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3rd Annual Fort Collins Beer Pairing

February 13, 2014

From pilsners to porters, enjoy beer from local breweries paired with gourmet small plates. Brought to you by the Colorado State University Alumni Association and the Fort Collins Ram Network.

Chocolate Stout Pork Carnitas served on Cilantro Rice in a Tortilla is on the menu at the Friday, March 7, Beer Pairing. Image by, March 7
6-9 p.m.
Lory Student Center Theatre
Colorado State University Campus

Join Colorado State University alumni and friends at the Fort Collins Beer Pairing.

RSVP online or call (800) 286-2586 by March 3.

Featured beers

  • Black Bottle Brewery (Fort Collins) - Ginger Hipster
  • Bristol Brewery Company* (Colorado Springs) - Laughing Lab, Compass IPA
  • C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery* (Colorado) - Big Red IPA, seasonal beer (TBD)
  • Crazy Mountain Brewing Company* (Edwards) - Mountain Livin’ Pale Ale, Lava Lake Whit (Belgian Wheat Beer)
  • Funkwerks (Fort Collins) - Saison King (Imperial Saison)
  • Grimm Brothers Brewhouse* (Loveland) - Little Red Cap, 3 Gold Hairs Pilsner
  • High Hops Brewery* (Windsor, CO) - Dr. Pats Double IPA #8, The Weize One
  • Left Hand Brewing Company (Longmont, CO) - Milk Stout, Sawtooth ESB (American-Style ESB)
  • Loveland Aleworks (Loveland) - Imperial Stout, IPA
  • New Belgium Brewing Company* (Fort Collins) - Snapshot Wheater, Lips of Faith (Gruit)
  • Odell Brewing company (Fort Collins) - Runoff Red IPA, 90 Shilling
  • Pateros Creek Brewing Company* (Fort Collins) -Rustic Red, Snowy River Vanilla Porter
  • The Fort Collins Brewery (Fort Collins) - Chocolate Stout, Red Banshee

* Owned by a CSU alumnus/alumna

Beer pairings and menu

  • Hipster IPA Buttermilk Chicken with a Sriracha Glaza, served on Naan and topped with Bleu Cheese;
  • Compass IPA Cheese and Bacon Dip served with Pita Chips;
  • Big Red IPA Beer Cheese Balls with Crackers;
  • Lava Lake Wit Bread Pudding with Whipped Cream and Caramel;
  • Chocolate Stout Pork Carnitas served on Cilantro Rice in a Tortilla;
  • King Mixed Green Salad with Red Onion, Soft Cheese, Almonds, and Berries, tossed in King Vinaigrette;
  • 3 Goldhairs Pilsner Lemon Pound Cake, drizzled with Raspberry Coulis;
  • The Weize One Bruschetta topped with Ham, Apple, and Sharp Cheddar, drizzled with a Beer Glaze;
  • Milk Stout Caramel and Nut Popcorn;
  • Imperial Stout Bacon Pecan Brownies
  • Lips of Faith (Gruit) Hot Beer Shrimp on a bed of Kimchee in a Wonton Cup
  • Runoff Red IPA Meatloaf served on top of a smashed Red Potato and drizzled with glaze
  • Rustic Red Chipotle Shredded Country-style Rib Sliders topped with Coleslaw


  • $40 Alumni Association members
  • $50 nonmembers

Event supports CAM Forever Fund

The net proceeds from the Bottle Cap Match and the event go to the CAM Forever Fund, which supports CAM the Ram and the Ram Handlers.

More information about the event can be found online. Contact: Katie Bennett,, (970) 491-6533.

Contact: CSU Alumni Association
Phone: (970) 491-6533