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Address: 7700 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-1271
Phone Number:
+1 515-661-4615
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 13:00 - 18:00
Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00

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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... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jim M
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 local guest brews. The variety starts light, and citrusy with the Mexican Spring agave, lime... More 

Thank Jim M
West Des Moines, Iowa
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 a food truck out front!

Thank JamersonRocks
Minneapolis, MN
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

Thank VV1zard
Urbandale, Iowa
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117 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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 small, but there is plenty of room inside. My wife and I both enjoyed the... More 

Thank lckstr99
Bettendorf, Iowa
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317 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
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 OJ IPA (American Pale Wheat, 5.5% APV) and a couple of snack trays that they... More 

Thank MMM_and_MPM
Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

515 is first of all a wonderful brewery. They have the amazing flagship beer of the OJ IPA, which everyone who goes should try. They have so much more than that, and I would recommend their beer to anyone. The have a really friendly staff. The women's restroom is stocked with sunscreen, spray deodorant, hairspray, feminine hygiene products, and lotion.... More 

Thank HallesColette
Clive, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love this place. They are conveniently located directly across the street from me, but everyone that works there is friendly and they have a wide variety of tasty beers as well as new ones that come out regularly. The events they plan are unique and extremely fun and the atmosphere is wonderful. I'd highly recommend it even if I... More 

Thank Lisa D
Ames, Iowa
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155 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had some time to kill before going to dinner. We wanted to try 515 Brewing Co. This seemed like a good time. I'm glad we made the stop. Super nice people and the beer is good, too! Many beer options. Some their own and some from other Iowa microbreweries. Pick your own flight or order a full beer. My... More 

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54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Went here on a Saturday afternoon with another couple and was really impressed. Nice variety of beers and concoctions for all of us. Did a flight and had fun with things I wouldn't normally order. Also brought a small growler home. Liked the way they sealed the growler for freshness and transport. Good job guys! Also, lots of other people... More 

Thank Jaybird123

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