Left Hand Brewing Company

Left Hand Brewing CompanyLeft Hand Brewing Company
Left Hand Brewing CompanyLeft Hand Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

1265 Boston Ave
Longmont, Colorado, 80501
United States

(303) 772-0258 | map
lefthandbrewing.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.78
Beers:
75
Ratings:
22,231
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.25
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
136
pDev:
12.71%
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Ratings by mwilbur:
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Reviewed by mwilbur from Minnesota

2.73/5  rDev -35.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3
Stopped by here on my latest trip to CO. If I wasn't set upon visiting this brewery, I would not have spent the inordinate amount of time finding the place. I realize I'm repeating a theme here, but damn... Perhaps that soured me a bit...it also didn't help that I was completely ignored while I was there (I was the only one looking at their goods and only about 3-4 people at the bar...I would have understood if they were hoppin'). And to top it off, I spent more for their beer at the brewery itself than I would at a liquor store. Not cool. Oftentimes breweries will have something special on tap that you can't find in stores...not here. Just the basic Left Hand brews. I still love their beer, but would not recommend the brewery experience.
Dec 29, 2008
More User Ratings:
 
Rated: 4.07 by not2quick from Missouri

Jan 21, 2022
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Reviewed by Mark-Leggett from Missouri

4.59/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75
The vibe is a little weird for some reason but a great selection of high quality beers. They have a lot of different styles on tap and the service was great.
Sep 29, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Jul 23, 2021
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Reviewed by HighwayChile from Kansas

3.48/5  rDev -18.1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5
Excellent beer and a great selection. They had multiple IPA's that I very much enjoyed as part of on order of flights. This is one brewery I wanted to seek out on a recent family trip to CO, as I have become a fan of some of their beers that are available here in Kansas.
One of my daughters had been there previously and wasn't impressed with the service; they felt their bartender was focused on the regulars there, and was bothered to have to break away to serve them, but they were willing to give it another try.
I liked the fact the location is in an industrial area with ample parking right across the street.
On our arrival, the first bartender who attempted to take our order was extremely high and hardly able to function. A portion of our party were summoned to the other end of the bar to order. The bartender who took my order for flights was very friendly and genuinely excited when I told him Wook Bait and Found Fortune were available back in Kansas.
Later, our 2 year old granddaughter was playing in their outside area, supervised, and got a little rambunctious, which she was immediately corrected for. One of the staff then proceeded to lecture my other daughter on what this person perceived as a lack of parentlng skills. Highly unprofessional, to say the least.
Jul 03, 2021
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Reviewed by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25
Cool little tasting room on the west side of town. Somewhat of a C-shaped bar on the right side of the entry that seats about 15 with a few tables up front and patios in both front and back. A dozen or so beers on tap, I had the Tuesday IPA, it was very nice. Friendly service and a nice food truck.
Oct 01, 2019
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Rated by CurtHerrman from Kansas

4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5
Love this beer. A great nitro and pours hard. Love the smooth after taste
Jul 01, 2019
 
Rated: 4.16 by mmiles19 from Colorado

May 22, 2019
 
Rated: 4.21 by kidzord from Illinois

Nov 10, 2018
 
Rated: 4.56 by nofreepass99 from New York

Feb 26, 2018
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Reviewed by knp5280 from Colorado

4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5
One of the gems of Colorado. I haven't had anything I don't like, or want to drink more than once. My favorite is the popular Milk Stout, even though I'm lactose intolerant. I have moved to more of the other sections like Sawtooth or the Polestar Pilsner.
Dec 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.59 by The_Geologist from Montana

Oct 17, 2017
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Reviewed by scud83rp from New Jersey

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.
Sep 14, 2017
 
Rated: 4.03 by Beerhemoth from Illinois

Sep 06, 2017
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Reviewed by RyanK252 from California

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.
Aug 18, 2017
 
Rated: 4.18 by mkyer from Connecticut

Jul 15, 2017
 
Rated: 4.22 by Junichi from Texas

Jul 07, 2017
 
Rated: 4.14 by Sneakybeat from Utah

Nov 29, 2016
 
Rated: 4.03 by Beervana from Canada (BC)

Aug 27, 2016
 
Rated: 2.83 by Beerbirdnerd from Colorado

Jul 16, 2016
 
Rated: 3.57 by Canada_Dan from Colorado

Jun 06, 2016
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Reviewed by West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

3.81/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75
One of the few places I've visited that the location was better and more memorable than the beer. The drive out from Denver is really nice. You can tell the place has been around for a long time. It doesn't have that newer brewery feel, which is a plus. The beer here is fine, you've had the milk stout. Everyone has had the milk stout. Never really been blown away by their offerings, but you have to go here if you are in the area.
May 19, 2016
 
Rated: 5 by americannaik from Pennsylvania

May 15, 2016
 
Rated: 4.62 by JBDE16 from Minnesota

May 06, 2016
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Rated by BeerDaveGA from Georgia

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.
Apr 13, 2016
 
Rated: 4.72 by Akeah from Colorado

Mar 14, 2016
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Reviewed by mynie from Maryland

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.
Feb 23, 2016
 
Rated: 3.83 by 03fatboy from Wisconsin

Nov 25, 2015
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Reviewed by GoBearsWalter34 from Illinois

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.
Nov 14, 2015
 
Rated: 4.7 by Disco_4479 from Colorado

Nov 14, 2015
 
Rated: 4.72 by rgengel from Colorado

Oct 27, 2015
 
Rated: 3.92 by atone315 from Wisconsin

Oct 06, 2015
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Reviewed by DesMoinesMike from Iowa

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.
Sep 28, 2015
 
Rated: 4.64 by DownyIsHungry from Minnesota

Aug 16, 2015
 
Rated: 3.79 by Front_Ranger from Colorado

Jul 30, 2015
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Rated by derkaderka82 from Louisiana

5/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
Gret
Jul 28, 2015
 
Rated: 3.94 by BrewNoob1 from Minnesota

Jul 26, 2015
 
Rated: 5 by Webbey from Texas

Jul 25, 2015
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Rated by dundeestalacerveza from Michigan

4.83/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5
Left hand Milk Stout....nude said...
Jul 02, 2015
 
Rated: 4.2 by kovfer from Colorado

Jun 30, 2015
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