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Cheluna Brewing Co.

With over 30 years of experience brewing beer and two decades of work as an ER physician, Javier Pérez Koch, 1st generation Mexican American, and his best friend & wife Jennifer Pérez quietly opened Cheluna Brewing Company in 2016, which many locals consider the heart of Stanley Marketplace, Aurora’s exciting and innovative adaptive reuse project.

Borne of their shared adventurous spirit, strong work ethic, love of brewing & drinking great beer and Mexican culture, Jen & Javi created Cheluna as a welcoming and inclusive gathering place for good people to enjoy one another’s company and deliciously clean German and Mexican inspired craft beer. Low Rider Lager, Lupita IPA, Chilango Mango Habanero Wheat, Chupa Guava Blonde, Coco Xoco Porter and Clarita Hard Seltzer are just a few of Cheluna’s offerings; stop in for a flight or a pint of their award winning chelas, where you’re welcome to relax and stay awhile, and to bring in food from your favorite Stanley food vendor.

Creating community is at core of Cheluna’s mission; you can host your own private event on Cheluna’s mezzanine (email for information) and take advantage of Cheluna’s many offerings, including:

  • Think Up! Trivia Mondays at 7 pm
  • Zumba Mondays at 6 pm + Saturdays at 10 am
  • Run, walk or roll group Tuesdays at 5:45 pm
  • Biweekly Spanish + English language exchange
  • Local live music every weekend
  • Sporting event viewing
  • Special events such as crafting + community service

Follow us on our social media channels (links below) for up to date information about beer + seltzer releases and events!

Low Rider Mexican Lager (available with a lime and Tajín rim, or as a delicious Michelada) and our lucious Lupita IPA are our best selling beers, accounting for more than 25% of sales most days.

"Despacito" ~ a warm and inviting environment which encourages people to slow down and relax.

Focus on the Good ~ which relates to the delicious small batch craft beer we make, and also the good we can do for others, the good we can find in others and in the beauty of life every day.

Most people don’t know that we’re very much a super small business with just one location (at Stanley), and that we have just a handful of employees. We as owners do not yet pay ourselves a salary. All of our revenue slowly pays down our small business loan, pays our rent, and pays our employees, and anything extra goes back into the growth of Cheluna. One of our employees has worked for us since we opened, which is coming up on five years ago now, another four years, and the other two full-timers are three years in with Cheluna. We are really a family unit at this point, and we function very much as a family. We believe in creating a home away from home, both for our customers and for our employees.

¡Día de los Muertos! We have always created a Día de los Muertos altar inside of Cheluna, and we’re stoked to see this beautiful cultural tradition celebrating the lives of our loved ones expand to a Marketplace-wide celebration.

Everyone should definitely try our delicious house made cacahuates con chile y limón (chile lime peanuts), and our Chilango Mango Habanero Hefeweizen (served with or without a rim of Tajín). Also our popotes de tamarindo con chile ~ our tamarind chile straws are SO GOOD with beer!


Monday - 12 pm - 9 pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 12 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11 am - 10 am
Sunday: 11 am - 8 pm