United States > Colorado > Nederland
merc7186 (126) North Tonawanda, New York | November 18, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited on 10/11/12. GABF Week. (Stop #1 of the day)
Our group wanted to take it easy after hitting it hard the previous day and decided a nice drive into the mountains would be relaxing.
A: The place is very cozy and has a very laid back atmosphere. This brewpub fits in perfectly into a quiet artisan town. The bar is somewhat small and can hold about 5-6 people with about a dozen tables downstairs, more upstairs and a nice back patio that has another 8-10 tables.
Q: The beers were decent from the two I had, no complaints from the group as everyone seemed to like their selections from the in house beers. The guest taps were also not very common especially from local CO breweries too.
S: Our waitress was extremely friendly, prompt, and knowledgeable about the in house and guest taps.
S: They had 4 in house taps and another 6-8 guest taps from other Colorado breweries but a nice array of the various styles.
F: Everyone loved what they ordered and it hit the spot as we were all starving...the smoked brisket and pork were just outstanding...nothing fancy, very rustic....perfect for the area.
V: Pints were all reasonably priced between 4-5 bucks, food dishes were all under 10 bucks...totallly worth it.
Overall, we didnt expect much when we arrived and there had been no reviews of the place for three years so we didnt know what to expect....I will say this, for GABF 2013, we will be back.
Danyel (11) Colorado | October 21, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 13/20
Nice building, awesome back deck to hangout on in the summertime and a great indoor seating. The place can be very crowded though and it can take quite awhile for your food. Staff is generally friendly and helpful. Prices are a bit steep for the portions that you get. Beer is okay, nothing great, nothing horrible. It is very inconsistent too, so you may not like it one time and think itís good the next. Itís decent.
Denverdiv (12) Denver, Colorado | February 22, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Went here on a day of in October 2012. Was the perfect day, not too chilly or cold. Sun was peaking out. Sat on the back deck and got a mild sun bath while sitting at the back bar "window". Their house IPA was quite good with a decent hop bite. Their brisket was well worth the drive. The baked beans were the best I have ever had - I usually hate baked beans!
Brouwerij (33) Boulder, Colorado | November 12, 2012| Updated September 7, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Small mountain restaurant/brewery with log-house atmosphere. A dozen or so little tables plus a small bar, with some additional seating upstairs. Despite being quite empty, they seemed slow paced and understaffed, only one waitress in the whole place. Service was alright, however I didnít order anything to eat. They offer five or so of their own beers plus a short bottle list. Regrettably, most all the beers were quite forgettable. The taster flight was a decent deal. I even got a quick tour of the brewing facility upon request, very cool! Their tap list may be a little lacking, but overall my experience was fairly pleasant.
rougeau13 (70) Texas | April 21, 2011| Updated August 19, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Cool hippyish kind of place that we happened to run into between Estes Park and Central City. The service was good, and the people were nice. The XXX barbeque sauce was AWESOME! Small draft selection, 4 were their own, but they were pretty good. Decent, if not large, bottle selection as well.
adnielsen (380) Fort Collins, Colorado | October 13, 2010
28 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 7/20
Only had three beers (the fourth was out) and the service was HORRIBLE. The beers were not good at all. Hippie place in a hippie town with shtty beers.
PaulUnwin (115) Pinellas Park, Florida | September 1, 2009
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
I was there one afternoon and thought it was not a bad place at all. We got our food fairly quickly, the beer selection was good enough, and the staff, and owners were very nice. Even took my wife and I down to see the brewery. They smoke a lot of their food in a large oven, and it was excellent!
caesar (240) Bunnik/Utrecht, Netherlands | October 9, 2008
56 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
Located in the beautiful village of Nederland (how fun that is :-)) lies this small brewpub. Small selection, mostly of their own beers, which are ok. Decent service. Itís not great, but the most fun was to visit Nederland.
3fourths (1186) Boulder, Oregon | July 14, 2008| Updated April 20, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Visited on a Sunday afternoon so the place wasnít incredibly busy, but was still probably half-full with both drinkers and diners. Semi-rustic lodge/cabin/mountain atmosphere, small bar in the back that opens onto the wood deck which overlooks a small stream. The IPA was out when I visited but the pale ale was appropriately hoppy and bitter, overall well-made. Didnít get any food but damn me if it didnít smell great. Service was great and the crowd was mellow. No complaints from me about service or quality of the beer. Perhaps they ironed out the wrinkles they had when they opened.
luckygirl (6) Boulder, Colorado | March 9, 2008
52 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
Must preface notes by saying I was up there for what might be their busiest day of the year: Frozen Dead Guy Days. So things might net out a little differently on a less-crazy day. Atmosphere was alright, a little cobbled together. Given plastic bakets to eat out of, plastic cutlery. Yucky. Beer list was pretty savvy. Bottle prices probably the fairest Iíve seen in my travels so far. Server was nice, attentive despite the mayhem surrounding him. Knowledgeable about the brews. Food was fair. Some interesting offerings, sauces for meats were pretty tight. Sweet potato fries were nice. Overall, it wouldnít harken me up to Ned, but if I were in that neck of the woods and I wanted dinner, Iíd choose it again.
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