www.jtwhitneys.com/

Restaurant/Bar:

The Essen Haus, Madison
http://www.essen-haus.com/essenhaus.htm

Come Back In, Madison

http://www.essen-haus.com/comebackin.htm

 

Retail and Farmer’s Market:

Steve’s Wine Market, Madison

(The location on Mineral Point Road is supposed to the best beer store in Madison)
http://www.steveswinemarkets.com/
Capital Farmer’s Market,
Madison

http://www.madisonfarmersmarket.com/

 

Cheese:

House of Wisconsin, Madison

http://www.houseofwisconsincheese.com/index.htm

Cedar Grove Cheese, Plain

http://my.execpc.com/~cgcheese/index.html

 

Band:

Youngblood Brass Band

(turn on the speakers and get ready to roll)

http://www.youngbloodbrassband.com/site/index.html

 

 

Quick glance at Tours and Times:

Thursday, August 7th

11:00 am – Cedar Grove Cheese

12:30 pm – Lake Louie

3:00 pm – Tyranena

6:00 pm  - Great Dane

9:30 pm – Angelic Brewing

Friday, August 8th

11:00 am - New Glarus

1:00 pm - Grumpy Troll

3:30 pm - Capital Brewery

5:00 pm Steve’s Wine Market

6:00 pm – Social

8:30 pm – Essen Haus and Come Back In

10:00 pm – Memorial Terrace

Saturday, August 9th

10 am – Capital Farmer’s Market

1 pm - Great Taste

9:30 pm – Memorial Terrace

Sunday, August 10th

Noon – Savior’s Breakfast

Depart

 

 

Basic Itinerary:

Thursday, August 7
11:00 am

Tour of Cedar Grove Cheese, Plain, WI

 

12:30 pm

Tour of Lake Louie Brewing, Arena, WI

 

3:00 pm

       Tour of Tyranena Brewing Co, Lake Mills, WI

4:30-5:00 pm

    Drive back to Madison; Finish checking into Memorial Union &
Union South

6:00 pm

      Meet at Great Dane Pub for dinner

9:30 pm Angelic Brewing

Friday, August 8
10:00 am

       Depart for New Glarus, WI

11:00 am

       Tour of New Glarus Brewing Co.

12:30-1:00 pm

    Depart New Glarus Brewing for lunch at the Grumpy Troll Brewpub

2:30 pm

         Depart Grumpy Troll for Capital Brewing Co.

3:30 pm

         Tour of Capital Brewing Co.

 

5:00 pm

Steve’s Wine Market

6:00 pm

      Great Taste pre-festival party with local organizers and
traveling brewers, Olin-Turville Park, Madison

 

8:30 pm

Essen Haus and Come Back In

 

10:00 pm

Memorial Terrace and Rathskeller



Saturday, August 9
THE GREAT TASTE OF THE MIDWEST

10:00 am

Capital Farmers Market

 

Noon

Depart for the festival.

1:00 pm

       Gates open to the festival.

6:00 pm

Festival ends

9:30 pm

Memorial Terrace (Youngblood Brass Band)

Sunday, August 10

Savior’s Breakfast

Memorial Terrace

 

 

 

Madison Area Map (not interactive):