Black Shirt Brewing Co.

BEER AVG
3.78/5
Black Shirt Brewing Co.Black Shirt Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

3719 Walnut St
Denver, Colorado, 80205-2436
United States

(303) 993-2799 | map
blackshirtbrewingco.com

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Added by Haybeerman on 02-10-2013

BEER STATS
Beers:
32
Ratings:
272
Reviews:
34
PLACE STATS
Score:
91
Ratings:
51
Reviews:
12
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
4.89%
 
 
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Ratings: 51 |  Reviews: 12
Reviews by Haybeerman:
Photo of Haybeerman
4.48/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

Black Shirt has anything for red ales; 6 in the flight and 1 that was experimental with Chai tea. The brewers/partners are very accessible and can tell you whatever you want to know. They have a great story and enjoy sharing it (like ask them how they came across the equipment).

Red ale may seem dull, but when it's done as an English ale, an IPA and a couple saisons...well, you just have to go.

The tables/tops are the flooring out of old Coors trailers. Beer is served out of glasses intended to hold the aroma (though if you have a really big nose you can use the other side).

Park in the lot on the opposite side of the liquor store - it's well marked. We were on a brewery crawl so spaced-out and didn't think to ask about beer to go, so if someone goes in, update the info...and try to get a picture.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of zimm421
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of puftdank
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
4/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of locoformavs
4.07/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Blazer22
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.88/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of mdfb79
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Cool vibe with local rock art on the walls you can purchase. Bartender was nice, and they had a large beer selection. Nothing outstanding but a bunch of solid beers and some interesting stuff. Worth stopping by after CS and GD.

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Photo of kmanjohnson
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of denver10
3.73/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of RummyRedbeard
4.13/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.78/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Yankeejw
4.22/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Akeah
3.49/5  rDev -14.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3

Photo of indurTheB
3.64/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Server was super nice. They just had their 3 year anniversary so there was lots of goodies on tap. Most of the beers I sampled are run of the mill. The Blood Orange DIPA was excellent.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.17/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

been meaning to check this place out for a long time, not sure why its taken me this long, but finally made it in. what a cool spot, lots of neat art and music themed stuff going on, and a pretty substantial brewing operation in a really hip building. outside seating in the front and the back, and live music all the time from what i gather. all red beers here, thats their thing, and i like the idea. there was a huge range of different styles, from red saison to red porter to red rye to red double ipa, all very interesting and all quite different from one another despite the common starting point. the pale red rye and the black double ipa were my two favorites, but all the beer was very good. service was awesome, friendly and informative, and more than happy to share samples, even pull samples from the back to taste. they are proud of their craft here, and they have every reason to be. a very comfortable place to relax, and some challenging beers to drink as well. what more can you ask for?

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Photo of ASirahSyrah
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3

Photo of sbuchert
3.44/5  rDev -15.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5

Photo of DrikerGirl
2.94/5  rDev -28.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 1.75 | selection: 2.25

They are a hop killer brewery, but that's ok, because they do hoppy right. The place is completely uptight and frufru. I do not feel very welcome because they are never open and their attitude feels like, they are better than every one else and we are lucky to drink from their golden teet. But if you can tolerate pretentious places better than i do, i would definitely recommend you give the place a try. To be honest i might have just gotten the wrong server.

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Photo of wapcap
3.78/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of 31Sam13
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of WildDalby18
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Skinrad
3.86/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Jamato14
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

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Black Shirt Brewing Co. in Denver, CO
3.78 out of 5 based on 272 ratings.
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