DDH Pulp Culture IPA Release - Nelson + Sabro
Apr
26
3:00 PM15:00

DDH Pulp Culture IPA Release - Nelson + Sabro

DDH 'Pulp Culture' is BACK on Friday 4/26 - and just in time for the launch of Madison Craft Beer Week 2019! This time around we've added two of our favorite hops, Nelson Sauvin and Sabro, for a hop combo unlike anything we've ever created!

Here's the skinny:
🍺 Just like our last DDH Pulp, this release will be taking place on a Friday - but with MCBW kicking off, we're moving the tapping and crowler sales up to *3pm SHARP*
🍺 We'll only have around 200 crowlers available at $15 each and limited to 3 per customer (with handy 3-pack carriers to boot!)
🍺 We will no longer be able to fill DDH Pulp crowlers once these initial 200 cans have been sold
🍺 And because stickers are awesome, we'll once again have some free limited-edition DDH Pulp stickers for anyone who grabs a crowler (along with a re-stock of our DDH Pulp tees!)

As you may remember from the last two DDH Pulp releases, we worked with the amazing Kristine Lohman in designing 4 limited-edition, Warhol-inspired Pulp Culture labels - and this is the 3rd of those 4 designs (thanks, Kristine!).

We'll also have an area of the taproom designated specifically for DDH Pulp crowler sales, and please stay tuned for more info leading up the event.

Nothing says MCBW kickoff party like a DDH Pulp release on Friday, 4/26, and we can't wait to share some Nelson + Sabro deliciousness with all our amazing fans, friends, and family!

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Pub Poker Run
Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Pub Poker Run

Are you feeling lucky? If so then you surely won't want to miss out on this Pub Poker Run for amazing prizes. We've partnered with our friends at One Barrel Brewing Company and Working Draft Beer Company to bring you something different this year for Madison Craft Beer Week.

Details:
-Simply start at any of the three breweries.
-For every beer purchased receive one card.
-Make your way to the other participating breweries get more cards to better your chances.
-Make the best 5 card hand from your cards and turn them in.
-1st place: $150 value, 2nd: $100 value, 3rd: $50 value

*one player per hand. Must be completed and cards turned in by 7:00 pm April 27th with name and email to contact winners after event concludes.

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Author Reading: Rachel Arndt & Hai-Dang Phan
Apr
28
5:00 PM17:00

Author Reading: Rachel Arndt & Hai-Dang Phan

702WI invites you to grab a pint at Working Draft Beer Company and enjoy the poetry and prose of authors Rachel Arndt and Hai-Dang Phan, who will read from and talk about their work! A book sale and signing will follow. This free event is part of Working Draft's Craft Beer Week.

Arndt's essay collection Beyond Measure asks the question: “How much can data tell us?”, challenging us to consider the simultaneous comfort and absurdity of our exhaustively quantified—yet never entirely quantifiable—lives.

In the poetry collection Reenactments, Hai-Dang Phan grapples with the history, memory, and legacy of the Vietnam War from his vantage point as the son of Vietnamese refugees, a vital addition to the literature of immigration.

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WDBC + Lone Girl Collab Grisette Release
Apr
29
3:00 PM15:00

WDBC + Lone Girl Collab Grisette Release

What happens when Working Draft Beer Company and The Lone Girl Brewing Company get together for our second collaboration brew? How about a seasonally-inspired 4.1% Belgian Grisette hopped with beautiful Huell Melon hops, for starters!

Legend has it Grisettes were originally brewed to quench the thirst of men laboring in the coal mines of southern Belgium, and seeing as though we're fans of sessionable beers and the legendary history of Belgian brewing, this collab was an absolute no-brainer.

Set for release at 3pm on Monday, 4/29, this collab is the perfect way to kick off your weekday Madison Craft Beer Week events - with a light, crisp, and refreshing drinkability alongside notes of pink peppercorn, wintergreen, and fresh honeydew atop a dry malt base. 

Cheers to John and the entire Lone Girl team for joining us on this collaborative brewing adventure, and we'll look forward to tapping this little nugget of history as MCBW gets into full swing!

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Beer-Inspired Trivia Night at WDBC
May
1
7:00 PM19:00

Beer-Inspired Trivia Night at WDBC

With our WDBC Trivia Nights running every Wednesday through the end of May, we're incredibly excited to celebrate Madison Craft Beer Week 2019 with a 100% beer-focused night of trivia and good times!

That's right - if you think you know your way around a trivia night AND you think you know a thing or two about beer, this is the perfect night for you! While the WDBC trivia format will remain the exact same, we'll have all kinds of brewing and brewery-related questions to send your way!

And in addition to the beer-inspired trivia, we'll also have a *beer-inspired* NACHO plate - and if you've ordered our nachos before, you know it's a beast of shareable deliciousness!

Stay tuned for more trivia, nacho, and beer updates as Wednesday, 5/1 draws closer, and we'll hope to see you for a bevy of brewery brain-busters!

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WDBC + Funk Factory Collab Release
May
3
11:00 AM11:00

WDBC + Funk Factory Collab Release

We've been talking this one over for months now, and after bouncing all kinds of ideas around we're incredibly excited to finally release our first collaboration beer with the fantastic folks at Funk Factory Geuzeria - and just in time for Madison Craft Beer Week 2019!

What on earth did we create, you ask? How about a *Fruited Sour ‘Pulp Culture’ Hazy IPA*, inoculated with FFG's beautiful sour cultures, hopped with Amarillo, Denali, Enigma, and Mosaic, and infused with gallons of fresh peach puree...all lined up and set to hit the WDBC tapwall at 11am on Friday, 5/3!

This wild collab is exploding with notes of ripe peach, fresh cantaloupe, and extra dank hops - with flavors of oats and wheat bringing a soft balance to the hoppy-tartness...and needless to say we're SUPER pumped to add this collaborative gem to the WDBC tapwall!

Cheers to Mandrew, K-Bone, Frisky, and Levi for all the help bringing this collab to life, and we can't wait to have you through for a Madison Craft Beer Week Friday to remember!

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Above Ground Pool Party 2019!
May
4
11:00 AM11:00

Above Ground Pool Party 2019!

Fans of lagers, backyard cookouts, and above ground pools REJOICE - the return of Madison Craft Beer Week also brings about the return of our annual Above Ground Pool Party...this time featuring 10+ lagers, a brand new collaboration beer, and delicious grilled food from the WDBC kitchen!

The party itself stems from the return of our incredibly-sessionable 3.5% 'Above Ground Pool' Premium American Light Lager - and while we might not have an actual pool on premises, we're sure as heck gonna party with this killer lager lineup:
- 'Above Ground Pool' Premium American Light Lager
- 'Hindsight' Pilsner
- 'Ain't Bad' Vienna Lager
- WDBC Maibock
- WDBC Imperial Red Lager
- Collaborative DDH India Pale Lager brewed with 1840 Brewing Company (!!)
- New Glarus Brewing Co. 'Totally Naked' Wisconsin Lager
- Lakefront Brewery 'Riverwest Stein' Amber Lager
- Full Mile Beer Co. & Kitchen 'Danger Close' Rye Lager
- Capital Brewery and Bier Garten Blonde Doppelbock
- Wisconsin Brewing Company guest lager

And for those of you looking for something non-lagered, we'll have:
- Our next limited batch of DDH 'Pulp Culture' Hazy IPA
- The malty-yummy goodness that is 'Seeing Single' Belgian Abbey Ale
- The absolutely scrummy Pale Weizenbock from Giant Jones Brewing Company
- And as always, we'll have one of Alt Brew's local gluten-free beers at the ready

As for the cookout-inspired menu, our fantastic WDBC kitchen will be showcasing some delicious pool party specials, including local brats and hot dogs + house-made potato salad and coleslaw *plus* a meal combo for those of you looking to take in the pool party for all it's worth!

Want more? We'll also have a massive 5' x 12' art installation entitled 'Above Ground Pool' in the house thanks to our good friend and local artist, Eric Thomas - so even if we can't get a real pool, we'll have a huge painting inspired by one!

BEST YET: we're bringing back our *commemorative Above Ground Pool Party glassware* - and you can grab a Pool Party glass filled with 'Above Ground Pool' for just $10 - with $1 off all your full pours of lagers throughout the duration of the event!!!!....!!!!!!!!

This party will once again serve as both our farewell to MCBW and our welcoming party for the warm weather we've all been waiting for...and we'll look forward to seeing you at the pool (party)!

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Benjamin Scully at Working Draft Beer Company
May
6
7:00 PM19:00

Benjamin Scully at Working Draft Beer Company

Come see Benjamin Scully at Working Draft Beer Company for the first Music Monday in May!

Benjamin Scully is an indie rock artist originally from Appleton, WI, and Scully’s debut “Silhouettes – EP” produced by Mike Mains of Mike Mains & the Branches was released in November 2018.

The EP offers a variety of sounds with rock and acoustic folk while incorporating the sounds of influences such as Colony House, The Lumineers, Tom Petty, and Jack Johnson - and you can easily stream / purchase Silhouettes on all major music platforms.

Alongside Scully's live show from 7-9pm, we'll also have 16 taps full of craft beer and soda + delicious, scratch-made food from the WDBC kitchen - what more do you need?

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Working Draft Trivia Night
May
8
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday and kicking off on 1/16/19!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Working Draft Trivia Night
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday and kicking off on 1/16/19!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Working Draft Trivia Night
May
22
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday and kicking off on 1/16/19!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Working Draft Trivia Night
May
29
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday and kicking off on 1/16/19!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Happy Hour Run from Working Draft
Apr
25
5:30 PM17:30

Happy Hour Run from Working Draft

Back by popular demand...Happy Hour run from Working Draft Beer Company!!!!
Similar to last time, we will have two routes laid out prior including shorter and longer options.
All paces welcome!
5:30 meet at Working Draft
6:00 start run
Socialize and enjoy a drink after!
Working Draft has generously agreed to give a 10% discount to anyone wearing Movin’ Shoes gear

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Working Draft Trivia Night
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday and kicking off on 1/16/19!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Yoga + Beer at Working Draft Beer Co.
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga + Beer at Working Draft Beer Co.

Whether you're a yogi who likes beer, or a beer drinker who likes yoga... you're in luck! Om Brewers is c(Om)ing back to Working Draft Beer Company!

https://www.ombrewers.com/sign-up/working-draft-beer-company-yoga-march

Saturday, March 30

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

$20 = Yoga + a Pint

*Doors open at 9:30AM*

This class is perfect for beginners & experts. Your newbie coworker, boyfriend, girlfriend, or anyone that just likes to have fun. Join our c(Om)munity of #Madison Thirsty Yogis - maybe even meet someone new!

Some $3 rental mats will be available at the door.

Sign up online to save your spot: https://www.ombrewers.com/sign-up/working-draft-beer-company-yoga-march

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Working Draft Trivia Night
Mar
27
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday and kicking off on 1/16/19!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Working Draft Trivia Night
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday and kicking off on 1/16/19!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Music Monday w/ The Poor Hearts
Mar
18
7:00 PM19:00

Music Monday w/ The Poor Hearts

Our twice-a-month Music Monday showcase returns to the WDBC taproom once again on Monday, March 18th as we welcome Madison's own The Poor Hearts!

The Poor Hearts consist of banjo, guitar, mandolin, and upright bass with a pleasant blend of vocals and harmonies. Known for their traditional bluegrass and Americana classics, this local quartet brings the perfect musical complement to a relaxing evening at Working Draft Beer Co.

The Poor Hearts will play from 7-9pm, and as always we'll have 16 taplines full of craft beers and sodas alongside our full WDBC kitchen menu!

Cheers to Adam and The Poor Hearts for joining us, and we'll hope to see you on the 18th for another Monday Funday in Madison!

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Working Draft Trivia Night
Mar
13
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday and kicking off on 1/16/19!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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WDBC One Year Anniversary Party
Mar
9
11:00 AM11:00

WDBC One Year Anniversary Party

WHOA!! Somehow, some way, Working Draft Beer Company is already turning *one year old* - and we'd like nothing more than to celebrate this monumental occasion with our amazing fans, friends, and family!

Though our true anniversary is March 5th, the party kicks off at 11am on Saturday, March 9th - with local vendors, a partnering non-profit, live music, food specials from our killer kitchen, and TWO brand new beers!

Beers:
- "Imperial Pulp Culture": The name says it all! We took our Pulp recipe and ramped it up, with a burlier ABV and even more Denali, Mosaic, Enigma, Amarillo hops for your pulpy pleasure
- "To Those Who Wait": A *triple* decoction Czech Pils - brewed to impart the most traditional flavors possible in this incredibly exciting 1 barrel small batch brew

Vendors:
- Wm. Chocolate will be in the house from 12-4pm offering up their fantastic origin-forward chocolate made from premium cocoa beans
- Fischer Family Farm joining us from 12-3pm with a full lineup of their high-quality, humanely-raised meats

Non-Profit:
- TEENWorks at the Goodman Community Center, which helps its participants learn critical employment skills while taking part in a supportive, hands-on environment

Thanks to everyone for an AMAZING first year of business, and please stay tuned for more anniversary updates over the coming weeks!

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Working Draft Trivia Night
Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday through the end of May 2019!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new, rotating *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Collaborative Tap Takeover at Barley Pop
Feb
23
12:00 PM12:00

Collaborative Tap Takeover at Barley Pop

Remember when we brewed a beer with Cellar West Artisan Ales and it looked like Zach from CWAA got poked square in the eye?

We do! And after TWO collaboration brews and months of waiting, we're thrilled to tap these beers along with some special offerings from Working Draft and Cellar West!!

If you're as excited as well are, please join us at the amazing BarleyPop Tap and Shop on Saturday 2/23 from 12-3pm as we tap FOUR beers at once - two of which are collabs, and another special tapping from each brewery.

Zach himself will be in attendance, as will members of the WDBC team, and you can check out the full tap takeover lineup below:
- Collab 'Moon Farm' Oak-Aged Brett Saison dry-hopped with Wisconsin-grown Skyrocket hops
- Collab 'Where There's Smoke, There's Fire' Smoked Helles Lager
- CWAA's 'Rooster Crow' Oak Aged Saison with Coffee + Blueberries
- WDBC's latest and greatest batch of 'Pulp Culture' Hazy IPA

Cheers to Zach and Barley Pop for helping to bring this event to life, and we'll hope to see you on Saturday, 2/23 for all kinds of collaborative revelry!

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Collaborative Tap Takeover at Heritage Tavern
Feb
22
4:00 PM16:00

Collaborative Tap Takeover at Heritage Tavern

Way back in September 2018, the WDBC team traveled to Denver, CO to take part in the Great American Beer Festival - and during that time we were invited to brew a collaboration beer with Cellar West Artisan Ales, whose owner, Zach, is a Madison native and all-around great dude.

Fast forward to February 2019 and we're finally able to tap this wonderful oak-aged collab along with *two other special offerings* at the always-fantastic Heritage Tavern!

Taking place on Friday, 2/22 from 4-7pm, this will be your first opportunity to try the collab - plus Zach and his crew will be in attendance along with members of the WDBC team. Heritage will also be serving their fantastic *happy hour menu* with specials on beer, wine, cocktails + an assortment of killer small bites and sammis!

Please check out the tap takeover lineup below, and we'll hope to see you on Friday, 2/22!!
- Collab 'Moon Farm' Oak-Aged Brett Saison dry-hopped with Wisconsin-grown Skyrocket hops
- CWAA's 'Rooster Crow' Oak Aged Saison with Coffee + Blueberries
- WDBC's brand spankin' new batch of 'Future Tense' Brut IPA

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100+ People Who Care
Feb
21
4:00 PM16:00

100+ People Who Care

I'm looking for at least 100 people to commit to donating at least $100 to help hundreds of thousands of people affected by blood cancer! My goal is to raise $50,000 for the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during the 7 week campaign!
I can't do it without your help!

Please join us at Working Draft Beer Company on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 4-8 pm. They are generously donating $0.50 of every house pint to LLS. Thank you Working Draft!

If you can't make it out or don't drink beer :) Feel free to donate directly to my campaign at:

https://events.lls.org/wi/madisonsoy19/mrippn

The link goes live on January 26th!!

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Working Draft Trivia Night
Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday through the end of May 2019!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new, rotating *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Working Draft Trivia Night
Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday through the end of May 2019!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will start at 7pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new, rotating *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

Many thanks to Mat for working so hard to bring this brain-busting event to the WDBC taproom, and we'll look forward to spending 2019 alongside our trivia-loving brethren!

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Mat-Stravaganza 2019
Feb
12
3:00 PM15:00

Mat-Stravaganza 2019

Mat "One T" Adams. He's a man who defies convention, and a man of many talents. From crafting killer kitchen items, to shredding on the drums, to using brewhouse equipment as battle gear - he's got you covered. And on Tuesday, 2/12 we're hosting the very first Mat-Stravaganza in the WDBC taproom!

What exactly happens at Mat-Stravaganza, you ask? WELL - how about:
🍺 The release of Mat's *Crew Brew* 'The King Lord Ringus' Belgian IPA crafted with Mosaic and Galaxy hops at 3pm
🌮 Mat personally taking over our weekly *Taco Tuesday* with 3 of his very own delicious creations from 5-9pm
🎧 Our first *Music Tuesday* event, with the ever-evolving master of the percussive arts, Dr. Beatz, from 6:30-8:30pm
🙌 ALL in celebration of Mat's big 3-4 birthday party!!

Stay tuned for much more info on the taco front, and we'll look forward to seeing you starting at 3pm on what could potentially be the coolest Tuesday EVER!

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Music Monday w/ the Working Draft Trio
Feb
4
7:00 PM19:00

Music Monday w/ the Working Draft Trio

Join us on Monday, February 4th from 7-9pm as we host our third Music Monday of the year - this time featuring a familiar name with a couple new faces!

The Working Draft Trio has been playing our taproom for months now, and with 2019 in full swing the new lineup of Mandell Mathis on sax, Ruben Arndt on keys, and Jalen McCullough on drums makes for a dynamic evening of jazzy R&B that's as soulful as it is improvisational.

Wilder, Ruben, and Jalen will play two sets at 7pm and 8pm, we'll have a stacked lineup of WDBC beers available + a full kitchen menu from 5-9pm *AND* there's never a cover charge for these Music Monday events...how can you say no?!

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Yoga + Beer at Working Draft
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga + Beer at Working Draft

Whether you're a yogi who likes beer, or a beer drinker who likes yoga... you're in luck! Om Brewers is coming to Working Draft Beer Company! 

Saturday, January 26
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$20 = Yoga + Pint

Join in the c(Om)munity all of you Madison Thirsty Yogis!
Some $3 rental mats will be available at the door. 
Sign up online to save your spot: https://www.ombrewers.com/sign-up/working-draft-beer-company-january-26

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Jim Draeger "Bottoms Up" Book Signing + Beer Pairing
Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

Jim Draeger "Bottoms Up" Book Signing + Beer Pairing

Join 702WI at Working Draft Beer Company on Thursday, January 24th at 7pm for a talk and Q&A with author Jim Draeger about his book Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin's Historic Bars & Breweries. Draeger will share fun and entertaining stories about Wisconsin bars and breweries, and Working Draft will serve up a special flight of beer paired to his talk! A book signing will follow.

Bottoms Up celebrates Wisconsin's taverns and the breweries that fueled them. The book traces the development of the megabreweries, dominance of the giants, and the emergence of microbreweries. Contemporary photographs of unusual and distinctive bars and breweries of all eras, historical photos, postcards, advertisements, and breweriana illustrate the story of how Wisconsin came to dominate brewing and the place that bars -- and beer -- hold in our social and cultural history.

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No Name String Band at WDBC
Jan
21
7:00 PM19:00

No Name String Band at WDBC

New Year, New WDBC! And one of the most exciting taproom plans for 2019 is the growth of our Music Mondays - with the first expanded schedule featuring Madison's own No Name String Band on Monday, 1/21 from 7-9pm!

The No Name String Band distills the heart of old-time fiddle music, latin rhythms, and jazz/funk improvisation into their uniquely new-time sound - and we honestly can't wait for them to join us for an amazing evening of local music, beer, and food!

Stay tuned for more updates as the show draws closer, and please check out their website for all kinds of glorious No Name String Band info: www.nonamestringband.com

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Working Draft Trivia Night
Jan
16
7:00 PM19:00

Working Draft Trivia Night

If you love trivia nights, craft beer, and delicious scratch-made food, you may very well want to join us as we present our very own Working Draft Trivia Night - taking place every Wednesday and kicking off on 1/16/19!

Hosted by the world famous, Mat "The Wiz" Adams, our WDBC Trivia night will run from 7-8:30pm and offers a bounty of prizes and intellectual excitement. Teams of 4 are encouraged, but we can easily make anything work within trivia reason.

And in an effort to keep your brains fueled and agile, we're also introducing a brand new *NACHO* plate to the WDBC kitchen menu - created exclusive for our Trivia Night Wednesdays!

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Music Mondays w/ the Working Draft Trio
Jan
7
7:00 PM19:00

Music Mondays w/ the Working Draft Trio

Join us as we welcome 2019 with the sounds of our house band, the Working Draft Trio - comprised of Wilder Deitz, Mandell Mathis, and Matt Allen!

Armed with layers of talent, the Working Draft Trio create a jazzy R&B sound that's improvisational and playful, and we're beyond excited to have them return on Monday, January 7th!

Wilder, Mandell, and Matt will play two sets at 7pm and 8pm, we'll have a full lineup of WDBC beers available, a full food menu from our kitchen from 5-9pm, *AND* there's NEVER a cover charge for these Music Monday events...plus they may even invite an additional friend or two along for the ride as the months move on...

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Some more details about Wilder, Mandell, and Matt:

Wilder is a mainstay in the Madison music scene, was an integral part of UW's Black Music Ensemble, and also founded and manages a chapter of BME at East High School.

Mandell is a young saxophonist who excels at improvisation, and has also been a member of East High's and UW's Black Music Ensemble, matching chops with the likes of Hanah Jon Taylor and Anders Svanoe.

Matt drums with Koi, Kaunalu, the Wilder Deitz Singers, and is also an alumnus of the UW Black Music Ensemble.

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New Year's Eve at WDBC!!
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve at WDBC!!

Still looking for the perfect New Year's Eve get-together without the cover charge?? Why not join the Working Draft team for an amazing evening of live music, special beer releases, and delicious food specials!!

Kicking off at 3pm, we're tapping FIVE new beers to ring in the New Year, and from 7-10pm we'll have the live music of our good friends and Wisconsin natives, Old American Junk

On top of ALL that fun, we'll also be hosting a 10pm-1am mix of glorious New Year's-inspired tunes with a *complimentary* Midnight Toast of our Peach + Apricot 'Change the Subject' Frut Brut IPA for everyone in attendance!

Check out more info below, and stay tuned for a few more details...including the food special our kitchen team is currently working on...

Five Special Tappings:
- 'Up is Up' Imperial Dark Mild Ale aged in J. Henry & Sons DistilleryBourbon barrels
- 'Mom Jeans' Whiskey Maple Syrup Oatmeal Stout aged in Patterson Sugar Bush barrels that most recently held Old Sugar Distillery Whiskey
- Small Batch Baltic Porter aged in Old Sugar Distillery whiskey barrels
- Wheat Wine aged in Old Sugar Distillery whiskey barrels
- WDBC Premier Malt Liquor

As for the wonderful band joining us, Old American Junk is the work of Shane Hardwicke and our magnificent Madison maestro, the Murderous Michael Rivérun!

OAJ plans to bring 3 hours of rollicking NYE good times to the WDBC taproom - so go ahead and mark December 31st in your calendars now and we'll look forward to hosting you for a *cover-free* evening of beer, food, tunes, toasts, and oodles of New Year's celebration!!

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DDH Pulp Culture - Pre-Holiday Release Party
Dec
21
5:00 PM17:00

DDH Pulp Culture - Pre-Holiday Release Party

DDH 'Pulp Culture' is BACK - and just in time for the holidays! This time jam-packed with mountains of Galaxy + Amarillo hops, this is one of our boldest hoppy endeavors to date and one we can't wait to share with the world on Friday, 12/21!!

As you may remember from the last DDH Pulp release, we worked with the amazing Kristine Lohman in designing 4 limited-edition, Warhol-inspired Pulp Culture labels, and this is the 2nd of those 4 designs (thanks, Kristine!). 

Here's the skinny:
- Unlike previous DDH Pulp releases, this one will be taking place on a Friday - with the first tapping and crowler sales *kicking off at 5pm SHARP*
- We'll only have around *200 crowlers available,* with a limit of 3 per customer (with handy 3-pack carriers to boot!)
- We will no longer be able to fill DDH Pulp crowlers once these initial cans have been sold
- And because stickers are awesome, we'll once again have some free limited-edition DDH Pulp stickers for anyone who grabs a crowler (along with a re-stock of our DDH Pulp tees!)
- Price TBD

Nothing says holiday kickoff party like a DDH Pulp release on Friday, 12/21, and we can't wait to see as many of your smiling faces as possible in a few weeks!

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WDBC Holiday Market
Dec
14
5:00 PM17:00

WDBC Holiday Market

Join us on Friday, December 14th for the very first and sure-to-be-sensational Working Draft Holiday Market featuring local artists and artisans!! 

Taking place from 5-9pm, the market will be located in our brewhouse amidst holiday decorations and shiny stainless steel, with WDBC and four other local creatives slinging their finest wares - including:
Wm. Chocolate dropping the hammer with their amazing and responsibly-sourced chocolates
- Alex Clarke Woodworking offering beautiful wood-based custom pieces for your home
- Kevin Revolinski showcasing and signing his wonderful new book, 'Wisconsin's Best Beer Guide'
- As for Working Draft, we'll be offering the very first tickets to our January 2019 in-house Beer Dinner, discounted WDBC merch, and working together with Big Fish Woodworks to bring their insanely popular, custom-made Working Draft cribbage boards to the masses

This will not only be an immersive experience of crafty collaboration, it's also a great chance to grab those last-minute holiday gifts...and oh yeah, we also have beer and scratch-made food available while you shop...!

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1129 Social: Poetry + Art Mashup
Dec
5
7:00 PM19:00

1129 Social: Poetry + Art Mashup

Join us on Wednesday, 12/5 for the first poetry and visual art mashup from the Working Draft creative side project know as 1129 Social!

Featuring the artwork of Maggie Muldowney and Courtney Nelson + the poetry of Jesse Brookstein, Ryan Browne, and Heather Riverun, this collaborative affair will offer:
- A one-night-only taproom art installation
- Live poetry readings from the three poets
- Limited-edition visual poetry prints created exclusively for this event
- The very first tapping of our brand new 'Vocal Poet' Enigma DIPA

Not only is this event completely free and open to the public, it's also the first of what we hope to be many 1129 Social events blending the worlds of literature, visual artistry, and craft brewing.

**NOTE: This event involves some adult themes and language and may not be suitable for kiddos**

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Music Mondays w/ the Working Draft Trio
Dec
3
7:00 PM19:00

Music Mondays w/ the Working Draft Trio

As we wind down 2018 and storm into 2019, the Working Draft Trio of Wilder Deitz, Mandell Mathis, and Matt Allen return to our monthly Music Monday lineup!!

Armed with all this talent, the Working Draft Trio create a jazzy R&B sound that's improvisational and playful - and we're beyond excited to have them return on December 3rd!

Wilder, Mandell, and Matt will play two sets at 7pm and 8pm, we'll have a full lineup of WDBC beers available, a full food menu from our kitchen from 5-9pm, *AND* there's NEVER a cover charge for these Music Monday events...plus they may even invite an additional friend or two along for the ride as the months move on...

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Some more details about Wilder, Mandell, and Matt:

Wilder is a mainstay in the Madison music scene, was an integral part of UW's Black Music Ensemble, and also founded and manages a chapter of BME at East High School.

Mandell is a young saxophonist who excels at improvisation, and has also been a member of East High's and UW's Black Music Ensemble, matching chops with the likes of Hanah Jon Taylor and Anders Svanoe.

Matt drums with Koi, Kaunalu, the Wilder Deitz Singers, and is also an alumnus of the UW Black Music Ensemble.

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