Great Divide Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.9/5
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:
62
Ratings:
49,079
Reviews:
17,489
PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Ratings:
372
Reviews:
87
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
4.8%
 
 
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Ratings: 372 |  Reviews: 87
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of kingpin1010
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of vfgccp
3.93/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of spoony
4.04/5  rDev -3.1%
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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Photo of Soloveitchik
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of LittleDon
3.8/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Small taproom with all Great Divide beers (and only GD beers) at dirt cheap prices.

With all of the choices of taprooms and beer bars in Denver, you could spend weeks without going to the same one twice. If you enjoy GD beers, this place is a must. While the inside is small, it is comfortable. Bare bones bar and seating on the inside, a few tables outside for the smokers. Service is good and the beer is fresh. Best of all are the $3 pours (between 12 and 16 oz, depending on selection). Worth a return visit.

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Photo of atone315
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of AlexM
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of cfrobrew
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of BMMillsy
2.42/5  rDev -42%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 2.25 | selection: 1.75

Stopped in here for a quick beer as I walked around town. Tiny little spot, a bit run down, with one fridge inside. There is a bar when you walk in and some tables behind that. Brewing going on in the back. Service was nonexistent as the guy just talked to the couple next to me at the bar the whole time. There wasn’t a single thing on tap that I couldn’t get on the shelf in Florida. Overall this was one of the more disappointing experiences I have had visiting a brewery I truly enjoy. Honestly not really worth a stop unless you want a tshirt or something. Did not eat. What is the point of this place if you’re not going to do something unique?

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Butchnasty
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of IPAchris
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of timlyon
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of jakemn91
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of zotzot
4.07/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Spreetaper
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.97/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Great Divide Brewing Company in Denver, CO
3.9 out of 5 based on 49,079 ratings.
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