Denver Brewery Tours
Explore the largest brewery in the world and get behind-the-scene exclusives of some of your favorite craft beers and fine spirits on the Denver Brewery Tours. These enlightening tours highlights the foundation of many of the city’s beloved breweries and distilleries. Take a look at some of the featured breweries along the tour.
Downtown Brewery Tours
Begin the tour with a visit to the Coors Brewery, the biggest brewery in the world. This legendary brewery can brew up to 22 million barrels and package up to 16 barrels annually. No wonder it’s considered the largest single-site brewery in the world! Witness firsthand the malthouse and packaging complex that more than 100 work teams contribute to making some of the most popular beer in the world.
Next, visit Denver’s first brewpub, Wynkoop Brewing Company, co-founded in 1988 by Colorado’s governor, John Hickenlooper. This well-established brewery offers freshly brewed-onsite beer, live comedy and generous pub fare. Led by a professional brewer, this free tour takes guests on a stroll through the historic J.S. Brown Mercantile building as they witness the brewing process of Wynkoop’s renowned beers.
Travel a little further downtown to the Brewery and Tap Room, the local go-to for many of Denver’s beer connoisseurs. Here you can sample any of the bottled or tap beers along with the Tap Room only special releases. Or stop in the company’s newest pub, Barrel Bar, home to a new state-of-the-art packaging facility, intimate taproom and a full line of seasonal and barrel aged beers.
You can’t participate in the brewery tours without stopping in at one of the city’s favorite tap rooms! Denver Beer Company provides a laid-back feel as it captures the essence of “The Mile High City.” Open patio seating makes outdoor dining a breeze as a variety of food trucks line the brewery every day. Enjoy friends, fresh air and a hint of adventure as you indulge in special artisans and seasonal favorites of premium ales and lagers.
Denver is also home to a hand full of distilleries producing fine craft liquor. Begin your tour at Stranahan’s, Colorado’s first whiskey company, committed to making the smoothest, most distinctively flavored whiskey on the market. Stranahan’s takes pride in using Colorado’s finest natural ingredients and handcrafted distilling techniques.
Experience the high quality flavors of Rising Sun Distillery hand crafted spirits, sourced from the best locally grown produce and grains around and prepared using pure filtered Colorado water. Rising Sun’s vodka, gin and brandy are handmade from scratch in small batches using local and organic ingredients.
Leopold Bros never disappoints as their uniquely flavored spirits are a hit amongst locals. This famous family name is featured on cocktail menus all across Denver. Try unique favorites such as Rocky Mountain Peach Whiskey, Rocky Mountain Blackberry Whiskey and Frenchpress-Style American Coffee Liqueur.
Tour Dates & Times
Dates and times for each of the Denver Brewery Tours is posted on the website. Feel free to browse and see which tour(s) fit your tastes or schedule a private tour for you and 12 of your friends.
Hotel Near Brewery Tours
Welcome to Wingate by Wyndham Greenwood Village/Denver Tech located within driving distance from downtown Denver and the Denver Brewery Tours. Our convenient location offers easy access to unique attractions, excellent shopping and great dining options. After a fun filled day touring the Denver breweries, relax in one of our oversize guest rooms or suites. Equipped with upgraded amenities and sophisticated decor, Wingate Denver Tech is the top lodging spot. Enjoy complimentary hot breakfast served daily and take advantage of free WiFi.
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