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Fort Collins Super Collaboration 2011

American Craft Beer Week is May 16-22nd, 2011.  Special events are going on from coast to coast.  Something interesting coming out of Ft. Collins, Colorado – a collaboration.  Nine breweries local to the Ft. Collins area are coming together to create a “super” collaboration in honor of the week.

C.B. Potts, Coopersmith’s, Crooked Stave, Equinox, Fort Collins Brewing, Funkwerks, New Belgium, Odell Brewing, Pateros Creek are involved with the recipe creation.

“American Craft Beer Week (ACBW) is all about recognizing and celebrating craft brewers and craft beer culture,” said Doug Odell, founder of Odell Brewing Company. “This collaboration lets us do that and have fun making something special for the craft beer drinkers in our hometown community.”

There will be 2 simultaneous brews on April 22nd at Coopersmith & Equinox.  The beers will be blended together, and be poured at the breweries and throughout the city.

Full Press Release

Fort Collins Craft Brewers Unite
Local Breweries Collaborate for American Craft Beer Week

Fort Collins, CO — On April 22, 2011, the craft brewers of Fort Collins will join forces to brew a collaboration beer for the mother of all beer weeks. Nine local breweries (C.B. & Potts, Coopersmith’s, Crooked Stave, Equinox, Fort Collins Brewery, Funkwerks, New Belgium, Odell Brewing, and Pateros Creek) will work together to craft the unique brew in honor of American Craft Beer Week.

“American Craft Beer Week (ACBW) is all about recognizing and celebrating craft brewers and craft beer culture,” said Doug Odell, founder of Odell Brewing Company. “This collaboration lets us do that and have fun making something special for the craft beer drinkers in our hometown community.”

Brewers from each local brewery worked together to create the beer recipe and will participate in two simultaneous brews at Coopersmith’s and Equinox on Friday, April 22nd.  The finished blend will be poured at each brewery’s location, throughout the city, during American Craft Beer Week (May 16-22, 2011).

For more information on American Craft Beer Week, please visit www.craftbeer.com.


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