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The Mayor of Old Town
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Taps: 100 / Bottles: 4
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar ]
632 S Mason St
phone: (970) 682-2410
(Place added by: kbizzle2011 on 07-14-2011)
Ratings & Reviews
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| Reviews: 15 | Show All Ratings:
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 4 | $$
Nice atmosphere - you can actually have a conversation with the person on the other side of the table (a rarity in most bars near campus). Clean. Not a lot of character to the place, other than the 100 taps on one wall.
As stated by someone earlier, they use appropriate glassware. Kinda nice to drink out of something other than a pint glass.
Service is timely and efficient, and also lacking in beer knowledge. A little disappointing, but not enough to keep me from frequenting.
Selection is pretty great. Lots of colorado brews along with some more novel beers from the coasts.
Food is delicious.
Overall, I'm pretty thankful for the Mayor. It's nice to have something offered on tap other than the locals.
11-08-2011 00:00:43 |
More by quaybr
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$$
100 beers on tap...what a selection! A lot of local brews, but I didn't really mind that given I was out there on vacation and getting a handful of Russian River beers that are not readily available in PA was pretty awesome! We went in the middle of the afternoon, and it was pretty empty. I was told that it does get pretty crowded, and I can see why. With that selection, and the extremely knowledgeable staff...this place is basically a beer lover's dream. I had already been to two bars prior to visiting the Mayor, so I didn't drink too much while there, but everything I did have was awesome.
I really enjoyed talking to the staff and having them recommend different brews based off of what I was looking for. Very useful! I did think their prices were a bit high, especially for the local brews, but not annoyingly so. I didn't eat anything other than a soft pretzel while there, but I do believe they have a decent menu. Look at for a college crowd here...they are located right off of a major campus. Overall, an excellent experience and a wonderful place...I will go back if I am ever in Fort Collins again!
10-25-2011 00:43:43 |
More by MsRif
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4 | $$
I'd have to say this was the best place I visited while in CO, and it's all thanks to a random encounter with a fellow beer enthusiast that my wife and I met at Equinox Brewing--also a quality establishment, and only a stone's throw away.
Tucked away, just on the cusp of the college district (I don't even think the place has a sign out front), this place is truly what makes Ft. Collins the "Mecca" that people claimed it to be. Innocent, nondescript exterior, contemporary design inside, a bar that holds maybe 25-30 people, and ample space and seating for others.
100 beers...on tap. 100. Accompanying that, are hundreds of pieces of glassware of all kinds, for proper service of said frothy beverages. But the highlight was--and I've never seen anything like this--a digital taplist. On the wall above the bar, every beer on tap was monitored and kept updated on what was essentially a digital scoreboard. Okay, so I like the classic chalkboard technique, but this was really something else, and I give it a thumbs up.
Service was friendly and knowledgeable all around. I only sampled an appetizer, but it was very good, and everyone else's food looked good as well. Prices were reasonable, though it would be easy to get overwhelmed by the beer selection, and leave with an empty wallet.
This place alone made Ft. Collins worth the drive from Louisville, especially after a visit to that lousy Choice City place. My only regret is that we didn't have time to go back. But trust me, if I ever lived in Ft. Collins (which no amount of drugs could ever persuade me to do), I'd be at the Mayor of Old Town every day at least.
08-16-2011 13:20:18 |
More by Rifugium
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$$
Went to the Mayor of Old Town yesterday afternoon. I love that they have 100 taps, but was really expecting more beers that aren't as available in the area. Tons of CO beers and a few good selections from the rest of the US and internationally. Hopefully they'll start to get some more obscure beers, surprised there were no Russian River beers at all.
I really like the projected menu (easy to update), but they really need to include style and ABV, as it's just brewery and beer right now. Was told the menu was arranged "light to dark", but there were many examples that did not fit that mold.
Our server was very nice, but didn't seem to know much about the beers and mixed up our beer order (gave each of the 3 people at my table each others beers). I ordered a La Trappe Quad and was giving a Hop Rod Rye, which my friend ordered. They were in the same style glass, so I didn't catch it until I took a sip. The guy w/ the Hop Rod rec'd an Arrogant Bastard, which was ordered by the other guy in our group (who got my quad).
I'll keep tabs on their taplist online and will return when interesting (to me) beers pop up, or when they add more info about each beer to the menu.
EDIT: OK, so I've been a few more times and the service is getting better and more knowledgeable. The selection seems to offer more and more obscure options now, so raising my score.
07-16-2011 20:44:47 |
More by buffs9
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4 | $$
Wow. I get to be the first to rate. Awesome.
I was there for the Pre-opening party last night. Write a clever email, get invited to the party
Love the atmosphere. 70's shiek. Great decor with a beer theme. The pictures around the place are from a local photographer and taken in local breweries.
100 beers on tap. organized by style. Wonderful offerings. Belgians, IPA's, local and worldly.
The staff was well versed on the beers and styles. They will obviously learn more as time goes by, for this was the first night.
Food is by the Red Table and the pizza I had was great.
Kevin and everyone have done a lot of planning to make this a beercentric place and I will be back over and over and over.
07-16-2011 00:43:18 |
More by jyeast101
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The Mayor of Old Town in Fort Collins, CO
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