Wynkoop Brewing Company

Wynkoop Brewing CompanyWynkoop Brewing Company
BA SCORE
37.4%
Liked Their Beers
3.58 w/ 1,127 ratings
Wynkoop Brewing CompanyWynkoop Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1634 18th St. At Wynkoop
Denver, Colorado, 80202
United States

(303) 297-2700 | map
wynkoop.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
59
Reviews:
363
Ratings:
1,127
Liked:
421
Average:
3.58/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
70.9%
Reviews:
98
Ratings:
206
Liked:
146
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
11.31%
 
 
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Ratings: 206 |  Reviews: 98
Reviews by kylehay2004:
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4.28/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Visited Wynkoop while on vacation in the Denver area. The bar area is where I sat and tried their sampler. There were many types of beer with a nice large sampler to try. The quality was good overall with a few very good beers and a few mediocore ones with a couple that really stood out (Mile High IPA and Belgardo). The area that the brewery is in seems decent but it was really busy and tough to find parking that you didnt have to pay for. The staff was attentive and knowledgable about their beers. We ordered desert since we had already eaten and it was very good.

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Photo of Beginner2
4.29/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

This is essential Denver. A late 19th Century warehouse preserved right across from Union Station (which has had an unprecedented regeneration in the last five years.) Started in the late 20th Century, Wynkoop played an important role in fostering Denver's innovative and still rapidly growing craft beer culture. Its founder became Mayor and laid many of the plans for the City's incredible revival as a magnet for Millennials (who also like beer and cool cities.) That Mayor is now Governor... so maybe brewers make better leaders than lawyers. At any rate, a great center-of-the-action Vibe at Wynkoop

I'm told there is service on two floors, but I never got past the bar on the first floor. It was packed at lunch and almost as packed at dinner. Probably some twenty taps of their brews and hosted another five Coloradan breweries. I had a flight of three each time I went there. Servers seemed to enjoy their work and the bartender was very knowledgable. My sandwich I would not have again. The menu looked like standard pub-grub.

By now, there are better pubs than Wynkoop. But a lot like Anchor, you want to visit where the pioneers first started in that city.

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Photo of Zach122
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of puftdank
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of TH28
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of mklisz
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of zotzot
3.59/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of godawgs
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.11/5  rDev -20.1%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3 | food: 3.25

Photo of Beerbirdnerd
3.5/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of qcbrewer
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of brauseboof
4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Determined_021
3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.09/5  rDev -20.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of Gerred
3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Akeah
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of RummyRedbeard
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of LXIXME
3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of WesM63
3.89/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of flexabull
3.43/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Cool place in Downtown Denver. In a big old historic building right near Union Station. I really liked the layout, and just walking around the place.

Quality was OK, but nothing special. It's pretty cool that this place is one of the original micro breweries in Denver / Colorado. But the two beers I tried were just a notch or two above average.

Service was pleasant enough. But she was not only slow, but also forgot part of our order.

Selection was good. Wynkoop not only had quite a few of their own beers on tap, but they also had a handful of guest brews.

Food was not bad, but kind of forgettable.

Overall? Eh... not bad, but not great. I am glad I checked this place out, but I won't be in a rush to return anytime soon.

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Photo of j-rod18
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of jcMPLS
4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Doublicious
4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.65/5  rDev +19.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Phenomenal beer. Great neighborhood vibe. Great knowledgeable servers. Feed me samples till I couldn't drink anymore.

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Wynkoop Brewing Company in Denver, CO
Brewery rating: 37.4% out of 100 with 1,127 ratings
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