A Drinking Guide to Some of America’s Best Ski Town Breweries and Distilleries
Where to whet your whistle between runs at Aspen, Snowmass, Breckenridge, Crested Butte, Puragtory, Telluride, Vail, Beaver Creek, Park City and Jackson Hole.
By Just Beer Community Collection on Jan. 25, 2017
Drinking and ski culture undoubtedly go hand-in-hand. As any seasoned skier or snowboarder knows, the après ski scene is almost as important as the snow conditions.
But it’s no longer enough to swing by the pub closest to the ski lift and order a Bud Light. A major trend in skin towns over the past few years has been the establishment of local and artisanal craft breweries and distilleries. From rare beers, to whiskey, vodka, schnaps, and more, visiting these spots makes for the perfect “off-mountain” activity.
Here, we pulled together a quick guide to where to go and what to order at these après ski destinations. Next time you visit make sure you swing by. Tell them Mr. Luxury Ski sent you…
Read the rest of this article by Brandon Perlman from the Observer.
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