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Copper Kettle Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Copper Kettle Brewing CompanyCopper Kettle Brewing Company
Based on:
46 Beers
514 Hads
Place Score: 92
Reviews: 11
Visits: 42
Avg: 4.22
pDev: n/a
Taps: 14
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

1338 South Valentia Street, Unit 100
Denver, Colorado, 80247
United States
phone: (720) 443-2522

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @copperkettleden

Place added by: FrankenBeerStein on 05-02-2011

They don't have a kitchen, but a food is available from a food truck vendors on weekends. Guests are allowed to bring in any food, or order for delivery.
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Reviews: 11 | Visits: 42
Reviews by mactrail:
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4.36/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

We enjoyed a summer evening bike ride to this place. To me, it's a more pleasant beer way to taste beer than 90% of the bars and joints. A neighborhood feel, wide variety of customers, and the owners are both friendly and totally knowledgeable. On the way back from the restroom I watched the two brewers checking a new Schwartzbier with a good old-fashioned hydrometer. The bar itself faces big windows into the brewery. Big windows all along two other walls give the place an airy feel.

The beers cover a wide range of styles, from a light summer beer and low alcohol German beers, to the seldom seen Roggenbier (my favorite) and the intensely spiced Mexican chocolate stout. Tasters are available, and others are served in pints or 10 oz tulips depending on strength.

I hope this is a trend, if people can make money on a modest brewery and create a nicer taproom. The brewer and wife are the nicest people, and I wish them well too.

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3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3

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4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

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4.42/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4.06/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

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4.79/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

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3.49/5  rDev -17.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

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3.93/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

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3.7/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3

Photo of spoony
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

A-Copper Kettles is kinda hidden in suburbia in a strip-mall type shopping center 10 miles southeast of downtown Denver. The seating area is pretty small with maybe ten tables and a bank of couches, as well as a very small bar. The vibe is clean, bright, and mellow. The crowd seems to be mixed in age from 20-somethings to middle-aged and there was a friendly golden retriever that patrolled the seating area. There is a medium size patio in the parking lot.

Sel-The beers on offer were all Copper Kettle and they ranged from bourbon-barrel aged stouts to wheat beers on the day I visited. There were about 10 tap offerings.

Ser-Our waitress was great. She was knowledgeable about the beers on the menu, friendly, prompt, and willing to put up with our indecision as we tried to figure out what bottles to order for take away.

Q-I really like the stouts I have tried from Copper Kettle, but the lighter beers and IPAs are merely middle of the road. All the beers I tasted on the day I visited were poured in proper glasses and served at appropriate temperatures.

V-The Copper Kettle prices were in line or slightly above average for the area.

O-I like the darker Copper Kettle beers a lot and the brewery is pleasant. The stouts and barleywines, in particular, are really good, but I don't live nearby, and I doubt that I'll make the 30-minute drive to visit the brewery that often. That is not to say that the brewery is a bad place to be, but I can get most of the beers in bottles and there is nothing about the brewery that makes me want to drive out to the random location to drink there.

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3.8/5  rDev -10%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

One of my favorite breweries. Tucked away from traffic. Nice patio. They usually have a great food truck. If not, there are places nearby that will deliver food. The beer is fantastic.

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of beatenbyjacks
4.37/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Atmosphere - With an outdoor patio now open this place gets a new added feature it was missing before. Have heard people describe as Crate and Barrel and the decorations are great and very relaxing. Open window to see some of the brewery as well.

Quality - now that they have been open long enough they have gotten the quality down pat. An upgraded system will test their quality in the next few months

Service - Depends on the day as this place can get swamped and really busy, but they do a good job of knowing all the regulars.

Selection - Varying with cask, nitro, and CO2 this place has really branched out with variety in the last few months.

Overall - if not for the Mexican Chocolate alone this is a must try location. Off the beaten path, but a great place to search out while visiting Denver.

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Copper Kettle Brewing Company in Denver, CO
92 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.