Owned by former biology teacher Rick Kane, Blue Spruce opened with eight of its own brews (although some have already kicked), including honey kolsch, pale ale, red ale, brown ale, IPA, Golden Strong, doppelbock and apricot blonde. It was also pouring from twelve guest taps and serving a limited initial menu.
Last August, Kane told Westword that he planned to feature "Mazatlan-style" Mexican fare using fresh vegetables and very few fried items. He also said that he'd been picky about the location, looking at traffic counts and age demographics." He picked Centennial because there aren't many other breweries nearby.
Blue Spruce can seat about 220 people and will feature a patio. Hours are Monday to Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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