Mail Order ticket requests postmarked before May 6th will be ineligible.

There are NO online sales or sales at the gate.  


General Admission: $60
(LIMIT of 2 per customer)
Designated Driver: $10

How to Get Tickets

Tickets for the Great Taste of the Midwest go on sale each year in early May.
Tickets are sold on-site at several locations throughout Madison and Middleton, as well as via mail order lottery system.

In-Person Sales
Cash only on-site sales begin at noon on the first Sunday in May at the following locations (subject to change):

Capital Brewery (500 tickets)
7734 Terrace Ave. – Middleton
Please do not line up for tickets before 10:00pm on Saturday, May 4.
Cork ‘N Bottle (350 tickets)
855 E. Johnson St. – Madison
Karben4 (400 tickets)
3698 Kinsman Blvd. – Madison
Steve’s Liquor-University Avenue (450 tickets)
3618 University Ave. – Madison
Steve’s Liquor-Junction Road (450 tickets)
122 Junction Rd. – Madison
The Malt House (400 tickets)
2609 E. Washington Ave. – Madison
Vintage Brewing Company (450 tickets)
674 S. Whitney Way – Madison

Mail Orders
Mail orders that are postmarked on the first Monday in May immediately following onsite ticket sales* will be processed via a lottery system.

Any mail orders postmarked after the first Monday immediately following Sunday ticket sales are unlikely to be filled. You must include a self-addressed stamped envelope along with a check (payable to MHTG) or money order.

*Mail orders postmarked before the Monday immediately following onsite ticket sales will be rejected

Mail orders can be sent to:
Great Taste of the Midwest
Madison Homebrewers and Tasters Guild (MHTG)
Post Office Box 1365
Madison, Wisconsin 53701-1365

  • There is a limit of one mail order request and two tickets per household. We will return any mail orders that we feel are attempting to unfairly influence the outcome of the lottery.
  • You must include a self-addressed stamped envelope. CORRECT POSTAGE REQUIRED. 
  • Please allow 5-7 weeks for ticket processing. We are a homebrewing hobby club and not a professional order fulfillment company. We know you want your tickets, but please respect that we have our own family and work responsibilities too.