THE ORIGINAL COLORADO SPRINGS & MANITOU SPRINGS WALKING BEER TOUR
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The Summer of Beer Tour
August 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm$39.00
The Summer of Beer Tour
Well, we made it. Summer is finally here. The season between spring and autumn. The months of June, July, and August. Astronomically from the June solstice to the September equinox. Summer of ’42, The Long Hot Summer, Dog Days of Summer, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Summer Camp, Summer Glau…?
However you look at it, summer means cookouts, swimming, hiking, volleyball, more baseball and BEER. We know that beer is a four season sport but some craft brews are just best suited to summer. Crisp lagers, sours, IPAs and pale ales with a touch of honey cut through the heat. There are light bodied wheat ales with a touch of fruit and/or spice for those warm laid back evenings.
Come celebrate summer with us on a WALKING BEER TOUR of the quaint mountain town of Manitou Springs, Colorado. Manitou Springs sits at the base of Pikes Peaks and is known for its mineral springs, art galleries, specialty boutiques and some great little craft beer establishments. Along the way we will sample some of the best craft beer that summer has to offer. Craft beers like Bristol’s Beehive Honey Wheat and Odell’s refreshing citrus Easy Street. We’ll also share a little bit of local history, do some storytelling and talk about the craft beer phenomenon!
“There are no strangers here, only friends you haven’t met yet.”
Meeting Place – (See Map Below)
Meet your tour guide at:
The American Legion Post
634 Manitou Avenue
Manitou Springs, CO 80829
This version of our “Original 1872” walking beer tour will feature some unique Summer inspired Beers. We will be visiting 2 incredible craft beer establishments and the American Legion Post!!! Yes, the American Legion. Unfortunately, one of our craft beer establishments has, unexpectedly, had to close their doors. So, while we work to make arrangements with others, we will be starting our tour at the American Legion and, yes, we will be serving some unique crafts beer while there.
1st Stop – American Legion Post
2nd Stop – Red Mountain Bar & Grill at The Cliff House
3rd Stop – Manitou Brewing Company
(Venues are subject to change without notice.)
Beware of corny jokes throughout the tour!
Our tour starts promptly at 3 pm. Please arrive 15 minutes early so that we have time to get everyone checked in and get our tour started on time.
Manitou Springs is a small mountain town with narrow streets and limited parking.
There is a free parking lot at 10 Old Man’s Trail just across from Memorial Park. From the park a free shuttle will take you the short distance to downtown Manitou Springs. Shuttles run approximately every 20 minutes. For more information on parking, shuttles and directions, please visit the Manitou Springs website at: https://manitousprings.org/whats-happening/parking-information/.
There is paid parking on the main streets. Parking on residential streets is for residents only.
Please be aware of and abide by all parking regulations.
You must be 21 or over to purchase tickets for this event. Your tour organizer will check IDs upon arrival.
Please, no children and no pets for this tour.
If you have any issues purchasing a ticket through our website, please contact us.