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Wynkoop Brewing
Bar/Tasting RoomRestaurant
1634 18th Street
Denver CO 80202
Telephone: +1 303-297-2700
Hours: Open daily 11:00am-2:00am.
Brewer: Mike Hall, Bess Dougherty, Greg Moore
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Visited: October 1, 2004

Opened: 1988

Annual Production: 4,000 bbl

Contributors: Craig Mycoskie, Diane Crawford

Big place...upstairs, street level, and basement. Pool tables upstairs. Directions: It's on the west side ("lower") of downtown Denver, not far from Union Station, at the corner of 18th and Wynkoop.

Updated: November 26, 2014


Beer List

  • 8.00% abv.

    • Date: October 1, 2004 (#5462)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Very red. Huge thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Lots of black pepper.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body. Huge peppery flavor, with lots of more subtle herbal flavors. Good caramel flavor for a base.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Real interesting stuff.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    • Date: September 8, 1993 (#269)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 10½ points
      Overall Impression (2)
      Yellow-amber OK. BIG thick head. Not much aroma there. Faint fruity hops (same character as the Railyard) and faint maltiness. Tastes Just Like the Railyard, but thicker, sweeter. Very little carbonation.

  • Specialty Beer

  • Coffee Flavored Beer

  • German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest
    • Date: September 8, 1993 (#274)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      "Altbier", they claim. Yellow. Pretty clear. Good head. Fruity...raspberries? No, but it sure smells like it. Thick. Pretty clean. Definitely Alt-flavored.

  • Garden (Vegetable) Beer

  • Porter
    Robust Porter

  • Railyard Ale
    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest

  • Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout
    Experimental Beer
    7.00% abv.

  • Sagebrush Stout
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout

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    Silverback Pale Ale
    Herb and Spice Beer
    5.50% abv.

  • Somer Gras Citrus Ale
    Herb and Spice Beer

  • Special Old Bitter
    English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter

  • St.Charles ESB
    English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter

  • Tut's Royal Gold
    Experimental Beer
    6.00% abv.

  • Wilderness Wheat
    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast

  • Wixa Weiss
    South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier