DENVER’S BREWERY
SINCE 1994

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EST
1994
INDEPENDENT THEN

INDEPENDENT THEN.
INDEPENDENT NOW.

In the late 80s, Brian Dunn spent 5 years abroad building farms in developing countries, cultivating his passion for beer. Upon returning to Colorado, he began homebrewing and pursued graduate studies. In 1993, in a nascent Denver beer scene, he embarked on founding what would become one of America’s most acclaimed craft breweries.

Starting with a marketing study and a business plan, he seized an opportunity in Denver’s emerging Ballpark Neighborhood with a goal of brewing distinctive, well-balanced beers. With financial support from family, friends, and a loan from the City of Denver, his dream of commercial brewing became a reality in 1994.

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INDEPENDENT NOW

Since then, Great Divide has gone on to become one of the most decorated breweries in America, recognized for having brewed some of the globe’s most balanced yet assertive and flavorful beers.

These beers have landed an impressive amount of acclaim, earning 18 Great American Beer Festival Medals, 5 World Beer Cup Awards, and 14 spots on Beer Advocate’s “Top Rated Beers: Colorado”.

Here at Great Divide: BOLD CHARACTER isn’t just a catchphrase. It’s the philosophy behind what we brew, how we think, and what we believe.

GIVING BACK IS IN OUR DNA

We are proud to call Denver our home and strive to give back to the people, businesses, and communities that make this city so special. Over the years, Great Divide has supported numerous nonprofits through event participation, donations, and sponsorships and we take pride in helping community organizations accomplish their missions.

Do you want your organization to be considered for a sponsorship or donation from Great Divide? Use our Events & Donations Submission Form to be considered.

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