Great Divide Brewing Company

Kicking off our craft beer journey is Great Divide Brewing Company, an iconic Denver brewery that has been serving up award-winning ales and lagers since 1994. This trailblazing operation helped put Denver on the map as a premier beer destination, with flagship brews like the Denver Pale Ale and Yeti Imperial Stout receiving countless accolades over the years. Pay a visit to Great Divide’s original downtown taproom to sample their full lineup of rotating seasonal and experimental offerings. From hoppy IPAs to rich porters, there’s something to delight every palate. The laidback beer garden is perfect for catching some rays and enjoying a flight. Better yet, book Great Divide for your next private event – their barrel bar makes an awesome rustic-chic venue!

Ratio Beerworks

For a true taste of Denver’s innovative craft beer spirit, be sure to swing by Ratio Beerworks. This modern, minimalist brewery and beer garden embodies the city’s free-spirited, quirky vibes. Their core beers like the Domestica American Standard Ale and Antidote IPA are hugely popular, but Ratio is beloved for their ever-rotating selection of unique, experimental small batches. From thick, velvety pastry stouts to mouth-puckeringly tart fruited sours and barrel-aged wild ales, there’s always something new and exciting to try. The Overland taproom’s industrial-chic ambiance, coupled with a rotation of food trucks, makes it an ideal group hangout spot. Bring your crew and settle in for an evening of outstanding brews and Rocky Mountain sunshine!

Fiction Beer Company

If you’re looking for a more laid-back, local watering hole vibe, Fiction Beer Company should be right up your alley. This easygoing brewery in the Park Hill neighborhood has established itself as a real community hub, complete with a sunny beer garden and cozy firepit. Fiction’s approachable, easy-drinking beers are perfect for kicking back with friends. Go for a pint of the Feely Good Kolsch or Haolam Mexican-style lager if you want something light and crisp. Or indulge in richer fare like the Verna White Stout or La Roja Red Ale. With frequent live music, trivia nights, and weekend food trucks, Fiction makes for an awesome group hangout spot any day of the week.

New Image Brewing

Located in the hip Rino Art District, New Image Brewing seamlessly blends Denver’s street art scene with its passion for craft beer. From the graffiti-splashed brewhouse to the dazzling mural-lined patio, this place is a true artistic mecca for beer geeks. As for the liquid art within your glass, New Image is particularly renowned for their bold, innovative IPAs. Don’t miss trying buzzworthy offerings like the Sunshine Pump collab with Cannonball Creek, or the Hazy Hussian New England-style IPA. But New Image’s repertoire extends far beyond hoppy beers. You’ll also find an ever-changing rotation of stouts, sours, and inventive barrel-aged brews. Grab your crew and embrace Denver’s funky side at this vibrant urban brewery.


Prepare to have your mind blown at Cerebrevolution, one of Denver’s most unique and cerebral breweries. This experimental operation doesn’t just think outside the box – it obliterates the box entirely when it comes to crafting outstanding beer. From beers made with weird herbs, flowers, and spices to wild ales aged in tequila barrels, each pint from Cerebrevolution is a journey for the senses. Selections are ever-changing based on what wacky ingredients the brew team can get their hands on. So stop in to their funky taproom and ask what obscure, one-of-a-kind brews they have on tap. Whether you’re a diehard beer geek or just feeling adventurous, Cerebrevolution’s mind-bending creations are sure to blow you away.

Bierstadt Lagerhaus

If the city’s craft scene has you pining for a more traditional Bavarian biergarten experience, make your way to Bierstadt Lagerhaus. This RiNo district hotspot beautifully channels an old-world German beer hall with its communal wooden tables, dirndl-clad servers, and premium imported glassware. But there’s nothing antiquated about Bierstadt’s truly authentic German-style lagers, helles, and wheat beers. Brewed with traditional techniques and adhering to the Reinheitsgebot’s strict ingredient standards, these are some of the finest examples of European brews you’ll find in Colorado. From the signature Slow Pour Pils to the seasonally-tapped Marzen fest bier, it’s like taking a transcontinental beer-cation to Munich – without ever leaving Denver!

Call to the Ale

If you’re all about bold, aggressive beer styles that aren’t for the faint of heart, Call to the Ale should be at the top of your Denver brewery bucket list. This rough-and-tumble taproom in the Santa Fe Arts District is beloved by hop heads and heavy beer fans across the city. Call to the Ale has rightfully earned a cult following for their no-holds-barred West Coast IPAs and imperial stouts that aren’t shy on flavor. Brace your palate for a lupulin onslaught with brews like the Galactic Smasher Double IPA or the This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things Triple IPA. Or buckle up for an intense dark beer experience with sinister stouts like The Umbersun. Pair your brews with hearty pub grub and let the beers’ bold aromas and flavors wash over you.

Take A Bus to Visit Any Brewery!

Whether you’re a card-carrying beer geek or just a casual drinker, Denver’s brewery scene offers endless opportunities to find your perfect pint. The only thing better than tasting through different beers and vibes is doing it comfortably with your crew aboard a private party bus from Denver Party Bus. We’ll handle planning the perfect ride for your group, so you can sit back and focus on enjoying Denver’s world-class brews. Call us today at 720-597-7100 to book an epic beer-cation in the Mile High City!