Chili and Beer kicks off the fall season in Mt. Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley.
The 19th annual Chili and Beer Fest will be held on Saturday, Sept 9, 2017.
Thank you to all the vendors, brewers and chili connoisseurs who helped make the 18th Chili and Beer Fest such a success!
18th Annual Chili and Beer Fest Winners
Best Professional Chili: Buffalo and Chocolate Stout Chili from Coal Creek Grill
Best Green Chili: Gunni Greens
Best Red Chili: Meat Your Maker from Pita’s in Paradise
Best Vegetarian Chili: Build Me Up Butternut from Mountain Roots
Best Amatuer Chili: Mr. B’s
Best Ale: Wolfe Brewing Co’s Alpha Wolfe American Pale Ale
Best Lager: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery’s Octoberfest
Best Porter/Stout: Backcountry Brewery’s Breakfast Stout
Best Wheat/Belgian: Vail Brewing’s Life’s a Peach
Best Specialty: Steamworks Brewing Co’s Colorado Kolsh
Best Cider: Big B’s Orchard Original
Held at the base of Crested Butte Mountain, it’s a spectacle not to be missed. With locally made chili, tasty craft beer, and live music, Chili and Beer is a great tradition for locals and visitors alike.
Tickets go on Sale— Friday, July 16th at 8 am
Online Sales End— Thursday, September 8th at 11:30 pm
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