Home to more than 20 local breweries, there are endless opportunities to sample the best craft brews in Old Town Fort Collins. Nicknamed the Napa Valley of Beer, Fort Collins is the craft beer capital of Colorado, making it the ideal getaway for brewery hopping, cider sampling, and taproom tours.
Here are some of The Elizabeth Hotel’s favorite local craft breweries:
New Belgium Brewing Company
Voted the Best Brewery Tour in the US by USA Today, New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins is a local favorite for good reason. The fourth largest craft brewery in the nation, New Belgium is home to popular beers, including Fat Tire Amber Ale, Voodoo Ranger IPA, and La Folie Sour. Grab a glass, take the tour, and see what all the buzz is about.
Odell Brewing Company
Employee owned since 1989, Odell Brewing Company is one of the original craft breweries in Fort Collins. Crafting a variety of beers, including their signature 90 Shilling, Odell boasts a large outdoor patio in the heart of Fort Collins, making it the perfect afternoon escape to enjoy a seasonal small batch brew or year round staple.
CooperSmith’s Pub and Brewing
With more than 147 different beers brewed since opening in 1989, CooperSmith’s Pub and Brewing has played an important role in Old Town Fort Collins’ beer culture. A mainstay on Old Town Square, make a point to enjoy some classic tavern fare matched with a long beer list during your stay at The Elizabeth Hotel.
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