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New Belgium Brewing

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BEER AVG
3.81/5
Based on:
110 Beers
15,984 Reviews
Place Score: 93
Reviews: 30
Visits: 291
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

500 Linden Street
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80524
United States
phone: (970) 221-0524

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @newbelgium

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Reviews: 30 | Visits: 291
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Photo of Barracudas
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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4.86/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

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4.74/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

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4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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4.68/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

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5/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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4.53/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of GormBrewhouse
3.47/5  rDev -17.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Not a fan of any of their offerings that day. Had an industrial feel to the place which I find uncomfortable. Friendly folks but the brew was lacking. (150 characters)

Photo of dundeestalacerveza
4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5

I lived in Fort Collins and watched this brewery grow from infancy... So I have always been a fan. But... I think the quality has gone down as they have grown ( this may not be a favorite opinion but it is an honest one)..The service has diminished a bit . ( I think with the influx of hipster pourer comes entitlement and snobbynish that wasn't seen in days of old). And so it goes.....
If in town go for bike in movies. And most definitely attend fat tire fest at least once in your life.. (492 characters)

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4.82/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

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4.59/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BrewNoob1
5/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Amazing tour of the brewery. I would recommend this to anyone traveling nearby. The tour guides had amazing stories about the foundation of New Belgium and the names behind their beers. The taps that are offered are endless with a style and flavor for every beer enthusiast. I will definitely be going back. (307 characters)

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4.46/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

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3.46/5  rDev -17.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Busy spot, great vibe , had a to park the car and ride my bike to the joint parking was limited. (96 characters)

Photo of SamN
3.86/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

As a native of the Fort, New Belgium was truly my gateway into craft beer. The dominant brewery in Fort Collins, world-famous, progressive, and just about THE cultural landmark in town. It is the epicenter of many popular events, and simply a ubiquitous trait. Not to put too fine a point on it, this place, in many ways, IS Fort Collins.

The grounds of the brewery are all too CO; carefully manicured xerisacping greets you from the tiny, tiny parking lot. Large red doors bring you into the brightly lit tasting room. The large, winding bar moves down the length of the tasting room, with several tap outlets. Expect this place to be standing-room only, especially on the weekends, packed to the brim with tourists and trendy locals. The constantly rotating roster of tap-meisters can make your individual experience tasting different each time, but most are friendly, chatty and will talk about the beer you're drinking.

The tour is great. You can take beer with you as they lead you all over the brewery, from the grain towers, to the stunningly gorgeous brew kettle room, to the bottling line. The tour is a must for first-timers, and sometime you can taste beers that are yet-to-be-released (ooooh, exclusive!).

The beer, unfortunately, I find to be consistently average. Few standouts include their Belgian-style staples; Abbey, Tripel and 1554 which have all been around since their opening, and they represent the original, low-key style of brewing New Belgium used to do. Flavorful, uni (1,499 characters)

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2.62/5  rDev -37.6%
vibe: 1.25 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4

Extremely busy and always lots of tourists. Good selection of beer, but service is consistently lacking. (104 characters)

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4.26/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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3.73/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

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4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

New Belgium Brewery tour is the most fun I've had on a brewery tour. They have a sample of beer at every turn and even experimental beers available. Very fun and I will go again! (178 characters)

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4.38/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

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4.84/5  rDev +15.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, CO
93 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.