Breckenridge Colorado Craft

Breckenridge Colorado CraftBreckenridge Colorado Craft
Breckenridge Colorado CraftBreckenridge Colorado Craft
Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

2220 Blake St
Denver, Colorado, 80205-2013
United States

(303) 297-3644 | map

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GoBearsWalter34 from Illinois

3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

A beautiful place surrounded in brick and open, arched wood ceiling. Breckenridge beer is sub standard, but they have several other offerings. Not overly busy on a Thursday night. Nice friendly vibe with good result onsite people, but not real beer people.

Nov 13, 2015
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myelo from Tennessee

3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

5:30 on a Sunday right before a Rockies game finished. The place was about half full so we were offered immediate seating at the bar or dining area. We chose the dining area, which was quiet enough to talk.

The atmosphere is mostly sports bar/industrial -- a lot of TVs showing football games and the crowd was mostly younger bar types and middle aged sports types.

The tap list included a lot of Breckenridge brews as well as other Colorado offerings. Certainly couldn't try everything but we put a good dent in the list and everything was solid if not spectacular.

Service was good and the server was able to answer any questions we had regarding beers and made some recommendations about the food.

The food was good, mostly sandwiches, burgers, chili ... standard stuff and reasonably priced. Again, everything we had was fine.

Overall I enjoyed it. I wouldn't necessarily go out of my way to get here but would certainly go again if I were in the area.

Sep 22, 2015
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tweakin from Colorado

3.45/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Went here before catching a Rockies game recently as it is close and we needed food. The place was really really busy but our service was still pretty good. The selection is decent and the food was good (got a burger). The place really seems more like a sports bar or chain which felt a bit odd. You would half expect the servers to have flair.

Aug 10, 2015
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TheSevenDuffs from Canada (ON)

3.4/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

This is a C rate option in Denver with so much else to see. I was there for two pints and both times I opted to order one of their guest taps. The environment was somewhat chain-like and cold. The service was actually quite good though, which was the lone bright spot for me.

Jul 26, 2015
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boilermakerbrew from Indiana

3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.25

Stopped here on July 3, 2015 with the wife. Got there at about 5pm for dinner. Turns out that the Zac Brown Band was playing Coors Field that night and they had part of the restaurant rented out and the bar and other tables were filling up. When the waitress came for drink orders, I asked if they did flights and she said they did, but not tonight because they were busy. I guess I should have come on another night.

Anyway, the tap selection is all Colorado, from Coors to Upslope, but nothing terrible rare or sought after. Plenty of Breckenridge on tap as expected. The food menu was the usual assortment of brew pub food, from burgers and fish and chips, to a good selection of other sandwiches and appetizers. The food was of good quality and reasonably priced.

The vibe of the place was a cross between a sports bar and a brew pub. Plenty of TV's hang around to entertain you. Service was just ok for the amount of people there.

Jul 09, 2015
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BMMillsy from Florida

3.64/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Stopped in with a colleague while in town for a conference. Large place with lots of tables and a nice looking bar. Decent tap selection of Breckenridge and other local stuff. Mostly standard stuff but decent selection overall. If you’re headed to the game, probably worth stopping in. But not a place to really go out of your way for. Prices were reasonable and service was decent enough.

Jul 04, 2014
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SaCkErZ9 from South Carolina

3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

My company had our annual sales meeting here in Denver. We always have a variety of activities planned at these meetings, and one of the choices was a Brewery Tour. Needless to say, I signed up for the brewery tour. This was our last stop of the day (3rd stop).

We arrived, a group of about 30, and had a little section reserved at the back of the rooms. The tap list was large and included both house made beers and local beers. We were given several samples and a pitcher or two, as well as a full glass of beer (these were dictated by the tour group director).

We had some nachos which were decent, but tasted even better as we were parched and hungry. I cant say a whole lot about the place. It was run of the mill brewpub with no outstanding features, except its location to downtown. I think there are better choices to go downtown for beer.

May 14, 2014
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Marshall_ofmcap from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

I ate there just tonight, monday. It was reasonably empty but that is no small mystery due to the rockies game in town and that its monday.

The food was alright, my burger was lacking a little. The spin dip was plenty tasty.

I drank their Irish red, it was sweeter initially then I was expecting but I definitely enjoyed it. i followed it with the Agave wheat that left me nonplussed. I'm not sad I had it but I prefered the red.

They also sell the "competitions" beers which I liked but felt vaguely obligated to drink the house brew.

Aug 13, 2013
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BeerForMuscle from New Jersey

3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Stopped here on business in Denver. This place is right near Coors Field. It was real slow when I went in around 2:00pm, which was ok for a quiet brewpub visit. The bartender was helpful and knowledgable. They had all their standard brews on tap plus many of the other breweries featured in their guest menu. The food was alright, we had some typical pub fare. Three different flights are available. The prices were reasonable. I'd like to check out the other Breckenridge locations.

Jun 12, 2013
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Beerandraiderfan from Nevada

3/5  rDev -20%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 2.5

Another in the long line of establishments on the Blake Street LoDo district in downtown Denver, in decent walking proximity to Coors Field. Usual long run of all brick buildings, to which this place fits right in. Big open area inside, its like 2 of those chain restaurants put together (applebee's, chevy's etc. . . ).

Quality of their beers and food really is exemplary of what the word average means. Hardly disappointing, hardly pleasureful. Hoppy stuff is malty, malty stuff is thin, but there's never really an off flavor. Food is the usual pub grub, burgers and fried food. Selections are the usual stuff you find at the store, nothing exotic or tap only to find.

They have some pool tables, but why bother, when Wynkoop has more, more limited beers, better food, cooler spot.

Overall, this place is just ok, I can think of about a half dozen places I would recommend before here within walking distance, this place does seem to be able to accomodate the most amount of people for a baseball game though, so I'd recommend this place for that reason, of if you simply have people who aren't that discerning or looking for ticks or rarities.

Aug 14, 2012
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denver10 from New Mexico

3.38/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Not a bad spot to hit up before or after a baseball game. It will always be busy and loud, not quite a place to chill at, but its serves its purpose. My experiences have always resulted in the beer being better on their taps than what you get in their bottles and the food is good enough. Not a place you would every go to as a place to eat but enjoyable enough when you combine it with drinking and taking in a ball game. Never sat at the bar and only gone during a game day so all I have seen are busy servers simply trying to get their orders taken, put in, and served. Nothing special there, but that comes with the territory.

Feb 20, 2012
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MsRif from Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Visited during "off hours" so it was very slow, which was great. This place probably gets really obnoxiously busy during games since it is right across from Coors Field. Our waitress was very helpful and attentive the entire time, as well as knowledgeable about all the brews. I tried everything they had on tap and I was overall happy with the selection, though I know they didn't have as many brews on tap as some of the other Breckenridge locations.

I liked every brew I tried, and the samplers were well worth it. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. Really, this was a great place to hang for the afternoon and drink/eat. Very laid back. I probably wouldn't have liked it as much during game time, but my experience was very good. They do sell some collectibles (shirts, pints) for those of you who are into that. Worth a visit for sure.

Oct 29, 2011
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beer2day from North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Located practically across the street from Coors field. Stopped in on a rainy Tuesday for dinner before the first snow of the season. Hopefully the lack of a crowd had to do with the weather.

Big, cavernous room with a raised platform bar in the front. Tables and booth seating scattered about. Large meeting room in the back. Not getting a good vibe from the space, though. The bar area is nicer.

Service was hard to measure. Our server was good, but we were his only table. Only 2 other tables going at the time we were there.

Beer choices were the standard BB fare and they did have the vanilla porter going. Hoping for a good fall seasonal, but not tonight. Beer prices were a pleasant surprise. Food menu is varied and the food is quite good. Buffalo chicken sandwich was very tasty.

Nice selection of merchandise by the front door.

Worth a stop if in the area, but there is a lot of good competition for your beer dollar in this neighborhood.

Oct 26, 2011
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Rifugium from North Dakota

3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Pretty decent place right in the Coors Field region. Presumably, it gets pretty slamming during games, but it was pretty quiet when I visited. A good sized bar that seats plenty of people, lots of room and lots of tables. I was informed that the bar/dining area actually used to be the brewing room, and it was refurbished when they started doing most of the brewing at another location.

A mostly sports-bar-ish atmosphere, as you'd imagine, with a bit of a vintage feel. Lots of good Breckenridge beer on tap, perhaps 10 draught lines, and then Miller Lite for the more annoying / less discriminating clientele. Our bartender was friendly, helpful, and very informative, and really knew her stuff, not only about the beer, but about the whole Breckenridge corporation. Basic menu with mostly comfort food and pub food, but all good in that department. Reasonable prices.

This was a good place, and I only regret I didn't have time to visit other Breckenridge locations. But I'm glad I could at least get this one in.

Aug 18, 2011
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UCLABrewN84 from California

4.18/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I visited this Breckenridge location on my trip to Denver. I stopped in here for lunch with my wife while waiting for Great Divide to open at 2 PM.

Walking in I immediately got the feel that this was very much like a BJ's restaurant in that they had a split emphasis on food and beer. The hostess and server were both very friendly and gave good service.

There were approximately 12 of their beers on tap, and honestly I didn't check guest taps or bottle selection. I was able to try the Vanilla Porter, Agave Wheat, Oatmeal Stout, and 72 Imperial. All of the beers were fresh and the waitress had no problem giving us free tasters of a few beers.

The food was actually really good too. The wife had a chicken burrito in a really tasty salsa and I had the chipotle club sandwich.

The prices were very reasonable for both food and beer. The pints were $4 and the special beers were $3 for a 10 oz. pour.

Overall, this was a good place for some food and beer. I would recommend this as a stop.

Jun 15, 2011
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cwcolby74 from Indiana

4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

This place has a good vibe. It's caddy-corner from Coors Field and gets a good before and after game crowd.

I'm a fan of their beer and enjoyed trying different kinds that are hard to get where I live.

I like when the weather's nice and you can sit out on the porch area and watch the crowds. The service is good as well.

I didn't eat anything there, but the menu looked good, and other people have recommended it as a good place to try.

The prices are just a tad on the high side. Nothing too outrageous, but if you have more than a few beers with food, you'd probably better expect this place to be your main destination for the night.

Apr 04, 2011
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Hibernator from Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Breckenridge Brewery was my second stop of the day and short walk from Great Divide. A very spacious pub located super close to Coors Field, so I can picture this place getting really busy before a game. The atmosphere has a slight industrial vibe, but there is tons of seating and probably an ideal place to go with a big group.

Breckenridge Brewery has a nice open space feel and exposed brick. The bar is to the left when you and enter. They have different games like pool, Skee Ball and Golden Tee. There is also a nice collection of vintage beer cans in the back too.

In terms of beer I think there was about 8 "regular" drafts and 2 "small batch" offerings (Thunder Stout & 471 IPA). I tried the Vanilla Porter and Agave Wheat, both were solid.

Mar 28, 2011
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StaveHooks from Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Breckenridge brewery is a must if your in the area. They have 8 taps in regular rotation. It does get crowded so expect a wait. We went on a Wednesday and had to wait 20 minutes. They had an Impy IPA on tap that was very good. The stout was ok too. Unfortunately the server didn't know alot about the styles of beer I was ordering. I had to go the main bar to ask styles.
Other than that they seem to be quick with drink orders. The food was okay. The fish and chips were good but a tad greasy. Awesome sweet potato fries!

Feb 27, 2011
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JamnesCameron from Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Last stop on my crawl this night. Decent selection of beers on tap, all house brews, no guests. Had the Agave Wheat.

Good neighborhood feel, but very bare bones decor, nothing to write home about. Can't even tell you if there was any music playing.

Beer was good, no complaints, and service was attentive, but not out the way so.

My vote for favorite bar food is now their fried green beans with ranch dressing. Add a little tabasco, and they are fantastic bar food. Menu had a good selection, burgers, sandwiches, salads, to usual grilled fare.

Beer and green beans were $10, not bad. Didn't see any happy hour specials, though.

Aug 31, 2010
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jeremyn from Colorado

2.55/5  rDev -32%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 1.5

I went here this afternoon with three friends after visiting the Great Divide tap room. Sampled a bit of everyone's beers, including a wheat, brown, and IPA. The IPA was drinkable, but the other two were really poor. They were not offering beer samplers.

Shared a cheeseburger that was over-handled and under-salted. Dense and tough. I got a piece of bone and several pieces of gristle in the burger. Absolutely terrible.

I came away less than impressed. The only high point was very friendly, though not particularly knowledgeable waitress.

Mar 14, 2010
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manahansf from Indiana

3.93/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

I was in Denver to see my family and had to make it to Brecks pub. Although this is not the main brewing facility it is a great place to drink their fresh beer. The environment is very open and its a total sports bar in a great sports town. The pub is just a baseball throw away from Coor's field. The flight prices are cheap and once you find a favorite, so are the pints. The waiter who helped us was full of knowledge and helped me match up some food with some beers. Great staff, great food, and awesome fresh tap beer. And if your not used to the fresh Colorado beer, try some of the fresh guest taps they have too!

Mar 09, 2010
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Dogbrick from Ohio

3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Breckenridge is located on Blake right near Coors Field. There is parking avaialble but I would imagine there is nothing nearby during baseball games.

The interior is spacious with the bar on the left side on a split level, and restaurant seating everywhere else. There is a lot of brick and wood, and a few cases displaying breweriana. There is a large board behind the bar displaying the beers available on tap.

As for the beers, they are divided by the year round offerings and the small batch beers like Christmas Ale, Mighty Brown, Extra ESB, Porter Porter, 471 IPA and others. The beers are available in separate samplers.

Service was good on an early weekday evening. The bartender was helpful and had a good grasp of the various beers available.

Breckenridge Ball Park location has pub grub for the most part on the menu, and the appetizers we ordered were pretty good.

Overall this wouldn't be the first place I would target on a trip to Denver, but it would be perfect before or after a ball game or as part of a brewpub crawl.

Dec 18, 2009
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cggarcia from Arizona

4.2/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Got to stop in here twice in January on Saturdays. It was early afternoon both times and the crowd was a little thin; which is a plus in my book. Large cavernous place lacking in atmosphere, but probably appeals to the young and upwardly mobile.

Beertender knew her stuff (she doubles as the marketing rep) and she got me up to speed on all her beers as well as the beers of her competitors. I had the 6 sampler first, then stuck with the 471 IPA. Service was quick and friendly, the beers drinkable. The standouts had to be the IPA and the Oatmeal Stout. Enjoyed the 471 ESB also.

All in all a good place to drink a decent beer and the prices were reasonable.

Feb 11, 2009
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Rayek from Colorado

3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

I've been here a bunch of times over the years. Definitely worth the visit, but beware of game days. Breckenridge gets quite busy before and after baseball games, so I generally avoid the place then. Being right across the street from Coors Field has certainly helped their business over the years. During ballpark construction, you could view copies of the blueprints while you drank beer and played pool.

In general, this place is nice, but not a standout. It feels a little too much like Rock Bottom in a warehouse for my tastes. Still, the food is decent and the beers are generally good. The menu is typical Colorado chain restaurant: sandwiches, burgers, Mexican, plus some nice appetizers. Portions are generous, and prices are on par with other local eateries.

Service is good, even on game days. The staff know their brews, which is a plus. I'm sure I'll be here again when time permits.

Dec 03, 2008
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hwwty4 from Missouri

3.55/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

I have been here a couple of times but most recently during GABF 08. This place is located right up from Coors Field and is a great spot to hang out before or after a Rockies game but is a pretty long walk from some of the other big "Beer Spots" in Denver. This place reminds me of a big corporate restaurant. Nothing about the vibe reminds me of a local brewpub. The quality of the place is good. Their beer is very accessible to most people but unfortunately doesn't really cater to the Beer Geeks of the world. The service is OK. I haven't ever had exceptional service but its never bad either. The food honestly is the best thing about this place. Their Beer Battered County Fried Steak is great. All the food I have ever had here has been very good. This is definitely worth a stop if your in the area.

Nov 03, 2008
Breckenridge Colorado Craft in Denver, CO
Place rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 95 ratings