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Fort Collins Beer Help

Discussion in 'Mountain' started by mikekydd, May 8, 2013.

  1. mikekydd

    mikekydd Disciple (70) Nov 29, 2012

    I will be in Fort Collins next week and would appreciate input on which breweries to visit and which to avoid. Also do you have any favorite beers that I shouldn't miss? My prefered beers are 90 Minute IPA, Zombie Dust and Founders Centenial. Thank you.

    mike
     
  2. Steve_0

    Steve_0 Savant (320) Colorado Mar 14, 2012 Verified

    Brewery-wise I would check out Funkwerks, Odell, New Belgium, and Equinox. I can't speak to Black Bottle, as I have not been there yet, but I hear good things. The mayor of Old Town, Choice City Butcher, Cafe Vino, and Tap n Handle are all great beer bars to check out. Choice City has exceptional food and a great tap/beer list and is probably my favorite restaurant to hit when I am in town. Coopersmiths is also worth checking out and is a cool little brewpub with an awesome vibe and great food. Really all you need to know is that ALMOST anything worth checking out in Fort Collins' beer scene is in/near Old Town Ft. Collins. Head down there with a bike and you can check out anything you want within a few short miles of each other.
     
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  3. mikekydd

    mikekydd Disciple (70) Nov 29, 2012

    Thank you.
     
  4. FishPondManager

    FishPondManager Advocate (520) Colorado Feb 28, 2012 Verified

    Don't sleep on Choice City. Such a great place
     
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  5. buffs9

    buffs9 Savant (495) Colorado Apr 28, 2008 Verified

    Definitely grab lunch and a beer at Choice City. You can walk over to Tap and Handle (about 50 yards away) and check to see it they have anything solid on tap. I would go to Odell and grab any and all IPAs they have on, they always have IPA and Myrcenary (as you're a fan). You can check The Mayor of Old Town and Black Bottles taplists online...
     
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