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3 Great Places To Drink Beer

Back in 2002, Gordon, began homebrewing beer. His first beer, called Saison, won gold medal in 2007 in the National Homebrew Competition. Located in the Fort Collins, the “Brew Capital” of the United States, Funkwerks is brewing some pretty tasty Belgium beer. With a variety of beers, Funkwerks is making their way in the growing craft beer business. To see a list of beer or get more information visit: www.funkwerks.com

Currently used at the Student Union for Metro State the Tivoli used to have a much different purpose. It used to be the former home of the Tivoli Brewing Company, which took its name from the world-famous Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark. The building was erected in 1866, housed the brewery until 1994 when it was remodeled into the student union. The brewery was kept open by William Burghardt and John Good, even during prohibition by brewing cereal beer! To visit the Tivoli or learn more about its long history visit: www.tivoli.org

Going into the booming Colorado beer industry in 1996, Steamworks Brewing Co. is a favorite watering hole for locals and visitors. They offer much more than just award winning beer as well. Their “gastropub” offers regional meats and sustainable seafood right in the heart of downtown Durango. Even though it’s a pub, your kids can still be entertained for hours with the bucket of chalk that lets them draw on the floor! Many people say, Steamworks Brewing and Gastropub offer the best burger they have ever eaten! To see a menu and get directions visit: www.steamwroskbrewing.com

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