A Guide to the Best Breweries in Breckenridge



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Broken Compass Brewery

Broken Compass Free Shuttle

Broken Compass Brewing

Top of our list and our favorite brewery is Broken Compass due to their free shuttle! The Lost Bus free shuttle is constantly moving in between Breckenridge and the Broken Compass Brewery. Please call the shuttle driver at 970-406-2011 to schedule your ride (do not text driver)!  Shuttle service opens at 12pm every day and runs until at least 8pm on weekdays, later on weekends.  The service is FREE in and around Breck and out to our taproom, and may be able to pick up and drop off from further locations for a small fee.

Broken compass has a goal of bringing together friends for some great beer in Colorado’s premier mountain town and features events throughout the week to keep things exciting, like the Monday Night Potluck. Beers on tap include a Coconut Porter, Chocolate Coffee Stout, and Bourbon Barrel Aged Brown.

When searching for the best breweries in Breckenridge, you will find a variety of brewpubs and Breckenridge bars with stunning mountain views, delicious handcrafted drinks, and events going on year round. Whether you are a beer connoisseur or are just looking to have a great time out with friends, there is an option for you with an ideal atmosphere. These fresh brews are tasty, but the menus are just as great, with pub fare that will pair well with your beers. Here are just four of our top breweries and one of our favorite beer halls in Breckenridge!

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Breckenridge Brewery

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Breckenridge Brewery & Pub

The Breckenridge Brewery & Pub on South Main Street is one of the most popular breweries in Breckenridge. This restaurant and brewery destination has dramatic views of the mountains and a dining room and patio to reveal these spectacular sights while enjoying some local beverages. Since 1990, the Breckenridge Brewery & Pub has brought an eclectic menu of traditional pub fare and some delicious beer to the area. Choose from the Agave Wheat, Autumn Ale, Avalanche Ale, and Christmas Ale. Then, pair your brew with some beer-cheese fries or chicken wings or indulge in a beef or black bean burger. Then, follow it all up with a vanilla porter bread pudding or stout brownie jar.

Dillon Dam Brewery

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Dam Fun with Dillon Dam Brewery

The largest brewpub in the Colorado Rockies is the Dillon Dam Brewery. This is another great option when selecting breweries near Breckenridge to visit. With a delicious menu to select from as well as a variety of hand-crafted lagers and ales, the Dillon Dam Brewery is a top contender for best breweries in Breckenridge. Pub dinners include prime rib, NY strip steak, and maple bourbon pecan trout. The beverages include a Hefeweizen, Saison Du Sommet, East Wall Amber, Dillon Double IPA, and Nitro C.O.V.E. Stout.

Beer Hall Option: Prost

Prost is also a good option,though it is technically a beer hall, technically in Frisco, a short 8 miles from Breckenridge, and also well known for a wide selection of sausages.  You can pair some delicious sausages with beverages here. Choose from a long list, including spicy Italian, elk jalapeno cheddar, pheasant mushroom and parmesan, and venison and juniper berry. You can also get a Bavarian pretzel or German potato salad. With over 30 bottles of beer from Bavaria and Belgium, you can celebrate an international culture while indulging in some delicious cuisine. Live music is on tap as well.

After Touring These Breweries in Breckenridge

After enjoying some good, local brews at these breweries in Breckenridge, come back to your Book Breck vacation rental for a retreat in the beautiful Colorado Rockies. Select from 2 to 6 bedroom houses that will suit your personal needs during your stay in the beautiful town of Breckenridge!

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