April 17, 2021
Ooga Brewing Company, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Ooga Brewing Company

Named after the sound an old-school car horn makes (“Ah-oo-gah!” according to their website), the Ooga Brewing Company occupies a cool little building that once served as a car dealership just off the main drag in downtown Beaver Dam. Launched in June of 2018, they were the first craft brewery back in Beaver Dam since the 1950s.

Ooga Brewing Company, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
We love the neon sign along Spring Street at Ooga Brewing!

A pint of Holla! Jalapeno Cream Ale at Ooga Brewing Company, Beaver Dam, WisconsinOoga Brewing offers quite a few of their own brews on tap, along with select guest taps. As of our last visit (Feb 2021), Ooga offered:

  • Kickstands up Kolsch
  • Festivus Fortherestofus Winter Spiced Ale
  • Discounted Chocolates Sweet Stout with Cocoa
  • Biberdunkel Lager
  • Rocket Slide IPA
  • Drive By Frootin’ Pineapple Passion Fruit Wheat
  • Notorious R.B.G. Rye IPA
  • Black Kate Dark Kolsch
  • Bad Omen Saison Noir
  • Holla! Jalapeno Cream Ale
  • Mad Polecat Porter

At the time, “coming soon” beers included:

  • Keller Pils
  • Spring Bock

Ooga Brewing also offers Sprecher sodas, Lemi Lemonade, a variety of non-alcoholic beers, and coffee varieties from Nunatak Coffee, a Beaver Dam-based coffee house.

For food, you can enjoy pizzas, soft pretzels, cheese and sausage platters, and popcorn made by Chippy’s, which is also based in Beaver Dam. They welcome you to bring in food from local producers and restaurants, and note that they will do their best to provide pairing selections where possible.

Bar at the Tap Room in Ooga Brewing Company, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Ooga Brewing Company’s Tap Room. During our last visit, they didn’t have bar seating due to COVID safety protocols. But there were plenty of other seats!

 

Peering into the brewery area at Ooga Brewing Company, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
You can peer into the brewery portion itself… Ooga has a relatively small space but they pack a lot of brewing into it.

You’ll find Ooga Brewing Company on Spring Street just south of downtown Beaver Dam. Highway 33 is just a few blocks to the north; you can just head south on Spring Street to get there. Business U.S. 151 comes within blocks through town, and the current U.S. 151 freeway that bypasses Beaver Dam offers access via Business U.S. 151 (the original route through town, Exit 129 from the southwest or Exit 135 from the northeast) or Exits 130 (County G) or 132 (Highway 33).

Ooga Brewing Hours: Monday – Thursday: 4pm – 9pm; Friday – Saturday Noon – 10pm; Sunday Noon – 5pm.

Ooga Brewing Company Address:

301 Spring Street
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
(920) 306-5100
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