The 4th annual Bacon and Beer Classic is taking over Broncos Stadium at Mile High on May 11th. With local chefs serving up bacon inspired dishes and regional breweries featuring creative draft beers, you’ll experience bacon and beer like never before. Choose from the afternoon or evening session.
All-inclusive tickets get you...
100+ Craft Beers
30+ Bacon Dishes
Music, Games, a Hormel® Bacon Eating Contest, and more!
Choose: 1pm or 6pm
Party at Mile High Stadium
Indulge in 3 hours of unlimited bacon dishes and craft beer
Enjoy music and games
Sample with a commemorative glass
Explore the stadium with our mobile app
Choose: 12pm or 5pm
Enjoy everything included in GA plus...
Enter the stadium an hour early through an expedited line
Score first dibs on your favorite bacon dishes and beers!
CHoose: 12pm or 5pm
Enjoy everything included in GA plus...
Enter the stadium an hour early through an expedited line
Relax in the VIP lounge inside the Mile High Visitor's locker room
Sip exclusive craft beers and speciality bacon dishes
Enjoy a pork belly tasting, donut wall, and beer & cheese pairing
Hands-free beer lanyard
2019 Partner + Sponsors
2019 Participating Restaurants
…many more TBA
GQue Championship BBQ
With their championship-level BBQ and quality BBQ catering, they HAVE put Denver on the BBQ map. Returning champions, GQUE, will not disappoint you at the Classic!
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew Denver
They’ve kept it local by consciously sourcing the majority of their ingredients from Colorado farms. Knowing exactly who and where their food comes from allows them to consistently deliver fresh dishes.
Arepas Caribbean food
Returning for their third year at the Classic, Arepas never fails to deliver to most delicious Caribbean food in the Denver Area!
Wynkoop Brewing Company
Colorado’s First Brewpub is home to tastemakers and rulebreakers, bushwhackers and envelope pushers. For almost three decades they’ve been brewing handcrafted beer in their modest basement brewery underneath Denver’s largest pool hall.
Boar & Castle Mobile Eatery
Boar & Castle features European Mediterranean cuisine including hand-rolled pastas and Spanish tapas. Chef Jorge will be returning for his second year with us at Mile High!
Milk & Cake
MILK & CAKE has 16 flavors of delicious soft-serve frozen yogurt, ice cream, sorbettos (and more), on tap daily, with over 50 flavors in constant rotation and an awe-inspiring topping bar that's sure to bring out the Mad Scientist in you!
A Southern Soul
Chef Donna will be bringing her Soul Food dishes all the way from Belden, Mississippi!
Tim Doherty always wanted to open his own pub, but the late night hours were turning his hair gray, so he chose to open a breakfast joint instead. Tim created Syrup – a contemporary take on the classic pancake house.
River Bear American Meats
No junk. No fillers. Just the heritage-raised, hand-trimmed good stuff. The kind of stuff that makes skillets sizzle and taste buds tremble in anticipation. Crafted in small batches in Denver, CO, their meats are the life’s work of a classically-trained carnivore.
The Vanilla Bean Pastry Truck
Inspired by using locally sourced ingredients, they use nothing but the best! While using French techniques, they offer you both a traditional and unconventional line of decadent pastry and crepes that evolves from season to season.
Catering By Design
Their way of catering demands a unique thought process that requires them to constantly create new ways of providing fresh dishes on-site, ultimately translating into the pure food at your event. So often they are cooking from their hearts and feeding the soul.
10 Barrel Brewing
Featuring a 20 barrel brewing system, 24 freshly brewed beers on tap, and fermenting from a sunken deck in the middle of the action. Throw in a rooftop patio, made from scratch pub grub, an open space layout with views into the brew area and kitchen and you’ve got your new favorite hangout!
Habit Doughnut Dispensary
Known as the "cheeky bakery on Platte" carving out a commanding presence in Denver’s doughnut scene with premium, chef-driven doughnuts, “monsta” cinnamon rolls and shooters of whiskey with (or without) a cuppa coffee.
Tap Fourteen uptown
Chef Josh Bonazza has created a freshly made, locally sourced menu he describes as American Alpine Fare. Tap 14 Uptown is located at the Corner of 19th & Logan in the One City Block Apartment Building. At Tap 14 they celebrate the amazing beer scene here in Colorado.
Steuben's became a famous Boston restaurant, nightclub, and hotspot from the 1940’s to the 1960’s on Boylston Street. The Vienna Room, The Cave, and The Blue Room were all part of the Steuben's space and hosted Big Band, Jazz, and Swing groups with The Rat Pack, proms and sweet sixteens, and more. In its prime, Steuben’s was the center of the Boston dining and nightlife scene.
First Draft Taproom & Kitchen
First Draft is a unique tasting experience in the River North Arts District in Denver, CO. They host a huge variety of craft beer, wine, cider, kombucha, coffee, and cocktails for you to pour as much or as little as you’d like! Their taps are ever-rotating to bring you a wide selection of craft and small-batch libations from across the country.
Duke's Smoked Meats
What happens when you add a pale ale and dark chocolate marinade to beef steak strips? Or how about a coconut and sesame Shorty® Sausage slow smoked over bamboo wood? The short answer is, they’ve got no idea. But they can promise you that their band of meat loving craftologists will keep taste testing any and all flavor combinations to keep their meats inspiring and delicious.
Lucky Mary’s Baking and Sweets Company
Lucky Mary’s is not just a cake and cupcake business, but a bakery and full service dessert trailer offering up a variety of sweet treats. With the freshest of ingredients and attention to detail they will create you something not only beautiful, but pleasing to the palette.
At Gel-Oh Dolly! they’re putting a “grown up” twist on these nostalgic party favorites. By using real food ingredients they create craft cocktail and gourmet dessert inspired mixes for Gel-Oh Shots.
Flying Pig Bacon Co
A new spot for bacon in Olde Town Arvada! They are making their bacon-debut at the Classic this May. This is one line you do not want to skip!
Burnt End BBQ
Burnt End BBQ is Denver's premiere BBQ joint, serving thick and juicy large portions of beef, steak, pork and poultry. Their expertise in making guests happy does not stop at the door. Choose mouth-watering meat selections from our menu and then sit back, enjoy the party and leave the rest to them!
Farm House at Breckenridge Brewery
Breckenridge Brewery opened its doors in 1990 in the mountain town of Breckenridge, Colorado. It’s the third-oldest craft brewery in the state. Nestled below the slopes on Main Street, our brewpub continues to delight locals and visitors with a lively atmosphere, delicious pub fare, and of course, a great selection of beer.
Milk & Cake
Denver's own local soft-serve frozen yogurt, ice cream, sorbet, premium cupcakes and brownies shop! They have over 25 delicious cupcake flavors and a variety of gluten free daily! Located behind the Starbucks at Hampden and I25!
Avelina focuses on seasonal New American cuisine while the full bar offers a diverse roster of cocktails, craft beers and boutique wines. The modern space offers an elegant and comfortable environment in the heart of LoDo’s dining scene, with dinner, lunch, happy hour and weekend brunch!
Passanante's Home Food Services
Since 1916, Passanante's Home Food Service has provided families like yours with an incredible variety of healthy, safe and delicious foods. What started as a corner market and specialty butcher shop has blossomed into a state-of-the-art processing facility with a direct-to-the-consumer sales division.
Tilford's Wood Fired Pizza
They only use the best of the best ingredients, methods and preparation when it comes to your pizza. Please stop asking for their dough recipe, it’s a secret!!
Dos Abuelas is a Puerto Rican food truck dedicated to celebrating their great Puerto Rican heritage. They strive to help continue the exploration of Puerto rican flavors, music, art and Taino traditions.
2019 PARTICIPATING BREWERIES
Wibby Brewing has become a significant community partner as they host and raise funds for several local charities throughout Boulder County.
Fate brewing company
Named one of "10 New U.S. Breweries to Watch, from D.C. to California" in Bon Appetit Magazine.
Tivoli Brewing Company
Their brewery has become one of the largest breweries in the West, selling its light golden lager nearly everywhere west of the Mississippi!
Barnett & Son Brewing Company
A small craft brewery in Parker, CO, serving pints in the tasting room and filling growlers to go.
Mama Bear's Brew
Is it beer? Is it tea? It's the best of both worlds!
Zuni Street Brewing
The theme behind their brewery and taproom is their shared appreciation and love of the great outdoors.
Strange Craft has become a destination spot for Colorado beer drinkers, and taken home two Great American Beer Festival® medals and two World Beer Cup® awards.
Wynkoop is a Denver institution, still known for innovative, ballsy brewers who put just about anything in their beer, including Rocky Mountain oysters, gummy bears and green chiles.
Little Machine Brewing
Clean beer. Done right. In Denver’s Jefferson Park neighborhood.
Wit’s End Brewing Company
They are an artisanal Denver brewery fueled by dreams and inspired by the limitless potential of craft beer.
Crazy Mountain Brewery
At Crazy Mountain, they believe that when your passion is your job, life is good. So why do anything else?
Dive Bar Brewing Company
A light, crisp, easy drinking beer. The kind of beer your dad drank after he cut the grass. That’s the kind of beer we brew. The uncraft, craft beer.
10 Barrel Brewing Co
In 2016, they started production brewery in Bend, Oregon. In 2014, they partnered with Anheuser-Busch, becoming a member of The High End and their family of craft brands.
Renegade Brewing Company
Their goal is to make damn good beer, have a hell of time doing it, and give their customers a place to meet with friends new and old.
Boggy Draw Brewery
Boggy Draw Brewery is Sheridan's first craft brewery serving fine, British style ales made with H2O, malt, hops, yeast, and a dash of Colorado spirit.
Post Brewing Co.
From behind the glass of the brewery, this is the result of balance: balance of flavor and of aroma and of feeling. All components working together resulting ultimately in drinkability. It’s a feeling of satisfaction and appreciation – one you don’t need to think hard about to figure out.
They continue to grow and evolve, dedicated to their mission; to be fiercely independent, 100% family owned, deeply rooted to their community, committed to the environment and brewers of inspired beer.
They take great pride in the pioneering advances they’ve made in developing innovative beer styles and brewing techniques. From the intensive study of hopping techniques to the comprehensive analysis of historic beer styles, they’ve identified the optimal assemblage of beer characteristics in each of their handcrafted brands.
High Hops Brewery
The goal at High Hops is to bring a quality beer that is both unique and delicious & now, with 40 taps in their tasting room, they can proudly continue to provide a variety of beers. The taste preferences of Pat and Zach combined with those of their staff have given life to a family of beers that suits all.
Head Brewer Dan Lewis handles all things brewery. From formulating recipes to sending our 6-packs out into the world. This beer lover enjoys the manual labor required when brewing on our 15 barrel Bohemian brewhouse
Steamworks Brewing Co.
Hang with the locals. Catch a game. Enjoy a fresh beer and outstanding food. Every day promises a screaming deal and fun to be had!
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Beer runs deeper than blood. Funny how brothers settle things the old fashioned way. Try brothers-in-law. Who own a brewery together. David, AKA The Lion, and Adam, AKA The Bear, may battle, epically at times, but at least neither ever forget it's for the love of beer.
New Planet Brewery
Established in 2009, New Planet headquartered its brewing operations in Boulder, CO. In 2017, New Planet moved its brewing operation to Denver, CO to a state-of-the-art brewery. New Planet distinguishes itself in brewing gluten free and crafted to remove gluten beers. That is all we do!
Horse & Dragon Brewing Company
In January of 2013 (at the very end of the Year of the Dragon) they began planning for Horse & Dragon Brewing Company. In May of 2014 (the Year of the Horse) they opened to the public. Through great flavors and happy craft beer experiences, they hope to help bring more people together in the community of Fort Collins and in the larger community of craft beer.
Oskar Blues Brewery
The Tasty Weasel Taproom kicked its doors open in Longmont in 2008 to make way for a larger brew house when they outgrew their original brewpub in Lyons, CO. Since then, they’ve kept the spirit of Lyons’ blues & rock legacy by having live music pumping out the doors every Fri-Mon and the freshest OB beer around flowing outta the taps.
The concept of Factotum Brewhouse was thought-up one night when the four Bruns siblings met for dinner. The notion of a homebrewer-driven brewery was mentioned, the conversation snowballed from there, and Christopher and Laura’s interests began to pique.
Holidaily Brewing Co.
They are the only certified dedicated, gluten-free brewing facility in the state of Colorado. That means not one gluten-containing ingredient enters their doors, so there is never a chance for cross contamination.
Mockery Brewing is a craft brewery that focuses on bold flavors while maintaining the utmost respect for balance and quality. Their beer is handcrafted with specific attention paid to the sources of our ingredients.
Black Bottle Brewery
Sean, founder and brewmaster at Black Bottle Brewery, grew up in Fort Collins and has continued to dig his roots deeper and deeper into the area over the years. Getting hitched to his high school sweetheart Erin, 12 years ago, the two have since started a family and a badass microbrewery.
Twisted Pine Brewing Co.
Today, their ale house is a gathering place for local residents, a happy hour haven for nearby business people, a spot to bring your family and friends when they visit beautiful Boulder, a venue for charitable benefits, a sunny patio with a gorgeous view of the Flatirons, a site for graduation and birthday parties, a sports zone for Sunday football and home to the best pizza in Boulder.
Joseph James Brewing Company
Located about 20 min from the Las Vegas strip, Joseph James Brewing Company calls Henderson, NV home. Seeing the explosion of craft beer across the nation and a lack of quality craft beer in Nevada, Joseph James Brewing Company was started in 2008 to fill that void. As the only production craft brewery in southern Nevada it is our mission to deliver the highest quality products and create classic styles with their own unique touch.
Mountain Cowboy Brewing Company
Ron & Michelle Yovich are the owners of Ella J Farms, the largest commercial hops farm on the Colorado Front Range. They bring the ability to source fresh, locally grown hops to the brewery business as well as over nine years of experience working directly with other producers in the local craft beer scene and learning the business from the inside.
14er Brewing Company
14er Brewing Company is an independently owned craft brewery in Denver, CO focused on canning ‘Uniquely Crushable’ craft beer. 14er opened summer of 2016 with limited can and draft beer distribution in Denver without a physical location.
Prost Brewing Co.
Prost Brewing Co. is a Colorado craft brewery focused on crafting only the finest German-style biers. They honor our German heritage by sourcing only the highest quality ingredients directly from Germany and by following traditional brewing practices and lagering techniques.
They brew all of our beer on site and their taproom and patio are both dog friendly! There are always fun events like live music, trivia, painting parties, etc. going on throughout the month. Check out their taproom for all the fun!
Montucky Cold Snacks
The founders wanted a light beer that would be, not only refreshing, but would center its core values around giving back to the communities that supported it as well as celebrating the fun, active, outdoor lifestyle that encompasses Montanan life. That meeting and idea quickly became what is now known as Montucky Cold Snacks.
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