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Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

YOUR RATING = None |
BEER AVG
4.12/5
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer ProjectCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

3350 Brighton Blvd
Taproom at The Source
Denver, Colorado, 80216-5021
United States

(720) 508-3292 | map
www.crookedstave.com

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Added by ChadCSU on 03-19-2011

Beers are brewed at / by another brewery.
BEER STATS
Beers:
92
Reviews:
1,353
Ratings:
9,620
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
96
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
249
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
4.35%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews by JamLand:
Photo of JamLand
4.62/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

I loved my trip to Crooked Stave. I was only in Denver for a short time and it was close to unanimous from local BAs that Crooked Stave was the place to go if you could only go to one of the many great breweries in the Denver area. After trying their beers and thinking most of them were great, I was surprised at how slow it was in the tasting room on a Saturday night. From my tourist perspective, it did not seem like the brewery was in the best Denver neighborhood, but like a lot of small breweries it was located in an industrial park with plenty of parking, which is great for someone new to the area. The tasting room had a typical set up with a small L-shaped bar and about three or four tables. I would think it would get pretty crowded, when they get busy. Both of the guys working the bar when we were there were great! They were very friendly and when we told them we were from Austin, we started sharing stories about the Austin beer and live music scenes. My only complaint was they didn't offer more variety. They had six beers on tap and three beers for sale in bottles. I wished I could have tried more of their stuff, because everything I had was good to great. I highly recommend stopping in here for any BAs visiting the Denver area.

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Photo of brauseboof
4.44/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BecauseWhalezbro
4.01/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of blayrelovesbeer
4.24/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of snaotheus
4.19/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

2016-06-08
Visited here at opening on a Wednesday with my wife (sour lover) and kids. We tasted everything they had on tap and my wife bought a little swag to wear home.

It's in an interesting faux-industrial building and it seems they're obligated to comply with the vibe. They don't do any brewing there that I know of. Server was friendly and prompt.

Beers are good (if you like sours). Good selection of their styles of beer (19 taps, I think). I liked that they started making some standard beers (an IPA, a porter, and maybe an English IPA), which were well made.

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Photo of mecmd
4.48/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Vinithing
4.45/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Great selection of taps and bottles, to-go bottles were a plus as well. A pretty cool place in the market. It's not a place I could spend a few hours at though. Maybe a beer or two and move on.

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4.36/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of WheelsPSU
4.45/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of durlta
4.86/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Located in the Source, which is critical to know if you're trying to find it. Cool space. Friendly staff. The beers are the real draw though. Amazing stuff. Superior quality. Bring your disposal income because this is a great place to spend it.

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Photo of gatheredwaters
4.94/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of aasher
5/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of dbannister
4.83/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Crooked Stave is a very short drive from downtown Denver. It shares a location with several other businesses at "The Source" (really a cool place to hang out).

Crooked Stave's portion has mainly bar stool seating along with some tables. The beer is really great (mainly sours but they had an IPA option when I was there). You can get taster portions or full pours and they also had a vast bottle selection of reasonably priced sours.

The service is great and the vibe is very laid back.

This is a must visit place if you happen to be in Denver.

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Photo of TheHopsman
4.23/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of kingjohnh
4.53/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bmf5581
4.49/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Can_has_beer
4.49/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of MNBeerGeek
4.27/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Nhmp105
3.81/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jrsaffert
4.69/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tommy5
4.13/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of simplejj81
4.33/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Great beer and service. More expensive than most breweries but everything they do is sour and a lot is barrel aged so that explains the prices for me.

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Photo of SavageHopHead
3.98/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Hogbrew02
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Dicers
4.6/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

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Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project in Denver, CO
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