Octopi Brewing

State-of-the-art contract brewery in Midwest. Madison, WI

At Octopi we offer the best contract beverage experience, highest level of service and quality.

– 50bbl (4 Vessel) Esau-Hueber Brewhouse with Automatic Hop Dosing Unit, and Inline Wort Aeration Unit and 70bbl Whirlpool from Braukon
– Braukon HopBack and HopGun Pellet and Full Cone hops
– GEA Westfalia Centrifuge
– Esau-Hueber Turbo Carbo Inline Carbonation Unit
– 100,000 bbls annual fermentation capacity
– Yeast Propagation System by QTS
– RAD Chain Conveyor Malt Handling System with Buehler Mill
– 2 M+F Technik Keg Fillers. Ability to fill one way kegs
– KHS Bottling Line with the ability to fill multiple bottle formats
– KHS Canning Line with ability to fill 12oz, 16oz cans, 19.2oz and 12oz slim. Sleever and labeler in line. Cartoner and wavegrip options for packaging

Tax Advantage – (Malt Beverage/Beer products)

Octopi Brewing chose the State of Wisconsin for many reasons that would benefit its clients. One reason that stands out is to offer the lowest beer taxes in the country. By brewing at Octopi, our clients benefit for having a significant cost saving advantage. Here is an example when compared to our neighboring States:

Client A contracts 5,000 bbls. of beer. Client A would owe the following State taxes depending on where he brews:

Octopi Brewing (Wisconsin) – $5,000
Illinois* – $90,055
Minnesota – $72,850
Michigan – $31,000
Iowa – $29,450
Ohio – $27,900
Indiana – $18,600

Our clients choose Octopi for its state-of-the-art brewing facility, experienced brewing staff, unparalleled customer support, multiple service offerings and significant cost advantages. At Octopi, we work with our clients to make sure they understand all the costs involved in contract brewing from grain to bottle/can.


Minimum Batch Size (BBL): 100
Minimum Order Size (BBL): 100
Minimum Annual Commitment (BBL): 1500
Packaging capabilities:
Bottling - 12 oz Heritage
Bottling - 12 oz Longneck
Bottling - 22 oz
Canning - 12 oz
Canning - 16 oz