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Craft Beer Enthusiasts Unite!

If there’s one thing FoCo is known for, craft beer is it! Our city is home to over 20 breweries – from mom & pop shops like Horse & Dragon to international icons like New Belgium – and the walkability makes it the perfect destination to enjoy a self guided “tour de beers”! We put together the idyllic itinerary for a 2-day tour for the craft beer enthusiast. Read more below and bookmark this for your next trip to Fort Collins!

Day One

Are you ready for the Best Brew Tour? Let’s get you on your way!

Start your day with a hearty breakfast at a local café or brunch spot. We recommend Silver Grill Café, Snooze AM Eatery, and Ginger + Baker to get you fueled up for the day!

Hop on a complimentary bike and begin your beer adventure with a visit to New Belgium Brewing. Take a brewery tour to learn about their sustainable brewing practices and sample their iconic beers.

Next, head to Odell Brewing Company, known for its innovative brews and relaxed patio. Enjoy a tasting flight of their craft beers and mingle with new friends around the firepit!

After visiting Fort Collins’ two most iconic breweries, explore the vibrant streets of Old Town and grab dinner at one of the local restaurants offering beer pairings or unique dishes infused with beer.

End the evening with a visit to Equinox Brewing for a laid-back atmosphere and try their rotating selection of craft beers.

Day Two

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast down in Ace Café and take some time to relax or explore some of Old Town’s other attractions. or grab a quick breakfast burrito and creative latte around the corner at Mugs.

Head over to Funkwerks, known for its Belgian-style beers, and enjoy a tour of their facility. They have so many unique and creative brews for vou to enjoy! Learn about their brewing process and sample their award-winning creations.

Next, visit Horse & Dragon Brewing Company, a family-owned brewery with a cozy taproom. Try their diverse beer offerings and chat with the friendly staff while sampling the best dark and coffee-inspired brews.

Head back to Old Town and visit The Gilded Goat for a variety of imaginative and diverse beer offerings. You have to pair your brew with a delicious pretzel, the perfect afternoon treat.

If you are looking to end your epic brew tour with a bang, head down Mason Street and enioy the lively atmosphere of The Mayor of Old Town, a craft beer mecca with over 100 taps.

Explore the extensive beer selection and enioy a delicious dinner. They have some of the best bar food in town!

Other Notable Breweries

Cheers to an epic weekend! Here are some other local breweries to add to your list:

Prost Brewery is renowned for its German beer styles, including classic lagers, hefeweizens, pilsners, and bocks. They pay meticulous attention to the ingredients, brewing process, and fermentation techniques to ensure that their beers capture the true essence of these traditional stvles.

Zwei Brewing is a German-inspired brewery with a wide range of traditional and innovative beers. Sip on their lagers, ales, or seasonal brews.

Jessup Farm Barrel House is located in a historic farmhouse. Discover their barrel-aged and wild-fermented beers. paired with farm-to-table bites.

Purpose Brewing and Cellars are known for their unique and experimental beers. Explore their diverse offerings and enjoy the cozy ambiance.

Stodgy Brewing Company showcases a wide range of styles, from traditional to experimental, often incorporating unique ingredients and flavor combinations. They have a beautiful patio perfect for the whole family! Check out their website to see which delicious food truck will be posted up during your stay!

We hope you enjoyed this list of just a few of the many excellent craft breweries here in Fort Collins. We hope to welcome you to our little haven soon, but until then, CHEERS!