Denver Beer Co.

BEER AVG
3.66/5
Denver Beer Co.Denver Beer Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

1695 Platte St
Denver, Colorado, 80202
United States

(303) 433-2739 | map
denverbeerco.com

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Added by Rifugium on 08-13-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
80
Ratings:
652
Reviews:
152
PLACE STATS
Score:
86
Ratings:
76
Reviews:
22
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
9.19%
 
 
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Reviews by Mebuzzard:
Photo of Mebuzzard
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Stopped in here tonight after weeks of nagging myself. Easy place to find, easier than it was a couple months ago when I was going help grow some hops. Oh well. Parking sucks, but that's Denver for ya.

Medium sized, open patio with German beer hall-like benches. I like that type of seating. Three garage doors open to reveal the inside portion. Scattered square and circular tables. Nice L-shaped bar. Interior is 'industrial' in the look. Metal plating around the bar.
A knee-wall separates the brewing facility from the bar. No glass separation so it must smell nice when brewing.

Chalk board on the end of the L-bar lists beers, but kind of hard to see from the other end. No wait staff, bar service only. No biggie

Friendly service. The beer is really nice. They're all seasonal, I was told. The flight of 7 beers was $7...not a bad deal. Each beer was $5 except the session which was $4. Food consists of large pretzels/mustard, and a vendor booth outside...pizza tonight. I didn't try it.

Overall , this is a nice place to have some brews. I'll be heading back for sure

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More User Reviews:
Photo of zimm421
3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Zach122
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of williamphelps
4.43/5  rDev +16.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Bright lights and a good trunk greeted us on arrival. Space is very open, virtually all part of the patio thus Sara our dachshund felt very welcome. Young crowd of 20s and early 30s. Very friendly and social vibe!

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Photo of cbcrunch
3.85/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of TH28
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of mklisz
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of coones14
2.81/5  rDev -26.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 1.75 | selection: 2.25

Photo of Ryno3031
4.48/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Visited 8 craft breweries in the Denver area and this was my favorite. Great vibe. Beer selection was decent but the ones available were excellent. Service was decent/average but nothing to detract from the quality of beer

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Photo of Mothergoose03
4.04/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

(#38 of 49) My wife and I stopped here to try their beers. The pub is located on a busy street among other retail, office and residential structures. The building has several overhead doors across the front that open up to a patio that has umbrella-covered tables. Hop bines are also growing over the patio which added to the vibe of this place. The interior has seating along a long bar and there are a number of tables/chairs. The brewing equipment is visible at the far end of the tasting room along with some oak barrels, and barrels were stacked at the other end of the pub too.

We ordered a sampler flight of 5 of the 9 beers that were available that day. All of them were brewed very well to their respective style and were very tasty so that we scored them in a range from a B-plus to a B-minus. The Graham Cracker Porter and the Lazy Monk Dubbel were the two that received the highest scores. Growlers, bombers and cans are available to go.

There is no food served here but a food truck was parked at the front of the building, so we decided that we needed a snack. Our food was very good. This is a brewpub that we'd definitely like to re-visit if we are ever in Denver again.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of JustinSparks
4/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of TheHopsman
4.21/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of legalag11
4.28/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

Photo of Akeah
3.38/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of SavageHopHead
3.66/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Soloveitchik
4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Ludachris313
4.13/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of ADG2995
4/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of kojevergas
1.38/5  rDev -63.8%
vibe: 1.25 | quality: 1 | service: 2 | selection: 1.25

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of jmikepool
4.76/5  rDev +24.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

$5 for a flight of four

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Photo of spoony
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

V-Denver Beer Co. has a medium sized indoor/outdoor layout with a good patio and lots of community tables. The bar is in the center of the joint with some brewing equipment behind and to the side. There is also a barrel area in another room...I'm not sure what its like in there. The place is close to Denver's Central Business District and its always crowded with a mostly younger crowd.

Q-I've never had a DBC beer that blows me away, but most are drinkable. The Graham Cracker Porter is above-average (especially on tap), their IPA (Incredible Pedal) is so-so, and the Belgian pale ale that I tried last night was above average too. I've had some losers from DBC, but most of their beers are serviceable.

Ser-I have had a hard time getting great service here. It is sometimes slow (owing to the crowds, mostly) and last night the bar tender was just, um, kind of a jerk. I have had a few visits with people here who know what they are brewing, but that has been a while.

Sel-The beer selection is broad in terms of style, with everything from a barleywine to an IPA to a porter on offer last night. I have never seen a guest tap here.

O-The Denver BAs give DBC a hard time for various reasons. The bad rep is somewhat deserved, but there are worse beer joints in town and patio is good people watching.

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Photo of Benjhilmer
3.56/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

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Denver Beer Co. in Denver, CO
3.66 out of 5 based on 652 ratings.
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