Freshcraft

BA SCORE
4.29/5
116 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

1530 Blake St
Unit A
Denver, Colorado, 80202-5987
United States

(303) 758-9608 | map
freshcraft.com

Notes:
Hours:
Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00am
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 12:00am

Added by Rayek on 09-14-2010

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
116
pDev:
8.16%
 
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Ratings: 116 |  Reviews: 36
Reviews by Yetiman420:
Photo of Yetiman420
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

My buddy and I stopped in for Dinner around 6 pm after the GABF Saturday afternoon session. Our goal was to avoid any Denver uber beer bars to chill and watch some college football and have a beer or two. We found Freshcraft on Urbanspoon as a sports bar and I had no idea it was an uber beer bar. No big deal as we had a solid experience.

It's a long, narrow place with 2-3 small TV's upfront in the bar and one (that I could see) huge projection TV in the back. The beer list is a good as you will find outside Falling Rock. The food is what really shines here. We had the Herb Crusted Cheese Dippers as an appetizer and split the Steak Au Poivre in a Roll and Cheese Crusted Iowa Style Pork Tenderloin (having once lived in Indiana, I miss pork tenderloin sandwiches).

The service was a bit hit and miss but considering how crowded they were, I'll let it slide. Most of the beers on tap were above 7% and it would have been nice to have a good pale ale or lower IPA for post GABF cool down.

A place I will certainly come back to in Denver for good beer and even better food.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of zimm421
4.13/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of puftdank
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of ebin6
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Solid selection, good food, and a great, laid back staff. I recommend placing a reservation though

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Photo of IckyT2012
4.1/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of mklisz
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of SunDevilBeer
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Comfortable, cool vibe at this place on Blake St in LoDo.

Good selection of local/national beers, good balance of styles. Beers all poured properly with nice amount of head, right temperature, and reasonably priced.

Food was excellent. Fall menu seemed to be German-inspired and very creative. My 3 dinner mates & Ireally enjoyed our meals, well-prepared and good proportioned.

Service was prompt and friendly, couldn't ask for more.

This is definitely a place to seek out while in Denver.

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Photo of sohearn
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Beervana
4.13/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of TooGood
4.57/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of durlta
3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of spacebear09
4.41/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Nhmp105
4/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of WesM63
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of chiefbender
4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tmac
4.56/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.16/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of M_chav
4.76/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of MammothTarantula
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of afsdan
3.5/5  rDev -18.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of South2NW
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of needMIbeer
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of tweakin
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I went here recently for the first time. It was good for sure but I feel like it fell a little bit short of what people have told me about it. Overall the place seems great but I think I was over hyped on it. I'm fairly new to the area and everyone raves about Freshcraft.

The beer selection was great... in theory. It seemed like every time I asked for something it was already gone. It was late in the evening though so I can not fault them too much and did manage to get several good beers that I don't normally see around. The food was pretty good but I was expecting more. I'll be back soon and try to explore the menu more.

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Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

If you want to combine a good meal and craft beer in Denver, this is the place to go. The food as amazing and the beer list was solid, but not spectacular. If you are only looking for beer, you are doing yourself a disservice by going here, with all of the other options in the city. This, however, is the perfect dinner destination in Denver.

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Freshcraft in Denver, CO
Place rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 116 ratings
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