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Phantom Canyon Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Phantom Canyon Brewing CompanyPhantom Canyon Brewing Company
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

64 Ratings
Ratings: 64
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 8.89%
Active Beers: 69
Beer Ratings: 349
Beer Avg: 3.62
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2 East Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903
United States
phone: (719) 635-2800

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(Place added by: RBorsato)
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Reviews by EagleTalon:
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4.13/5  rDev +2%

Phantom Canyon BC is conveniently located across from the Antlers Hilton and within walking distance of the other downtown brewpubs (Il Vicino and Judge Baldwins'). For the complete brewpub experience and good beer, the Phantom is the place.

The layout of the dining and bar area is pretty open, with high pressed-tin ceilings and the many high tables and stools in from of the bar. There are booths and regular tables around the perimeter of the L-shaped restaurant. Loud classic rock plays on the stereo. The brewery is located in a glass enclosure in the corner. I visited in the late afternoon just as happy hour began. it was not yet crowded.

They even have free wi-fi, but according to my server, the problem is that the college students that live in the apartments above the restaurant connect to it and eat up the bandwidth sometimes. I had trouble getting any activity and the manager offered to help me get a better connection on one of their private routers. As for the attentiveness of the staff as a whole, they treated me very well.

The beers are clean, tasty and technically sound. But, as some other reviewers noted, they are brewed with the general public in mind, so don't expect strong hop character, except in the IPA. However, they had a peat-smoked porter that was distinctive and uncommon to find in an ordinary brewpub, so the brewer is on-board with craft beer sensibilities. They also cater to individual tastes, so if you order, let's say, their blond ale, they will ask you if you want it in a chilled or room-temperature glass.

The food was excellent. I discovered a new appreciation for green chili salsa. Food was hot, fresh and served fast. Standard brewpub fare on the menu with a slant toward southwestern tastes. Good stuff.

I will go back again.

EagleTalon, Apr 27, 2008
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

coombski, Mar 29, 2014
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4.13/5  rDev +2%

Place was packed... I think an event was going on later nearby... anyway did a flight and really liked their barrel aged barleywine but unfortunately they were out of bottles. Service was good and the place had character... a presence I greatly enjoy in my brewpub experiences. Did not try any food. This is one of my favorite places in Springs I have visited and will probably be back someday...

MilwaukeeCrusher, Mar 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

kvnklingler, Feb 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

jfcaa193, Feb 09, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%

in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs this place is more of a restaurant with an amazing beer selection than brewery. Great opportunities for flights with a large beer selection. Food was pretty spectacular (i would suggest the spicy chicken and waffles) and service was normal for restaurant

SavvyStudent, Jan 08, 2014
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bulldogg915, Nov 26, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev +0.2%

a nice little post garden of the gods hike drink spot, right downtown. it looks like a chain type of place, all big and sprawling in an old city building. the tables are packed pretty close together, and its loud in there and busy on a Saturday afternoon. they had quite a few beers on, maybe ten, and the four I had were all over the map. the peated porter was exquisite, while the hefeweizen was poor, and the other two were about what I expected, better than average but not mind bending. the service though was fantastic. our waitress suggested a great dinner spot, steered us away from a sub par dessert, and was attentive and friendly even though she was very busy. we appreciated that a lot. did not eat, but it looked like slightly better than average pub fare. the best part was the price, just 2.75 per beer, as it was happy hour. we certainly got good bang for our buck here, and will probably be back to try the often rotating lineup of beers.

StonedTrippin, Jun 02, 2013
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Phantom Canyon Brewing Company in Colorado Springs, CO
91 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.