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The Mayor of Old Town

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BA SCORE
87
very good

39 Ratings
Ratings: 39
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 27.6%
Taps: 100
Bottles: 4
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar ]

632 S Mason St
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80524-3008
United States
phone: (970) 682-2410

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @mayorofoldtown

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(Place added by: kbizzle2011 on 07-14-2011)
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Reviews by quaybr:
Photo of quaybr
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%

Nice atmosphere - you can actually have a conversation with the person on the other side of the table (a rarity in most bars near campus). Clean. Not a lot of character to the place, other than the 100 taps on one wall.

As stated by someone earlier, they use appropriate glassware. Kinda nice to drink out of something other than a pint glass.

Service is timely and efficient, and also lacking in beer knowledge. A little disappointing, but not enough to keep me from frequenting.

Selection is pretty great. Lots of colorado brews along with some more novel beers from the coasts.

Food is delicious.

Overall, I'm pretty thankful for the Mayor. It's nice to have something offered on tap other than the locals.

quaybr, Nov 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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dannyboygaga, Jul 24, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev +3.9%

Atmosphere: Dimly lit and spacious with a huge bar and projector above the bar showing an up-to-date list of all the beer on tap. Looked like a college-age crowd. Usual busy bar volume level.

Quality: Good beer, if you order what you like to drink.

Service: We ordered flights and some appetizers and they all came without a long wait.

Selection: Here's where this place really outdoes itself, offering 100 or so beers on tap. Was fortunate to try PtE, Enjoy By, and some of the more rare DFH releases.

Food: Standard bar fare.

Value: Don't remember since I wasn't the one who picked up the tab but I don't recall being shocked by the flight price on the menu.

JamesMN, Jul 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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Hayesch, May 21, 2014
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1.33/5  rDev -65.4%

When I walked in the door, I thought, "Alright, this place is not terrible, definitely not a dive bar." But that thought was quickly followed by, "Not really anything special or different from the other bars around Fort Collins, either."

It was midday, around three in the afternoon on a Friday. The place wasn't very crowded so i expected to be greeted quickly. I was, a man walked up, dropped two menu's and quickly left. I figured he would be back shortly. I waited nearly ten minutes before I was greeted by a short gal. She asked if I'd had time to decide what I wanted, seeming frazzled and like I should hurry so she could get back to other more important things. I had several questions regarding the 100 beers they had on tap, I do not enjoy IPA's or Fruit Beers and I wanted her opinion on their selection of ambers and porters. However, her demeanor made me think asking questions would only put her in a more frazzled state.

I looked down and chose an amber beer at random, picking solely off the name. She asked if I wanted food as well. My first thought was, "If this is your attitude, why would I want to stay for more than one beer?" I said possibly and she retreated without a second glance.

She did deliver my beer quickly, but the beer itself left much to be desired. It just didn't suit my palate and I can't help but wonder if she had been more pleasant if I would have been able to find a beer that hit the spot.

I wandered to the bar after my first beer in hopes of talking with the bartender more about their beers. Instead of being helpful, he made me feel less than welcome and like my questions were a nuisance. Needless to say, I did not order a second beer.

I left feeling like I wore jeans and t-shirt to a black tie event and with a bitter taste in my mouth. I will not be back.

AScheele, May 04, 2014
Photo of HollyG
2.28/5  rDev -40.6%

The Mayor of Old Town boasts "the largest beer selection in Fort Collins". While they do have an impressive amount of beers on tap, the wide array of beers can not distract from the terrible service. The wait staff spends the majority of their time standing by the bar, looking at their phones and while I was there, I even heard two of the staff gossiping and bad mouthing their tables. Not to make matters worse, the owners seem more focused on downing drinks with their friends at their special reserved table, than they do on ensuring that their staff are well trained and paying attention to their customers.

I enjoyed the beer selection, but the poor service, terrible food and general disinterest the owners show in their establishment will not have me returning.

HollyG, May 03, 2014
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The Mayor of Old Town in Fort Collins, CO
87 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.