River North Brewery | Denver, Colorado
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River North Brewery
Exceptional based on 20 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

2401 Blake St
Denver, Colorado United States 80205 [ print map ]
303 296 2617

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Hours: Thu & Sun 3:00 - 9:00 PM; Fri - Sat 3:00 - 10:00 PM


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Beer Available At River North Brewery (arranged by most recent)
River North Hoppenberg Uncertainty Principle 89, River North Whiskey Barrel Aged Avarice 94, River North Anniversary Ale #2 , River North J. Marie Barrelled & Bretted , River North Quandary 84, River North Hello, Darkness Black IPA 55, River North White Ale 41, River North J Marie Saison 64, River North BPR - Belgian Pale Red Ale 50, River North Unified Theory 57, River North Rum Aged Quandary 82, River North Avarice 89, River North Dubbel , River North Hello, Darkness Black IPA (Whiskey)
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20 reviews for River North Brewery
 Ambiance  69%
 Service  80%
 Selection  66%
 Food N/A 
 Value  71%
 Overall  70%
 Rating  77%
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74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
markwise  (163) North of Tampa, Florida | July 13, 2012
Stopped by on a recent trip to Denver. A decent walk from Coors field, but manageable. Small tap room adjacent to brewery is clean and well-lit. Stopped in on a random Thursday, and it happened to be a barrel-aged bottle release. I was able to buy bottle #8. Seemed to be very under appreciated. The beers were pretty solid, with my favorites being the wit and the oaked wit. Bartender was very beer knowledgeable and very nice. Had a sampler and moved on. I look forward to hearing more about these guys in the future.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail  (756) Orange County, California | November 19, 2013
pretty tiny tasting room. a small l-shaped (sorta) bar and a few tables around the perimeter. lucky there’s some seating outside as well. they had about 8 beers on tap, with a lot of Belgian style/influenced beers. for the most part they are just okay without any of them really being terrible but none being very good either. the service here was helpful and friendly and the prices on the flights were pretty good, too.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple  (82) Clear Creek, Colorado | October 14, 2013
A cool little spot, stopped in during GABF week. Nice ambiance and excellent service. They had a Belgian DIPA and a few barrel aged quads that were all really good. We were given a few freebies and a discount. I was impressed.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
NachlamSie  (550) Denver, Colorado | October 3, 2013
River North is one of the first breweries you would approach if leaving LoDo and traveling to RiNo. As such, it is in an industrial neighborhood with a few empty buildings around and plenty of street parking. Their tasting room is small with a few more seats outside. Not much is here other than seats, a bar and a few pictures on the wall. There is a pretty good view of the large brewing facility through a glass window. The beers are primarily Belgian style, 6 out of 8 to be an exact. An imperial stout and Black IPA were the exceptions. Most of beer was very good with the witbier being standout, mainly because it was so well done for the style. Their saison was also very good with the imperial stout solid enough to hold up to most others in the style. Beers are $5 across the board, pretty standard for any brewery in the area. Neat brewery to visit.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
theothermatt  (29) Lakewood, Colorado | September 29, 2013
Small tap house on Blake near Coors Field and near five points. All of the beers on tap are River North, including a few of their more unusual options. Very nice and interesting place to stop by.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24  (138) Chandler, Arizona | August 16, 2013
Pretty cool little tap room on Black Street. Food cart was outside with some hot dog fare. Beer was pretty good. Would like to go back and try more.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
t0rin0  (1180) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 28, 2013| Updated August 20, 2013
Visited November 2012.

This was my first stop in Denver. The place is small and doesn’t have a ton of advertising on the outside of the building. The inside is a smallish tasting room that was mostly filled with some dedicated locals boozing it up on a Sunday night. I noticed that there was a very large room behind the bar that had the brewing equipment in it and also had some tables set up. I asked why they don’t use that space too and apparently they do but during events. Seems like a lot of space to be paying for if you aren’t using it.The beers were alright and all were kind of strange, as in not to any particular style. I noticed that they have a collection of stickers from other breweries up on the wall above the table that I sat at. One of them was from a very local (to me) brewery called I&I who does not distribute and is located 1000 miles away. I struck up a conversation with the bartender about it and enjoyed myself over all even if the beers weren’t amazing. Nice location but probably not a regular stop for me.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
brooker  (25) South Carolina | June 25, 2013
Open air with some big beers on tap. Nothing under 6% when I was there. Nice space and helpful staff. If you’re looking for something sessionable, look elsewhere.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
GT2  (532) Carlsbad, California | June 7, 2013
Open air, modern tap room with a hefty house beer selection on tap and in bottles. Quick, friendly service. No food but like many smart tap rooms, they have a symbiotic relationship with some excellent food trucks. BBQ truck while we were here was dope. Decent prices, tasters available. House beer quality was above average for some styles. Fun, local hangout in a beautiful regentrified part of town.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Concealer  (13) Denver, Colorado | March 22, 2013
I like River North’s taproom. A solid location near downtown with lots of windows. Cool place with good beer.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff  (400) Mölndal, Sweden | October 13, 2012
Visited on October 12, 2012. Sampled four beers. Good service. Beers were OK to good for three of them the last was not for me at all and couldn’t finish it. Farily easy walk from Falling Rock where we started out.

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