Comrade Brewing Company

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Comrade Brewing CompanyComrade Brewing Company
BEER AVG
4.1/5
Based on:
28 Beers
43 Reviews
Place Score: 95
Reviews: 17
Visits: 51
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar ]

7667 E Iliff Ave #F
Denver, Colorado, 80231
United States
phone: (720) 748-0700

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @comradebrewing

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Place added by: dauss on 04-11-2014

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Reviews: 17 | Visits: 51
Reviews by spoony:
Photo of spoony
4.19/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

A-Comrade is located in a strip mall among some auto repair shops in suburban, SE Denver. The large garage doors up front at Comrade remind you that not long ago, this place was also an auto shop of some sort. The space is large and there are a number of large, community type tables that are mostly full when I visit. Inside, the decor is typical craft brewing...that is, a mixture of industrial-looking concrete, stainless brewing gear, and rustic wood furniture. I don't mean this as a knock on Comrade, but there is nothing special about the atmosphere.

Q-The beers are all Comrade and both that I tried were quite tasty. They were also served at the correct temperature and my growler was filled with care.

Ser-The servers were friendly, prompt, and willing to answer questions about the beers they were pouring. Also, as noted above, they poured a good pint and filled my growler properly.

Sel-I counted eleven beers on tap. The selection was on the light side of the color and flavor spectrum, which is to be expected since I visited on July 27. Still, I was pleased that they offered an English Mild style and a berliner weiss, which is more than the typical IPA and wheat beer for summer drinking that most places offer, although they did offer two different IPAs.

V-My pint of an English Mild was only $4, which is cheaper than most places. The growler fill, including the growler glass, was also cheaper than I expected. Not bad at all.

O-Tasty beers with a bland atmosphere. (1,492 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of R3ason
4.64/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Sixpoint
4.44/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Genie
4.31/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of GRG1313
4.65/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

This place rocks - period. Whether you like a particular style made here is really not the issue since all of the beers tasted (and I tasted all available!) were extremely well made and of the highest quality. David and crew are simply doing a fantastic job and in a short time have created one of the best breweries in the state. Kudos. With all of the breweries in the greater Denver area, this is a must stop. (416 characters)

Photo of Oceanbear1
4.69/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

I went to this place because I had heard they were brewing some pretty good stuff. I did not leave disappointed (111 characters)

Photo of Kylo76
4.23/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Casseeejo
5/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of sudski77
3.21/5  rDev -26.5%
vibe: 1 | quality: 4 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5

My first impression of this brewery was lack of character and customer service. The interior decor was virtually non existing and felt sterile-industrial. The industrial feel can be cool but this place felt a little stale and boring.

It reminded me of a Chipotle restaurant. They did have a food truck and it was wood fired pizza which was outstanding.

When my wife and I walked in there were servers standing behind the first bar that were talking amongst themselves (not busy), however we were not greeted nor were we asked if we needed help or more importantly...if we would like to order a beer. We moved into the seating area and the lackluster service continued when we sat at the bar. There were no beer menus that described the beers, only a monitor behind the bar listing the beers with ABV/IBUs. The monitors added to the sterile fast-food restaurant vibe. The server did ask us if it was our first time in the brewery but then just told us to let her know if we would like to taste any of the beers and walked away. No explanation of any beers or popular choices mentioned like I've experienced other breweries. I could understand if they had a beer menu describing each beer, awards listed, etc., but they weren't even that busy. Which brings me to my last comment about customer service. One server behind the bar spent most of his time focused on two couples at the bar sitting next to me when I sat there without a beer in front of me. I waited for ten minutes, was going to order a second beer, but then we decided to leave and head for another brewery.

On a good note we both liked the beer we had (Superpower and Koffee Kream) and the selection was very good.

It might be a better brewery to make a quick stop for a growler fill and leave. (1,764 characters)

Photo of backslide311
4.93/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of hophead723
4.51/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

These guys and gals are great. I went there when they opened their doors November of 2014. I immediately ordered the very popular Superpower IPA and was immediately swept away with amazement. It was so delicious and still remains one of my highest rated and praised beers. I even got a growler to go. It's worth noting that I am a very young and scrawny looking 21 year old who is often met with rudeness upon ordering drinks from a bar or even restaurant, but not here. At Comrade the gentlemen bar master was very friendly and approachable. He was merrily drinking an Imperial Stout. I would highly recommend. (611 characters)

Photo of WildDalby18
4.46/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Skinrad
4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of lesleyhern
3.53/5  rDev -19.2%
vibe: 2 | quality: 5 | service: 1 | selection: 5

Photo of Panama69
4.55/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Aguarnie
5/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of pagesofphotographs
4.54/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Taylorerickson
4.46/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tylerstravis
5/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of BAsbill
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of McNazz
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Joe232384
5/5  rDev +14.4%

Supurb brewery! The guys there are too notch, really care about their raft and their customers. We sampled a few and all were great. The standouts were the Superpower iPA and Superdamp IPA. We were on a beer trip and by the end we all agreed they both were top 10 with Superdamp being top 3.
The brewery itself is beautiful with a great look. Tons of space and prices are very fair for a pint or for samples.
After hitting up many breweries in the Denver area, this was the best. So if you're in Denver this place is a must! (525 characters)

Photo of hoppyconway
5/5  rDev +14.4%

Great location, only a few miles from both 25 and 225. Ample seating, friendly service. All of the beers are superb, my favorites are the DEFCON Red and Koffee Kream. The Koffee Kream is the best coffee beer I've had, phenomenal aroma and huge coffee up front but falls off with a milky sweetness. Of course the Superpower IPA is one of the best IPAs I've ever tasted. Hoppy, balanced and looks fantastic. A must find!! (419 characters)

Photo of denver10
4.16/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

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Comrade Brewing Company in Denver, CO
95 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.