Ironworks Brewery and Pub | Lakewood, Colorado
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Ironworks Brewery and Pub
Above Average based on 10 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

12354-E W Alameda Ave
Lakewood, Colorado United States 80228 [ print map ]
303 985 2665

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Ironworks Brewery and Pub

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Beer Available At Ironworks Brewery and Pub (arranged by most recent)
Ironworks Krausen Kolsch , Ironworks Bitchin Belgian White , Ironworks Rhapsody RyePA , Ironworks Golden Crisp IPA , Ironworks Chocolate Milk Stout , Ironworks Alameda Amber , Ironworks Green Mountain Pale Ale , Ironworks Hopkilla 187 IPA 51
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10 reviews for Ironworks Brewery and Pub
 Ambiance  52%
 Service  76%
 Selection  59%
 Food  83%
 Value  72%
 Overall  55%
 Rating  64%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 10/20
NachlamSie  (622) Denver, Colorado | July 17, 2014
This is the first bona fide dive bar Iíve been to that also brews their own beer. Ironworks is in a strip mall and I canít emphasize enough how divey it is. The front windows have multiple Bud and Coors neons, 90s rock was playing, there are worn pool tables, a much older crowd gathered here, the food menu is cheap and greasy and brief, their tap selection is comprised only of their beers and Bud Light, Budweiser and Coors Light. Though there was a decent crowd here on a weekday afternoon, I was the only person seated at the bar. An old man sat directly next to me and proceeded to drink lemonade and take regular smoke breaks to puff on Pyramids. I ate a hot ham and cheese sandwich which wasnít anything special but certainly worth $5.95. I have heard a lot of positive comments about their IPA, so I went with that. It was served in a frosty glass, of course. The hop aroma and flavor was actually quite nice and came through cleanly. There are underlying off flavors though which could very well be a tap line issue. So, if you are looking for a place to swill cheap beers, munch on cheap pub grub and shoot pool while talking politics with old dudes, this is a great stop. Oh, bartender was great too.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
beer6969  (2) , | October 16, 2013
Good place to check out.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
egardner01  (6) Colorado | May 18, 2013
Karaoke night on Thursday - awesome, people were actually singing, and some of them were really good. The atmosphere was good, more of a local feel but nothing wrong with that. The staff and brewer we met were personable and friendly. Had a great conversation with one of the brewers on their beer and the state of the microbrew scene in the Denver area. I had two of their beers and both were good. Not great, write home about them beers, but very drinkable. Overall thumbs up and worth a stop if youíre in the area.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 10/20
Swanee  (1) , | November 13, 2012
Both the Stout and Porter were very good, as well as the food. Did not try any other beers this trip. I will be back to try some another time.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng  (143) Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas | January 12, 2012
Low key, no frills, neighborhood brewpub. I visited on a weekday afternoon and it was moderately busy. I had 3 beers: Alt-very nice, quaffable, smooth. I donít drink many Alts but this might change my mind. IPA-high ABV, served a little cold for my tastes. Not highly hopped, no head, but very drinkable. ESB-again, a little cold but good body and very flavorful. Nice beer. This place is off the beaten path but recommended for their good beers and laid back atmosphere. I will be back.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
tennessejed420  (18) Denver, Colorado | April 14, 2011
I liked this place. Youíll either like or hate the ambiance, it is sort of a dive with alot of regulars. Dart boards and pool tables. They have an open mic night on wednesday which you will either like or dislike. But the bartender / servers always have a smile and are friendly, and prompt on attending to you. Their beers are actually not bad - alot of them run of the mill micros, nothing special, although a couple Iíve had were damn good, like the green mountain pale. Its cheap for their brews and alot of times theyíll have a couple on special for real cheap, a good value. Iíve never eaten their so I canít attest to the food, but if you want to sample some microbrews it is a fun place to stop; you wonít be blown away but I donít think youíll be disappointed either.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2  (759) Hanover, Maryland | December 31, 2010
This place is set up more like a sports bar than a brewery, but the beers are good and so is the service. I did not try any food on this visit. The price is very good, particularly for the Denver area. The patrons seemed like regulars who visit mostly daily.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 1/10   OVERALL 4/20
adnielsen  (422) Fort Collins, Colorado | October 13, 2010
Horrible, Horrible microbrewery. Bad atmosphere and even worse beers.
Braudog  (778) Phoenix, Arizona | February 20, 2009
February 2009. Buried away in a non-descript strip mall area, this place has the feel of a neighborhood sports bar (disappointingly decorated almost entirely with Coors stuff) that happens to make its own beer. The owner seems to have a good vision for making the place better, including a new beer garden out back. We sampled 7 or 8 beers which ran the gamut and 1 or 2 were very good. Didnít eat, but the options look limited. (Brewery #469)
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197  (134) Arvada, Colorado | July 22, 2008
Large open plain bar with pool tables and darts and an outdoor smoking patio. The service was pretty good considering how much time the bartender spent BSing with the regulars (75% of whom were drinking macroswill). Didínt eat so I canít comment on the food. They had 7 of there own beers and 3 or 4 macroswills on tap. Not worth a special trip but if you are in the area some of there beers are pretty good.

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