FORT COLLINS BEER SCHOOL
Beer School is a fun, interactive and informative experience that explains the steps for beer appreciation. The class is about 45 minutes long and introduces you to a variety of beer styles, ingredients, proper pouring techniques and food-pairing suggestions. Discover your new favorite beer as you participate on a taste panel led by an official beer school instructor.
This program is limited to guests who are 21 years of age or older, and offered on a first come, first serve basis. The cost is $10 per person, which includes the class and gifts for the beer connoisseur.
Fort Collins Beer School is offered at the following times throughout the day:
June-September: Mon.-Sun.: 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m., & 3:15 p.m.
October-May: Thur.-Mon.: 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m., & 3:15 p.m.
For more information about Beer School, please call (970) 490-4691.
FORT COLLINS BEERMASTER TOUR
Stimulate your senses and satisfy your curiosity as you explore the art of brewing on the Anheuser-Busch Beermaster Tour. The tour provides a unique opportunity to experience a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing of Budweiser.
On the Fort Collins Beermaster Tour you will visit the Brew House, Starting Cellar, Packaging Facility, Beechwood Aging Cellar and Clydesdale Hamlet. You will also have the opportunity to sample beer from start to finish throughout the brewing process.
Reservations are required. The Beermaster Tour is a 2-hour walking tour. It costs $25 for visitors ages 21 and older and $10 for visitors ages 13-20. To commemorate your experience, a variety of gifts are provided to you as our guest.
Beermaster Tour Scheduling/ Details:
If you have any members of your group aged 13-20, please call us at (970) 490-4691 to schedule your tour.
If you are planning on visiting the Tour Center today, and would like to take a Beermaster Tour, please call us at (970) 490-4691 to see if there are any last minute openings.
Available tour times:
- October-May: 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Thurs. - Mon.
- June-September: 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Daily
- Closed for the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Day before Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
*Disclaimer- Behind-the-scenes packaging area availability may vary due to production schedules.
Please note that flat, closed-toe shoes/ closed heel shoes are mandatory to take this tour and are required for every guest. Pants and shirts with sleeves (i.e. no tank/ halter tops) are also required.
Supplemental safety equipment will be provided.
Additionally, guests should refrain from wearing dangling jewelry on the day of the tour. This includes watches, earrings, necklaces, chains, bracelets, and other similar adornments. These tour regulations provide a safe environment and allow you to have the best possible visit with us!
Cancellations received with more than 24 hours notice from the time of the tour will be provided a refund of the tour fee but the $4.95 reservation service fee is non-refundable. Any cancellations received with less than 24 hours notice will result in forfeit of all money. No refunds will be granted.