Avery Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.94/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

4910 Nautilus Ct N
Boulder, Colorado, 80301
United States

(303) 440-4324 | map
averybrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
101
Ratings:
37,544
Reviews:
12,274
PLACE STATS
Score:
97
Ratings:
371
Reviews:
87
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
5.23%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews by StoneTSR:
Photo of StoneTSR
3.95/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 2

The Avey IPA is widely available in the Chicago area, so I am quite familiar with it and fond of it, but the other brews from Avery (aside from Ellie's Brown) can be tough to find.

So, when the girlfriend and I recently travelled to Boulder, CO we had to make a stop and check out some of their other offerings. Much to my delight, their tap list was extensive and delicious. The Maharaja (which I will review sometime very soon) was amazing and the rest of the beers all impressed us both.

The trip to the brewery confirmed to me that Avery is one of the op-notch breweries in the country. Plus, they had some pretty great gear. A good looking t-shirt for me and a tank top for the girlfriend that I LOVE to see her in. Yes, we are beer geeks.

Although the tasting room is in a fairly strange location (kind of an industrial park-type area), the outdoor tables provide a nice atmosphere during the warmer months and the inside is gorgeous, with a shiny wooden bar and a nice collection of classy pictures and maps throughout. It feels like a wine tasting room.

One major drawback, however, is the lack of food. We had to order from a place across the street (or alley maybe?). Another minor drawback, although the bartender was very helpful and friendly, our server seemed overworked and let it show. She was short, not very informative and more concered with turning tables than with allowing people to enjoy their expeience there.

We are looking at Boulder as a possible future home, and if we end up there, we will certainly be returning on a regular basis. World class beer at great prices.

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Photo of South2NW
4.43/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Cearo
4.44/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

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4.52/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of JaminStov
5/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of JBDE16
4.63/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of locoformavs
4.59/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of Sneakybeat
4.84/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Ristaccia
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of johunnic
4.3/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of suckaj
4.36/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Ryno3031
4.84/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of MrsSpills
5/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of fredmugs
4.51/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of cjgiant
4.53/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tommy5
4.18/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Eddiehop
4.86/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Beervana
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of coldriver
4.6/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Avery's always been a bit of a sleeper brewery for me - you know they're there, and you know they're good, but they just don't seem to get the hype that many lesser breweries seem to get. I made my third visit to Avery on August 14 and my respect for this place has gone up every time. They've got an upstairs restaurant with great food, a downstairs taproom, and a large outdoor seating area - they can handle a huge crowd here and yet they've been close to full all three times I've been. Perhaps the most impressive thing about Avery is how many styles they do really well - hoppy beers, Belgians, and sours are all top notch, not too mention a stout lineup that I'd put up against any brewery on the planet. The tap wall contains 30-ish selections with their common stuff along with tap room only selections. All-in-all this place is easily on my top 5 beer destinations list!

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Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jawshu
4.53/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Photo of JoeMans
4.98/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Beerbirdnerd
4.53/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

This is a must stop in Colorado. While not all their beers will appeal to everyone, they have a fabulous ever changing selection that is high quality. Extra bonus is that their food is some of the best you could find at a brewery.

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Photo of cambabeer
3.69/5  rDev -16.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

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Avery Brewing Company in Boulder, CO
3.94 out of 5 based on 37,544 ratings.
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