As October arrives and the fall foliage paints Estes Park in a rich tapestry of colors, there’s no better time to sip on some delicious craft brews while soaking in the stunning mountain views. Estes Park, Colorado, offers a fantastic blend of craft breweries, each with its unique character and a splendid outdoor patio that becomes even more inviting as the air turns crisp. In this guide, we’ll take you on a journey to some of the best Estes Park brews, where you can enjoy a perfect pint and breathtaking views simultaneously.
Estes Park Brewery
Nestled along the Big Thompson River, the Estes Park Brewery is a local favorite. Their open-air patio provides scenic riverfront views, creating a tranquil setting to savor their craft brews. Try their flagship Stinger Wild Honey Wheat, and let the serenity of the surroundings enhance your experience.
Rock Cut Brewing Company
Rock Cut Brewing Company offers a rustic charm with a warm and inviting outdoor patio. Surrounded by towering peaks, it’s an ideal spot to indulge in their rotating selection of ales and lagers. Don’t forget to sample their Bear Lake Blueberry Wheat, a local favorite.
Lumpy Ridge Brewing Co
Lumpy Ridge Brewing Co. is known for its creative brews and lively atmosphere. Their outdoor space is perfect for enjoying the fall weather while sipping on their Lumpy Ridge Pale Ale or another craft concoction of your choice.
Just a short drive away in Fort Collins, Snowbank Brewing offers a wide range of beers to suit every palate. Their spacious outdoor patio is an excellent place to sample their brews, and the drive to and from Estes Park is a scenic delight in itself.
Head to nearby Longmont to experience Wibby Brewing‘s lagers, known for their superb quality. The brewery has a comfortable patio where you can relish their brews and the crisp fall air while taking in the charming Longs Peak views.
Open Door Brew Co.
This intimate brewery in Longmont offers a cozy patio with an inviting ambiance. Sip on their inventive craft beers while gazing at the breathtaking natural beauty that Colorado provides.
With the fall season in full swing, there’s no better way to appreciate the charm of Estes Park than by sipping on craft beer and enjoying the spectacular views. These breweries provide a perfect blend of flavors and scenery, making your October visit truly unforgettable. So, raise your glass to the craft beer scene and the stunning landscapes of Estes Park, and let the brews and views work their magic on your autumn adventure. Cheers!
Stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts
Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and just minutes from the Estes Park brews, Rocky Mountain Resorts is the ideal choice for lodging in the area after enjoying kid-friendly activities in Estes Park. We offer a variety of accommodations ranging from cozy cabins and cottages to large and spacious vacation homes. In addition, guests enjoy the nightlife of downtown Estes Park and are less than a 10-minute drive from all that Rocky Mountain National Park has to offer. You truly have the best access to must-do Estes Park activities with a stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts!