Southern Sun Pub and Brewery
Active Beers: 2
Beer Ratings: 14
Beer Avg: 4.34
Taps: - / Bottles: -
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 28 | Reviews: 22 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Loki:
4.03/5 rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $
Stop three on the pre-GABF tour. Again, this place is a cash only establishment.
Atmosphere: Much more family oriented, commercial atmosphere than Mountain Sun. But one would expect that by location alone. Mountain Sun is a small, side street shop a block and a 1/2 from campus. Southern Sun is in a commercial complex/shopping center. Much larger, more spread out location.
Quality: Solid to very good beers. Very enjoyable. I was on a bit of an IPA kick so I had some more of the FY IPA. It was great.
Service: Not nearly as good as Mountain Sun. It seemed like they had less staff for more tables. Not nearly as quick and on point. That said, the service was by no means bad, just not as good.
Selection: If my count was correct they had 12 different beers on tap. They had a few additional beers that Mountain Sun didn't have, but mostly the same.
Food: Had some samplers and apps here as it was the end of the night. Pretty good.
All-in-all a very good pub. I liked the overall atmosphere of Mountain Sun better, but no real complaints here. I will be back next time I'm in Boulder.
10-13-2008 11:14:52 | More by Loki
More User Reviews:
4.31/5 rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25 | $
This place is great. There is often live music and the company there is very friendly. The beer is some of the best around too. The food,although simple, is quite delicious. It is a great place to meet friends,drink beer and socialize.there is also a good selection of board games to play.
07-30-2013 12:49:37 | More by Gator_rater
3.43/5 rDev -13.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5 | $$
THere is always a snack that is satisfying on the menu and a beer that a bartender will explain to you. If you know what your tastes are, it's not hard to get somethiing that will appease. The atmosphere is fantastic with students familes and sounds abounding. Usually the doors are open with plenty of sunshine to compliment your beverage. I enjoyed going here to get homework done. It's true I never finished a major accomplishment while drinking at the Southern Sun but I sure did get over whatever rut I was facing. A little fun and a little work, I have never had a bad experience. Except when I got used to certain beer and the selection changed. Necessity is the mother of creation tho, and I would be forced to try something different. A friendly face always held my hand through the selection process.
04-29-2012 15:18:59 | More by Juner03
4.18/5 rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
Not too easy to spot from Broadway, this brewpub has the signature Boulder atmosphere. There are paintings on the walls from local artists, people playing boardgames, and sometimes, live music. There's also a distinct absence of televisions (which I'm fine with). The food is pretty good, and being in Boulder, there are a lot of vegetarian and organic options. Dollar taco night reigns supreme.
The staff is timely and relatively knowledgeable. The beer, while not world-class, is definitely above average.. I recommend getting a pint of Colorado Kind.
Overall, Southern Sun is a great place to hang out and grab a few pints.
09-26-2011 08:10:12 | More by BlastBeats
Southern Sun Pub and Brewery in Boulder, CO
89 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.