In here on the way back from RBSG17 on a short layover. Crowded, managed a bar seat that opened up while I was waiting. Only time for one beer, or a flight, but they don’t do flights. Only 16 or 20 ounce pours, which limited me to one large beer on my short layover. Service was fairly friendly but with the rate at which people are in and out it’s easy to see why they’re not really looking for much in depth chatter with the patrons. Kitchen did seem to be turning out food at a rather quick pace, no idea on the quality of the food. Prices seem on par for airport food and drinks, which is to say higher than the quality dictates. Not really worth a visit unless you’re already in that terminal.
Got to the airport early and decided to have a $9 beer, as is customary at the airport. It also helps that this was right by my gate and I’m a degenerate.
They have the standard RB lineup here, but I was pleasantly surprised that they also have a few seasonals. But, the bartender wouldn’t serve me those in a tasting flight, so I just picked their Equinox IPA and drank it. It was pretty decent.
It’s a Rock Bottom, so the beers will be at least decent. Service is pretty typical for an airport, as are the prices. Main gripe here is that this place is really small and cramped. Otherwise, not bad.
Visited during a layover on a Thursday. Located in Terminal C, in the midst of the Southwest gates. Decent sized airport restaurant, very busy when I visited. L shaped bar, along with many tables. Service was airport efficient. Beers on offer were standard Rock Bottom offerings (four I believe), as well as some macro and bottles. Decent option to get a beer in an airport.
58 = ★½ (Local place tickers only)
I only use the total score, not the component parts.
I had an hour to kill so I figured what the heck, let’s have a witbier. One witbier turned to two and then included a plate of nachos. Then I decided to check Ratebeer and I noticed that there are at least two other rateable places in this airport (New Belgium and another one I can’t remember right now but it’s outside of security) so I hurried up and ran for New Belgium. The service was friendly enough but obviously this isn’t a beer nerd destination so the bar tender is just a bar tender. The beer isn’t made there and it’s one of the corporate recipes so it tastes like witbier you’d find at any other location. Prices were high of course (it’s the airport after all). The food was alright. Probably not the best food option in the airport but one of the better beer choices in the airport.
Stopped in here on my 7 hr layover in DIA. The service was okay. They don’t have a sampler platter and they only carried 4 beers of their line. Although they said they would do tasters, when I asked for one I ended up with a pint. The price was more than I have seen at other airport brew hubs. Unless I fly through this terminal again I will pass on this location.
Not terrible by airport bar standards, but hell this is supposed to be a brewpub outlet. Four RB beers on tap. Service, food, and pricing typical of any airport bar in America. I expected a bit more in a hub airport location from a brewpub chain that is supposedly about the beer, food and service.
Pretty much what you’d expect from an airport bar in regards to ambiance. Staff did seem engaged despite being early in the morning. Tap list only offers up four of the more generic Rock Bottom offerings along with Coors Light and Stella. Menu is well suited to a generic airport bar and the quality was lacking. Certainly doesn’t stand up to the actual Rock Bottom bars in the surrounding cities which offer up a great selection of locally brewed beers and plenty of seasonals.