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Denver Beer Co.

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BEER AVG
3.67/5
Denver Beer Co.Denver Beer Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1695 Platte St
Denver, Colorado, 80202
United States

(303) 433-2739 | map
www.denverbeerco.com

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Added by Rifugium on 08-13-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
76
Reviews:
124
Ratings:
551
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
87
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
65
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
9.47%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews by Mebuzzard:
Photo of Mebuzzard
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
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 JustinSparks
4/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of TheHopsman
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of legalag11
4.28/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

Photo of Akeah
3.38/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of SavageHopHead
3.66/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Soloveitchik
4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Ludachris313
4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of ADG2995
4/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of kojevergas
1.38/5  rDev -63.7%
vibe: 1.25 | quality: 1 | service: 2 | selection: 1.25

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of jmikepool
4.76/5  rDev +25.3%
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 -3.2%
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 -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of sudski77
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of norrisk66
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of ejl4
4.55/5  rDev +19.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of Texasfan549
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of afsdan
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of traviseses
4.56/5  rDev +20%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Love Denver Beer Co. Love their graham cracker porter

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Photo of birchstick
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of DahWag
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

The building is 5 stars all the way.
Beers are variable, but always something unique.

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Photo of bigotecircus
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Beer and pooches everywhere! Especially great on summer nights.

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Photo of LadyCraft
4.75/5  rDev +25%

I love Denver Beer Co. Besides the awesome beer the atmosphere is near perfect. Its a wide open space with an amazing porch-- lots of picnic tables with wired vines and christmas lights overhead. I took advantage of their pretty good game selection... nothing beats battleship and beer. Really enjoyed their Citrus Session.

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Denver Beer Co. in Denver, CO
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