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3fourths (1271) Boulder, Colorado | December 14, 2004| Updated September 30, 2013
40 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 5/20
The brewery and pub sits back in what looks like an industrial area... but the building is very nice. A few small rooms with high ceilings, and a very nice, but small, outdoor patio in the back. Food was decent enough, with a large green chili and black bean burrito that was shared between two people. Small bar inside, lots of wood paneling and a few TVs. Decent enough place, and they had great service.
t0rin0 (1180) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 31, 2013| Updated August 20, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Visited November 2012.
This place is kind of hidden away in a commercial/office sort of neighborhood and is on an island of sorts surrounded by a street that goes all the way around the parking lot. The building is large and is separated into the restaurant/pub and the brewery. They have a good number of taps but a lot of them are bottled, so you wonít find a ton of special/tap only beers here. The place has some history as you can see by some of the labels on the walls dating back to the late 90s. Actually the website claims theyíve been around since the late 70s. I ordered a flight of everything despite having had many of them at one point or another. Hazed and Confused was my favorite behind the (I shudder to think) cask ale which was Cold Hop that night. Also tried a beer that was made for some local radio station that I canít remember the name of now (I was later told it was KBCO 35th Anniversary Ale). The service was friendly and attentive but I didnít need much, just a flight and a glass of water. Iím sure Iíll stop back in at some point but I can get most of the beers around CO on tap.
DiarmaidBHK (720) Pennsylvania | September 25, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Iím surprised my score was this low. Itís not a bad place but it has a weird vibe to it as though youíve walked in on someone elseís work party. Itís a smallish brewpub located within the brewery but parking is plentiful. They only had 8-9 things on tap and itís mostly what you can find everywhere. I may have scored this higher if I liked their beer more, but I think this oneís only for the ultras.
Braudog (697) Hampton, Virginia | April 23, 2006
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Visited 4/13/06. I LOVE these guysí beers, normally. But aside from the faves, I was unimpressed here. The place is in an industrial park, but it was PACKED at the lunch hour we visited. The bartender knew his beers, knew his beer places and kept up with the pace. Worth another trip.
BeerandBlues2 (584) Hanover, Maryland | August 18, 2005
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Outdoors heavy brewpub with decent food and a good selection of their brews including some rare seasonals. Shares a few brews with Rock Bottom but has some original recipes. Nice place to stop close to downtown, but sitting away from the crowds.
NielsenRatings (402) Fort Collins, Colorado | October 13, 2010| Updated December 12, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
This place is worth visiting if youíre going on a Boulder brewery tour. Thereís mostly average beers here but occasionally Iíll get something special here.
Shitters: have yet to visit
gnoff (400) MŲlndal, Sweden | October 17, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited on October 15, 2012
Sat in the bar for a couple of samples when waiting for a friend. Nice fast service, the guy behind the bar was very service minded and knew about the beers, suggested which beers to sample and in which order. Didnít eat, but could see myself go back. The outdoors seating looked nice too.
Ungstrup (352) Citizen of the universe, Denmark | August 16, 2008
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Industrial area location, a bit out of down-town Boulder. Visited on Friday of GABF at lunch time, which was very busy with lots of locals coming in for lunch and lots of out of towners coming for the tour. The interior was like a modern brewpub. They had 6 beers on draft, that I hadnít tried before. The service was quite fast even though the place was packed.
Sledutah (300) Utah | March 7, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Nice big bar, lots of seating in the bar area, restaurant area or outside. Decent beer, good service.
Ernest (159) Boulder, Colorado | October 5, 2005
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Nice atmosphere, fairly spacious with both indoor and outdoor seating, and a much improved bar area from what they had several years ago. Food is fine (Iíve only had the veggie burrito, and itís good but not as yummy as Mountain Sunís). Itís fairly rare that they have anything unique available (i.e., thatís not bottled), and if there is, itís usually just one. So I donít visit often, and am not a big fan of their beers in general, but itís a neat place. A lot of the staff seems to know precious little about the beers, oddly (both from discussions while visiting as well as when I call...seems I always have to work up the food chain a bit to get a definitive answer about things)...but they are usually polite and as helpful as they can be.
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