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Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery
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1535 Pearl Street
Boulder CO 80302-5408
Telephone: +1 303-546-0886
Hours: Open daily 11:00am-1:00am.
Brewer: Mike Altman, Chris Fish
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Notes

Visited: October 20, 1996

Opened: 1993

Annual Production: 1,800 bbl

Contributors: Ralph Wells, Siegfried Binge

They serve seven of their own beers - which aren't bad - along with fifteen guest beers. Basic pub menu...burgers, pizza, etc for $4-$6. Small place...seats 60-70. No bar! Table service only. Their second location, Southern Sun, opened in Boulder in November 2002. Directions: From Denver, take Highway 36 into Boulder, turn left on Pearl Street. Mountain Sun is on the right side of the street, just before you get to the end.

Updated: May 13, 2016

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Beer List


  • 5.40% abv.

  • 4.00% abv.

  • 4.80% abv.

  • 5.00% abv.

  • Awards:

  • 5.25% abv.

  • 6.50% abv.

  • 8.50% abv.

  • 10.00% abv.

    • Date: October 6, 2000 (#3651)
      Package: draught
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden-amber, good head. Faint rye aroma. Medium body, nice rye flavor, nice hop bitterness.

  • Chocolate/Cocoa Flavored Beer
    6.90% abv.

  • American-Belgo-Style Ale
    6.00% abv.

  • American-Style Brown Ale
    5.70% abv.

  • American-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    6.30% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: October 20, 1994 (#449)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Pale amber, some carbonation. Pacific Northwest hop aroma. Bitter...a hop bomb wannabe. Body OK, maybe a touch flat.

  • Field Beer or Pumpkin Beer
    7.90% abv.

  • American-Style Stout
    6.50% abv.

  • Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
    8.30% abv.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.50% abv.

  • German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
    6.90% abv.

  • Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    9.50% abv.

  • Braggot
    9.50% abv.
    Awards:

  • English-Style India Pale Ale
    6.90% abv.
    Awards:

  • Coffee Flavored Beer
    5.00% abv.

  • Herb and Spice Beer
    5.50% abv.

  • Robust Porter
    • Date: October 20, 1994 (#452)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 19 points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Dark red opaque, good brown head. Coffee aroma, with black malts. COFFEE flavor. Black patent in middle through finish. Some astringency OK.

  • Field Beer or Pumpkin Beer
    4.90% abv.

  • Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
    4.70% abv.

  • Imperial Stout
    10.00% abv.

  • Other Strong Beer
    8.00% abv.

  • Imperial Stout
    10.00% abv.

  • Specialty Beer
    7.50% abv.

  • Belgian-Style Tripel
    9.00% abv.

  • Oatmeal Stout
    5.00% abv.

  • Imperial Stout
    10.00% abv.

  • Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
    5.60% abv.

  • Barley Wine-Style Ale
    10.00% abv.

  • American-Belgo-Style Ale
    8.50% abv.

  • Australian- or International-Style Pale Ale
    4.90% abv.

  • Robust Porter
    6.40% abv.

  • American-Style Pilsener
    5.80% abv.

  • Golden or Blonde Ale
    4.80% abv.

  • Redemption Red
    Imperial or Double Red Ale
    8.00% abv.

  • Resinous Rye
    American-Style Rye Beer
    6.50% abv.

  • Rouge de Bruges Belgian Red
    Belgian-Style Flanders/Oud Bruin Ale
    6.10% abv.

  • Saison d'Été
    French & Belgian-Style Saison
    6.50% abv.

  • Saison d'Tesh
    French & Belgian-Style Saison
    6.90% abv.

  • Saison Orange
    French & Belgian-Style Saison
    7.70% abv.

  • Saison Payaso
    French & Belgian-Style Saison
    8.70% abv.

  • Shadow Master Belgian Stout
    Other Belgian-Style Ale
    8.20% abv.

  • Shark Bite Stout
    Foreign (Export)-Style Stout

  • Smokescreen Porter
    Smoke-Flavored Beer
    7.20% abv.

  • Springfest
    English-Style Pale Mild Ale

  • St Amos Belgian Wit
    Belgian Style White (or Wit) / Belgian-Style Wheat
    5.20% abv.

  • Suffolk Punch
    English-Style India Pale Ale
    6.90% abv.

  • Super Kind Ale
    Imperial or Double Red Ale
    9.70% abv.

  • Temperance
    Belgian-Style Pale Ale
    6.20% abv.
    Awards:

  • Thunderhead Stout
    Foreign (Export)-Style Stout
    7.30% abv.

  • Trickster Stout
    American-Style Stout
    6.70% abv.

  • Vagabond IPA
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    7.20% abv.

  • Weizenbock
    South German-Style Weizenbock/Weissbock
    7.30% abv.

  • White Fawn American Wheat
    Light American Wheat Beer without Yeast
    4.80% abv.

  • XXX Pale
    American-Style Pale Ale
    5.60% abv.

  • Yonder Mountain Stout
    Foreign (Export)-Style Stout
    7.40% abv.