United States > Colorado > Boulder
brokensail (800) Orange County, California | October 12, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 10/20
Stop #2 with Mike on the Boulder brewpub tour. This place gave off sort of an interesting vibe. Canít quite describe it. Sat at the bar, but there seemed to be a back area to the brewpub as well as some bar seating in the front. Ordered a set of all of their beers, which were very hit or miss. A beer or two that was decent and a bunch of duds, the gluten free beer being the worst. The service was alright, but seemed sort of disinterested. Probably wouldnít return.
t0rin0 (1270) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 31, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 11/20
Visited November 2012.
So currently this is Shine. On Ratebeer there was another location in the same address marked as still open. Upon searching online for this place I found at least four places with the same address that have presumably gone under or sold out. Shine, Redfish, Colorado Brewing, Boulder Draft House, which is it? Kind of a weird set up. I sat up front at the bar but walked around the building to see the different rooms including the large room with the really loud music playing and a couple of people dancing. Had a long conversation with the bartender about beer and he ended up pouring a couple of free tastes. I enjoyed myself here but the beer does need some work. Actually, the IPA was nice.
TwoSipDip (413) Fort Collins, Colorado | April 27, 2012| Updated December 12, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
Second try. First one during a busy time at the community table resulted in ridiculously poor and nonexistent service. This time around was during a less busy time and received good experience from a friendly waiter. Half the beers were good and half were incredibly poor. Food was good but expensive and in small amounts.
3fourths (1270) Boulder, Colorado | April 9, 2012
60 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
same layout as the now-extinct Drafthouse and Los Oasis, and apparently they retained the same brewer from those two operations as well. happy hour plates were decent; they specialize in gluten-free foods and I was happy enough that the menu didnít appear to be too unconventional. 5-6 beers on tap: Imperial Red, IPA, Pale Ale, Czech-style Pils, Imperial Stout (8.5%) and Gluten-Free, all of average quality.
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