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WINTER SEASONAL TASTING

Beer Tasting in the heart of Beaver Creek Village. Featuring exclusive limited releases and fan favorite brews!

ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED. TICKET SALES ON-SITE IN BEAVER CREEK VILLAGE WILL BEGIN AT 12PM AT THE VVF INFO BOOTH.

Are you a Birds of Prey Volunteer? Show your Volunteer credential at the VVF info booth to purchase a discounted ticket!

Schedule

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

$35  |  3-6PM  |  BEAVER CREEK VILLAGE

ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED. TICKET SALES ON-SITE IN BEAVER CREEK VILLAGE WILL BEGIN AT 12PM AT THE VVF INFO BOOTH.

Are you a Birds of Prey Volunteer? Show your Volunteer credential at the VVF info booth to purchase a discounted ticket!

Now in it’s second year, ‘Beers of Prey’ craft beer brings craft breweries to the heart of Beaver Creek for a sampling of limited edition, seasonal brews, not available anywhere else.

Day-of tickets will be sold in Beaver Creek village. Please visit our map for more details.

Featured Brewers

TASTING NOTES

avery tweak

Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Stout  |  16% ABV

Avery’s own, Parker, of the cartoon and cat loving variety, created this cult classic character back in our 17th season. Appearing in several episodes under another stage name that was deemed inappropriate, our executive producers and editors decided that a name change and further character development— a 4-month hiatus in Bourbon barrels—were necessary to satisfy our most ardent and demanding viewers.


beers available for the full event:

Ginger Sour, Barrel Aged Sour Ale with Ginger  |  6% ABV
Vanilla Bean Stout, Bourbon Aged Stout  |  10.8% ABV
Tangerine Quad, Bourbon Barrel Aged Belgian Style Quadruple  |  10.1% ABV

 

BONFIRE WtFO

Double IPA  |  8.4% ABV

WtFO is brewed with lupulin powder, a new way to brew with hops. The name is a reference to area on Vail Mountain (“way the f*ck out there”) due to the beer’s experimental nature.


beers available for the full event:

Demshitz Brown Ale, American Brown Ale  | 5.8% ABV
Kilt Dropper Scotch Ale, Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy  |  8.2% ABV
Kindler Pale Ale, American Pale Ale  |  5.3% ABV

Dogfish head
VANILLA OAK AGED WORLDWIDE STOUT

Imperial Stout  |  17.5% ABV

Rare and often rumored about in the darkest corners of the beer community; World Wide Stout is dark, rich, roasty & complex, lingering somewhere beyond the limits of the average beer…& now it’s aged on oak with vanilla!


beers available for the full event:

Liquid Truth Serum IPA, India Pale Ale  |  6.8% ABV
Flash and Blood IPA, India Plae Ale  |  7.5% ABV
SeaQuench Ale, Session Sour  |  4.9% ABV

Firestone Walker
leo vs. ursus: inferos

Imperial Rye IPA

Inferos is fiery in color and hellacious in hoppiness. Forged with 25 percent rye grain and loaded with more than four pounds of hops per barrel, Inferos is ultimately a big, spicy beer that will keep the soul warm when a chill is in the air.


beers available for the full event:

Mocha Merlin, Coffee & Chocolate Infused Oatmeal Stout  |  5.5% ABV
Union Jack, West Coast IPA  |  7% ABV
Pivo, Hoppy Pilsner |  5.3%

GREAT DIVIDE
STRAWBERRY RHUBARB SOUR

Sour Ale  |  6.2% ABV

Strawberry is the yin to rhubarb’s yang—the sweet to the tart. This beautiful partnership creates a beer that glows ruby in the glass, bursts with strawberry aroma, and bites with every sip. Bright and effervescent, this sour is a fun and refreshing, lip-puckering treat perfect for every occasion, any time of the year.


beers available for the full event:

Yeti Imperial Stout, Imperial Stout  |  9.5% ABV
Hibernation, English Style Old Ale  |  8.7% ABV
Titan IPA, India Pale Ale |  7.1% ABV

Lagunitas Brown SHugga

Special Ale  |  9.7% ABV

This Special Ale is Something Unique. Feeding Brown Cane Sugar to otherwise Cultured Brewery Yeast is a’kin to feeding Raw Shark to your Gerbil. It is unlikely to ever occur in nature without Human Intervention. And besides, it looks weird. But it has happened and now it’s too late.


beers available for the full event:

Lagunitas IPA, India Pale Ale  |  6.2% ABV
Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’, Hoppy Pale Wheat Ale  |  7.5% ABV
12th of Never Pale Ale, Pale Ale  |  5.5% ABV

Odell barrel aged
mountain Standard

Double Black IPA  |  10.6% ABV

Tucked away in a dark corner of our cellar, a liquid as black as coal rests peacefully in bourbon barrels. You know it as Double Black IPA. After a full trip around the sun, the beer has developed into a whole new beast, with notes of roasted malt, sweet chocolate, raisin and caramel.


beers available for the full event:

90 Shilling, Amber Ale  |  5.3% ABV
Rupture, Fresh Grind Ale  |  6% ABV
Mountain Standard, Black IPA  |  8.1% ABV

Oskar Blues Barrel Aged
Ten Fidy

12.9% ABV

Aged through four seasons and from a blend of the top Bourbons around, this Ten Fidy has morphed into a monster of cranked up flavor. Espresso, burnt sugar, rich chocolate, caramel notes are now driving alongside the vanilla, oak, bourbon from the barrel and been smoothed out during maturation. Even at 12.9% (75 IBUs) it is cool and drinkable, letting each sip add more and more complexity.


beers available for the full event:

Pinner, Session India Pale Ale  |  4.9% ABV
Mama’s Little Yella Pils, Czech Style Pilsner  |  5.3% ABV
Old Chub, Scotch Ale  |  8% ABV

Sierra Nevada Narwhal

Imperial Stout  |  10.2% ABV

Narwhal Imperial Stout is inspired by the mysterious creature that thrives in the deepest fathoms of the frigid Arctic Ocean. Featuring incredible depth of malt flavor, rich with notes of espresso, baker’s cocoa, roasted grain and a light hint of smoke, Narwhal is a massive malt-forward monster. Aggressive but refined with a velvety smooth body and decadent finish, Narwhal will age in the bottle for years to come.


beers available for the full event:

Celebration, Fresh Hop India Pale Ale |  6.8% ABV
Pale Ale (the classic!), Pale Ale  |  5.6% ABV
Otra Vez, Gose  |  4.5% ABV

Ska molé Stout

Autumnal Stout  |  5.8% ABV

Inspired by the Mexican and New Mexican cuisine of Ska’s Southern Colorado location, the Autumnal Molé Stout is brewed with cocoa nibs, spices and three varieties of chile peppers: Ancho, Guajillo and Hatch green chiles (also known as Anaheim peppers.)


beers available for the full event:

Bad Hop Contract, Double India Pale Ale  |  8% ABV
Euphoria, Pale Ale  |  6.2% ABV
Milk Stout, Cream Stout  |  5.5% ABV

upslope Christmas Ale

Holiday Ale  |  8.2% ABV

Holiday spices complement the dark fruit and spicy notes from Abbey Ale Yeast. The distinctive holiday aroma, ruby red color and rich malt flavor make this ale perfect for spreading Christmas cheer.


beers available for the full event:

Craft Lager, Premium American Lager  |  4.8% ABV
Citra Pale Ale, Pale Ale  |  5.8% ABV
Brown Ale, Brown Ale  |  6.7% ABV

Vail Brewing Company
Tourist Trap DIPA

Double IPA  |  8.2% ABV

Resinous, grassy, and piney with citrus notes balanced with a slightly sweet caramel maltiness. This beer finishes dry with very little bitterness.


beers available for the full event:

Hot Mess Blonde, Blonde Ale  |  5% ABV
Pete’s Stash Pale Ale, Pale Ale  |  6% ABV
Gore Creek IPA, American India Pale Ale |  7% ABV