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Arapahoe Basin Celebrates 11th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs

Seven Colorado Breweries

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Arapahoe Basin Celebrates 11th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs with Seven Breweries

Arapahoe Basin, CO – May 22, 2012 - On Sunday, May 27, Arapahoe Basin will be hosting the eleventh annual Festival of the Brewpubs. Seven Colorado breweries will be show casing their best hand-crafted brews. Participating breweries include Backcountry, Breckenridge, Dillon Dam, Pug Ryan’s, Avery, Odell and TommyKnockers.


A-Basin will be selling 14 oz. plastic souvenir mugs for $25. Mugs can be purchased for unlimited tasting from noon until 4:00 p.m. or while supplies last (must be 21 years of age to participate.) The outside barbeque will be fired up featuring smoked pulled pork and beef sliders.


A DJ from Krystal 93 radio will be spinning tunes in the base area from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Live music starts at 1:00 p.m. with The New Classics on the ticket office steps. The New Classics Band is one of the top cover bands in Denver, Colorado. The outstanding five piece band plays your favorite 80s rock hits, 70s funk and soul, and classic rock and roll dance songs that keep the energy high and gets the party going.

The Front Range Ski Bus has put together a fantastic deal for those coming to the Brewfest from the Front Range.  Get the “Friends Ride Free” special price of only $39 for a round trip for two.  Also get a $5 discount on the Brewfest mug when booking through their website at


At an elevation of 10,800 feet in the base area, A-Basin encourages drinking responsibly.  The Summit Stage will be running to Arapahoe Basin throughout Summit Country on the day of the festival, May 27.  Dogs must be on a leash. Weekend lodging specials can be found at


For more information on the festival or A-Basin’s 2012-2013 season passes now on sale, call 1-888-ARAPAHOE (272-7246) or visit  A-Basin is no longer open for skiing and riding for the 2011-2012 ski season.



Photo courtesy of Arapahoe Basin