Colorado Liquor Mart


24 Reviews

Type: Store

865 S Colorado Blvd
Denver, Colorado, 80246-8006
United States

(303) 744-9500 | map

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-05-2005

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Photo of Mebuzzard
3.87/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

This place is located just beside a King Sooper's market and the parking is dangerous. Watch out for the big bump coming into the parking lot. Ouch!
I think they're only open until 10pm on weekdays, not good considering its size and location.
Once inside the options grow. Nice selection of wine, a walk in wine cooler, and some decent spirit selections. But let's get to the beer.
Many micros in sixers. Most from Western regions. Only two doors of singles, but looks as though they are they due to breakage, and no rhyme or reason to the selection. No discount on mixing a sixer w/ singles.
Stacks of macros. About 30 doors total for beer. Service is above average. Nice place if you live in the area, but with Argonaught, Davidsons, and even Bonnie Brae, this selection isn't worth a long drive.

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Photo of biking4beer
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

I'll start with WOW. I had been to this place once before when I was a little less versed in all the beers out there. I didn't take much note then. I decided on a whim to swing by again, and I was blown away buy all the beers they had.

It's no Davidson's or other super store, but if you are in Denver proper, this place is probably hard to beat in terms of selection. It probably comes close to rivaling Davidson's. I can't believe it took me so long.

The store employees were friendly. I don't know if they have much in depth knowledge of craft beer, but the two I talked have had the 120 Minute I bought. However, they had not had the Samael's.

The prices seem reasonable. My 12 oz bottle of 120 minute was 7 or 8.99. From what I can tell, that is much cheaper than what some people pay for the stuff. The other prices I noted definitely were cheaper than some of the other places in town I frequent.

For the size of this place, they have a great selection. Several beers that I've been trying to locate elsewhere.

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Photo of bleeng
4.65/5  rDev +11.8%

I was in Denver last week and expected to do major beer hunting-unfortunately the snowstorm put that idea to rest. But fortunately my hotel was just down the street from Colorado Liquor Mart. I had a decent sized list of beers I was hunting down, all the while knowing that I could only buy as many as I could fit into my large suitcase-approx. 15-20.
I went in around 1pm and starting looking and asked specifically about the Oaked Arrogant Bastard. I spoke to Bill and he was as helpful as any employee in a liquor store as I've ever run across. I practically got a tour of the place! I managed to pick up a few favorites but no OAB. "Hey, no problem" said Bill. "We have a truck coming in around 3 and it will have two cases-come back then". I went back around 5 and picked up a sixer, plus some Thelonious and a few more that came on the truck.

They had a great selection of Xmas ales and quite a few Belgiums that you don't see often. This would definitely be my first stop for beer if I lived in Denver.

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Photo of jsimon816
4.2/5  rDev +1%

My local liquor store which which covers all bases. They have a great single serve door with many items you only see at the big guys. My growing appreciation towards crafts & belgiums can be accredited to this package and this store. They also feature about 6 doors of crafts and another 4 towards imports in 6pk & 12pk's. Large selection of Colorado micros & regional brewers. Large bright cooler doors make it easy to shop. If you live or work in the area this is the only store you'll need. Competitive pricing with the larger stores and has a great selection of wines from around the world.

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Colorado Liquor Mart in Denver, CO
4.16 out of 5 based on 32 ratings.
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