Golden City Brewery

Golden City BreweryGolden City Brewery
Golden City BreweryGolden City Brewery
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

920 12th Street
Golden, Colorado, 80401
United States

(303) 279-8092 | map
gcbrewery.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.67
Beers:
23
Reviews:
139
Ratings:
295
PLACE STATS
Average:
3.87
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
65
pDev:
12.92%
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Reviews by coones14:
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coones14 from Colorado

3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5

Oct 10, 2016
More User Reviews:
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MonkeyPilates from Minnesota

3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Jul 06, 2019
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zotzot from Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

May 23, 2019
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bschmidt_37 from Illinois

3.56/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Apr 30, 2019
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jordanginsberg from Louisiana

4.13/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Sep 13, 2018
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Zenboy99 from Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

Aug 20, 2018
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spoony from Colorado

3.7/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

V-Golden City's best asset is the patio/beer garden. It is tucked off the main drag in Golden in a quieter neighborhood with plenty of shade and large tables. It is a nice, comfortable place to hang out. The indoor area is tiny and the bar is basically a walk-up affair with another window outside for service on the patio. GCB was full, but not crowded when I visited on a Saturday afternoon. The crowd ranged from families to hipsters to bikers.

Q-I tried full pours of their dry Irish stout and the regular IPA, both were just OK. I also had tastes of the IIPA, which was not very good, and the "summer sour," which was OK, but not great. No guest taps.

Ser-The bar tender was friendly and prompt, but the pours were a little off. The server intentionally wiped the head from my stout(?) and my friend's sour was poured in a shaker pint glass. I'm not a huge glass snob, but all beers were poured in a shaker glass, and a sour in a shaker is not cool.

Sel-GCB had about nine beers on offer, as well as some ciders. It was a pretty standard selection with a few IPAs, a mixed fermentation sour, a red, a wheat, and a brown or porter if memory serves me right. Nothing super experimental happening here.

O-While I liked the laid back patio vibe, the beers could use an upgrade. Go here if you want to relax outside on a great patio; go to Cannonball Creek if you want good beer.

Jun 18, 2017
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mush from Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Sep 30, 2016
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blayrelovesbeer from Colorado

3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Jul 06, 2016
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Texasfan549 from Texas

3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Jun 01, 2016
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Akeah from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Mar 14, 2016
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jacobdunne from Colorado

3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

I loved visiting this place! I loved that it is in a residential area. Seeing houses all around you as your sipping a delicious brew on their patio is pretty sweet!

Jun 18, 2015
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DrikerGirl from Colorado

5/5  rDev +29.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Amazing new remodel. I really like the bathrooms and the repurposed bowing alley tables, I think from the old golden bowl. GCB has been here ever since I moved to the state 7 years ago. It is always amazing with excellent beers and a completely unique and unpretentious vibe, which is growing scarse with all the new clone a brewery types popping up all over the state. Check them out, you won't be disappointed.

Jun 06, 2015
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ericstites from Texas

3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 1

This place is the best. Go kill yourself on one of the many single tracks and then stop here for a sampler.

May 27, 2015
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costanzo_mike from Massachusetts

3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Apr 12, 2015
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norrisk66 from Colorado

3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Great local establishment. We have been coming here for years.

GCB has been around way before craft beers were "Cool"

One occasion many years ago-we were offered a free pitcher for stacking some empty kegs!

Apr 06, 2015
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rossracing from Illinois

4.39/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Mar 31, 2015
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Daniellewallace0306

5/5  rDev +29.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great beer, awesome new atmosphere and the staff is great :) plus new bathrooms. Deserves a high score!!

Jan 07, 2015
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ManBearPat from Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Dec 02, 2014
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tylerstravis from Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -16%

Nov 28, 2014
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Jas45678 from Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Nov 15, 2014
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sozz2 from Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Nov 08, 2014
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Mhollerb from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Such a fun outdoor patio brewery in a cool town.

Nov 08, 2014
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qchic from Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -16%

Nov 07, 2014
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drewfromboulder from Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Nov 03, 2014
Golden City Brewery in Golden, CO
Brewery rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 295 ratings