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Tickets on sale now!

Sports Authority Field
May 12, 2018

The Bacon and Beer Classic is taking over Sports Authority Stadium for year three! Prepare yourself for a no-holds-barred blowout on the field with 100+ beers from regional breweries, 30+ bacon-infused dishes from local chefs, a blind beer taste test, the Hormel® bacon eating contest, lawn games, music, and more.

 
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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 a lounge on the visiting team locker room
  • Sip exclusive craft beers, and a new, limited edition style brewed just for the Classic
  • Enjoy a pork belly tasting, donut wall, and pulled pork sandwhiches
  • Mingle with a certified cicerone
 
 
 
 
 
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Participating Restaurants

Arepas Caribbean Food

Serving empanadas, arepas, Cuban sandwiches, Lechon Bowls and more!

Panzano

Offering the best in contemporary Northern Italian cuisine with a focus on local, seasonal and organic ingredients!

Bacon Social House

Bacon is truly a neighborhood spot, where food is family. Come join the family!

Bremen's Wine & Tap

A fun & vibrant local restaurant and wine bar, features hand-crafted, seasonal, American cuisine; craft cocktail & local beers.

The Corner Office 

2016 Diner's Choice Winner! Always using the freshest ingredients possible, TCO's global cuisine will expand your culinary horizons...without ever leaving Denver!

Elevation 5280: Street Food Elevated

Bringing Denver the best street food! The menu is full of variety to meet everyone's taste!

Que Bueno Suerte!

Inspired by the boldness of Mexico, the menu features innovative Latin cuisine prepared by our talented culinary team led by Vicente Sosa. 

GQue Championship BBQ

Jason, the Maestro of Meat behind GQUE has won many awards including "One of Denver’s Essential BBQ Restaurants" for 2017!

Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen

American tavern focused on high quality and innovative pub food from around the world!

 

Butcher's Bistro

They buy meat and poultry from small CO farms and focus on nose-to-tail preparation, changing the menu frequently as they work through the butchering process. 

The Lobby

22 Colorado drafts, famous bottomless mimosas, a seasonal cocktail list and a historic building that features the unique and beautiful Courtyard Patio.

Cypress Grove

 People and goats join forces to make award-winning cheese to the beat of our own drummer. 

gel-oh dolly!

Buy a bag, mix with your booze of choice, and pop in the fridge. They are Gel-Oh Shot connoisseurs!

Passanante's Home Food Services

Restaurant quality foods delivered to your door since 1916.

Crazy Mountain Brewing

Come sample some brews and grub at the Denver Tap Room & Beer Garden!

Earl's Kitchen & Bar

Growing across the United States and Canada with its unique offering of "upscale casual," the Earls movement is bringing it's soulful magic to new cities each year.

Duke's Meat

The real Duke is actually a guy named Justin. An Eagle Scout who grew up running around the Rocky Mountains searching out roadside jerky stands and exploring Colorado’s back country with his family.

Kentucky Inn

Kentucky Inn is one of Denver's most famous neighborhood pubs! Located in Wash Park on the corner of Pearl and Kentucky, it's a friendly, low-key, neighborhood watering hole.

Lucky Mary's Baking Company

Custom wedding, 3D cakes, event cakes, cupcakes and desserts, bakery and food truck!

Element Kitchen & Cocktail

Farm to table sports restaurant & bar, featuring menus created by celebrity chef John Tesar, fresh cocktails & a selection of Denver's top brews!

Just BE Kitchen

Their goal is to deliver a menu that illustrates to guests that you don't have to sacrifice the foods you love - but instead you can have meals that make you feel full and satisfied instead of the feeling of lack and sacrifice.

Randolph's Restaurant & Bar

They focus on incorporating fresh local ingredients and the best of Denver's great atmosphere to serve you an authentic and delicious experience.

The Pint Room

They pride themselves on their Chef driven menu and carrying as much local craft draft beers as possible.  Each location's menu is slightly different to fit the needs and wants of our local customers.

Max's Wine Dive 

MAX’s Wine Dive restaurant and wine bar features delicious “gourmet comfort food” and spectacular wines from around the world.

LaMar's

LaMar's will be supplying their colorful and flavorful donuts to our exclusive VIP "Donut Wall"! Donut be afraid to Treat Yo' Self to some VIP tickets!

The Modern Edge 

Family owned and operated, The Modern Edge is our exclusive VIP caterer. You will not want to miss their pulled pork sliders, so purchase your VIP tickets!

240 Sweet

"Happy Hour on a Stick" - award winning draft beer marshmallow with chocolate, bacon, pretzels and potato chips. 

Milk & Cake

One part self-serve yogurt bar one part decadent treat factory, MILK & CAKE proudly offers up world-class cupcakes, brownie-cakes and ice cream, and soft-serve frozen yogurt.

Cloud Nine Catering

Winner of the 2017 Bacon and Beer People's Choice Awards, Chef John will be returning to the Classic to compete for "Best Dish". 

Farm house at Breckenridge Brewery

Enjoy a leisurely meal  on the cozy back porch looking out to the Rocky Mountains or hang out around the fire pits. Their house is your house! 

Interstate Kitchen & Bar

In the heart of the Santa Fe Arts District, Interstate Kitchen & Bar is perfect for those who value scratch-made food and craft libations at an amazing price.

First Draft Taproom & Kitchen

First Draft is a unique tasting experience in the River North Arts District. They host a huge variety of craft beer, wine, cider, kombucha, coffee, and cocktails.

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Participating Breweries

Co-Brew

Homebrew supply store, brewery, & brew on premises!

Fate brewing company

Named one of "10 New U.S. Breweries to Watch, from D.C. to California" in Bon Appetit Magazine. 

Zephyr Brewing Company

 RiNo craft brewery that loves sports & games as much as you do.

Crazy Mountain Brewing

Year-round styles, along with seasonal and unique small-batch Local’s Stash weekly releases. 

Seedstock Brewery

Old-world, family beer recipes that have stood the test of time. It's great tasting beer for people who like to drink it !

FRONT RANGE BREWING Co.

Lafayette's first Craft Brewery! Diverse rotating beer line-up, weekly events, patio seating, and they have a kitchen!

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!

Dive Bar

They don’t believe in making more of the same stuff that’s currently flooding the craft  beer market. They make a beer beer. A light, crisp, easy drinking beer. 

14er Brewing Company

Diploma in Denver. Bachelors in Mountains. Doctorate in craft beer.

Barnett & Son Brewing Company

 A small craft brewery in Parker, CO, serving pints in the tasting room and filling growlers to go.

Bristol Brewing Company 

 A microbrewery in Colorado Springs serving peace, love & local beer.

Nowhere in Particular

Not being shackled to a building allows head brewer, Navillus, as much freedom to create as he has to move. 

Breckenridge Brewery

Referred to as the beer that built the brewery. Avalanche Ale has all the tools to back up the most illustrious of meats, Bacon. Avalanche is A versatile and satisfying anytime beer.

 

Ballast Point

What started as a small group of home brewers, who simply wanted to make a better beer, evolved into the adventurers known today as Ballast Point.

Westfax brewing company

Liberated from recipes, rules, and restraints! Local craft brewery located in Lakewood, CO. 

Blue Moon Brewing Company

At Blue Moon Brewing Company®something is always brewing – literally and figuratively. That’s because everything they do starts with creative inspiration. 

Boulevard Brewing Company

Founded in 1989, Boulevard Brewing Company has grown to become the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest. 

10 Barrel Brewing Co.

10 Barrel Brewing was founded by three fellas in Bend, Oregon in 2006 who wanted to brew beer, drink beer and have a ton of fun while doing so.

Black Bottle Brewery

Sean, founder and brewmaster, grew up in Fort Collins, CO and has continued to dig his roots deeper and deeper into the area over the years.

Portland Cider Company

They started the Portland Cider Company in 2012 with the intent of marrying English cider traditions with the innovative Northwest micro-brewing culture.

Mama Bear's Brew

Is it beer? Is it tea? It's the best of both worlds!

Something Brewery 

An uncommon and creative brewing company that sets its goals on producing the most creative and inspiring beers for the most unique individuals.

Living the dream

 A dog friendly brewery & taproom located in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Intrepid Sojourner Craft Beer

Located in Denver's Arts District on Santa Fe, this brewery is focusing on brews crafted with international influences.

Vail Brewing Company

Live...Create...Explore...Drink! Applying an adventurous spirit to quality artisan ales in the mountains of Colorado. 

Zuni Street Brewing

The theme behind their brewery and taproom is their shared appreciation and love of the great outdoors. 

 

Locavore Brewing Co

"Great beer, happy folks." Their goal is to bring the “neighbor” back into the neighborhood.

Landlocked Ales 

Creating a new view on low gravity, sessionable beers. A laid back neighborhood taproom, family friendly, and great flavors!

Barnett & Sons Brewery

Barnett & Son Brewing Co. was started in 2013 by Andrew Barnett. “Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.”

High Hops Brewery

The taste preferences of owners, Pat and Zach, combined with those of our staff have given life to a family of beers that suits all.

The Industrial Revolution Brewing Company

IRBC is a family business lead by master brewer, Tim. Working with traditional, and non-traditional ingredients he had perfected a variety of beers and ales for a wide range of tastes. 

Montucky Cold Snacks

8% of their yearly profits will be divided amongst various organizations. Some people call it drinking with a cause. These donations are not exclusive to one cause or another from year to year.

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The Judging Panel

Nick Evans Nick Evans is a writer, blogger, passionate home cook, and recent father. He has been writing on his popular food blog, Macheesmo, for 8 years. He has a nationally released cookbook all about using leftovers effectively (Love Your Leftovers), and was on the NBC game show Food Fighters where he cooked against some of the nation’s best chefs. (Spoiler alert: He did pretty okay.)

Nick Evans

Nick Evans is a writer, blogger, passionate home cook, and recent father. He has been writing on his popular food blog, Macheesmo, for 8 years. He has a nationally released cookbook all about using leftovers effectively (Love Your Leftovers), and was on the NBC game show Food Fighters where he cooked against some of the nation’s best chefs. (Spoiler alert: He did pretty okay.)

Meghan Bassett Meghan Bassett is a food addict turned food and travel writer with a love for creating uncomplicated, gourmet recipes and devouring anything the world serves up. As the author of the food and travel blog Cake 'n Knife, Meghan focuses on unique foodie experiences from around the world to right at home in your own kitchen. Her recipes have been featured in publications such as Buzzfeed, Today.com, Huffington Post and more.

Meghan Bassett

Meghan Bassett is a food addict turned food and travel writer with a love for creating uncomplicated, gourmet recipes and devouring anything the world serves up. As the author of the food and travel blog Cake 'n Knife, Meghan focuses on unique foodie experiences from around the world to right at home in your own kitchen. Her recipes have been featured in publications such as Buzzfeed, Today.comHuffington Post and more.

Ben Higgins People may know Ben best from his time on season 20 of ABC’s The Bachelor. The Bachelor has allowed Ben an enhanced platform to share what he is most passionate about which is his faith, his hope for humanity, and his love for sports. Today Ben, along with some of his closest friends, started a couple new projects that take up his free time.

Ben Higgins

People may know Ben best from his time on season 20 of ABC’s The BachelorThe Bachelor has allowed Ben an enhanced platform to share what he is most passionate about which is his faith, his hope for humanity, and his love for sports. Today Ben, along with some of his closest friends, started a couple new projects that take up his free
time.