Summit & Eagle County Breweries
April 10th, 2015
Many people associate world class skiing in Summit and Eagle County. While they are not wrong there is still so much else to see and do. Other than being home to some amazing skiing, Summit and Eagle County have several awesome craft breweries. Take a look at some of the local’s favorite breweries to grab beer in Summit and Eagle County!
The Dillon Dam Brewery is an award winning brewery and is one of the largest Brew-Pubs in the nation! Producing about 2,000 barrels a year, the Dillon Dam Brewery is the 69th largest in the country. This brewery really has it all, from craft American beer, to delicious American style food, there is no shortage of quality drinks and eats.
Another great brewery is Backcountry Brewery in Frisco, CO. Backcountry is 30 years in the making and has been recognized at the Great American Beer Festival several times. Backcountry truly prides themselves in consistency and perfection within every batch. If looking for artfully crafted beer, Backcountry is the place to go.
The Breckenridge Brewery has become a staple establishment in the county and has some great beer. Offering Main Line throughout the year, in addition to their Seasonal, Small Batch, Mountain Series, and Barrel Aged, there is sure to be a beer for all pallets.
Located in the Vail Valley, Crazy Mountain Brewery was the area’s v first production brewery! Originally stemming from California and then moving its way out to Colorado, Crazy Mountain has found its home nestled in the Vail Valley. Beer brewed by mountain lovers, for mountain lovers, you will be sure to get the party started with their year round and seasonal beers!
Starting with just two roommates, a bachelor pad, and a boxed brewing kit, Bonfire Brewing was created in 2009. Offering an ale in every shade, wheat, pale, brown, winter, and even a raspberry ale, there is a beer for every type of drinker! What really is great about this home brewed company, is there offering of gluten free beer!
Whether you are looking for a seasonal beer in the summer, or a gluten free beer for health conscious folks, there is a brewery for you! With winter winding down there is no better time to explore your local breweries and enjoy the slushy spring skiing days with us here at Breckenridge Whitewater!