West Flanders Brewing Company

1125 Pearl St
Boulder, Colorado United States 80302
brewpub (West Flanders)  3.85/5.0 14 reviews
Mon - Wed: 11am - 10pm Thu - Sat: 11am - 11pm Sun: 10am - 9pm

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76
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
theisti  (767) Kansas | August 10, 2016
Visited later evening on a Tuesday. Located in the busy part of Pearl Street mall. Tables outside, along with a few restaurant seats up front. Bigger bar area in back, squeezed in around the brewery. Selection is 11 house beers along with 2 guests and a small variety of bottles. Beers are available as half or full pints for most of the house beers. Solid, knowledgeable service. Cool loft area up top in the middle. Good crowd, would be a great patio to hang out on and watch Pearl Street stroll by.

76 = ★★★ (Worth the visit, must for locals, and visitors with time)

I only use the total score, not the component parts.
72
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
strongpieman  (152) Mount Airy, Maryland | June 14, 2016
Solid restaurant style brewpub. Food was good all around for our table, likely not memorable. Nice selection of Belgian style beers. Worth a visit, probably not a unique place
72
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs  (483) Kyoto, Japan | May 6, 2016
I was in Boulder switching buses on my way back to Denver and took some time to check out the very picturesque old town center where I saw this jewel of a brewpub with large glass windows. I came in to the room to see a band playing bluegrass by the bar and tried a brew served by friendly efficient staff and headed out. A good experience that made me want to spend more time in Boulder the next time I am in Colorado.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking  (101) Brentford, England | October 11, 2015
Friendly brewpub with good food and a wide range of mostly Belgian and fusion beer styles.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
NachlamSie  (710) Denver, Colorado | October 14, 2014
This is a three story brewpub with seating on the first two floors and tanks on the third floor. The interior is pretty nice, they obviously had a big budget opening up this place. There are two TVs tucked away behind the bar if there was a need to view some sporting events. The selection was pretty good spanning pale ales to stouts to Belgian styles. I see everyone trashing the quality of their beer, but I only had one and it was perfectly good. I suppose I need to drink more of their catalog to get an opinion. The guest beers were very well chosen and available at a very good price.
74
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222  (62) East Greenbush, New York | August 21, 2014
This is a pretty cool taproom on pearl street mall. Nice location. Food was very tasty, a worthy stop for the food. The beer was average, and they do have some guest taps if none of theirs are interesting. It is nice that they are brewing some different styles than the norm for brewpubs, but it seems they need some improvement in their beers. It is worth going, the food is very good, and the beers are good, but brewing Belgian styles their beers will be compared to the great Belgian beers, and to be in that realm they need some big improvements. But it is worth the stop, and I would go back for sure!
66
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 9/20
brokensail  (1303) Dublin, California | October 12, 2013
Brewpub stop #3 with Mike. Nice brewpub on the pedestrian mall. Plenty of seating on the patio and inside. Long bar with about 6 house beers on tap. The girl behind the bar was very nice and helpful. Unfortunately, the beers were not good at all. Quite bad, in fact. They do at least have a dozen or so guest taps to choose from.
66
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen  (420) Fort Collins, Colorado | September 22, 2013| Updated December 12, 2013
Located in a former BJs location and around 5-7 beers offered during my last visit. The beers I found to be quite subpar with a few of them having a goopy, sweetness to them. Service was ok, but itís not somewhere I would go regularly if I lived in the area.

Shitters: B-
68
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
t0rin0  (1516) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 31, 2013
Visited November 2012.

For being in a pedestrian mall this is surprisingly hard to find. Itís actually an old BJís location. Kind of a weird set up where the space is narrow but goes back pretty far. I sat at the bar right in front of the fermenters. The service was friendly but busy. The flight was interesting but nothing was amazing. My favorites were the two Belgian strong ales (Lutz and Daisy Cutter). I didnít stick around all that long as it was pretty busy and the beers were just OK. When I was there they hadnít been open that long so Iíll stop back in around GABF to see how theyíre progressing.
70
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 10/20
Steve_0  (142) Denver, Colorado | June 12, 2013
Nicely decorated brewpub in the middle of Pearl Street. New interior, with a decent amount of seating and outdoor space available. The fermenters and brew kettles line the back of the bar, which is pretty cool. Service was great and very friendly and the food was very delicious. The beer was below-average-to-average, although I did enjoy the pilsner and IPA. Worth checking out if you are around Pearl street, as the food is delicious, the beer is reasonably priced, there are 7-8 guest taps, and the service is friendly.

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