Falling Rock Tap House | Denver, Colorado
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Falling Rock Tap House
World Class based on 232 ratings
Type: Bar

1919 Blake St
Denver, Colorado United States 80202 [ print map ]
303 293 8338

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Hours: Daily 11:00am-2:00am

Mayor: ajnepple (10) | Taps: 75 | Bottles: 80-100

Falling Rock Tap House

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Beer Available At Falling Rock Tap House (arranged by most recent)
New Holland The Carhartt Woodsman 63, Ommegang Scythe and Sickle Harvest Ale 95, Foothills Cottonwood Pumpkin 55, Cigar City Cherry Cordial Stout 98, Epic Big Bad Baptist 100, HeíBrew Funky Jewbelation 2014 97, Comrade Bill Eye & Ashleigh Carter , Station 26 Black IPA 85, HeíBrew Davidís Mango Slingshot , Gigantic Ginormous 94, Bear Republic Double Aught 48, Reunion - A Beer For Hope 2014 (Shmaltz Brewing) 94, Avery Goreíd 73, Breckenridge 471 Small Batch IPA 97, Comrade Superpower IPA 89, Trinity Layer Cake Goes-uh , Avery Lilikoi Kepolo (Mahu) 98, Bear Republic Cafť Racer 15 99, Bull & Bush 4.0 GPA 48, Telluride Fishwater Double IPA 79
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232 reviews for Falling Rock Tap House
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  73%
 Selection  91%
 Food  70%
 Value  76%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  97%
Rating Distribution

Braudog  (742) Glenville, Pennsylvania | April 23, 2006| Updated October 15, 2007
The be-all, end-all beer bar in Denver ... and anywhere west of Mississippi that Iíve found. They have 69 high-quality taps. The last day I was there this included Delerium Tremens and Maredsous 8, along with some of the better regional micros. This is definite stop on any beer loversí tour of Colorado. But be ready ... Iíve gotten good service here once in many, many visits.
arjoseph  (33) Chicago, Illinois | April 20, 2006
Um, dope. Benefits by being the best beer bar in the city that hosts the GABF: it has a cult-type following, and Iím part of the cult. I must tell a story: I was in here one night writing on my laptop, and a good-natured, beer loving group of Denverites surrounded me and helped generate ideas for my "screenplay." Such a friendly, knowledgeable place. Exactly what an American beer bar should be.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
DJMonarch  (83) Northwich, England | March 14, 2006
Visited on GABF Sunday 2005. The intention was to go steady and wind it down after a most enjoyable 3 days at the festival but this didnít really happen due to this place having a great selection of beers, good company and friendly service. The barstaff were great, giving us free tshirts and beer memorabilia, even letting us behind the bar to photograph the place and itís amazing display of tap heads on the wall. Met some great people here too, fellow drinkers from the festival from all over America. Also tried the food, spicy hot chicken washed down with some of Americaís finest pale ales - pure bliss!
bitter  (90) Henderson, Nevada | February 28, 2006| Updated May 15, 2006
the best beer selection in the denver area, a good fun spot to hang out, many quality taps and regionals. right next to the ball park. the night we partook was so smokey i could barely see across the bar. nasty habit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
LolaLovesBeer  (4) Denver, Colorado | February 7, 2006
Loved it! Canít wait to go back. I love real beer (not a beer expert) and this place has loads of it. A person like me doesnít have to be worried about making a bad choice, because there really isnít one. No one will say ďlook at the girl, she ordered a Blue MoonĒ. Iím learning and learning fast! I thought the food was great! It is bar food after all. I like my burgers in a basket and the home made fries are excellent. Oh and the Schrooms are tasty, not greasy one bit. The service was OK, a little aloof perhaps but not inattentive. Iíll be back soon and encourage any beer lover who visits Colorado to visit this place.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
beernoevil  (51) Suwanee, Georgia | February 4, 2006
The quintessential beer bar! Dimly lit, smoky (on the bar side), old wood tables and booths, beer bottles and tap handles on all the walls and of course the wall-of-beer. Iíve certainly seen larger draft selections but nothing that comes close in quality. When you see things like Oaked Arrogant Bastard and Double Bastard on tap you know itís going to be a great place! They were kind of slow when I was there (Wednesday night). There were maybe 5 or 6 guys at the bar and a couple of the tables were occupied. I had the Philly Cheese Steak which was excellent. The fries sucked but I would order it again for the sandwich. It was a little smoky, which Iím not used to since the new smoking laws in GA but Iím not complaining. My motto has always been - "If you donít want to breath second-hand smoke while youíre eating, then donít eat in the bar." Service was good. The bartender gave me a generous sample of Double Bastard after I mentioned that I had never seen it on tap. A MUST when visiting Denver.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
robertburns  (1) westminster, Colorado | January 3, 2006
hugh beer selection! hard for the management to keep a current list. these taps change fast,and thatís all good. food is all great. have not had anything bad yet. good servers & beer tenders. I like this place in the afternoon when it is less crowded. HOME SWEET HOME!!!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
BrockLanders  (39) Panama City, Florida | December 15, 2005
My ale mecca...all hail the Rock! Couldnít imagine travelling through Denver and not stopping in for a taste. Heck, I canít think of anything I dislike. Selection is wonderful, even more so during GABF week. Food is quite good, and the service has always been "at least" acceptable (during massive GABF crowds) and normally awesome. If you havenít been there then you need to go sometime.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
alaskanwarren  (5) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | December 6, 2005
Iím not sure I can add a whole lot to whatís been said, but Iíll just say that itís a blast to go to this place. Easy to walk to from the light rail, sometimes hard to get a good table on the busy days. Decent food, smart wait staff, and goodness, lots of yummy beers. Ambiance is ok -- Crap on the walls, lots of wood. And a GABF countdown clock, thatís fun. Falling rock has plenty of beers that you canít get anywhere else, aside from the breweries themselves. Lots of stuff on tap that you can only find in bottles. Brilliant place. But, Iíd like to see the design of the ambiance improved.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
HumuloneRed  (17) Portland, Oregon | October 29, 2005
By the number of glowing reviews I think people get the idea. This is great. Chris Black knows beer and he knows how to run great bar. The Falling Rock is a beer Mecca during the GABF and serves as a great local pub the rest of the year. Yes it can get crowded and loud during the busy times. But the great beer selection and good food make up for it. The staff is knowledgeable friendly too . This is my home away from home when Iím in the Denver area.

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