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Trinity Brewing Company

Trinity Brewing CompanyTrinity Brewing Company

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 44
Beer Ratings: 887
Beer Avg: 3.82

Taps: 31 / Bottles: -
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

48 Ratings
Ratings: 48
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.89%
$$ - reasonable


[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1466 Garden of the Gods
Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80907
United States
phone: (719) 634-0029

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

Notes:
6 of their own brews on-tap, plus 25 guest taps.

(Place added by: scray24 on 08-23-2008)
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MilwaukeeCrusher

Wisconsin

4.34/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | $$$

The place had a urban/hipster feel to it which is OK, and wow the selection. Did a flight and thought their beers were good to great, but not quite yet at the pinnacle of things. Considered buying a few bottles but decided against it for the price... although for the particular styles they weren't too out of order, more so my cellar is getting too big and now I buy for great value. I probably will visit this place again and recommend it to anyone who hasn't been there. Did not try any food, not sure if there is any.

03-14-2014 18:40:25 | More by MilwaukeeCrusher
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sholland119

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25 | $$

Following a 6am departure from Albuquerque on a long day of driving to Wyoming, we stopped here for lunch. Trinity sits at the corner of a small shopping center on a fairly busy road, with a good sized outdoor seating area. Inside, the brewhouse is on the left with a J-shaped bar straight ahead and bunch of tables (with a few booths) on the right. Spacious, airy and fairly bright.

Tap list was pretty solid with about 6 taps of house beer and an extensive list of guest taps. We stuck with a selection of house beers, all of which were solid, none of which were terribly memorable. I had the Flo IPA, which was fine.

The food on the other hand was really good. Fresh ingredients, tasty and well prepared. Service was rather flighty and inattentive, but pleasant at least.

Not an outstanding stop but a nice place I'd visit again.

HV

07-15-2013 19:25:15 | More by sholland119
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GRG1313

California

3.69/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75 | $$

Going with the new scoring I can't give this place any "4s" since that would mean "outstanding." However, this place is very good, even excellent. I'd return any time I was in the area. I would likely have given Trinity a 4.25 under the old scoring system.

Unexpectedly, at least for me, this place is located in a newer strip mall and in a newer part of Colorado Springs. There is a nice patio and adequate interior sitting, although during the day on a Saturday finding a table or place to sit was problematic for most partrons.

The tap selection is excellent and the food is very tasty. In fact, the food is superior to many "beer bars" and/or breweries. Perhaps the most fun is the fact that Trinity is available just about nowhere! You can find a bottle maybe in Denver from time to time if you're lucky. You can find it in Colorado Springs at a few places. But, you can actually buy it at the brewery and in a pretty good selection.

Note, prices for the bottles are not cheap. They are among the higher priced "regular" bottles.

This is a must stop if you are in Colorado Springs and are a beer nut.

07-12-2013 00:49:20 | More by GRG1313
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alexipa

Colorado

3.74/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $

This place is pretty neat. The best part of the experience was our bartender, who let us get an insane amount of tasters of some great beers. The guest taps are where it's at, some awesome selections.

The building and decor just felt like random hipster bar xxx. It didn't do it for me. Their house beers were very bland and forgettable overall. I would be back however, just for the service and guest taps.

05-06-2013 22:43:48 | More by alexipa
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JLOcolorado

Colorado

4.82/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$

Very lovely place. It seems to be the spot in COS to hit up if you want so real creative brews. The people are fantastic and love the vibe in this place. Some of the customers were a little bit on the rough edgy side but hey it takes all kinds. Great place to visit if you want to try something new that is sure to take your taste buds on a roller coaster ride!! I will be back again and again for sure. The staff is also fantastic. Couldn't ask for more.

04-06-2013 02:36:22 | More by JLOcolorado
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mklever42

Colorado

4.45/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$$

Atmosphere: Great looking place. Very rustic and unique. I love the patio. Just wish they had some more tables because they are so popular now, but that isn't a bad thing for them by any means.

Quality: All of their beers and food are top notch.

Service: A little on the slow side. Friendly as all get out, but just a little slow due to the amount of people they are serving.

Selection: They always have a massive selection of beers on tap and usually have their bottles for sale. Great selection of great quality beers and they usually have Pliny on tap.

Food: Not your typical bar food, but way better. The menu is very creative and delicious.

Value: Yeah, the bottles and food are pricey. It's a tough pill to swallow spending $35 for The Flavor or $25 for OH!Face, but I do it anyway because their beers are that good. I will still buy their beers, just not as much as I would like to.

I read the reviews on some of their beers and have no idea why they are so low. Everyone I have traded their beers to have had their minds blown away and their beers keep getting better and better. I would put Trinity's saisons up against anyone.

10-21-2012 14:55:54 | More by mklever42
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WynnO

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 4 | $$

A Grand Slam! While passing through one night on vacation I was only able to spend about 90 minutes here due to their closing at 9 PM (bummer, but it was a school night).

Three pitches:
1) Saison central! While they offer a broad range of styles I chose to drink three of their Saisons. ALL were exceptional. Seriously, these guys know how to brew. One of these was brewed in honor of Dany Prignon and his famous Fantome brewery (they touted having a relationship with the man). While it was not a Fantome, of which I have had several, it was a fine tribute. Base hit!

2) Food. While some reviewers give a somewhat neutral to negative vibe on this joint’s menu, I thought it was fabulous. Their fare is eclectic, but all four of the small dishes I shared were really tasty and accompany their beers quite well. Let down your prejudices and try something you’ve never had. I doubt you will be disappointed. We have two men on base now.

3) Guest taps, location, service, and price. You will see a lot of regional selections represented, which I like very much. How one would ever find time to drink one I don’t know, unless you lived near there. How can you beat this?: Outside seating with a view of Pike’s Peak. OK, I didn’t get to enjoy this because the seats were all taken, but still, what a view going in and out of the place! Service was nominal; not bad, not off the charts. The gal who served me was nice, “somewhat” knowledgeable about their beers, and came around often enough to keep my water glass full. A bar seat would no doubt be the place to be. The prices? I would say average to good. Nothing on the dinner menu is going to make you wince although you will probably need to order two items instead of one to make a meal. Beer prices are unexciting---neither too high or low enough to notice. Well by George, we have bases loaded.

Me personally? I hope to go back here sometime and spend 2 – 3 hours enjoying their beers. A better scenario would be a 4-day work trip in CO Springs so I could hit it every night. Even so, I doubt I would make a large dent in their list of offerings.

This place is a Grand Slam IMHO---definitely worth consuming some space on your calendar.

09-25-2012 20:51:23 | More by WynnO
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beergoot

Colorado

4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3 | $$

This is a small but grand little brewery.

Besides brewing their own tasty brews, they have an awesome collection of guest beers on tap. As for their brews, they're pretty top-notch. They seem to really like experimenting with farmhouse ales and have come up with some real winners over the years. I'm more of a traditional beer style guy, but have really enjoyed their more adventurous offerings.

The food is okay, but don't expect your 'normal' brew pub fare. they lean more towards vegan styled offerings, but no matter, it's usually tasty.

The atmosphere is intimate. There's a relatively small seating availability, so it can get crowded. But what really says a lot about this place is that it usually has a fair number of people, even during mid-afternoon time frame.

Another plus is their 10% discount for human-powered transportation. Walk, run, bike, skateboard your way to the place, and they'll knock 10% off your entire bill. My experience has been that you may have to remind the person who's handling your tab, but that's a minor ding for an otherwise great discount incentive.

01-30-2012 01:47:32 | More by beergoot
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agirlandherpen

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$$

I came to Colorado Springs from South Carolina, and one of the first things I wanted to do was try some local beers. I was told that this was the place to go. At the foot of the Garden of the Gods, I am sure that they get a lot of business. I visited late afternoon (2-3pm) on a weekday, so it was slow. Perfect for someone wanting to take their time with their food and beer.

The place is modestly sized, with a nice selection of 2, 4, and 6 tops with a long stretching bar. The menu was quite nice. It is full of vegetarian options if that is your thing. The selection of beer is equally impressive; their taps feature their own brews as well as some 'guest' brews (namely: a lot of Colorado beer). Given that I visited in December, there was a lot of seasonal winter beer to choose from.

The service was good, but I think it had a lot to do with the time I arrived. As it got closer to 5pm...the population of the bar went up, service went down. However, I liked my waitress/waiter, and they offered up several selections of beers and food, as well as some on the house samples. I went with a flight, which at $9 for 6 pours was not bad at all. I did find their pint and bottle prices to be a bit pricy...but that might be because I'm from South Carolina. A pint of their in-house beer was between $5-8. A growler of their double ipa was around $38, while the bottles were between $16-28.

Despite the price, I felt that it was a good deal...especially for the flight. I will come back, maybe to stop in for a Slap Your Mammy.

12-21-2011 06:30:07 | More by agirlandherpen
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.45/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5 | $$$

this place is aweomse. phenomenal beers, unique styles, tons of variety. theyve got some on cask (including a great ipa), some seasonals (inluding am imperial pumpkin), and some for the ladies (a kiwifruit witbier). great service providing endless free samples of beers. outrageuos food menu too, i had some lamb sliders with local bluecheese and an ipa mustard. really excellent. also had a great list of guest beers from around the country. had a dogfish 120 on tap, which was a nice treat. the place was on the expensive side, but for a chilly autumn monday night, it was just fine with me. i will undoubtedly be back here. they have a ton of neat events as well which feature their beers, local music, and inspired cuisine. worth a trip from denver any day!

11-01-2011 22:53:50 | More by StonedTrippin
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Trinity Brewing Company in Colorado Springs, CO
92 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.