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Colorado Craft Cave

Presented by Breckenridge Brewery

Breckenridge Brewery will also be bringing yard games and the ever-popular A-Frame Portable Beer Truck!

Food & Beer Pairings

Saturday, August 3rd

  • Breckenridge Pairing -- 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. -- $45
    • Strawberry Sky + Fruit Wood Smoked Jumbo Chicken Wings with a House Blend Dry Rub
    • Agave Wheat + Black Bean Tortilla Nachos with Marinated Carne Asada, Cotija, Roasted Tomatillo Salsa, Fresno Chilis, Cilantro Crema, and Charred Lime
    • Vanilla Porter + Porter Float with House Made Coffee Ice Cream, Tiramisu Mousse, and Shaved Lady Fingers
  • High Hops Pairing -- 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. -- $45
    • Puckerberry Blackberry Sour + Blueberry Brioche Bread Pudding with Creme Anglaize
    • Dr. Pat's Double IPA + Dry Rubbed and Fruit Wood Smoked Black Angus Tri-Tip with Citrus Horseradish Aioli, Fresno Chili Cornbread, and Watermelon & Feta Summer Salad
    • Blueberry Wheat + Cranberry and Apricot Infused Wild Boar Sausage, Beer Braised Red Cabbage, Fuji Apple Carolina Style BBQ, Herb Polenta Fries with Parsely Brie Cream

Sunday, August 4th 

  • Dratz Pairing -- 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. -- $45
    • Witbier + Red & Gold Roasted Beet Salad, Herb Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette, Toasted Pistachios, Dried Cranberries, and a Basil Chili Oil Infused Chevre 
    • Dratz Pale Lager + Seafood Etouffee and Moody Blue Cheese Southern Grits
    • Abraham Oatmeal Stout + Espresso Marinated Lamb Chops with Scallion Demi Cream Reductions and Herbs de Province Sunset Fingerling Potatoes


Each Ticket Includes 3 Tapas Items and 3 Tasters of Beer. Food & Beer Pairings will take place inside the Colorado Craft Cave Education Tent; held within the main Colorado Craft Cave tent. 

Craft Cave Features

Saturday, August 3rd

  • Spring44 Distillery Feature
    • 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 4th

  • High Hops Brewery Feature
    • 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Is the Colorado Craft Cave Free?

Yes! The Colorado Craft Cave is free and open to anyone at the fair who would like to get out of the sun and relax in the shade. 

There are multiple different ticketed events that will be taking place while the Colorado Craft Cave is open and those tickets can be purchased in advance.

Where is the Colorado Craft Cave located?

The all-new Colorado Craft Cave will be located inside The Ranch Fairgrounds in the large grassy bowl under a nice big tent - right at the center of everything!

Are there ticketed events / How do I buy tickets?

There are ticketed events during the Colorado Craft Cave!

  • Craft Meets Craft Events
  • Food & Beer Pairings
  • Educational Events


When is the Colorado Craft Cave opened?

The Colorado Craft Cave will be open Friday, August 2nd through Tuesday, August 6th and during General Fair Hours.

What drinks will be at the Colorado Craft Cave?

Draft Beer

  • Budweiser | Bud Light | Breckendrige Lager | Breckendrige Avalanche Amber
  • Breckenridge Raspberry Wit | Breckenridge White Ale

Can Beer

  • Breckenridge
    • Summer Pils | Vanilla Nitro Porter | Agave Wheat
  • Dratz
    • Witbier | Pale Lager | Abraham Oatmeal Stout
  • High Hops
    • Blueberry Wheat | Dr. Pat's Double IPA
    • Puckerberry Blackberry Sour
  • Odell
    • IPA | Rupture | 90 Shilling
  • Oskar Blues
    • Dales Pale Ale
  • New Belgium
    • Citradelic | Fat Tire | Voodoo Ranger

Canned Seltzers

  • High Hops
    • Tangerine | Lemon | Key Lime


  • Spring44 Vodka | Spring44 Gin | Dewars Scotch | Jack Daniels Whiskey
  • Jose Cuervo | Bacardi Rum | Oakheart Spiced Rum | Bulleit Bourbon
  • Crown Royal Whiskey