December 6, 2022
Gear-filled sign for Round Man Brewing Company, Spooner, Wisconsin

Round Man Brewing Company

Round Man Brewing Company opened along Walnut Street in downtown Spooner in November of 2018.  Owned by the Churchill family, you will see references to Winston Churchill above the tap handles and even in the names of some of the beers and meals. One of Churchill’s nicknames was “Round Man,” leading to the brewery’s name. The brewery quickly became a major destination and gathering spot in Spooner, the seat of Washburn County. Along with the brewery and Tap Room bar area, Round Man features two restaurant seating areas, an event space, and an outdoor patio in season. The bar is rather extensive in terms of size and the taps behind the bar features handles fashioned from a variety of tools, all adorned with a bust of Winston Churchill right in the middle.

Taps and a Winston Churchill bust at Round Man Brewing Company, Spooner, Wisconsin Inside the bar area of Round Man Brewing Company, Spooner, Wisconsin

Round Man features over a dozen craft beers brewed on-site along with a full restaurant menu and spacious bar and dining areas, covering what were previously three storefronts. You can try five of them in a flight, which comes in a wooden gear. Of course, a variety of 10-oz and pint servings are available for all of their beers, which range widely in style but focus heavily on lighter lagers and craft IPAs.

Flight at Round Man Brewing Company in downtown Spooner, Wisconsin Flight at Round Man Brewing Company in downtown Spooner, Wisconsin, just a block off U.S. 63

Pint at Round Man Brewing Company, Spooner, Wisconsin. Elements of Winston Churchill can be found throughout the brewpub.Beers at our last visit included:

  • Back Alley Sally, a light lager
  • KBO Cream Ale
  • Mortified Pale Ale
  • Smoke in the Eye IPA
  • Omaha X, an Imperial IPA
  • Log Chain Lager, an American lager
  • Rhapsody, a Bohemian Lager (yes, the Queen song ends up in your head)
  • Red Right Hand Irish style Red Ale
  • Mud Duck, a delicious Oreo Milkshake Stout that definitely smells like an Oreo cookie
  • JT Murphy Irish Stout
  • Get to the Hoppa, a Hazy IPA
  • Ha-Spoonah Colada, another Hazy IPA
  • To Hop & To Hold, a session Pale Ale
  • RazzBeret, a hard seltzer to give non-beer lovers a good option

 

Round Man is essentially a brew pub in the Tap Room, with an extensive menu offering everything from salads and pizzas that use the same grains as the beer in their crusts to meatloaf dinners and rice bowls with an Asian flair. A variety of burgers and sandwiches include the prime rib sandwich and the Never Surrender Burger, a cataclysmic concoction that combines two stacked grass-fed, locally raised beef patties, cheddar, 4 slices of bacon, a fried egg, and a spicy red pepper relish – all doused in gravy. It comes with fries, pickles, and a horseradish sauce. We had to mention it since it almost has a “Man vs. Food” quality to it.

Rice Bowl dish at Round Man Brewing Company, Spooner, Wisconsin
The Rice Bowl at Round Main Brewing Company, with pieces of their meatloaf as an added feature, which turned out to be a good call.
Grilled Meatloaf at Round Man Brewing Company in Spooner, Wisconsin
Grilled meatloaf with smashed Yukon Gold potatoes and their gravy, which has become well-known. It’s used on the Never Surrender Burger, which none of us had the stones to try,
The Forager Pizza - meaning lots of mushrooms - at Round Man Brewing Company in Spooner, Wisconsin
The Forager Pizza at Round Man Brewing, chock full of mushrooms of many varieties.

 

Round Man Brewing Company is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am – 9pm. They are closed Sunday and Monday,

Round Man Brewing Company and the Palace Theater on Walnut Street, one block off U.S. 63 in downtown Spooner, Wisconsin

You’ll find Round Man Brewing in downtown Spooner on Walnut Street, one block west of U.S. 63/River Street. Highway 70 intersects about half a mile to the south, and the U.S. 53 expressway is about two miles to the east. Both 70 and 63 provide easy access of U.S. 53.

Round Man Brewing Company Address:

234 Walnut Street
Spooner, WI 54801
(715) 939-1800
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