Boulder Country Craft Breweries – The Definitive List (updated June 4, 2019)

June 4, 2019 update:

  • I created a Google Map in response to popular demand! You’ll find it here.

This is a definitive list of all Boulder County craft breweries, including key details (such taproom vs. full restaurant, patios, dog friendliness, etc.) I’ve visited these myself and/or reached out to the brewery for details but please help keep this current! If you have any changes, let me know in the comments below.

A few provisos:

  • I have not been to all of these (yet). I haven’t visited Adamant, Atom, Collision, Redgarden and Stein (which I did visit when it was J Wells), although I’ve had beer from Atom and Echo.
  • This doesn’t include BJ’s Roadhouse as this is a national chain.
  • I left out cider and meaderies.
Brewery Name Location Restaurant
or Taproom
Patio? Dog Friendly?1 Happy Hour Notes
12Degree Brewing Louisville Pizzeria Yes Yes (patio) M-Th 4-6 pm $1 off pizza and pints
300 Suns Brewing Longmont Taproom Yes Yes (patio) Tu 2-6 pm
Adamant Brewing and Blending Boulder Taproom No Yes No In the former Cellar West space in North Boulder
Limited hours: Monday – Wednesday: Closed Thurs & Friday: 4:30-9 Saturday & Sunday: 1-8
Asher Brewing Co. Gunbarrel Taproom Yes Yes (patio) No, but pints only $4-5 Organic
Atom Brewing Co. Erie No No NA NA Bottle releases and distribution only
Avery Brewing Co. Gunbarrel Both Yes Yes (patio) No
Bootstrap Brewing Niwot Taproom Yes Yes (patio) All day Mon.
Longmont Taproom Yes Yes (patio) No
Beyond the Mountain Brewing Gunbarrel Taproom Yes Yes No
Boulder Beer Boulder Restaurant Yes Yes (patio) Yes CO’s first craft brewery
BRU Handbuilt Ales & Eats Boulder Restaurant Yes Yes (patio) 3-6 pm daily and all day Tues.
Cellar West Artisan Ales Lafayette Taproom Yes Yes (patio) No Open Tu-F 3-10 pm; Sa/Su 1-10 pm
Collision Brewing Company Longmont Restaurant Yes ? Su & Tu-F 3-6 pm
Crystal Springs Brewing Co. Louisville Taproom Yes Yes No
Louisville (Old Town) Taproom Yes Yes No
Echo Brewing Erie Pizzeria Yes Yes (patio) M-Th 3-6 pm $1 off pints 2nd site; other site is in Frederick
Endo Brewing Lafayette Taproom2 Yes Yes F 12-2
Su wear a bike helmet for $1 off
Includes a bike shop! Get your bike repaired while sampling a beer
FATE Brewing Co. Boulder Restaurant Yes Next to (not on) patio only M-F 3-5:30 pm Closing May 27
Finkel & Garf Brewery Gunbarrel Taproom Yes Yes No
Front Range Brewing Co. Lafayette Taproom2 Yes Yes (patio) M-F 3-6pm $1 off pints
Gravity Brewing Louisville Taproom2 Yes Yes (patio) No
Grossen Bart Brewery Longmont Taproom Yes Yes
Gunbarrel Brewery Gunbarrel Taproom2 Yes Yes No
The Industrial Revolution Brewing Co. Erie Taproom Yes
Kettle and Spoke Boulder Taproom Yes Yes Funky nanobrewery in a bike shop with limited hours – check website
Left Hand Brewing Co. Longmont Taproom Yes No No (but free tour)
Liquid Mechanics Brewing Co. Lafayette Taproom2 Yes Yes (patio) $1 off pints M-Th 4:30-5:30pm
Mountain Sun Pubs & Breweries Mountain Sun (Pearl St. Boulder) Restaurant Yes No Yes No credit or debit cards

Happy hours vary. Check with the individual outlet.

Southern Sun (South Boulder) Restaurant Yes No Yes
Under the Sun (South Boulder) Restaurant Yes No Yes
Long’s Peak Pub (Longmont) Restaurant Yes Yes Yes
Odd13 Brewing Lafayette Taproom2 Yes Yes (patio) No
Oskar Blues Brewery Brewery (Longmont) Taproom Yes Yes No but pints only $4
Liquids and Solids (Longmont) Restaurant Yes No Food only
Chuburger (Longmont) Restaurant Yes No Food only
Cyclhops (Longmont) Restaurant Yes No Food only
Lyons Restaurant Yes No Food only
Boulder Taproom Taproom but small menu Yes No Food only
The Post Brewing Co. Lafayette Restaurant Yes No M-F 4-6pm
Longmont Restaurant Yes No M-F 3-6pm
Boulder Restaurant Yes No M-F 4-6pm Old location of Shine Restaurant
Primitive Beer Longmont Taproom No No No Limited hours (a couple of days every other week): check website
Pumphouse Brewery Longmont Restaurant Yes Yes (on patio leashed to perimeter fence and out of walkways) M-F 3-6pm
Daily 10pm-midnight
Redgarden Restaurant and Brewery Louisville Restaurant Yes $4 house beers M-F 3-6pm
Sanitas Brewing Co. Boulder Taproom2 Yes Yes (patio) M-F 4-6pm $1.50 off pints
$2.50 for train beers within 15 min. of train passing
Stein Brewing Company Boulder Taproom Yes Yes M, W-F 4-6 pm The former J. Wells Brewery
Twisted Pine Brewing Co. Boulder Restaurant Yes No (although dogs can stay on grass a few feet away from patio) M-Tu All day
W-F 4-6 pm
Daily 9-10 pm
Uhl’s Brewing Boulder but no permanent space NA NA NA NA Gypsy brewer with offerings available on tap at Rayback, Backcountry Pizza, the Tune-Up at Full Cycle, and soon at Sanitas; cans also available
Upslope Brewing Co. East Boulder Taproom2 Yes Yes No
North Boulder Taproom Yes Yes Tu 6-9 pm $4 core beers
Very Nice Brewing Co. Nederland Taproom2 No Yes No but flagship beers only $4
Vision Quest Brewery Boulder Taproom Yes Yes
West Flanders Brewing Co. Boulder Restaurant Yes No M-F 3-6 pm
Daily 9 pm-close
Wibby Brewing Longmont Taproom2 Yes Yes No
Wild Woods Brewery Boulder Taproom Yes Patio only No

1 Dogs must be on leash (whether in the taproom or on the patio) in all of these establishments.
2 Although these breweries do not have restaurants, there is food available, either from an adjacent restaurant or from regularly scheduled food trucks.

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