Left Hand Brewing Company

BA SCORE
3.77/5
26,563 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

1265 Boston Ave
Longmont, Colorado, 80501
United States

(303) 293-2377 | map
lefthandbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
58
Reviews:
8,194
Ratings:
26,563
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.25/5
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
176
pDev:
12.94%
 
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Photo of The_Geologist
4.59/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of scud83rp
2.93/5  rDev -31.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4

Seriously... a food truck? That delivers food over a fence to you? Good thing the beer is excellent and the staff is friendly. Don't expect to grab a bite that's of worth. The pre-set flights were great, and the atmosphere and music was eclectic and spontaneous. It's been checked off the bucket list, but I would have expected this place to have a much better complement of snacks accessible or nearby to compliment the outstanding beer.

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Photo of Beerhemoth
4.03/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of RyanK252
4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Pretty chill taproom with some cool artwork. Friendly bartenders are happy to help. Tour was super fun and gave a great look into their history as well as how they do their thing. Local food trucks out front are always fun ways to get a quality bite to eat.

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Photo of mkyer
4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Junichi
4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Sneakybeat
4.14/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Beervana
4.03/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Beerbirdnerd
2.83/5  rDev -33.4%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.57/5  rDev -16%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of americannaik
5/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of JBDE16
4.62/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of BeerDaveGA
3.98/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Great atmosphere, great beers. Not much available beyond what you'd find in your local beer store. Cool place to hang for a couple of hours.

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Photo of Akeah
4.72/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of mynie
4.17/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Left Hand is, obviously, the go-to beer destination in Longmont. The beers are consistently very good to great, the stouts especially so, and you owe it to yourself to try the good ol' Milk Stout super fresh.

Unfortunately, the tap room suffers from the lack of intimacy that's inevitable with any successful brewery: late on a Monday, they were packed with tourists and neophyte beer people. You can't hold it against the place, and the crowd was friendly--I'm not criticizing tourists; heck I was one--but it just wasn't quite the beer geek destination I tend to seek out when traveling.

Still, like I said, everything was welcoming and everyone was friendly. The fact that it's not made to appeal to degenerates like myself should not be considered a knock against its objective quality. But if you are into degeneracy, my advice is that you stop here for a pint to two and then skedaddle over to Wibby for the remainder of your evening.

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3.83/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

This place was ok, but my wife liked better because of their high quality stouts which I also liked. All other non stouts a little off to me, but would understand why others would like because of unique taste. Cool gift shop with the stout glass I want, but too thin for air travel. Overall, worth the stop to experience, especially when bringing my beautiful bride of 20 years to celebrate.

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Photo of Disco_4479
4.7/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of rgengel
4.72/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of atone315
3.92/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of DesMoinesMike
4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Copied from my Trip Advisor review.

Stayed in Longmont a few days with this being one of the main reasons. It was a nice brewery to visit. I was expecting to find several picks I couldn't get back home but most of what they had I can get back home. They had just tapped Warrior IPA but I didn't care for it too much. And make sure your ID is up to date. I had a temp drivers license and the manager took 5 minutes to look it over an approve, even though I have more gray hair than the two people I dealt with combined. The little taster glasses make cute souvenirs.

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Photo of Metalsnota
4.64/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Front_Ranger
3.79/5  rDev -10.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Photo of derkaderka82
5/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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Left Hand Brewing Company in Longmont, CO
Brewery rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 26,563 ratings
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