Beer Pairing

CSU Alumni Association Beer Pairing

Friday, June 1, 6-9 p.m. | Ballrooms A-D, Lory Student Center, CSU campus

As the Colorado summer kicks off, join us for one of our most fun events! Join us for the seventh annual Colorado State University Alumni Association Beer Pairing. Enjoy samples of ales, lagers, and ciders from many local breweries, paired with gourmet small plates. And be sure to show up early to participate in the Bottle Cap Match, as we raise funds for the Jim & Nadine Henry Scholarship!


$50 – CSU Alumni Association members
$60 – nonmembers and guests

Beers and Pairing Menu

You will LOVE the gourmet menu items at this year's Beer Pairing. Now you can re-create the food pairings at home! Stay tuned for the final menu coming soon.

Alumni-owned brewery

Black Bottle Brewery

Featured Beers: Tropical Depression - New England Coconut IPA, Friar Chuck - German Style Kolsch

Food pairing: Pineapple Upside-Down Beer Cake with Molasses Caviar

Bristol Brewing Company

Featured Beer: Beehive Wheat Ale

Food pairing: Honey & Herbed Roast Beef with Beehive Wheat Onion Marmalade

Gilded Goat Brewing

Featured Beer: Cashmere Cream Ale, Bock

Food pairing: Pretzel Bite with Cheddar Bock Cheese

High Hops Brewery

Featured Beers: Dr. Pat's Double IPA, Blueberry Wheat

Food pairing: Blueberry Bacon Pancake

Horse & Dragon Brewing Company

Featured Beers: Maracuyá Passionfruit IPA, Dragonfire Imperial Stout

Food pairing: Carrot & Tomato Gazpacho with Pancetta Crisp

Intersect Brewing

Featured beers: Conscience Compass milk chocolate stout (preferred for food pairing), Bright Lights, Big City Vienna lager

Food pairing: Beef Short Rib Pupusa with Dark Chocolate Mole

Loveland Aleworks

Featured Beers: American Sour Ale w/Guava, Hefeweizen

Food pairing: White Fish with Cannelini Hummus & Edamame

Mash Lab Brewing

Featured Beers: Apricot Saison, Fog Lamp New England IPA

Food pairing: Coconut Panna Cotta with Apricot-Mango Coulis & Basil

Max Line Brewing

Featured beers: Raspberry Basil Saison, Midtown Ale

Food pairing: Melon Balls with Witbier Honey Glaze

New Belgium Brewing

Featured Beers: Honey Orange Tripel, Sour Saison

Food pairing: Zested Honey Orange Tripel Tortellini 

Odell Brewing Co.

Featured Beers: Rupture Fresh Grind Ale, Odell IPA

Food pairing: Fruit Tartlet

Oskar Blues Brewery

Featured Beers: Dales Pale Ale & G'Knight

Food pairing: Dale's Pale Ale Poached Shrimp Tostada with Mango Salsa and Giger Sauce

Prost Brewing 

Featured beers: Dunkel dark Franconian-style lager, Kolsch

Food pairing: Pork and Apple Fritter

Snowbank Brewing Co.

Featured beers: Snow Juice New England-style IPA, Colorado Red ale

Food pairing: Polpette with Carrot & Zucchini Arrabbiata

Summit Hard Cider

Featured ciders: Strawberry Basil, Pineapple

Food pairing: Shrimp Tempura Tacos

Zwei Brewing

Featured beers: Bamberger Rauchbier, Lemon Weiss

Chicken Lolipops with Smokey Marzan BBQ