Early Bird Special!!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Featured | 0 comments

Two GA tickets plus one DD ticketWant the best deal possible on All Colorado Beer Festival tickets? This is it! Starting immediately and running through Labor Day we are offering two General Admission tickets plus one Designated Driver ticket for $50! That’s 45% off the full price of $90 – and you will be able to get home safely using your designated driver.

Only 200 of these special packages are available for each session. When they’re gone, they’re gone!!

Buy Early Bird Ticket Special

Brewer Rendezvous

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off on Brewer Rendezvous

Want a really unique experience?Have fun with the brewers

Last year the ACBF started a new tradition by hosting the brewers for beer and food at Old Chicago – North on the Friday evening before the festival. This year we are offering 25 tickets for those of you who want a chance to visit with our brewers.

  • Only 25 tickets
  • Tickets on sale Tuesday, September 8th
  • $50 each
  • Visit with the brewers
  • Enjoy free food and beer for the evening
  • (This ticket does not include entry to the festival)

New This Year

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off on New This Year

Want a special treat? New this year is the Brewer Insider pass. This gets a select few (only 25 passes per session) in the door early for the session plus access to the Brewers Lounge area. You’ll be able to hang out with the brewers and enjoy food from Chipotle and our other food vendors at no cost throughout the session.

  • Brewer Insider – $65 (only 25 tickets per session)

2015 ACBF Ticket Prices

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off on 2015 ACBF Ticket Prices

Tickets for the 2015 ACBF go on sale Tuesday, September 8th. Ticket prices are shown below.

  • General Admission – $40 ($45 at the door)
  • Early Admission – $45 ($50 at the door)
  • Designated Driver – $10 ($15 at the door)

2015 ACBF – Save the Date – November 7th

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off on 2015 ACBF – Save the Date – November 7th

Fun at the Festival

The 2014 All Colorado Beer Festival was a tremendous success! Thank you to all of our patrons, sponsors, and volunteers. The 2014 ACBF raised $70,000 for our beneficiaries, a 20% increase over 2013. Our 2014 beneficiaries were THEATREWORKS, The Homefront Cares, The Empty Stocking Fund, and the ACBF Scholarship at UCCS. In eight years the ACBF has donated $245,000 to local nonprofits. For more visit our beneficiaries page.

Planning is already underway for 2015. It will be bigger and BETTER than ever. The scheduled date is Saturday, November 7th.

Stay tuned for more information about the brewers and other activities for the 2015 All Colorado Beer Festival.

  • Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center (formerly Freedom Financial)
  • 3650 N. Nevada Ave.
  • Saturday, November 7th, 2015
  • Session 1: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Session 2: 6:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Early Entry Access Available For:
  • Session 1 at 12:00pm
  • Session 2 at 5:30pm

The All Colorado Beer Festival is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation established to operate beer festivals for the express purpose of raising funds for Colorado Springs area nonprofit organizations.


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Spirits Festival Glassware

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off on Spirits Festival Glassware

Spirit Festival taster glassDo you have your tickets for the Colorado Craft Spirits Festival? Only 300 will be sold for the June 27th event. Every guest will receive a classy glass for tasting the many Colorado spirits on display. The 5.5 oz. glass with the festival logo in satin etch is big enough to hold a neat sample, add an ice cube or two, a splash of water, or a bit of mixer.

The glasses are coming to us from All Colorado Beer Festival has done business with DiscountMugs for several years. Every time we work with them, the service is extraordinary. A couple years ago when you all surprised us by buying more Groupon tickets to the beer festival than we expected, we made a last minute order at DiscountMugs so we would have enough pint glasses to give to each guest. They handled the rush order made at midnight on a Saturday with no sweat. Now we are getting our spirits tasting glasses from them. If you have an event and need glassware, you should check them out!

Spirits Festival Tickets Now On Sale

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off on Spirits Festival Tickets Now On Sale

Colorado Craft Spirits Festival

The Colorado Craft Spirits Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 27th from 5:30 until 9:00 PM. A very limited number of tickets are available for the event: 300! Each general admission ticket includes tastings of the spirits from participating distillers plus gourmet food from regional caterers and restaurants. The designated driver ticket holder also has access to all the food samples just like the GA ticket holder. There will be music and lectures on the distilling process, spirits tasting, etc.

Buy you tickets NOW before they are gone!

Colorado Craft Spirits Festival – Latest News

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off on Colorado Craft Spirits Festival – Latest News

The inaugural Colorado Craft Spirit Festival will take place in Colorado Springs on Saturday, June 27th from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM at tTHEATREWORKS Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater on the UCCS campus.

So far 11 distillers have committed to attend including: 3 Hundred Days of Shine, Altitude Spirits, Axe and the Oak Distillery, Black Bear Distillery, Breckenridge Distillery, Cockpit Craft Distillery, Coppermuse Distillery, Distillery 291, Downslope Distillery, Lee Spirits Company, and Woods High Mountain Distillery.

If you are looking for more information on distilleries in Colorado, we suggest picking up a copy of the Beer, Wine, and Spirit Drinkers Guide to Colorado.

       300 Days of Shine  Altitude Spirits Black Bear Distillery Breckenridge Distillery Cockpit Craft Distillery Coppermuse Distillery  Distillery 291 Downslope-logoLee Spirits Company  Woods High Mountain Distillery

Paradox Brewing – On the Move!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off on Paradox Brewing – On the Move!

Don’t stop by the Paradox Brewing tap room in Woodland Park. It is closed while Paradox relocates to its new facility nine miles west in Divide. And WOW, what a facility. Paradox is moving up to a ten barrel brewhouse with three 30 barrel and one 20 barrel fermenter. Jeff Aragon hopes to be open to the public in the new facility by Memorial Day weekend but admits that they may get into June before a full opening. The new facility will have room for an incredible number of barrels including some huge barrels with a 30 barrel capacity that are on order.

Stay tuned. We will let you know as soon as the reopening date is firm. In the meantime, Paradox is still bottling and selling throughout Colorado and four other states.

Coming soon is another Skully series release – salted mango habenaro. I had a chance to taste it this afternoon, and it is really great! Just a bit tart with a warmth but no real heat like some chili beers. Watch for it in stores in the next week or so.

 Paradox barrels   Paradox fermenters

Breckenridge Farmhouse Opening Getting Closer

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Featured | Comments Off on Breckenridge Farmhouse Opening Getting Closer

We’ve all been hearing about the new Breckenridge Brewing location – The Farmhouse at 2920 Brewery Lane in Littleton. They are now beginning to hire staff for the location, and I hear that they have the fermenters in place in the brewhouse. To keep track of the progress, check out

You should also know that there are 50 golden tickets floating around out there that will get 50 lucky folks an early tour of the facilities.

Breckenridge Farmhouse