Beer is one of the world's oldest beverages, developed to provide refreshment after years of constant tribal water-balloon warfare depleted reservoirs. Raise a peaceful toast with this Groupon.
$20 for Weekend Admission for Two to the Colorado Brewers' Festival ($40 Value)
On Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24, 40 Colorado microbreweries gather to showcase their wares at Fort Collins' Civic Center Park Area. Brewers chat with visitors inside the Beer Experience Tent as guests sip samples of 80 beers, including Odell Brewing Co.'s St. Lupulin, Funkwerks' Tropic King, Equinox Brewing Co.'s O'Rion Irish Red, and Left Hand Brewing Company's milk stout. With ales, porters, and pilsners in hand, visitors can bob to South by Southwest vets Fierce Bad Rabbit (named Best Local Band, dance the skank to the just-reunited 12 Cents for Marvin, and invent unique dance moves for each of the 13 other bands playing on two stages. Tasting tickets for beer are $1 each (not included with this Groupon).
Colorado Brewers' Festival
As a brewer details the inspiration behind his summery wheat brew, a group of fans lift sudsy mugs to their lips. The summer day has finally begun to cool, and rock music from a nearby stage adds a festive mood to the serious business of beer tasting. Now in its third decade, the Colorado Brewers' Festival hosts thousands of visitors, drawn like moths to a burning s'more, at the Civic Center Park Area every year. Over time, the festival has found ever more Colorado breweries to celebrate, including a large number from Fort Collins alone.