A brew pub is a retail establishment that manufactures no more than 1,860,000 gallons of malt liquor and fermented malt beverages on its licensed premises or licensed alternating proprietor licensed premises, combined, each calendar year. A brew pub license may be issued to any person operating a brew pub and also selling alcohol beverages for consumption on the premises. A brew pub licensee shall sell alcohol beverages for on-premises consumption only if at least 15% of the gross on-premises food and drink income of the business of the licensed premises is from the sale of food.
Seven days a week between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.
Multiple ownership is legal with the following:
A 500 foot distance restriction from public and parochial schools, colleges, universities, and seminaries does not apply to new brew club applications. (This is by rule and regulation of the Department of Excise and Licenses.)
State - $1,550.00 fee made payable to Colorado Department of Revenue + Liquor License Fees
State - $1,650.00 fee for Concurrent Review + Liquor License Fees
State - $1,550.00 fee for Transfer of Ownership + Liquor License Fees
City - $1,000.00 + other fees assigned at time of application
Colorado Bureau of Investigations Fingerprinting: $38.50 per person for anyone that owns at least 10% of the business entity.
License fees will be calculated at the time the application is submitted to the City.
See documents required for the new Liquor license application
Names of all mangers of brew pub licenses provided to the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses and Colorado State Liquor and Tobacco Enforcement Division.
The names of all managers of brew pub licenses must be provided to the local and state licensing authorities whether a principal to the licensee or someone else manages the licensed premises.
Any changes in managers of brew pub licenses must be reported to both the City and the State within thirty days of the change in manager.
A $100.00 background investigation fee will be assessed for any changes in the licensee's principals.
Inspections and paperwork can take longer than you expect. Plan extra time to get your license.