Backcountry Brewery |

Backcountry Brewery

Restaurant information:

720 Main Street, Frisco, CO 80443

(970) 668-2337

Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Happy hour 4–6 p.m. daily.

Menu available here

Tucked between Summit County’s most majestic mountain peaks and beautiful Lake Dillon, in the rustic mountain town of Frisco is the Backcountry Brewery. A dramatic structure of log, stucco and stone, the Backcountry Brewery has become a centerpiece of Frisco’s charming Main Street. Offering a full menu and second story views, a trip to Backcountry is a must when visiting the High Country.

The Backcountry Brewery and Restaurant was established in 1996 by a group of local residents with a desire to bring great beer and food to their community for the enjoyment of locals and visitors. The beers are formulated to appeal to the outdoor and adventure-oriented folks that choose Summit County for their recreation and relaxation. Backcountry takes great pride in offering a diverse array of ales, lagers and American pub fare. These beers have won six Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals at the Great American Beer Festival, the nation’s premier beer competition as well as a Silver Medal in the brewery’s first international competition held at the Colorado State Fair in 2011. In 2012, Backcountry Brewery entered six beers in the Colorado State Fair and each one took home a medal.

Under new the ownership of Eazor Brewing LLC since September of 2010, The Backcountry Brewery and Restaurant has begun to expand the brewery and also distribution of beer throughout Colorado, while maintaining the high standards of product quality that you have come to expect.


Menu highlights:


  • 9097 Ft. Nachos

Tortilla chips. refried beans, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses, topped with jalapenos, scallions, salsa and sour cream, $10. Add guacamole, chicken or beef for $2.5.

  • Backcountry poppers

Jalapeno peppers, hollowed out, stuffed with cream cheese, breaded, deep fried and served with a sweet dipping saucs, $8.

Burgers and sandwiches:

  • The Backcountry burger

Bacon, tobacco onions, BBQ sauce and cheddar cheese, $12. Buffalo, $14; chicken, $11; black bean, $11.

  • Spicy smoked sausage

Continental Colorado local spicy smoked sausage served on a Hoagie roll, $7.

  • Prime rib french dip

Thinly sliced slow smoked prime rib with au jus dipping suace, $12.

Baskets and platters:

  • Traditional tacos basket

Three tacos of either taco beef or chicken with sauteed onions, lettuce, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese and mild or spicy sauce, $9. Pico de gallo, $10.

  • Grilled trout platter

Trout grilled and served on a plate with vegetable and choice of starch, $13.

  • Vegetarian platter

Fresh, seasoned roasted vegetables served over a cheese tamale, $10.

Specialty pizzas



Beer Menu:

  • Pilsner:

Formerly Ptarmigan Pilsner

Original Gravity: 11.5° plato / Alcohol by volume: 4.7% / Bitterness: 42 IBU’s / SRM: 3.1

  • Pale Ale:

Formerly known as Telemark IPA

Original Gravity: 14° plato / Alcohol by volume: 5.6% / Bitterness: 60 IBU’s / SRM: 10.8

  • Amber:

Formerly Switchback Amber

Original Gravity: 13.5° plato / Alcohol by volume: 5.38% / Bitterness: 28 IBU’s / SRM: 16

  • Porter:

Formerly Peak One Porter

Original Gravity: 14.5° plato / Alcohol by volume: 6% / Bitterness: 35 IBU’s / SRM: 71


  • Berliner Weisse

Sour German Style Wheat

Alcohol by volume: 3.9% / Bitterness: 7 IBU’s / SRM: 4

  • Dopplebock

Strong German Lager

Alcohol by volume: 7.5 % / SRM: 30 / Bitterness: 35 IBUs

  • Dubbel

Rich Malty beer inspired by Monks

Alcohol by volume: 7.3% / Bitterness: 22 IBU’s / SRM: 22

  • Breakfast Stout

Milk Stout

Original Gravity: 13.7° plato / Alcohol by volume: 4.4% / Bitterness: 30 IBU’s / SRM: 10

  • Double IPA

Unfiltered Double IPA

Alcohol by volume: 8.5% / Bitterness: 85 IBU’s

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