Are you a craft beverage lover interested in sampling the best that downtown Longmont has to offer? Look no further, as we've got you covered with some of the best craft beverage destinations in the area!
Our first must-visit destination is Abbott & Wallace Distilling, located in the old Longmont Times-Call building at 350 Terry St. This small-batch distillery produces handcrafted whiskey, gin, and rum using only the highest quality ingredients. Try their House Bourbon, their Lusca Spiced Rum, or one of their more adventurous spirits for a taste of something special. And they have a full cocktail menu, as well as beer, wine, and food available.
Then take just a few steps down the alley and check out neighboring St. Vrain Cidery (350 Terry St.) in the same building for a taste of something sweet and refreshing. St. Vrain Cidery offers the largest all-cider taproom in Colorado, featuring dozens of handcrafted ciders. With so many choices, it’s probably best to enjoy a flight of 4-8 four-ounce pours to sample a variety of offerings!
For a taste of something truly unique, head to Dry Land Distillers at 519 Main St. This unique distillery produces small-batch, handcrafted spirits using locally sourced ingredients. The tasting room is modern and inviting, with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Try their one-of-a-kind Cactus spirit (made from smoked Colorado prickly pear cactus) for a taste of something special – either neat by itself or in one of their unique and well-balanced cocktails.
Be sure to visit Bootstrap Brewing, just a few blocks away at 2nd and Pratt (142 Pratt St.) Bootstrap is a well-established brewery in Longmont, known for its creative and delicious craft beers. The taproom has a welcoming atmosphere and plenty of seating, making it a great spot to enjoy a cold beer with friends. Try their flagship Insane Rush IPA or one of their rotating seasonal beers. They also offer a variety of snacks and food trucks on the weekends. And chances are you’ll catch some live music, as they host more than 100 music performances a year!
Our next don’t-miss destination is Wibby Brewing, just a short walk away. Wibby specializes in craft lagers, and their taproom is a great place to relax and enjoy a cold beer. They have a large outdoor seating area, making it perfect for a sunny afternoon. Try their Moondoor Dunkel or their Lightshine Radler for a refreshing and unique taste. And be sure to catch a concert in their covered outdoor pavilion, it’s one of the best venues in downtown Longmont!
If you're looking for a laid-back and inviting atmosphere, 300 Suns Brewing is the perfect spot. Located at 335 1st Ave. , 300 Suns offers a variety of craft beers and a cozy taproom with plenty of seating. With a full kitchen and award-winning Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich, you certainly won’t go hungry. Pair some grub with their Salted Toffee Imperial Brown Ale or their RasBlood Orange White IPA for a tasty treat.
If you're a whiskey fan, then Copper Sky Distillery is a must-visit destination. With a beautiful tasting room at 110 Emery St., Copper Sky offers more than 10 different varieties of handcrafted whiskey. In addition to having delicious spirits in a breathtaking space, they’re a veteran-owned business that supports their community and numerous nonprofits. Grab a cocktail and meet their friendly team!
Or get your sports and craft beer fix at Pumphouse Brewery & Red Zone located on the corner of 6th Avenue and Main Street. Pumphouse offers a variety of craft beers and delicious pub fare, and its Red Zone sports bar is the perfect place to catch the big game. Grab a Wildfire Wheat or Red Alert Amber to wash down some wings!
Downtown Longmont is a craft beverage lover's paradise, with plenty of unique and delicious destinations to explore. Whether you prefer beer, cider, spirits, or a combination of all three, there is something for everyone in this vibrant and welcoming community. So grab some friends, put on your walking shoes, and prepare for an afternoon of fun and delicious craft beverages!