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Bull & Bush Brewery

Not Rated.
Bull & Bush BreweryBull & Bush Brewery
Based on:
46 Beers
722 Hads
Place Score: 91
Reviews: 67
Visits: 113
Avg: 4.09
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

4700 Cherry Creek Dr S
Denver, Colorado, 80246
United States
phone: (303) 759-0333

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @bandbmanbeer

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Photo of jwhancher
2.78/5  rDev -32%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Came here the Sunday after GABF mostly to try their award winning Turnip the Beets. Walked through the main bar area which seemed quite nice. No seating for four plus a baby so we sat out on the patio in the sun.

The service we had was horrible. Not sure if it was the girl's first day or not, but she really didn't have a clue. Among her mistakes, she messed up my brother's entre order and didn't know what a cask beer was until I informed her it was listed on the beer menu. When my cask beer did arrive, it was beyond flat and the head had completely subsided to the point where I easily lost a few ounces of beer to the pint glass. It was such a shame. Plus, she often took a very, very long time to check back in with us.

Ordered a burger with fries and a side of chili. Came out a little cold as it felt like it was sitting in the kitchen too long - probably because our server forgot about it. Burger still didn't taste all that but the chili was quite good.

Prices were on the high side. They didn't take AHA cards for any kinds of discount.

Overall, I was greatly disappointed as it was my first time there and I really wanted to like this place as my brother talked some good things about it. I'll honestly have second thoughts on coming again the next time I'm in Denver.

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Photo of LeeryLeprechaun
4.9/5  rDev +19.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

This is an awesome location to go and have a beer. The inside is lined with wood and it reminds me of a pub that I visited in London. It certainly is a great atmosphere to enjoy a beer.

The beer itself is in a league of its own. If you can not find a beer that you like they also have a beer cellar full of Barley wine and Belgian Ales. (Although they will cost you a pretty Penny).

The food is also good but they recently changed the menu and I am not a big fan of the changes that they made.

Overall this is just an awesome place to go and get a beer or have dinner with friends.

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Photo of AlleywayRover
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Stopped by this bar during a recent trip to Denver, CO.
The atmosphere is very cool. I really dig the copper-topped bar and the English pub feel.

Their selection of brew was fantastic. They had a five or six core brews that (mostly) kept with the English theme of the place. But the brewer is obviously of the experimental variety. There were two beers that were unique to say the least, and it's always a lot of fun to try a beer that is truly different.

Their bar staff was friendly and fairly knowledgeable. They kept the gasses filled and stopped every once in a while to talk about their beers.

I had their 'famous fish and chips'. It was good, nothing exceptional, but very good. The fries (or chips if you like) were fantastic.

Overall, this was a really fun place to visit, and I would not hesitate to do so again.

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Photo of corby112
4/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Stopped by this place during my current visit to Denver. The vibe of this place is pretty cool with indoor and outdoor seating options. Very dark inside with a long bar and lots of dark wood accents. Plenty of seating and a hallway that leads to the semi-outdoor seating. This are has all of the tanks behind a glass wall which is a nice touch. Much brighter(obviously) than the indoor part and a better place to enjoy your experience.

The service was decent here but nothing out of the ordinary. They seemed to know what was available but our server wasn't terribly knowledgeable about beer. She did make sure that our glasses were full which was nice.

The selection of beer is very impressive because they brew a large variety of styles, make their own root beer(amazing) an have an insane vintage beer list. Their beers are hit and miss but I was able to get an '02 La Folie for $33!!! This was just the tip of the iceberg. Vintage lambic from 3 Fonteinen, Boon and Oude Beersel. In addition, they had oldr vintages of several De Dolle beers, JW Lees and some other nice rarities. These beers were slightly expensive but pretty reasonable considering the rarity. Just awesome!

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Photo of emmasdad
3.84/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

After having had an incredibly bad experience at this place a few years back, I had no intention of ever returning (still haven't eaten there since). Having tried a few of their beers at GABF a year or so ago, I decided to stop by for a couple of beers last week. For the most part, the standard lineup was average, although a few of their special beers (funky cougar, legend of the liquid brain, royal oil, yuel fuel) were very good to excellent. As I mentioned earlier, I did not try the food (it was pretty good years ago), but the menu looked good. Pretty good ambience, and a nice place to have a couple beers.

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Photo of paulheuts
3.3/5  rDev -19.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2

I tried two beers here. The "Man Beer" was a pretty good representation of an English IPA. The summer ale was not impressive at all. Food was also mediocre. Other people rave about the atmosphere but the interior actually lacks character and very tacky. It was stuffy inside, could use more ventilation for sure. However, they do have a very extensive collection of whisky. There are many more nicer beer establishments in Denver. Do not recommend this place. One of my least favorite brew pubs in the area.

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Photo of slander
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Play day sandwiched Friday between GABF days. Had it mapped but it took some doin' 'cause Leetsdale doesn't exist as far as I'm concerned. I mean, fuck, I would've turned onto it had it existed, or at least had it been clearly marked, or at least marked at all. Nope, I'm standing by "doesn't exist", having backtracked the way overshooting of not it...

Sprawling Tudory looking place on the corner, you enter from the light blindly "Is anyone there?" letting your head adjust to the dim that is, and taking the steps down into this deep room disappearing into the dark. "J" shaped copper topped bar with a light wood handrail & brass foot rail seating 18 off to the left. 14 tap tower on the barback below rows of shelved booze over mirrored backing and placards above the taps listing selections. Glass mug club mugs line the length & in rows above, and a pair of TV's on one end. Handpump handles on both ends of the bar but I don't think they're live. Sunken spots from the bar overhang, display cases with bottles boxed & tubed Scotch, some mugs & cups, a few rifles of course, and a stained glass panel center. Around the far side of the bar, a small dart nook for the throwing of pointy things.

3 hightops on pillars horsebrassed with colored lanterns adjacent to the bar and 18 square and round tables across the floor; the ones on the far wall being benched leather ½ ovals, brass rail sectioned. Dark wood paneled walls with horse, fox & hound prints, and some English pub signage. High shelving all around with books, urns, barrels, vases, steins, lanterns and jugs. Small TV's in the far corners, larger flats inside. Fat wood rafter on textured ceilings of cementiness, with colored glass box lanterns down the center of the room & a wagon wheel in dead center; the room carpeted except for the exposed plank wood up along the bar.

Raised area to the rear with a pair of roundies to each side of a pair of leather couches hugging a fireplace, the mantle horsebrassed with growlers below a "Now on tap" board. Through to the split level side room, with tables 6 & 6, offering views of the brew room to the rear. The trim lined with ceramic steins strung white lighting, tap handles and bottles. And an outside room patio canopied with windows that fold up & in off that holding a dozen tables with ceiling heaters, TV's lining above.

Samplers are flights of 3 in small rockish glasses, reasonable, I suppose, with the 18 beers they have on. Started with I don't know which 3 and then started ordering the next flight halfway through the one I was in. (Dry The Rain Pale Ale (APA), good hoppiness; Hopsmith Pale Ale (EPA), kind of butter nose but tasted okay; Tower ESB, floral hoppiness, biscuity, fairly pleasant; Man Beer (English IPA), citrus, piney fruity, crisp hoppiness; No Coast IPA (American IPA), more so aggressively bitter, nicely grapefruity; Stonehenge Stout (American Stout), roasty with some bitterness; 38th Anniversary Ale (Belgian Style Extra Export Stout), bourbon pruney; Ice Cream Clone (Milk Stout), big vanilla nose & flavor, sweetness follows; Happy Hop Pilsner, not very Pilsnery bitelike; Allgood Amber Ale, nice caramel sweetness, lightly hopped; Highway To Helles, a kind of meh Helles, Dave says "it's tired"; Big Ben Brown Ale (Northern English Brown), nice toffee sweetness). The Dry The Rain APA, Man Beer English IPA, No Coast American IPA, Allgood Amber Ale & Big Ben Brown Ale were the best of the dozen I tried, didn't get to the barrel aged Barleywine & Impy Stout, Hefe & Strawberry Hefe, Saison and the Root Beer.

And a vintage bottle list with some interesting selections, mostly Belgian (Boon Gueuze '00, Oud Beersel Kriek '00 & Gueuze '02, De Dolle Speciaal Brouwsel '00 for $50 (ouch) and Oer Bier Reserva '02 for $17.50 (not bad), Saison De Pipaix '85, '95 & '96 (was this beer ever good?), a few American micros (LA Folie '02 & '04, Sierra Bigfoots '02, '04 & '06, too many Sam Adams Triple Bock vintages), and a bunch of 10+ year old imports (Sinbrychoff, Carnegie Porter, Harvey A Le Coq, Thomas Hardy's & Lees Harvest going back to '88).

And we'll be getting our food on, as well. Started with a bowl of pork green chili, chunks of pork, this one with cheese & onions on the side, and flour tortillas to help. Rip, scoop, wrap, eat, repeat. And a killer sandwich, too. It's wonderful to see you again, my old friend French Dip. Traded up some random side for a salad of healthy illusion. Food was good and it was plentiful.

Big time English pubbiness and the lack of light you hide things in. I can hardly see but I'm telling you, that cat there (pointing with elbow) has Andy Crouch's face. Beerwise, they have a large number of house taps up with a decent range. I particularly liked having the ability to do verticals of the English vs American style IPA's & Pale Ales. Good house, glad I saw what I could. Nice start to the well into the day.

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Photo of MrMonkey
4.7/5  rDev +14.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

I had read about this place here on BA but figured I wouldn't have the chance to visit on my recent trip to Denver. While driving to a friend's apartment to spend the night, my girlfriend and I drove right by, and to my surprise our friend's building was next door! It didn't take much to convince him to go and grab a pint.
The decor was that of a traditional English pub, both inside and out: it looked like a cottage in the countryside, and inside there was lots of exposed wood, a roaring fireplace, some comfy couches, a long copper bar, antique artwork and stained glass.
Both our bartender and the owner were very knowledgeable and helpful, letting us sample beers before trying them. One pint proved not to be enough, so I started with the Yule Fuel, then a Man Beer, followed by a free shot of the whiskey of the month courtesy of the barkeep,finishing the night off with a wonderful chalice of Royal Oil. Needless to say we were quite happy to be able to walk home.
We were there rather late and didn't order any food, but were able to take advantage of the late-night happy hour!
They also had probably the most impressive selection of whiskeys that I have ever seen in my life, as well as an extensive vintage bottle list.
This place is a must stop for anyone visiting Denver.

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Photo of LittleDon
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Had dinner and a couple of beers after arriving in town on business. While the inside has a much better vibe (particularly on a hot summer day as it's dark and cool) I choose to sit outside. The patio is OK, overlooking a parking lot, but with overhead fans and some breeze. The service was the best aspect of my visit. My waitperson was knowledgeable about the beers, knew the menu, and was attentive, but not ominpresent. The beer was the most disappointing. I had the two IPA, neither of which I'd recommend (both were fair). Didn't look at the bottle menu, but there were only ten taps, all in-house brews. The food was OK, nothing to write home about.

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Photo of rye726
4.56/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Great spot to visit if you are ever in the area. Nice English pub feel with a bit of Belgian influence.

Had some nice beers on tap but unfortunately no hand pumps. Nice vintage menu as well.

Great service as well. Bar keep did not have the best beer knowledge, but the owner more than made up for it. I asked about a particular ale and he went back to his office to do soem on locale research.

Did nto try the food, but it looked good. Saw burgers, fish and chips, wings and salads. Worth the visit.

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Photo of PhillyStyle
4/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Visited Sunday, May 31, 2009:

Located in more of a suburban area of Denver, surrounded by some office buildings, it almost seems out of place when comparing the establishment to its surroundings, but none-the-less, I ventured in.

The interior reminded me of an English pub and oddly enough what I would imagine a German drinking hall would look like, only a little smaller...dark woods, wood paneling and it was dimly lit...but they had a New Orleans-type jazz band playing, who were really good. Good atmosphere as there were a lot of people for a Sunday...may be because it was the only place open on Sunday that you can get a beer in Denver. I called a half dozen other brew pubs and bars in and around Denver and they were either closed or closing before 8pm. Not sure what that was about. The place did quite down a bit after the band ended its session, but a good bit of the crowd hung around. Anyway, a nice big bar with plenty of room for 20+, but the place was not overly big. The place had maybe 10 beers on tap. The beers covered a number of styles. I believe that they also had some vintage beers, but I am not so sure about if they had bottles or not. They also had an extensive list of whiskey.

I tried the Hail Brau Hefe, the Tower ESB and the Stonehenge Stout. All were good, fresh and well done.

The food was pretty good and the staff and bartenders were knowledgeable about the beers. Overall, I thought the place was fairly reasonable as far as price goes. This is really a must for any BA in the area.

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Photo of Floydster
3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Visited on 4/28/09 at noon, reviewed from notes, located in a cool area near a nice long river in the Cherry Creek part of Denver, dark inside with old wooden furniture and fixtures but it is fitting, walk in and are greeted by a neat area with lots of accessories for sale including several different shirts coming in various colors and multiple kinds of glassware, awards hanging from the walls all over the place, ten taps with all their beers, three of those were seasonals, an IPA, coffee stout, and barleywine, had those as well as Man Beer was impressed for the most part with the beers, this would be a neat place to lounge with friends at night and have a beer, lots of history in this place and has been going since 1971, met the brewer and he was a nice guy as well, nachos, fish and chips, and sandwiches looked good but we did not eat anything, place had awesome root beer, tank room and brew house are in separate buildings behind the pub and rather small but they seem to get the job done, nice local hangout, I am bummed I missed their famous beer Legend of the Liquid Brain but I am sure I will be able to try it one day

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Photo of BEERchitect
4.43/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

What a jewel of an English Pub. Too bad it's located in the middle of urban sprawl. The quaint tudor style building gets overlooked by the contemporary suburban buildings nearby. The quaint, masculine motif extends inside with low-lying ceilings, oversized wood beams and columns, and dimly lit stained glass. We were fortunate enough to get seating near the fireplace. The beers are predominately English in character and recipe and do the styles well. The sheppards pie was as good as I have ever had and the price was more reasonable than expected. Good sized portions all around. The waitress was very attentive, knowlegable, and knew her beers well. I could see me spending a full Sunday here watching the football games and loading up on Man Beer. It's as good as English pubs get outside of England-- just ignore the neighborhoods on the way in.

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Photo of jokelahoma
4.5/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I first went to this place back in 2003, I think, but finally decided I'd better review it after visiting again during this year's GABF.

It's not a huge place, and it's easy to miss, sitting as it does in the middle of a residential area. Parking is in a small lot, but again, since the place isn't huge on the inside, parking seems ample.

Once inside, it's all wood, copper and brass. Great ambiance. It just *feels* like a pub, if that makes any sense. Comfortable, with a large fireplace that was going on my latest visit. A bar takes up about 2/3 of the far wall as you enter, and their smallish beerables shop takes up most of the front wall of the place. Lighting was dark, but you could see well enough to get around.

Being GABF week, it was busy as hell when I arrived on a Saturday evening, yet service was prompt, and remained that way throughout. Compare that with other notable beer places in town during GABF, and you'll see why I was duly impressed.

The beers they make themselves are top notch. Depending on the mood of the brewer, you may find more than one example of a particular variety on tap (eg. this last visit they had their "Man Beer" IPA, as well as one called "No Coast" IPA. Both were excellent). I've yet to find a brew of theirs I wouldn't want to try again.

As far as selection, in addition to their 8-10 house brews, they also carry an enormous variety of single malt scotchs, small batch bourbons, etc. But the real kicker is that they have a vintage beer list. You can get bottles of cellared beers here, such as a 2002 Sierra Nevada Bigfoot, a few well aged Belgian Flanders Red ales, and as I was fortunate enough to try, a 1988 (!) JW Lees Harvest Ale. With more liquor than most package stores carry, their own fantastic brews, and a book of vintage ales, it's really going to be difficult to not find something you like here.

The food was reasonably priced, especially for Denver. Apps were typically below $10, and entrees around $20, with exceptions. While some of it is pub fare, you can also get burgers made with Kobe beef or bison, if you so choose. The flavor is excellent. Well worth eating here if you're going to be drinking here.

Glad I went back this year. This visit reminded me how much I really love this place. It's not downtown, so it's not exactly in a touristy location. But it's worth the short drive from either downtown or the tech center that it takes to get here. Wait... screw driving. Pay for the cab. With so many good things to drink, you won't want to drive back. Seek this one out, and make it a point to stop by here when in Denver.

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Photo of Crosling
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Bull & Bush is one of the top destinations in Colorado.

First things first, this is in every way a top notch brewpub, with several brewed in house styles available, the best being the barrel aged strong ales. When those are not available there are plenty of other well brewed ales available.

The service I have experienced in my few visits has been very good. Well staffed and well managed place.

The food, which I have only had once, was fairly average grub. Nothing outstanding.

The best part about this place....but shhhh, keep it a secret...is the vintage beer menu.

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Photo of waltonc
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

I could see this atmosphere being polarizing. Either you like it a lot or you don't. It's an old school, dimly lit, lots of wood paneling, clubby puffy chairs, kind of place. Very spacious, was not very crowded when I was there. So I thought it was great. You can see the back room where their beer tanks are, and I noticed a bunch of fancy looking bottles, so I asked the server what that was all about, and she said they're beers on their "Vintage Beer Menu," which, of course, I asked her to bring me.

Some interesting stuff on there, categorized by country. Very few American products on the list (one notable one being New Belgium La Folie, going back as far as 2002, but not all years from then until now). Lots of Belgians and U.K. stuff. In addition, they had around 14 of their own beers on tap. I had their dubbel, which was very good. I also had a sip of a friend's hefeweizen, which seemed pretty tasty. Overall, their house beers vastly exceeded my expectations, since I expect most brewpubs beers to suck. Didn't have any other beers here, as I had already consumed several earlier that day while watching Michigan defeat Wisconsin.

Service: Our server was pretty good. She knew all the beers on the menu by heart, and was friendly enough.

Food: I had the shepard's pie, which was bland and mediocre.

I'll definitely come back to this place, and update my review as appropriate.

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Photo of mentor
3.23/5  rDev -21%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

This place is difficult to find. It's a low set-back building among a group of large apartment-type buildings. The roads in the area are not a neat grid pattern, which contributed to our confusion as we drove past probably 5 or 6 times before finally finding the destination. We entered into a large dining room with a bar along the back side. Decor was dark wood and English pub despite the large number of TVs for sports lovers. We were seated outside, as the dinner rush was finishing up. The atmosphere was loud and the crowd was young college/recent grad types. Menu selection was English pub fare and service was rather slow. They had a large number of different styles on tap, as well as a vintage cellar to choose from. The two beers I had were not particularly impressive (buttery notes). A bit far of a drive for us to make a standard date destination, especially considering our mediocre experience.

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Photo of wolffman17
3.4/5  rDev -16.9%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Bull & Bush sits in southeast Denver but not too far out of the way if you're beer hunting. Though I typically enjoy British style pubs, I wasn't much impressed with the vibe of the place. On one hand it's a sports bar...large TV's all over. On the other hand it's dark (too dark) and laid back. Not sure what they're shooting for because the two themes seems to clash with each other and for some reason didn't work well with me.

The beers for the most part were good. I greatly enjoyed Gargamel and Man Beer, but the others were so-so. They had five regulars and one specialty (Gargamel) on draft. Though I didn't partake, I did appreciate seeing a cellar list, and I wish more brewpubs had something like this available.

The service and food were good. We ordered shrimp tacos...maybe too spicy for our taste, but the rest of the menu looked appetizing. They also have a cool retail "closet" with tons of shirts, logoed glasses, etc. for purchase.

Bull & Bush is a good place, but I'm not so sure I'd revisit unless I happen to be right in the area. Being the highest rated brewpub in the Denver area, I believe I was expecting more. Go for Man Beer if you must have it at the source.

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Photo of GilGarp
4.63/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

I went here yesterday for the first time. It turned out to be a great place to escape the inlaws who are in town this week.

Driving up, it looks like has been air-lifted from england. It has a very traditional tudor style and a big shady patio area.

It's near 100 degrees out so I opt for the indoor bar for lunch and a couple of beers. Fairly dark inside with just enough light to make it not feel opressive. There's a long copper-clad bar with big sturdy chairs. The whole place feels 19th century but I see that they will be celebrating their 37th anniversary next month.

Service at the bar was very propt and friendly. I selected the belgian dark ale called Gargamel, looked over the menu, and ordered a reuben with fries. It came out freakishly fast and was excellent. I'm as much a connoisseur of reubens as I am of beer and this one was the best I've had in Colorado. Reasonably priced too at $7.95.

The beers were great too. I followed the belgian with their famous Man Beer and was very impressed.

They also had a vintage beer menu which included Avery's imperial range, some belgians, and of course Hardys' all dating back into the 1990s. Very cool but a bit expensive for my taste.

Overall, Bull and Bush is a great place for a pint and a sandwich. There really should be more like this... but then it wouldn't be as special.

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Photo of 11thFloorBrewing
4.13/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I love the Bull & Bush and frequently take out of town guests there for an enjoyable evening. The building is old English style and the fire place and dark wood give it a very warm, cozy atmosphere. I love sitting out on the covered patio on warm day where they even have a couple of flat screens tuned to sports channels. No sound so it doesn't take on that sports bar feeling despite their claims of being "America's first sports bar". In general the service is good but I've had a few misses that I'll chalk up to the waiter having a bad day. They offer a good beer selection. None of them stand out as highly exceptional, just really good quality beer across the board and I can't argue with that. In addition to their regular line up they have a seasonal or two on tap that are always worth tasting.

They have a lot more to offer then just beer and an English style pub atmostphere. In addition to the beer line up they have a very nice selection of spirits. It's my favorite place in the area to get a snifter of scotch or whiskey. The food is really good too. They have the usual pub fare of fish and chips and burgers, some with a unique twist, as well as some southerwestern influenced items like the green chili which can be poured on just about anything you order. Saturday is prime rib night so stop by on Sunday for brunch when they use the leftovers to make a killer French dip. My regular order is the Queen Mother burger - burger patty (angus, kobe, buffalo, chicken breast, or garden burger), bacon, smoked chedder, and a side of bbq sauce - and a Man Beer. Great place to hang out, enjoy some beers, and get some tasty grub.

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Photo of deg
3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

A nice little place in Denver. I stopped here while on a business trip. I tried two of their beers, the Stonehenge Porter and their brown (I forget what they called it). Both were tasty and drinkable examples of their kind. Service was prompt and friendly. Despite it being a busy night I was able to find parking and get a table. The food was decent, standard pub grub. I didn't see anyone smoking in here, I wonder if they went non-smoking or if the local government banned it? I also noticed the place cleared out fast for a Friday night. At about ten PM or so when my colleague and I left, I didn't see too many people in the place. But, I would gladly stop by here again for a drink and a burger.

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Photo of dkoehler42
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Bull and Bush in Colorado is definately something you want to try, even if you're only around for a short while. They have about 6 beers on tap and rotate them around depending on the season. However, every beer is a quality brew. The food is okay, but my coworker and I found the rolls for the hamburgers to be rather hard at the corners. But then again, I could have gone anywhere for a burger. I wanted to try the beer, which was recommended by a local.

Getting to the Bull and Bush is easy. It's just off I-25, turn onto Coloado road, and turn on Cherry Creek.

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Photo of Reneejane
3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3 | food: 3

We went here with a group and they were very accommodating and found us a nice table. I liked that they had plenty of seating and space available. We went on a Friday night and had no trouble getting seated and getting service.

The menu was varied there were a few fru-fru foods on there like Kobe beef. But the quality of the food was great. I had the au-jous sandwich with jalapeno cream cheese, mmm that was spectacular. I thought the waitress was accomodating, my sister-in-law had special dietary requests and the wait-staff had no problem whatsoever.

The beers were enjoyable, I liked the selection. Parking was a bit of an issue, the lot is free and it fills, but you can park on the street.

Great restaurant!

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3.73/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Made a trip to Denver just to visit. Pretty easy to find from I-25 and good amount of parking around. The building is like an old English Inn and decorated similarly inside. Plenty of seating around with a log bar in the main room. We sat on the stage where they had the fire going, nice touch. We walked around the place and there was a great patio that no one was sitting at but it was warm enough that someone could.

The beer selection was good but may have something to do with the season. They had their usual beers Pilsner, Pale, IPA, ESB, Red, Brown and Stout. There was a dunkleweizen as well that I don’t think was on their normal line up but was part of their tasters. They also had three seasonal Imp Stout, Barleywine and Lambic which were all above 11%. Of the regulars, the ESB and the IPA (Man Beer) were pretty good. There was a theme of all the beers that maybe they shared with the yeast. They all had a buttery taste and seemed that they were not aged log enough. Of the bigger beers, the Lambic was just down bad, the Imp Stout was super chocolate and the Barleywine was excellent. Maybe if they would have bottled and aged it…maybe, maybe not.

The food was typical English cuisine. Fish n Chips and the like, but my wife had the Green Chili Soup which was pretty good. We had some nachos as well and they were below average. The staff was knowledgeable enough but not exactly friendly. The prices were a little steep for what we got. The premium beers I don’t think were priced right and their were some food options that seem to be high but maybe that is me.

Overall it was a good visit but not sure if I would travel just for B&B again. I would like to go again though.

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4.63/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

This is my favorate bar/brewpub in denver, the atmosphere is great, you can't beat the food, and the beer is great and unique. There is always something new to try, and most of the staff is experienced and knowledgeable.Their is always a wide selection of mostly British style beer to try. If you're into whiskey, I believe they do whiskey tastings on certain days as well. The patio outside provides even more of a feel for the place. Definately would reccommend this to anyone visiting Denver, and to all the locals.

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Bull & Bush Brewery in Denver, CO
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