May 15-20, 2017
This one-of-a-kind event pairs local craft beer with special dishes at Downtown restaurants. Each beer is created exclusively to pair with a special dish at their partner restaurant, and both are available only during this limited-time event.
Pairings for 2017 included:
Red Gravy & Red Leg Brewing
Vienna lager paired with orecchiette pasta in a light cream sauce.
Wild Goose & Pikes Peak Brewing
MeadowGrass Jam Session IPA with the Flying Buffalo sandwich.
The Ritz & Fossil Craft Beer Company
Lemongrass and sage Belgian wit paired with a choice of steamed mussels or braised duck legs.
IV by Brother Luck & Great Storm Brewing
Lucky Beotch pale ale paired with marinated hanger steak, salsa rojjo, avocado puree and fingerling potatoes.
The Warehouse & Red Leg Brewing
Burton Extra ale paired with crispy confit rabbit “wings.”
Jack Quinns & Fieldhouse Brewing
Pale ale with New Zealand hops paired with a choice of New Zealand green-lipped mussels made three ways.
Judge Baldwin’s & Rocky Mountain Brewery
Pumpernickel Lager paired with Pumpernickel Lager-braised pork ribs with crunchy Caribbean slaw.
Bingo Burger & Triple S Brewing Co.
Rye-PA paired with a Bingo Burger with applewood-smoked, thick-cut bacon, Springside cheese and Pueblo chili hack cheese sauce.
Springs Orleans & Bristol Brewing
Cheyenne Canon Pion Nut Brown paired with grilled flat ion steak with ancho chili oxtail demi-glace, herb and goat cheese mashed potatoes and French green beans.
Odyssey Gastropub & Smiling Toad Brewery
Prickly pear gose paired with spicy coconut shrimp salad and pear-shallot viniagrette.
MacKenzie’s Chop House & Peaks N Pines Brewing Co.
Imperial Irish red beer paired with chef’s special dish (see restaurant for details).