Our company Story

We began with two brewers’ audacious passion
for beer. Hustling by day and brewing by night.

As old friends from Boulder Beer, Michael and Chris wrapped up a long, double-brew day by playing with a recipe in a leftover whiskey barrel. That Imperial Stout marked the start of a long venture between the two. As they walked out into the parking lot, they heard something on the roof. Perched overhead, with the moon at its back, sat a large owl. It took flight overhead, flaunting its 6-foot wingspan to the brewers below. After that, they couldn’t help but name their first beer the Blackhorn Owl Imperial Stout, a species of owl that most definitely does not exist, but they paid homage to the impressive creature from the night of what would become many late brew nights together.

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Craft beer

To-Go Beer Available FROM THE TAPROOM!

Sanitas Brewing Company is a craft brewery located in Boulder, Colorado. Open since 2013, Sanitas serves up 32+ unique craft beers in the Boulder taproom and sells across the front range of Colorado. Sanitas is focused on creating great liquid and serving it on the Best Patio in Boulder!


Our Boulder taproom is a space for building community through patios and pints. The year-round patio is considered the Best Patio in Boulder with views of the Flatiron mountains and the peak of Mount Sanitas. Soak up some mountain views, enjoy a game of bags, or cozy up to one of our many outdoor firepits. The tap wall features a rotation of 30+ handcrafted beers as well as all of your favorite styles and merch to go. Snag a bite to eat from our friends at McDevitt Taco Supply or a freshly roasted coffee from Bona Coffee Roasters.

The outdoor patio is dog friendly and allows well-behaved pups to join you on your next visit. Inside the taproom, you'll find large community tables, spaces for co-working, intimate seating, our large bar made from reclaimed Amish barn wood, and direct views inside of the brewhouse where brewmasters are in action daily. We frequently host fun events and have a private conference room frequented by local businesses, birthday parties, and community groups.


Sanitas is built on passion. We are dedicated not only to making great beer but celebrating whenever we can with our people, ingredients, and our beautiful event space. Here, we believe that beer brings people together. Our atmosphere encourages a relaxed environment that can transform into whatever party you’re looking to host.

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3550 Frontier Avenue
Boulder, CO


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM