Rock Bottom serves native suds that are tank-to-table fresh, with a menu designed to complement their flavors. Easy to find, easy to enjoy. Always brewing. (Other locations: 10633 Westminster Blvd., Westminster; 9627 E. County Line Rd., Centennial)
Great Divide’s flavorful beers represent a lifestyle that is uniquely Coloradan. The taproom has outdoor seating filled with locals and tourists alike, and Denver’s best food trucks are often parked street-side, should you want a bite with your brew.
Wynkoop is a Denver institution, known for innovative brewers who will put just about anything in their beer, including Rocky Mountain oysters, gummy bears and green chilies. It’s known as the brewery that brewed a neighborhood, because Wynkoop helped spur the revitalization of Lower Downtown (LoDo).
Tivoli is Colorado’s oldest, most historic brewery. It originally opened in 1859 and supplied beer to the gold rush pioneers. Situated in the heart of downtown Denver’s Auraria Campus, it’s easily accessible via the Platte River and Cherry Creek trails.
What does Spangalang mean? The term refers to a cymbal pattern in music and is a reference to the Five Points neighborhood’s rich history as a jazz hub of the West. The custom artwork and jazz themes lining the walls reflect the vibrancy and creativity of the community.
A sister brewery to Denver Beer Co., Cerveceria Colorado was founded in 2018 to highlight the culture, flavors and traditions of Mexico through craft beer. They believe beer is inclusive, collaborative and celebratory. They seek to honor the traditions, cuisine and culture of Mexico by utilizing traditional Mexican ingredients, flavors and processes to create innovative styles of beer.
Ratio, located in the heart of the River North Art District (RiNo), focuses on meticulously crafted beer. The brewery’s portfolio includes a wide variety of traditional styles with a modern twist. With deep roots in the punk rock music scene, Ratio’s co-founders sought to translate the industry’s sense of community, DIY spirit and strong musical influences via the beer and taproom experience.
Prost combines the best parts of a Bavarian-style biergarten outside with a traditional bier hall layout inside, giving you the feel of an afternoon or evening spent in Munich. The signature copper brewing equipment was shipped from Germany, and the commitment to brewing authentic German-style bier holds true in their Colorado brews.
Strange Craft was the first small taproom brewery to open in Denver. With an inviting bar made of reclaimed wood, a spacious outdoor seating area with yard games, rotating food trucks, live music on Saturdays and 12 taps of award-winning beers, there’s plenty to enjoy.
Baere hides between a laundromat and nail salon in a strip mall on South Broadway in the eclectic Baker neighborhood. Walking into Baere transforms the feel of the 1970’s retail center. The space is filled with barrels from Laws Whiskey House, and there are 15 beers on tap, ranging from Belgian farmhouse styles to hop-forward IPAs to a wide variety of sour offerings on draft and in bottles.
Inspired by an archaeologist’s adventures, Intrepid Sojourner pushes the boundaries of beer’s taste with its ever-changing lineup of travel-influenced brews, complemented by non-alcoholic coffee, kombucha and root beer to round out its 20 taps.
Crooked Stave is the culmination of brewmaster Chad Yakobson’s master’s research on sour beers, "The Brettanomyces" Project. Crooked Stave’s progressive approach to brewing blends science and art through creativity and passion. The resulting creations are sour beers of extraordinary complexity.
Briar Common Brewery + Eatery
Briar Common is a family-owned gastro-brewery, brewing both classic and contemporary beer styles complemented by a creative comfort-food menu. You can enjoy weekend brunch, happy hour or daily dinner on the beautiful rooftop patio.
For beer drinkers looking for creative and delicious brews, Mockery is the innovative producer of damn good beers that break the rules in all the right places. They’re out to create the kind of beers that spark conversations and inspire breaking conventions.
Factotum’s beers come to fruition through the ideas of community members, who then have the opportunity to guest brew alongside their brewery team. This unique concept means the tap menu is constantly rotating, although they always have their flagship American pilsner in the lineup.
Blue Moon’s River North Art District (RiNo) location is an opportunity to share its ongoing creativity and innovative brewing. Try unique beers only available at this location and enjoy a bite from the globally inspired, locally sourced food menu.
Named Denver’s “Best Brewery Taproom Patio” by Westword in 2017, Declaration features 40 unique taps, daily food trucks and a spacious patio for fun and entertainment. The brewery houses a robust yeast library, and their beer scientists create a wide variety of ales, lagers, sours and aged beers to suit every taste!
Fiction Beer Company
Stop in to try a variety of literature-inspired beers at Fiction, like their Great American Beer Festival®-winning lagers or trendsetting IPAs and mouth-puckering sours. Enjoy a game or good book in the comfortable taproom or on the large patio while sipping any of the 12 beers on tap.
Odell features 16 taps and a 10-barrel pilot brewhouse. The two-story building was originally built in 1917. With original brick and countertops made from reclaimed floorboards, the space preserves its historical beauty with modern accents. Guests can order from two bars and enjoy an outdoor patio with two fire pits.
Goldspot Brewing Company
Goldspot is making a name for itself in Colorado with exceptional beers that will please both craft brew newbies and beer aficionados. Located in the vibrant Berkeley neighborhood, the tasting room and outdoor patio offer the perfect spot to drink and talk beer.
Thirsty Monk opened its 12-barrel brewery in Denver’s Uptown-City Park West neighborhood in 2017. Take a seat in their comfortable taproom, or out on the patio, and enjoy the tap list of award-winning Belgian Rooted Modern Ales, along with expertly paired food flights.