About Us

Our Brewing History

How it all started

Spice Trade Brewing has been brewing award winning beer since 2008. Formerly Yak & Yeti Brewpub, Spice Trade is now a stand alone brewery brewing out of Yak & Yeti restaurant in Arvada, CO. We hand craft all of our beer in small batches on a 7 barrel brewhouse and focus on a wide varitey of flavors and beer styles.

Our beers have won many local and national awards including several GABF (Great American Beer Fest) medals, All Colorado Brewfest, Best of Craft Beers (National), Colorado State Fair, Jefferson County Fair, Taste of Arvada, Denver A-List and more. You can find our beer on tap at the Arvada brewpub as well as the Yak & Yeti restaurants in Westminster and Denver. We offer growlers to go and are working to have our beer available in cans soon. Follow us on Facebook for updates.

For more information about Yak & Yeti Restaurants, and their award winning Indian & Nepalese food, visit www.theyakandyeti.com

Our Brewing Style

Flavors from around the world

At Spice Trade we brew unique beer styles inspired by culinary ingredients and traditions from around the world. Our brewpub roots give us a strong connection to the food, culture and flavors of India & Nepal. It’s here that we created our beautifully balanced Chai Milk Stout, infused with our special Chai spice blend that we mixed in house. It inspired our Jalapeno Lena, a beer with the fresh flavor and heat of one of the most popular indian ingredients.

But delicious flavors are everywhere, from our backyard in Colorado to the other side of the world. Our mission at Spice Trade is to explore those flavors and bring you the most flavorful and interesting beer possible. Some of our beers are classic and easy drinking, some are fun and experimental, but all are brewed with the utmost focus on quality and fresh ingredients. All of our beer is non-filtered and crafted to reduce gluten.

Come join us for a beer and let your senses wander.

Our Brewer

The man behind the beer

Jeff Tyler has been the head brewer for Spice Trade Brewing since June 2016. He’s originally from New York but spent most of his beer drinking years in Boston drinking his share of Heady Topper and Night Shift beer. Jeff has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and spent almost a decade working in various positions in the engineering world from a department of energy lab, to designing medical devices and even helping design the Roomba vacuum cleaner. Jeff has been brewing for 6 years, is a BJCP certified beer judge and has judged at competitions across New England.

Jeff is a big fan of NE style IPA’s, Belgian style ales and draws a lot of inspiration from the culinary world when crafting beer recipes. While you will find a continued line up of Spice Trades classic, award winning, beer styles, you will always find a new and exciting pilot batch on tap. Peanut butter, banana nut brown ale; Mayan style chocolate stout; and a Gose infused with lavender and hibiscus are a few but the list is always expanding!

Outside of brewing, Jeff likes to travel, road bike and spends a lot of time in the mountains snowboarding and going on hikes with his dog, Sammy. He also has some mean card tricks up his sleeves. If you catch him around the brewery he just might show you one.

Our Beer

We have 12 draft lines in Arvada and many of our beers are constantly rotating. Below is an up to date list of whats available in our taproom right now.

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Contact us

Spice Trade Brewing

7803 Ralston Road
Arvada, CO 80002

(303) 431-9000
Jeff@SpiceTradeBrewing.com

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