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Collaboration Fest Hits Record Number of Participating Breweries

Collaboration Fest Hits Record Number of Participating Breweries

DENVER – More than 150 breweries will showcase their one-of-a-kind creations at Denver’s Fifth Annual Collaboration Fest. This world class festival takes place on Find a Craft BrewerySaturday, March 31, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Denver (650 15th St, Denver, CO 80202).

Collaboration Fest is the original craft beer collaboration festival where brewers let their imaginations run wild. Breweries choose who they want to brew with and what style of beer they want to make; the final product is truly a unique brew that will most likely be available at the festival only.

“Brewery collaborations are a much needed and important piece of the craft brewing industry because it allows brewers to step out of their comfort zone to try something different,” said Tobias Krause of Two Parts. “It’s a chance for brewers to evoke the creative side of brewing, which will only draw attention to all parties involved for nothing but the benefit of the beer being created.”

Collaboration Beer Fest 2018 will feature collaborations from the following breweries:

300 Suns Brewing and Gemini Beer Co.

Alpine Dog Brewing Co. and Copper Kettle Brewing Co.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse and Redstone Meadery

Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales and Jing-A Brewing Co.

Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales and Speciation Artisan Ales

Black Shirt Brewing Co. and Elevation Beer Co.

Bonfire Brewing and Invasive Species Brewing

Boulder Beer Co. and Bristol Brewing Co.

Bruz Beers and Briar Common Brewery + Eatery

Call to Arms Brewing Co., Comrade Brewing Co. and Upslope Brewing Co.

Cannonball Creek Brewing Company and Melvin Brewing Co.

Carver Brewing Co. and Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co.

CB & Potts – Fort Collins, Equinox Brewing, and CooperSmith’s Pub & Brewing

Cerberus Brewing Co., Fossil Craft Beer Co. and Goat Patch Brewing Co.

Chain Reaction Brewing Co. and Platt Park Brewing Co.

Guild Collaboration: Colorado Brewers Guild, Crooked Stave Artisan Project, Ohio Brewers Guild, Iowa Brewers Guild, New York Brewers Guild, Kentucky Guild of Brewers, Arizona Brewers Guild, Indiana Brewers Guild, Texas Brewers Guild, Oregon Brewers Guild, North Carolina Brewers Guild, and Brewers Association

Colorado Plus Brewpub and 3 Freaks Brewery

Comrade Brewing Co. and Breakside Brewery

Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project and Maui Brewing Co.

Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project and Omnipollo

Crystal Springs Brewing Co. and Something Brewery

Declaration Brewing Co., Platt Park Brewing Co., Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales, Chain Reaction Brewing Co., Alternation Brewing Co. and Fermaentra

Declaration Brewing Co. and Launch Pad Brewery

Diebolt Brewing Co. and Invictus Brewing Co.

Summit County Collaboration: Dillon DAM Brewing and Angry James Brewing Co., Broken Compass Brewing, The Bakers’ Brewery, Pug Ryan’s Brewery, Outer Range Brewing Co. and Breckenridge Distillery

Downhill Brewing Co. and Rockyard Brewing Co.

Eddyline Brewery and High Alpine Brewing Co.

El Rancho Brewing Co. and BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse Boulder

Epic Brewing Co. and Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

Epic Brewing Co. and Odell Brewing Co.

FATE Brewing Co. and Ladyface Ale Companie

FATE Brewing Co. and Vail Brewing Co.

Fermaentra and River Rat Brewery

Fiction Beer Co. and Strange Craft Beer Co.

Funkwerks and New Image Brewing Co.

Great Divide Brewing Co. and 4 Noses Brewing Co.

Great Divide Brewing Co. and Huss Brewing Co.

Grist Brewing Co. and Koala San Brew

Grossen Bart Brewery and Two Brothers Brewing

Golden Collaboration: Holidaily Brewing Co., Mountain Toad Brewing, Golden City Brewery and Barrels & Bottles Brewery, Cannonball Creek Brewing Co., and New Terrain Brewing Co.

Horse & Dragon Brewing Co. and Black Bottle Brewery

Horse & Dragon Brewing Co. and Ancestry Brewing

Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project and 105 West Brewing Company

Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery and CO-Brew

Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery and Überbrew

Joyride Brewing Co. and Little Machine Beer

Joyride Brewing Co. and Snowy Mountain Brewery

Liquid Mechanics Brewing Co. and The Lost Abbey

Liquid Mechanics Brewing Co. and Wiley Roots Brewing Co.

Little Machine Beer and Mason Ale Works

Living the Dream Brewing and Big Grove Brewery

Living the Dream Brewing and Hideaway Park Brewery

Locavore Beer Works and 38th State Brewing Co.

Lone Tree Brewing Co. and Cannonball Creek Brewing Co.

Lone Tree Brewing Co. and Sycamore Brewing Co.

Lost Highway Brewing and Brouwerij Van Steenberge

Mockery Brewing and Adroit Theory Brewing Co.

Mockery Brewing and Baere Brewing Co.

Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub and Caution Brewing Co.

New Belgium Brewing and Blackberry Farm Brewery

New Image Brewing and Dancing Gnome Brewery

New Image Brewing and Molly’s Spirits

Odd13 Brewing and River North Brewery

Odell Brewing Co. and Austin Beerworks

Odyssey Beerwerks and Banded Oak Brewing

Oskar Blues Brewery and Cigar City Brewing

Our Mutual Friend Brewing and Fort George Brewery + Public House

Our Mutual Friend Brewing and TRVE Brewing Co.

Peak to Peak Tap & Brew and The Brew on Broadway (BoB)

Periodic Brewing and Mother Trucker Brewery

Prost Brewing Co. and Goodcity Brewing Co.

Ratio Beerworks and Ska Brewing Co.

Renegade Brewing Co. and La Brasseie du Baril

Resolute Brewing Co. and Resolution Brewing Co.

Resolute Brewing Co. and Spice Trade Brewing

Sanitas Brewing Co. and The Bakers’ Brewery

Schmaltz Brewing Company and Renegade Brewing Company

Seedstock Brewery and Diebolt Brewing Co.

Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. and Station 26 Brewing Co.

Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. and Stillwater Artisanal

Spangalang Brewery and Eppig Brewing

Steamworks Brewing Co. and Dry Dock Brewing Co.

Strange Craft Beer Co. and Freetail Brewing Co.

Strange Craft Beer Co. and Metro State University Brewing Program

Telluride Brewing Co. and Marble Brewery

The Post Brewing Co. and Burns Family Artisan Ales

Tivoli Brewing Co., Schoenramer Brewery and Atwater Brewing

Upslope Brewing Co. and Santa Fe Brewing Co.

Vail Brewing Co. and Lone Pine Brewing Co.

Verboten Brewing and Barrel Project and Grossen Bart Brewery

Lakewood Collaboration: WestFax Brewing Co., Landlocked Ales and Green Mountain Beer Co., Caution Brewing Co., Great Frontier Brewing Co, Ironworks Brewery

Wibby Brewing and August Schell Brewing Co.

Wibby Brewing and Media

Wibby Brewing and Station 26 Brewing Co.

Wild Woods Brewery and Very Nice Brewing Co.

Wonderland Brewing Co. and Gordon Biersch

Woods Boss Brewing Co. and Goldspot Brewing Co.

Tommyknocker 10,000th Collab: Woods Boss Brewing Co., Tommyknocker Brewery & Pub, Golden City Brewery, Lariat Lodge, Westfax, Lefthand Brewing Co., Broken Compass and Elevation Beer Co.

Wynkoop Brewing Co. and White Labs

Zuni St. Brewing Co. and Bonfire Brewing

“Besides obviously the beer, the story behind the collaborations are very unique,” said Steve Kurowski of the Colorado Brewers Guild. “We’ve got brewers such as Baere and Mockery that have been teaming up since we launched this festival who will be releasing their fifth edition at the fest, and we’ve got brewers that have been long time friends who just want to get together and make an incredible beer.”

General admission tickets start at $65 and includes unlimited tastings throughout the event and a commemorative glass. Connoisseur tickets are $85 and include early access, a food voucher, t-shirt, unlimited tastings throughout the event and a commemorative glass. To purchase tickets or for more information visit https://www.collaborationfest.com.

Media Brew Day Access: Media interested in covering brew days can join our email list here.

Photos: Photos from last year’s festival can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/2eHWqvo.  Photo credit courtesy of Dustin Hall with The Brewtography Project. Photos from brew days for this year’s festival can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/2DoPnTg. Photo credit is listed in folder title.

Video: A video recap of last year’s festival can be found here: https://vimeo.com/226027560.

Festival Media Access: To apply for media credentials, please visit http://www.collaborationfest.com/media.

About Collaboration Fest: Collaboration Fest is the original craft beer collaboration festival that showcases the collaborative nature of the craft beer industry. Created by Two Parts and the Colorado Brewers Guild in 2014, Collaboration Fest pairs Colorado Brewers Guild members with breweries near and far to create unique, one-time-only beers for the public to enjoy. The Colorado Brewers Guild is a non-profit trade association representing Colorado craft breweries and brewpubs, and is dedicated to the improvement of business conditions and is an advocate for its members. Two Parts is a Denver-based event production and promotions company that coordinates with the best restaurants, bars, music venues, and other fine establishments to create craft experiences. More information can be found at https://www.collaborationfest.com.

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