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Great Divide Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.88/5
Great Divide Brewing CompanyGreat Divide Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

2201 Arapahoe Street
Denver, Colorado, 80205
United States

(303) 296-9460 | map
greatdivide.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
63
Reviews:
17,254
Ratings:
48,213
PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
357
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
5.05%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 85 | Ratings: 357
Reviews by spoony:
Photo of spoony
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

A-I visited on the Saturday afternoon of Memorial Day Weekend and the place was packed. Like standing room only packed. I'm not typically a crowd guy, but everybody was having fun, so I cannot complain. Loud-ish rock'n'roll added to the high energy of the place. The bar area up front is small and the seating area around back is not much bigger. The tasting area has a fun feel in a college sort-of way.

Q-The beers on tap were, not surprisingly, Great Divide, which means that they are good beers, with a few great beers like Yeti and variants of Yeti.

Ser-Despite the crowd, I got a drink quickly and without fuss. The beer was poured into a oversized fluted glass, which appeared clean. The pour was well-done. I did not hang around long enough (and the place was too busy) to get into any in-depth conversations with the bar tenders, but it appeared that they knew their beers.

Sel-If there is a down-side to my visit, it was the selection. There was not a single beer on tap aside from St. Bridget's Porter that is not widely available in Denver. To be fair, they had a lot of their regular lineup available, but I don't go to breweries to taste what I can buy at the store near my house.

V-Beers were six bucks for a full-size pour, which is a bit on the high side.

O-I liked the slightly rowdy feel -- this a bar, damnit, not a morgue! The lack of selection was a bit of a letdown, but I will have to get back when something special is on tap. For those visiting from outside the Great Divide distribution area, this place is worth a visit if only to sip on some Yeti.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BeerMe8
4.39/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of mdfb79
4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Nice little spot in a good location, they had BA Hibernation on which was very good. Cool vibe and can get tasters, and nice merch and to-go options. A good place but I perferred the selection at the RiNo location.

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Photo of mklmcgrew
4/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of vfgccp
3.93/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of suckaj
3.43/5  rDev -17.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of kmanjohnson
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of coones14
3.83/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of zotzot
4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of fredmugs
4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of KLReed
4.7/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of godawgs
4.27/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of aussiebeer
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.99/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of snaotheus
4.01/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

2016-06-07
Visited with my wife and kids after dinner at Yazoo (walking distance, not bad BBQ).

Facility was smaller than I expected (or, looked that way), but they had a lot of large fermenters outside, too. Great Divide makes good beer, so quality was no issue. Selection was fairly small, maybe 8-10 taps. Wasn't too busy. Vibe was pretty good, lots of windows into the brewing facility from the tasting room. Servers were tolerant of my children, other bargoers (and myself) got tired of their noisy antics pretty quickly.

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Photo of Roybert
4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Vinithing
3.58/5  rDev -13.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Do yourself a favor and skip this location and visit their barrell house. This one is in a very sketchy area and we were very uncomfortable sitting in the patio having a beer b

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Photo of baggedlunch
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of JustinSparks
4.14/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.97/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of gatheredwaters
4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of BigAl18
4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.95/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of TheHopsman
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

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Great Divide Brewing Company in Denver, CO
3.88 out of 5 based on 48,213 ratings.
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