Here’s where to grab a beer in Summit County on St. Patrick’s Day |

Here’s where to grab a beer in Summit County on St. Patrick’s Day

Many local breweries and restaurants are paying homage to the Irish holiday

Breckenridge Brewery/Courtesy photo
Breckenridge Brewery’s Nitro Irish Stout has returned to shelves in light of St. Patrick's Day
Breckenridge Brewery/Courtesy photo

Editor’s note: This story was last updated at 5:55 p.m. on Sunday, March 12. This story will be updated as more restaurants and bars plan St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. 

St. Patrick’s Day is just a week away, and some Summit County restaurants and bars are already preparing to pay homage to the Irish celebration.

Angry James Brewery 

421 Adams Ave., Silverthorne; 970-455-8800;

For the first time, Angry James Brewery released its first custom St. Patrick’s Day T-shirts. According to its Facebook page, the brewery released two beers in recognition of the holiday, too. Try the Mountain Goats Oatmeal Stout, which is a collaboration with Broken Compass Brewing and Outer Range Brewing Co, or try the Two Tone Footer Coffee Stout. 

Psst, the brewery’s Facebook page teases more information to come regarding St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. 

The Baker’s Brewery 

531 Silverthorne Lane, Silverthorne; 970-468-0170;

Baker’s Brewery is bringing the party from 8-11 p.m. with four-man band Horizon Line. According to the brewery’s Facebook event, the band’s members will play rock and roll tunes through the night. Horizon Lines will play a mix of covers as well as a selection of original songs inspired by High Country living, says the event post. 

Breckenridge Brewery & Pub 

600 S. Main St., Breckenridge; 970-453-1550;

Breckenridge Brewery’s Nitro Irish Stout is back. According to the brewery’s website, the stout is “brewed with roasted Irish barley for a rich malty flavor.”

Burke and Riley’s Irish Pub

520 S. Main St., Breckenridge; 970-547-2782;

This Breckenridge-based Irish pub is kicking off the day at 9 a.m. with kegs and eggs, which includes a breakfast burrito paired with either a green beer or bloody mary for $12. During the day, the pub is also offering car bomb specials and traditional Irish music by Kevin Eddy from 5-8 p.m. Cover beings at 11 a.m.

Starting at 8 p.m., the pub will transform into “Club Shamrock,” which will feature a dance party and giveaways.

Dillon Dam Brewery 

100 Little Dam St., Dillon; 970-262-7777;

The Dillon Dam Brewery is back with its open mic nights, one of which is from 9:30 p.m. to midnight on Friday, March 17. According to the brewery’s Facebook event, host Levi Corrigan will welcome performers, all of whom will get one free pint. 

The brewery is also offering happy hour prices and $5 Bulleit shots and drinks. 

Outer Range Brewing Co.

182 Lusher Court, Frisco;

Each Friday, Outer Range Brewing Co. releases new beers, and St. Patrick’s Day is no different. Check the brewery’s Instagram page at for a sneak peek of which beers will be released. 

The Pad 

491 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne; 970-445-7767;

The hostel-and-hotel combo’s “Paddies Day” will feature a happy hour from 4-6 p.m. with live music from Andy Stratton. Live music with Mud Season continues from 6-9 p.m. The celebration welcomes furry friends, too. 

Syndicate Brewing

203 Summit Place, Silverthorne; 970-485-6799;
Those who are in search of an Irish stout can count on Syndicate Brewing. According to the brewery’s Instagram page, the brewery’s O’Tooler’s Irish Stout is on tap as of March 1.

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