Top 5 Mountain Breweries
7 Hermits Brewing Company
Located in Eagle Colorado 7 Hermits Brewing Company is a brewery that pairs great beer with great customer service. Still a relatively new location, 7 Hermits has a large collection of hand-crafted brews on tap as well as a selection from other local breweries. Stop by after your next mountain adventure or order a case of their signature beer through their website.
The Bakers’ Brewery
Bakers’ Brewery is a family friendly brewery in the heart of Silverthorne that combines specialty brews with a from scratch kitchen. Winners of a silver medal at the 2016 North American Brewers Awards, Bakers’ Brewery aims to craft beers that match the “contemporary mountain” style of their community. Everything that Bakers’ offers on their menu use high quality, locally sourced ingredients. Next time you’re in Silverthorne, don’t miss your chance to see what Bakers’ Brewery has to offer.
Elevation Beer Company
Elevation Beer Company believes that quality beer leads to a quality lifestyle. Elevation is located in the small town of Poncha Springs. They use their mountain community as inspiration for their selection of seasonal, specialty, and barrel aged beers. Conveniently located near Mount Princeton Hot Springs, Elevations Beer company is a fun stop for the whole family.
Started by two roommates in their garage, Bonfire Brewing is quickly growing to be one of the biggest mountain breweries. Currently located in Eagle, Bonfire was built on quality beer and good times. Bonfire is dedicated to crafting the best possible beverages and it shows. Their loyal customers wait an average of 5 years to join their exclusive “mug club”. Plan a trip to see their live bands on Friday nights or stop by while you’re passing through town.
Vail Brewing Company
Vail Brewing Company strongly believes that “all beers are not created equal”. They are biggest of the mountain breweries and have two locations in Vail and in Eagle-Vail. Their compass values of quality and authenticity come through in their staple beers as well as their selection of constantly evolving fine beers. They use locally sourced ingredients in their ales and loggers whenever they can. Their dedication to their mountain community and innovation is what sets Vail Brewing Company apart from their competition.
Be sure to add these mountain breweries to your bucket list! Visit them at their locations and at the Vail Craft Beer Classic.