Colorado is a special place. Our abundant fields and fertile valleys rise to tall mountains, the source of our fresh water and spirit of life. Besides tremendous beauty and ideal climate, there is an attitude here that seems to always inspire growth and innovation. For all of us in the alcohol beverages business, Colorado is the only place to be. We strive to be the best and we hope you enjoy your taste of Colorado.
With our refreshing, world-renowned Rocky Mountain water, it’s no wonder why Colorado is the largest beer producing state in the nation. Over 200 breweries now call our state home, including our friends, the Brewers Association and the Great American Beer Festival. Please visit: www.coloradobeer.org
Colorado is on the forefront of the Craft Spirits movement. In recent years, the art of distilling spirits has become a passion for upstart Colorado distilleries and entrepreneurs who share our state’s pioneering heritage. We now have some of the best craft distilleries in the nation and we have grown to over 40 distilleries. Please Visit: www.coloradodistillers.org
In the majestic valleys of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains reside some of the best vineyards in the country. Incredibly, Colorado boasts over 300 days of sunshine every year, with refreshing mountain breezes that keep the nights cool –perfect conditions to ensure the complex character and balance required to produce our award-winning wines. Please Visit: www.coloradowine.com
Canyon Wind Cellars
Founded in 1996, we are a family-owned, estate winery named for the mountain breezes that keep the fruit on our estate vineyard cool under the hot Colorado sun. With the assistance of renowned Napa Winemaker, Robert Pepi, the Christianson family produces wine utilizing low-intervention winemaking and sustainable practices; including Colorado’s first $100 wine, IV.
Garrett Estates Cellars
We are a family-run and operated winery dedicated to producing quality Colorado wines that express the uniqueness of Colorado’s high altitude, climate and soil conditions. Garrett Estate Cellars grows seven varieties of grapes including, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Pinot Noir. Our 35 acre vineyard sits at 5,400 feet above sea level in a mixed soil of sandstone, limestone, sand and small amounts of clay. Our climate is dry with temperatures ranging from 60 to 100 degrees. Our growing conditions are conductive to stressing our vines to produce the best flowers, aromas, color, acids and body.
Redstone Meadery is the largest craft meadery in the U.S. Our award winning meads (honey wine) are 100% gluten-free and made with real, all-natural ingredients and no added sulfites. Redstone specializes in medium- to dry-style meads. Our Nectar line consists of Black Raspberry, Sunshine (apricot), and Nectar of the Hops, and are 8% ABV and carbonated for a light, crisp, and refreshing taste. Nectars come in our distinctive 750 ml cobalt blue wing top bottles, 500 ml cans and 5.16 gallon kegs. Our non-carbonated Mountain Honey Wine line includes Traditional (just honey), Juniper Berry, and our winter seasonal, Vanilla Beans and Cinnamon Sticks, and are 12% ABV, available in 750 ml cobalt blue swing top bottles
The Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery
Ben Parsons founded The Infinite Monkey Theorem (IMT) winery in 2008. We use grapes predominantly from Colorado’s Western Slope, and the results are top-notch, well-respected, and accessible wines. IMT is an urban winery located in a 29,000 square foot Quonset hut located in the River North Art District of Denver. A portion of the proceeds from each IMT bottle sold goes to help fund the University of Colorado Cancer Center and honor the memory of Ben’s father. Our wines are available at select stores and restaurants in Colorado, New Mexico, California and Georgia, as well as nationwide via The Infinite Monkey Theorem’s online wine club.
Boulder Distillery & Clear Spirit Company (also known as 303 Vodka) is a family-run craft distillery. Our classic, 303 Vodka, is a family recipe developed by Pete Viezbicke Sr., and brought over from Poland to the United States in 1907. Boulder Distillery & Clear Spirit Company is the quintessential “DIY Distillery”. Each step of our process is done by hand and done meticulously using equipment either built, modified, or repurposed by the Viezbicke family. Boulder Distillery & Clear Spirit Company currently offers two products: 303 Vodka and 303 Potato Whiskey.
Colorado Gold Distillery
We think Colorado is the best place on earth to make farm-to-bottle, small batch craft spirits. The unique minerals in the crisp, refreshing water that travels down from the Rocky Mountains marries with robust flavors that only local Colorado high mountain grains provide. Love, passion, and determination for our craft guide everything we do.
Feisty Spirits whiskey is created by artisans with a passion for hand-crafted, small-batch distilling. We invite you to experience the wonderfully creamy body and nuttiness of our Blue Corn Bourbon and the amazingly smooth and bold flavors of our Monongahela-style Rye. We use only natural and organic ingredients, sourced locally whenever possible. At Feisty we enjoy showcasing the complexities of unique grains, flavor profiles, and pushing the boundaries of what is possible with whiskey.
Leopold Bros. is a family-owned and operated small batch distillery in Denver, Colorado that specializes in award-winning vodka, gins, whiskies, liqueurs, absinthe, amaro, and more. We feature a one-of-a-kind malting room, employing traditional floor malting techniques with Colorado grown barley. Our grains are fermented in handmade cypress tanks on site, before reaching one of the many stills. All Leopold Bros. spirits are handcrafted, gluten-free, bottled by hand, and never include any artificial ingredients, high fructose corn syrup, or food coloring. Our spirits are available in select areas of the United States, the European Union, and Russia.
Montanya Rums are distilled by hand from scratch in small, single barrel batches in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Our Plantino Light and Oro Dark rums are aged for 9-18 months in American oak barrels that previously held Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey. Both have only four ingredients: mountain spring water, sugarcane, yeast, and tiny touch of Rocky Mountain honey added at bottling time. The Montanya Distillery and Tasting Room are located in downtown Crested Butte, in the West Elk Mountain Range in southern central Colorado.
Originally a hobby and pure labor of love that started in 2008, Roundhouse Spirits is the 6th licensed distillery in Colorado. Our operations are run by 3rd generation Colorado native Ted Palmer who, at the tender age of ten, first learned of distilling in his grandfather’s garage in Denver. With nearly two decades of professional brewing and distilling experience, Ted strives for quality, innovation, and taste in every drop using the finest ingredients and Rocky Mountain water. Critics agree, and have awarded us with some of the highest ratings in the industry.
Avery Brewing Company
Since 1993 our brewery has been committed to producing eccentric ales and lagers that defy styles or categories. Our products are thoroughly American at heart: blending Old World tradition and expertise with ingenuity, creativity and boldness. We are dedicated to making beer from the inside out: we brew what we like to drink – with utter disregard for what the market demands – and search out fans with equally eccentric palates (We learned long ago that expressing your true self is much more fulfilling than giving in to outside pressures. Don’t you agree?) If you think your taste buds can keep up with our brews, we invited you to check out our entire lineup of more than twenty different beers.
Left Hand Brewing Co.
Celebrating twenty years of brewing a well-balanced portfolio of craft beers, Left Hand Brewing is one of the most honored and recognized breweries in the state, with over 21 Great American Beer Festival medals, 8 World Beer Cup awards, and 6 European Beer Star awards. We are famous for our Nitro series; Left Hand is the first and currently, the only craft brewery to release a bottled Nitrogen beer. Left Hand’s collection of perennial and seasonal beers is available in 26 states. With Left Hand, “sometimes you’re not in the mood for what everyone else is having.”
New Planet Beer
When our founder, Pedro Gonzalez, first discovered he was celiac, he thought his craft beer drinking days were over. What started as a personal quest quickly turned into the launch of New Planet Beer. From that day forward we have been pioneering the gluten-free beer category. We make our traditional and flavorful craft-brewed ales in a dedicated gluten-free facility, with only the highest quality, naturally gluten-free ingredients. New Planet Beer- Brewed in Boulder, CO and enjoyed everywhere!
Ska Brewing Company
Based in Durango, Colorado, Ska Brewing was founded in 1995 and now produces over a dozen medal-winning beers including Pinstripe Red Ale, True Blonde Ale and Steel Toe Stout. Our four Ska beers are now widely available in cans: ESB Special Ale, True Blonde, Modus Hoperandi IPA, and the summer seasonal Mexican Logger.
Columbine Specialty Products, Inc.
Columbine Specialty Products, Inc. is a manufacturer of liquid retail, food service, and specialty products. We provide the quality you need on products and service you can trust with economy in mind. We specialize in branded and contract packing, specialty formulas, ready-made products, energy drinks, private labeled water, premium bar mixers, sauces, syrups and much more.
Mountain Man Nut & Fruit Co.
Mountain Man was started in 1977 and has been serving customers for over 30 years. The company operates at 67,000 square foot facility in Parker, Colorado and also contracts with other manufacturing partners. Mountain man specializes in nuts, nut mixes, trail mix and other products.
Here at Oogie's, we are popcorn lovers! It started as a fun experiment in our kitchen and sparked a natural popcorn revolution. We know the best tasting popcorn starts with the perfect kernel so we know where our corn comes from and who grows it. Our non-GMO corn is a proprietary hybrid - the only place you'll find it is in a bag of Oogie's. Besides being outstanding in their field, our farmers make sure we have the highest quality kernels to meet our rigorous standards.
Raquelitas Tortillas traces its roots back to 1948, and as a vital cornerstone of Denver's Mexican food scene born on Larimer street back in the 1940's, we have remained a constant fixture there ever since!
Located at 8300 feet in gold mining town just west of Boulder, Colorado, we are a family-owned and operated business striving to produce premium, all-natural foods that reflect the purity and spirit of the Rocky Mountains. Our bloody mary mix and barbecue sauces are 100% natural and are thoughtfully created with both the casual and sophisticated palate in mind.
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305 Interlocken Parkway
Broomfield, CO 80026
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