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Elk Mountain BrewingElk Mountain Brewing

Type: Brewery, Bar

18921 Plaza Drive, Unit 104
Parker, Colorado, 80134
United States

(303) 805-2739 | map

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Added by dauss on 07-14-2010

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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 14
Photo of flexabull
3.37/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

A place that I really wanted to like...

Vibe is fairly cool, it's large, open, in a strip mall, and has an outdoorsy vibe.

Quality unfortunately wasn't very good. I sampled an IPA that I was glad I didn't order a pint of, and then sampled an ESB that was drinkable, but nothing special at all, but I ended up ordering a pint of to not be rude. They had a good selection of about a dozen beers, variety was pretty standard.

The service was excellent. The girl working the bar was very pleasant, helpful, and checked on me a couple of times to see if I was ok and wanted another beer.

Overall, not a place I can't recommend, the beer just wasn't good at all.

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Photo of jacobdunne
4.35/5  rDev +17.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Overall, this was quite a surprise. It is located in a residential area around other businesses. The atmosphere is great and they allowed me to bring my dog to the patio. Loved the PUMA IPA. Great place, great service!

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Photo of kojevergas
4/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Lots of space here. Nice furniture. Modern feel. Televisions. Has growler refill specials on Tuesdays. Nice patio.

Only their beer is served on-draught. There are 8 tapes with a seasonal.

Has pool tables and a free popcorn machine. Location is kind of out of the way, but it's near Hickory House Ribs which I'm a fan of.

I do wish it was open later. It was pretty full at 4:00 on a Friday when I went.

There's homemade rootbeer for the kids. Has a nitro-tap, which I always applaud.

Overall, it's mainly a place you'd go for growler fills. The owner is friendly but will admit to you that certain beers never should have been put on tap if you call him out on it. Staff are somewhat knowledgeable about the house beers only. Good service. They never ID here. Good value.


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Photo of hopfacebrew
3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Parker's brewing company! Nice open airy location, not some small stuffy brewpub here. Nice atmosphere. The servers are very kind, patient, and knowledgeable. No food available on-site aside from popcorn. However, they do have events periodically where the BBQ or bring in pizza, etc. It's a very local vibe, which is nice. A fair allotment of beers. Not a bad location either, it's not right on Parker road but really close so it's easy to slip in and out ;) Overall, a nice little place. I hope they continue to do well.

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Photo of blakelive784
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

The pros - Very good, quality beer. Staff is always friendly and attentive, and it's got a good sized bar and many tables. Atmosphere is decent, they have a pool table and quite a few T.V.s to watch. Close to a great bbq joint.

Cons - Not many, but it's a little pricey. There's popcorn and no other food available [we're not there for the food though, right?(See above)].

Overall, great little brewpub with a fair selection of great beers, and on Wednesdays, go for the cask tapping. Always a good time.

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Photo of FrankenBeerStein
3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Not a bad place. A little hard to find in the shopping center it's located in, but plenty of parking once you do. They have a pretty large space with lots of tables and a large bar. TV's to watch the game, and they do provide some board games to entertain yourself when drinking. If they serve food, it seemed like only chips/packaged snacks, though I really didn't try to get food there, so don't hold me to that. Got the sampler, which is always an interesting way to hit all the beers once you start. They have around 10 beers on tap, with one being a duplicate on a nitro tap, and all of them were pretty decent. The service at the bar wasn't the friendliest or most attentive, but when asked questions, answers came readily. For refills you had to get the bartender's attention, not them checking up on you, but it does seem like if you are a regular, you draw more attention. I used a coupon from my beer tour guidebook (which may have led to a colder reception than others) to get a pint of the vanilla caramel porter, and bought a growler. Prices are a little higher than I would like, but not overly so. Still worth checking out, but not necessarily in my personal top 3 in the Denver area.

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Elk Mountain Brewing in Parker, CO
3.49 out of 5 based on 87 ratings.
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