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  • Indiana On Tap

    MAD PADDLE BREWERY LOOKS TO BRING MADISON BACK INTO THE BREWING GAME
    June 29, 2019 | Jerry and Larry Wade, brothers from Indianapolis and New Castle, came to open a brewery in Madison, IN by a circuitous route. Jerry had never been to Madison, but was looking for a condo in a small Indiana town, being the newly retired fellow that he was. While doing his due diligence on the town that might become his home, Jerry found that Madison had an old brewing history, being the third city in Indiana to have a brewery (New Harmony and Richmond were earlier by a year or so). >> read more

  • RoundAbout Newspaper

    MAD PADDLE BREWERY AMONG THIS YEAR'S MADISON MAIN STREET AWARD WINNERS
    April 2019 | Small business owners in downtown Madison, Ind., most likely did not follow their entrepreneurial dreams with the goal of winning any awards. But that’s exactly what happened for a few business people on Feb. 28 when the Madison Main Street Program presented its third annual awards at a fundraising dinner held at Red Bicycle Hall. >> read more

  • RoundAbout Newspaper

    MAD PADDLE BREWING OPENS MICROBREWERY IN MADISON, IND.
    February 2019 | The long-awaited opening of the Mad Paddle Brewing Co. in downtown Madison, Ind., took place in mi-December with a soft opening on Dec. 20 and a public opening the following week. Dozens of people came through the door at 301 West St. to see the partial renovation by owner Jerry Wade of the 12,000-square-foot former feed mill and sample some of the craft beers on tap. >> read more

  • Madison Courier Newspaper

    MAD PADDLE OPENS WITH PLANS TO GROW
    December 28, 2018 | The first micro-brewery in downtown Madison’s history opened Thursday night in an old feed mill with numerous guests crowded at the southeast corner of the building on West and Second streets to escape the rain. >> read more

  • OTHER - SALLY'S VIEW

    OUR FUTURE NEW NEIGHBOR - MAD PADDLE BREWERY
    December 28, 2018 | Mad Paddle Brewery celebrated it’s Grand Opening this evening, complete with a ribbon cutting, welcoming words from the City of Madison, and a host of well-wishers both local and visiting. And the reason we are super excited about this? Mad Paddle Brewery is only two blocks east of our fixer upper! >> read more

  • Madison Courier Newspaper

    MAD PADDLE BREWERY TO OPEN DEC. 27
    December 24, 2018 | Founder Jerry Wade poses over a newly installed counter, bearing his business’s name, “Mad Paddle Brewery,” at the new brewpub’s site at Second and West streets in downtown Madison. Preparations are in the final stages for Mad Paddle’s scheduled opening Dec. 27. >> read more

  • RoundAbout Newspaper


    November 2018 | In 1810, Madison, Ind., founders Jonathan Lyons, John Paul and Lewis Davis bragged about their purchase of 691 acres along the Ohio River, calling it “the healthiest and best-situated location between the two Ohio River ports of Cincinnati and Louisville,” according to historical records. >> read more

  • RoundAbout Newspaper

    MICROBREWERY DEVELOPER WADE PLANS SEPT. 8 OPENING OF TAP ROOM
    August 2018 | If you’ve spent any time in Madison, Ind., this summer, chances are you’ve come across Mad Paddle Brewery’s Wicket Blonde Ale. Owner Jerry Wade has been all over town and appearing at several Madison festivals promoting his new brand of beer. Right now the beer is being brewed at New Albanian Brewery in New Albany, Ind. But it will soon be mass produced at his future microbrewery going up at 301 West St. inside a 12,000-square-feet, historic building that once housed Irwin’s and later Lamson’s Feed Mill. >> read more

  • RoundAbout Newspaper

    MAD PADDLE BREWERY LOOKS TO BRING MADISON BACK INTO THE BREWING GAME
    April 2018 | Breweries were a staple in Madison, Ind., from the early 1800s until Prohibition in the 1920s. Prohibition triggered the bankruptcy of the Madison Brewing Co., the last of its breed in the city. >> read more

  • Madison Courier Newspaper

    BREWPUB IN WORKS FOR MADISON FEED MILL
    March 28, 2018 | Plans are under way for a brewery and pub in downtown Madison in a former feed mill on the northwest corner of West and Second streets. >> read more