Resort Brew

Four craft beers that honor ski areas.
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Solitude BrewSKI Lager

Solitude Mountain Resort BrewSKI Lager

Breweries and ski areas go together like PB&J, so celebrate their bond with these resort-themed craft beers this season.

Solitude BrewSKI Mountain Lager

Brewery: Bohemian Brewery, SLC, Utah

Salt Lake City’s Bohemian Brewery teamed up with Solitude’s Food & Beverage team to create this German-style lager that goes down almost like Fantasy Ridge on a powder day.

Mary Jane Ale

Mary Jane Ale

Mary Jane Ale

Brewery: New Belgium Brewing, Fort Collins, Colo.

An easy-drinking brew best enjoyed after a day lapping the Challenger lift on Winter Park’s Mary Jane side.

Read More: Beer for Skiers - New Belgium's The Hemperor HPA

CloudChaser IPA

CloudChaser IPA

CloudChaser IPA

Brewery: 10 Barrel Brewing, Bend, Ore.

10 Barrel partnered with Mt. Bachelor for this well-hopped IPA to celebrate the ski area’s first new lift since 1996.

Read More: Fire on the Mountain

Single Chair Golden Ale

Magic Hat Single Chair Golden Ale

Magic Hat Single Chair Golden Ale

Brewery: Magic Hat Brewing, Vt.

Just like a ride on the iconic lift at Mad River Glen it honors, Single Chair Ale is crisp and reminiscent of simpler times.

Read more: The Thirstiest Little State

Originally published in the October 2018 issue of SKI Magazine.



Gold Medal Brews

For the second consecutive year, mountain town breweries cleaned up at the Great American Beer Festival. Truckee's FiftyFifty Brewing took top honors for 2018.

BR-808 in a glass

Beer For Skiers: The BR-808

A collaboration between three different breweries on three different continents, this beer goes great with ski movies, just like the instrument it honors.

Melvin Brewing

Ski Town Gold

Until beer brewing becomes an Olympic sport, gold medals at the Great American Beer Festival are as good as it gets for ski town breweries.