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The Fort Collins Brewery

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Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 49
Beer Ratings: 4,141
Beer Avg: 3.57

Taps: - / Bottles: -
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
87
very good

26 Ratings
Ratings: 26
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.46%
$$ - reasonable


[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1020 E Lincoln Ave
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80524
United States
phone: (970) 472-1499

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eluvah

New York

3.89/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25 | $$

If you are in Ft. Collins, this is another place to try. Went here after NB and Odell's. A little smaller and the selection was not as big. Beer was good, but I have to admit I had a bit of a buzz by the time I arrived here after going to the other breweries. I would recommend stopping in for a pint or two.

01-08-2014 17:34:26 | More by eluvah
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JohnnyJam

Arizona

2.9/5  rDev -23.5%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3 | $

We went to Fort Collins Brewery based on a local's recommendation and arrived just before a storm. It is right down the street from Odell's. There is fee parking in their lot.

There are two sections there: a restaurant called Gravity closer to the street and the tasting room. Since I was here to sample beers, we went to the tasting room. There was one couple at in a booth and someone talking to the bartender at the bar. Fairly slow. We got our beers and went outside to watch the storm roll in. There are three or four picnic tables there. I thought the bartender was "short" and my friend was less impressed. We talked to a couple guys outside and they were touring Ft. Collins breweries, too. One was a local and his friend was out of town They met at ASU. Small world!

I had their Black IPA. It's not my favorite but I wasn't in the mood to try another. The beers are $4 which is about the going rate; but for my money, I would go to New Belgium.

Overall, I'm a sorry we came here because we missed Funkworks and came here instead. Maybe the Gravity side was the right choice. Regardless, I am being generous in my rating this brewery this high.

07-25-2013 04:15:33 | More by JohnnyJam
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pinnser

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$

Stopped by the brewery on the way home from a long road trip. It was a Monday evening, and not very crowded. Only one person working the bar. She was very helpful and knowledgeable about their beer selection. Tried a couple of their IPA's and a Barleywine. Overall, the beers were really good. Best part about the place was the artwork. The guy who has done all their labels is an amazing artist, and they have some really cool merchandise. Would definitely go back.

07-23-2013 20:32:41 | More by pinnser
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denver10

Colorado

3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | $$

Only ever visited the taproom, not their pub, and review is reflective of that.

Small room with some bench seating also available outside. Not much life to the taproom on my visit, which was middle of the day, mid-week, but been there when its packed and it wasn't all that better. Not a huge fan of the FCB beers to be honest, but did enjoy what I tried on this visit. A solid selection, around 10 beers on tap. Solid service. Overall, not a bad place by any means but in a town with tons of breweries not one that stands out.

05-24-2013 00:14:44 | More by denver10
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ScorpyX

Colorado

4.45/5  rDev +17.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 5 | $$

I'll admit that Fort Collins Brewing's old location had its charms. Off the beaten path, in a little industrial building, it was cool. But there's a new brewery there, so really nothing lost.

And Fort Collins' new, expanded location is quite the upgrade. A tap room with about the same number of seats I would think, but with and outdoor patio that faces west, giving some view of the foothills and the nice, warm sun in the afternoon. We get windows now, allowing you to see the brewery itself. And in my opinion, the best new addition is the restaurant that they opened, Gravity Ten Twenty. I'm not exaggerating that I think it's the best food in town. I've been there multiple times, had a few different plates, and they're all amazing. The service is fast and friendly, there's an even better view of Fort Collins' plant, and, of course, you can have their entire beer selection with your meal. Or you can just sit at the bar, your choice.

The tap room itself is a little more open than the old place and still has some of that machine aesthetic of the old place, though with more light and a warmer feel. The beers are still their usual mainstays like the 1900, Kidd Lager, Chocolate Stout, Z Lager, and Major Tom's. They always have their seasonals and specially brewed as well. It's a step from the old place and well within biking and walking distance of something like three other breweries, especially Odell. It's not the best in town, but still a good occasional trip. Then again, I tend to think that about most breweries I visit.

12-11-2012 02:22:06 | More by ScorpyX
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.34/5  rDev +14.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Visited here along with Odell and New Belgium. That mile stretch maybe the best area for beer in the country or even the world. The atmosphere was good. Seems like a lot of people who appreciate good beer. The selection was excellent and they allowed flights which for out of town visitors like myself is preferred. They had a few bombers for sale but were out of a couple. As far as quality each beer was "good" in my opinion. I am not sure if many of them were great but they were all consistently good. They seem to have a lot of outdoor events set up in their parking lot area which was fun as well with some discounted beer.

02-14-2012 21:59:32 | More by kylehay2004
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$

A nice, small but effective tap room with a good view of the brewery operation. They offer two samplers: one with the regulars and one with the seasonals. I went with the seasonals. It included a wood aged ale, a dopplebock with smoked malt, a double chocolate stout, a black IIPA, and a chili porter. I also subbed in a nitro chocolate porter for the coffee stout because I hate coffee. They were all enjoyable. I liked the black IIPA the most. It had an outstanding aroma and good flavor. I have to admit I only stopped in because I was coming back from Odell's and passed by it but I was glad I stopped.

01-25-2012 01:02:06 | More by GJ40
The Fort Collins Brewery in Fort Collins, CO
87 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.