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The Perks of Being a Denver Resident: 3 Brewery Tours to Check Out

October 30, 2015

Denver is one of the hottest cities to live in right now – the weather is beautiful with the changing of the seasons, the people are friendly and kind, and the beer is some of the best in the nation. Brewery tours are very popular as Denver has the largest single-site brewery in the world along with a large number of specialty microbreweries. Here are some of the city’s most popular tours:
The Coors Brewery Tour
Coors Brewery, the biggest in the world, brews up to 22 million barrels and packages up to 16 million barrels annually. They offer a free 30 minute tour of their malthouse, brewhouse, and packaging complex – and free beer samples as well.

Tours: All year, Thursday to Monday: 10am-4pm, Sunday 12pm-4pm, Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Check out more information about the tour and find out how to get there.
 Great Divide Brewing Co.
For up to 20 guests at a time, Great Divide Brewing Co offers free tours on a first come first serve basis. Their tap room features 16 taps of seasonal and year-round beers and fantastic views. There are often food trucks at their location as well, just check their events calendar for specific information about what might be going on that day.

Tours: Mon - Fri at 3 pm, 4 pm, & 5pm
Saturday & Sunday at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, & 6pm

Wynkoop Brewing Co.
Wynkoop Brewery is Denver’s first brewpub and offers free tours of their beer making process. Along the tour of course enjoy some of the best beer samples in Denver. Reservations are not required, but only 20 guests are permitted per tour so make sure to get there early for your spot!

Tours: Tues – Sat at 3 pm and 4 pm daily

*You can also reserve your group’s tour ahead of time to have a private tour – it does come with an associated cost, but you can happily enjoy four beers along the way throughout the tour.

Taking these tours is a fun way to enjoy Denver’s finest beer and learn more about how it’s made.  Living in Denver means that you get to take advantage of these great tours and the local atmosphere that comes with them. Every neighborhood is unique and offers residents something special. Contact Elevation Realty today to see what we have to offer in the Denver area and what neighborhood is the best fit for you!