Word of Mouth

Beer here: Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery

Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery, 1535 Pearl Street in Boulder, may be the closest you'll ever get to drinking homebrew on tap. The restaurant devotes about fifteen taps to the ales it brews in-house: hoppy IPAs, creamy stouts, a fruity blackberry wheat and a variety of rotating porters, ryes, pale ales, trippels and just about anything else its team of brewers can dream up. Those beers win accolades, including several golds from the Great American Beer Fest.

But these beer geeks stock other kegs, too, with guest taps pouring interesting selections from brewers all over the world.

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Laura Shunk was Westword's restaurant critic from 2010 to 2012; she's also been food editor at the Village Voice and a dining columnist in Beijing. Her toughest assignment had her drinking ten martinis and eating ten Caesar salads over the course of 48 hours. She still drinks martinis, but remains lukewarm on Caesar salads.
Contact: Laura Shunk