Fort Collins’ Liquid Arts Scene

While we’re home to a legendary craft beer scene, our beverage spectrum extends far beyond hops and barley. Whether you're a coffee connoisseur, cocktail enthusiast, or wine lover, Fort Collins has something for every palate and occasion.

Coffee, Cocktails & Cider

Good luck choosing where in Fort Collins to score your morning dose of caffeine! You have your pick of cozy teahouses, work-friendly cafés, coffee shops buzzing with students, bakeries that serve up drinks and pastries, and drive-thrus if you’re short on time. Some are even open late, like the Alley Cat Coffeehouse, a Fort Collins institution that serves drinks until midnight and features a funky music venue and bar, The Atrium, downstairs.

When happy hour hits or you’re looking for a cold beverage after a day spent outdoors, head to town to fulfill your every drink craving. Stop by our cocktail bars and distilleries or try a dive bar for some local color and live music. Passionate about wine? Sample regional and international selections at area wineries. If you’re a cider fan, you’ll find a couple of spots in and around Old Town.

And of course, no trip to Fort Collins would be complete without experiencing our legendary craft beer scene. Discover endless breweries overflowing with innovative brews, each waiting to be explored and savored.

So come to Fort Collins to quench your thirst! And keep scrolling to check out the libations offered by some of the best venues in town.

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