Editor’s Note: This in the first rendition of Tenemu’s beer-centric photo essays. As the bio below shows, Brooks Whittington has been shooting professionally for over two decades. Over time, we hope to capture the people, places and processes that are behind the craft beer we know and love.

The Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project first opened its doors in 2011 in Denver, Colo. Originally, it has a tap room at the brewery, but it quickly outgrew that location and opted to move the tap room into its own separate space. Unfortunately, Crooked Stave no longer offers tours at its brewing facility, but, the staff at the tap room was more than happy to show me around.

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The new Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project Tap Room is located inside The Source at 3350 Brighton Blvd. in Denver, Colo. The building is a former 1880s brick foundry building.

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The tap room is one of 15 retailers inside The Source, a market. Neighbors include a bank, a photography studio, a coffee roaster and a food market.

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The tap room is quite spacious and has plenty of seating both at the bar and at tables.

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There are over 20 taps available with beers served on a rotating basis.

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A selection of branded glassware and other merchandise is available for sale at the tap room.

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The delivery system transports responsible for transporting beer from kegs to the taps inside the tap room.

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In addition to merchandise, there are a multitude of bottles that can be purchased for offsite consumption.

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While there’s plenty that can be purchased, sadly growler fills are not available.