Written by: Ashayla Blakely Edited by: Lillian Guevara-Castro
Posted: April 28, 2022
The Scoop: Couples looking to shake things up for their date night should consider visiting Telluride Brewing Company. Located in Telluride, Colorado, at the base of Telluride Ski Resort, this brewing company has everything for couples to enjoy themselves after a fun ski adventure. With a wide selection of artisanal craft beers, stemming straight from Rocky Mountain snow-melt, Telluride Brewing has rightfully claimed its title as one of the best date spots to visit while in Colorado.
Life changes in the blink of an eye and before people know it, the right circumstances emerge that take them down a new career path. Telluride native Tommy Thacher knows this all too well.
Telluride Brewing Company Co-Founder and President, Tommy Thacher.
Tommy was just like any other hard-working man in Telluride when his life changed for the better. At the bar where he worked, Tommy met brewmaster Chris Fish and the two would find themselves wrapped up in discussing what they envisioned the perfect beer to be. Eventually, this conversation grew into daydreaming about the possibility of opening a brewery of their own.
Over the years, the two became best friends and decided to turn their dreams into a reality. So they created the Telluride Brewing Company in May 2011. Since then, the Telluride Brewing Company has flourished and gained a respected place in the world of craft brewers.
Telluride Brewing is one of the best breweries in the area, and it is locally famous for its distinct and innovative crafted beers. Tommy told us that the team is always looking to expand their menu. Couples can find it exhilarating knowing that the Telluride Brewing team always has something new up its sleeve and that every experience visiting is a new one.
“Innovation is key, and you have to keep your customer base excited about coming in. And they obviously like their old faithful but if you can get them to try something new, it’s a win,” Tommy said.
Brewing Badass Beers Since 2011
Regardless of whether it’s their first or their 100th date, couples can enjoy drinking award-winning beer while reflecting on shared memories or interests. Since its opening in 2011, Telluride Brewing has received a variety of top awards from competitions to festivals they’ve entered. Telluride Brewing is open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and welcomes all guests.
Tommy told us that most guests come from the ski resort. They usually are exhausted from their day and want to relax. The Telluride beer garden is a nic