Great Divide Brewing Co. | Denver, Colorado
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Great Divide Brewing Co.
Excellent based on 166 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

2201 Arapahoe St
Denver, Colorado United States 80205 [ print map ]
303 296 9460 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Sun - Tues: 12pm - 8pm; Wed - Sat 12pm - 10pm

Mayor: DocJitsu (2) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 10

Great Divide Brewing Co.

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Beer Available At Great Divide Brewing Co. (arranged by most recent)
Great Divide 21st Anniversary , Great Divide Yeti - Smoked , Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout 100, Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged 100, Great Divide Hibernation Ale - Barrel Aged 98, Great Divide Hercules Double IPA 100, Great Divide Nomad Pilsner 46, Great Divide Old Ruffian - Barrel Aged 100, Great Divide Lasso IPA 64, Great Divide Hibernation Ale 97, Great Divide Showdown Rye IPA 96, Great Divide Claymore Scotch Ale - Barrel Aged 90, Great Divide Grand Cru - Peach 80, Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oatmeal 99, Great Divide Claymore Scotch Ale 93, Great Divide Hades 61, Great Divide Hoss Rye Lager 78, Great Divide Titan IPA 98,

Previously Available
Great Divide Berliner Weisse 46
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166 reviews for Great Divide Brewing Co.
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  82%
 Selection  78%
 Food  58%
 Value  84%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick  (796) Columbus, Ohio | June 28, 2014| Updated June 29, 2014
Great Divide is located on the corner of Arapahoe and 22nd Street. Street and pay lot parking is available in the surrounding area.

The brick building features a large bottle-shaped logo sign on the exterior. Inside it opens to a small bar/tasting room immediately past the entrance. The bar is divided by a wall/window, and behind that is the brewery. There is small area devoted to take home bottles and merch too. Behind the bar there is a board listing the available beers.

As for the beers there are around 15 on tap, including standards like Hoss, Colette, Titan IPA and Lasso plus seasonals like What The Helles Up. a 3-beer sampler is available for $3 with proceeds going to charity.

Service at the bar in the late afternoon was good. The bartenders were having a good time and were attentive. The brewery also offers tours a couple times a day.

I did not have any food on this visit.

All in all Great Divide is a worthwhile stop in Denver.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Lothore  (67) California | June 4, 2014
Really cool brick building with a great setup. Friendly bartenders and fairly quick service if it’s not too busy. Decent amount of taps and during the GABF I always found something I was willing to try. Great place to sit out on the patio when there is warm weather, enjoy a wood fired pizza from the trucks on the street and a delicious beer.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris  (798) Burnaby, British Columbia | May 20, 2014
Small tasting room with lots of bustle. Service was pretentious and horrible. Beers were there own, but nothing interesting. I am a huge fan of thier beers, but this put me off. Prices were very cheap though.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Caytinator  (113) Tucson, Arizona | May 18, 2014
Neat brewery in a nice location just a little ways from the heart of downtown. On a weekday, the taproom is full of aromas from the brewing operation next door, really nice atmosphere. It was busy but not packed. The service was quick and friendly. The selection was good - everything listed was available. Value was good, $1 for a 5oz sample is fair. Overall a great destination in downtown denver, a must-stop for the fresh seasonals on tap.
gnoff  (538) Mölndal, Sweden | April 14, 2014
New visit. Visited early April, 2014, during CBC week.
Very crowded, hard to make it to the bar for a beer. Rather small inside and out, food truck normally outside. I love the beers they make, but really wish they’d have a bigger room and more toilets.

Visited on October 7, 2012.
Nice place, not super crowded this day. 16 taps, sampled 4 and had a glass of Oak Aged Yeti. Went on a tour of the brewery and bought some shirts. Veggie food truck outside, but didn’t eat.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
theothermatt  (44) Lakewood, Colorado | March 31, 2014
Easy to get to but in a slightly, and getting less, sketchy part of the city. Great beer. Always a food truck. Outdoor patio. Reasonable prices.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
DrunkSanta410  (57) Houston, Texas | January 10, 2014
My favorite brewery and favorite taproom in Downtown Denver. Ambiance is cool, with a small and intimate bar area with adjacent seating that has views of the brewing area. Service can be slow depending on the crowd. Selection is typically good, with a variety of beers on tap including some brewery only releases. Cat themes have been these releases as of late. No food here, but food trucks do show up on occasion. Decent value, although some of the higher ABV beers can be expensive. Overall, ill keep coming here any time I can.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail  (1087) Orange County, California | November 24, 2013
Packed during GABF weekend, not a shocker. Not too much on tap that you wouldn’t see outside of the tasting room, much of it in bottles. Service was quick despite the crowds. Dark and crowded, so kind of hard to get a feel for the decor. Shitters could use an upgrade. Some space outfront on the patio and a small bar ledge around the perimeter of the bar area. Good pricing on the beers, too. Would stop in again during a less crowded time of the year.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186  (177) North Tonawanda, New York | November 18, 2013
Visited on 10/12/12. GABF Week. (Stop #1 of the day) We went here as our pre-lunch beer stop and before it got super busy. A: Atmosphere is decent, the bar area can hold about a dozen at the bar, with space along the walls and a few tables too. They also had an outdoor tent amongst the tanks that also had picnic tables too. The place has a very upbeat vibe to it. Q: Every beer we had was good if not better, including some special one offs too. S: Even when the place got really packed, the bartenders were prompt and knowledgeable. S: They were killing it when we went there with special one offs, they had three specals on which were a Colorado Fresh Hop, Fall Saison, and a Salted Gose. Had no less than 18-20 in house beers on tap all time. V: $1 ~ 5oz samplers were awesome. Pints were only $4 each...if thats their regular price, then WoW. Overall, if you go to Denver, must of favorite places of my trip.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
jlulensk  (33) san jose, California | November 14, 2013
Recent visit although first visit was 8 years ago during GABF. Great to see how well they are doing. The best thing about this place is that the tasting room is right next to their production facility, see you can see the beer making in action. All the beers are top notch, the next one place to stop by.

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