COLORADO - Front Range Brewery sampler

Fort Collins, Boulder, Loveland, and Longmont

This Beer & Bike exclusive front range adventure. On this trip we will be focused even more on the beer end of Beer and Bike tours than normal. We will be stopping and sampling beer at 3-5 breweries each day and learning more about the craft from the individuals who make Colorado's tasty craft beer. The riding on this trip is very casual and easy for even a beginner rider. Come along with us and learn what makes Colorado's front range the Napa of Craft Beer.

Trip Itinerary

This Beer & Bike adventure is a 15 brewery ride along Colorado's front range. We will spend the days riding short distances between unique craft beers and taking a behind the scenes look at the industry and the stories behind each beer and brewery. We will connect the barley growers, maltsters, hop masters and brewmasters who make this craft so amazing.

Day 1 - Arrive in Fort Collins

This afternoon we will begin our Brewery experience with a tour of the Odell Brewing Company followed by a visit to Troubadour Maltings. We will then head over to Horse & Dragon Brewery and Funkwerks to learn how the Malt from troubadour is used to make a variety of wonderful brews. Dinner with the Brewer at Coopersmith's Brew Pub in Old Town Fort Collins

Day 2 - Fort Collins Brewery exploring

Today we will visit what I like to call the corridor of craft. We will visit Equinox, Black Bottle, Maxline, Gilded Goat and Zwei Brewing before heading over to the Jessup Farm Artisian village to sample beer from the Barrelhouse and have dinner at the Farmhouse there.

Day 3 - Fort Collins, Loveland, Berthoud and Longmont - 25 miles

Today we will transfer to the Verboten Brewing and Barrel Project for an early morning sample and preride sampling of craft. From Verboten we will ride to the Berthoud Brewing company and tast a great small town brewery using locally sourced ingredients. After our tasting we will ride on to Longmont and visits to Wibby Brewing, 300 Suns Brewing and finishing at Left Hand for celebratoty nitro goodness. After Left Hand we will be transferring to the CycleHops Cantina from Oskar Blues to eat and be merry. Following dinner we transfer to our hotel in Boulder.

Day 4 - Boulder Beer Safari(ok really just a ride but doesn't a Safari sound sweet?) Today the morning is yours to relax before we begin our Beer exploring at Avery Brewing just north of Boulder. From Avery we will ride over to Upslope Brewing and White Labs Boulder. After white labs we will make our way over to the Boulder Beer Company, the oldest craft brewery in Colorado. After Boulder beer we will have dinner and of cousre a couple beers at Twisted Pine.

Day 5 - Boulder After breakfast a shuttle is available to denver, Fort Collins or the Airport. If you would like you are welcome to join us as we visit a few more craft breweries in Denver for the afternoon.

Price Includes

All lodging during the adventure, based on double occupancy, if you would like your own room there is a single supplement available.
Breakfast each morning and 4 nights of dinners catered for the beer lover in you. Personalized visits and tasters at 20 breweries on the front range. Beer & Bike water bottles
Cue sheets, GPS or guided directions for each days adventure.
Luggage and gear transfer between hotels. Two Guides from the area.

Price Does Not Include

Transportation to and from the adventure.
Pre and post tour accommodations.
If you would like to stay with us give a call and we are happy to help you sort it out.
Liquor drinks, wine and beer at dinner.
Beer beyond the provided tasters are your responsiblity.
Our guides and field staff are around before and after each tour.

Single Supplement

If you are traveling alone or just do not want to stay in the same room as the folks you are with we have the option for a single room for an additional $500.

Participant Requirements

Must be able to ride a bicycle.
Must be 21 years old to drink beer.

Available Dates

2017 Dates
September 30 - October 4
2018 Dates
June 23-28
July 24-30

Lodging

On this adventure we will be staying at 3 star hotels

Breweries

Odell Brewing Horse & Dragon Brewing Funkwerks Snowbank Coopersmiths Equinox Black Bottle Maxline Gilded Goat Zwei Jessup Farm Barrelhouse Verboten Wibby 300 Suns Left Hand Avery Boulder Beer Upslope Twisted Pine Purpose Cellars Berthoud Brewing

Adventure price:

$1500 per person