Beer Pairing

Beer Pairing

Friday, March 11

CSU Alumni Association Beer Pairing

Friday, March 11, 2016; 6-9 p.m.
Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom

Enjoy samples from 15 Colorado breweries paired with gourmet small plates. Brought to you by the Colorado State University Alumni Association and the Fort Collins Ram Network.

Special thanks to event sponsors: Anheuser-Busch, Black Bottle Brewery, Bristol Brewing Company, Crazy Mountain Brewing Company, The Fort Collins Brewery, Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, High Hops Brewery, Horse & Dragon Brewing Company, Left Hand Brewing Company, Loveland Aleworks, New Belgium Brewing, Odell Brewing Co., Pateros Creek Brewing Co., Summit Hard Cider, Verboten Brewing


Bottle Cap Match Game - $25 per cap; every cap wins! Net proceeds from the event will go to the CSU Alumni Association Jim and Nadine Henry Scholarship.

Tickets and Registration

$40 Alumni Association members
$50 Nonmembers and guests

Register by March 4. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Beers and Pairing Menu

*Alumni-owned breweries


Featured Beers: Goose Island IPA, Budweiser
Pairing: Duck Duck “Goose Island” Canapes

Black Bottle Brewery

Featured Beers: Scuba Steve IPA, Friar Chuck Kolsch
Pairing: Antipasto Salad with Scuba Steve Vinaigrette

*Bristol Brewing Company

Featured Beers: Laughing Lab Scottish Ale, Beehive Honey Wheat
Pairing: Beehive Glazed Chicken Tender  with Laughing Lab Caramel

*Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

Featured Beers: Cara De Luna Black Ale, Lawyers, Guns & Money Barley Wine
Pairing: Cara de Luna Seared Flank Steak topped with Chimichurri

The Fort Collins Brewery

Featured Beers: Chocolate Stout, Major Tom's Pomegranate Wheat
Pairing: Chocolate Stout Short Rib Black Bean Chili

*Grimm Brothers Brewhouse

Featured Beers: Snow Drop Kottbusser, Fearless Youth Munich Dunkel
Pairing: Snowdrop Shrimp and Grits

*High Hops Brewery

Featured Beers: Habenero Honey, Dr. Pat's Double IPA
Pairing: Habanero Honey Carnitas Tacos

Horse & Dragon Brewing Company

Featured beers: Picnic Rock Pale Ale, Whistle Blast Honey Brown
Pairing: Whistle Blast Honey Brown Mac & Cheese with Bacon

Left Hand Brewing Company

Featured Beers: Hard Wired, Polestar Pilsner
Pairing: Hard Wired S’mores with Beer Chocolate Bacon

Loveland Aleworks

Featured Beers: American Sour ale with raspberries, IPA
Pairing: Sour Ale Raspberry Cupcakes and Whoopie Pies

*New Belgium Brewing

Featured Beers: Abbey Belgian Style Dubbel, Citradelic Tangerine IPA
Pairing: Abby Belgian Stew on Mashed Potatoes

Odell Brewing Co.

Featured Beers: Myrcenary Double IPA, Wolf Picker Ale
Pairing: Myrcenary Double IPA Pork and Pineapple Skewer

*Pateros Creek Brewing Co.

Featured Beers: Rustic Red Irish Red, Cache la Porter Brown Porter
Pairing: Cache La Porter Chicken Sloppy Joes

Summit Hard Cider

Featured ciders: Tart Cherry Hard Cider, Dry Hard Cider
Pairing: Dry Hard Cider Summit Cheesesteaks

Verboten Brewing

Featured beers: Killer Boots American Porter, Thinking of Something Orange american Wheat
Pairing: Killer Boots Apple Stuffed French Toast