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515 Brewing Company

7700 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-1271
+1 515-661-4615
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Wide array of styles, great atmosphere and helpful staff

Craft breweries need three things to be five star for me. The styles of beer they offer needs to... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Plano, Texas

Love their beer! By far my favorite brewery in the metro. 515 can also claim to be who got me to... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Devin R
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“cheese shop” (3 reviews)
“bike trail” (3 reviews)
“nice variety” (2 reviews)
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7700 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-1271
+1 515-661-4615
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Craft breweries need three things to be five star for me. The styles of beer they offer needs to cover a wide range. The atmosphere has to be fun and enjoyable. The servers have to know their stuff and share it with enthusiasm. 515 delivers...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Love their beer! By far my favorite brewery in the metro. 515 can also claim to be who got me to fall in love with Belgian-style beer. Their Belgian Mistris is my personal favorite. Their Quad Goals is also very good (both Belgian Quads). Not...More

Thank Devin R
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Great little brewery with an excellent selection of beers they brew. Tried a few and found all to be very tasty. Be sure to check them out.

Thank tdw295
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We bike a lot on the Des Moines metro area trails. This micro brewery is on the trail which makes it easy to pull off and try one of their unique craft beers. Have a beer then hope on the trail and ride your bike...More

Thank vlreinc
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

One of a handful of microbrews open on Monday in Des Moines. It is a relaxing stop over on the way back to Omaha from MN and WI. The beers always satisfy with a nice variety of locally produced brews as well as a few...More

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to enjoy the tapping of the Reaper in the Rye. Very tasty, enjoyed samples of several very well done craft brews. The entire staff was super knowledgeable about all their products. Well worth the trip, it is a tap room. But often has...More

1  Thank JamersonRocks
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Stop number two on our recent brewery tour. Bicyclist friendly, spacious and a good number of brews made onsite and locally. Water available without having to be served - great convenience!

Thank Shouldercat
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and well crafted beer selection. Great selection of beers you wouldn't find at a typical brewery. Cool atmosphere, and nice and casual.

1  Thank VV1zard
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We always make sure we hit 515 on our bike rides. My wife and I love the beer and it is a great atmosphere. They do not serve food but there has been a vendor out front on two of our visits. The patio is...More

Thank lckstr99
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a late night craft brew and food on a Saturday night. This was surprisingly difficult to do in Clive but we decided to go to 515 Brewery hoping to find food nearby. We arrived before last call and decided on the...More

1  Thank MMM_and_MPM
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