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Bears, Brews & Bites

Join us for the 8th Annual Bears, Brews & Bites in the Pepsi UNC Bears Fan Fest tailgate areas at the UNC Football home opener on Saturday, September 9th, 2023! Sample local breweries and food trucks and get ready for some UNC Bears football. Individual registration is $45 and includes unlimited tastings, a souvenir glass, a ticket to the UNC home football game. Tickets Purchased before 9/7/2023 at 5 pm will also include a food voucher! A variety of sponsorship opportunities are also available. 

Proceeds from the event support the programmatic needs of UNC's Brewing Laboratory Science Program. If you are not able to attend the event, you can support the program by making a gift. If you have questions about the event, please contact Sean Johnson

Event Details

Saturday, September 9rd, 2023
Time 11am-2pm
University of Northern Colorado
Fan Fest Tailgate Area


THANK YOU for attending this year

2023 Participating Breweries


TightKnit Brewing Co.
813 8th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 397-6146

Crabtree logo

Crabtree Brewing Company
2961 29th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 356-0516


Loveland Aleworks
118 W 4th St.
Loveland, CO 80537

(970) 619-8726

Weldwerks Brewing Company Logo

WeldWerks Brewing
508 8th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 460-6345


Rule 105 Brewing
4731 W 10th St.
Greeley, CO 80634

 (970) 301-4575

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Yetters Brewing Company
725 10th St.
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 396-1606

wiley roots

Wiley Roots Brewing Co.
625 3rd St D.
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 515-7315


Horse and Dragon Brewing Co.
124 Racquette Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

(970) 689-8848


Denver Beer Co.
1695 Platte St.
Denver, CO 80202

(720) 279-8247

mythmaker logo

Mythmaker Brewing
1035 S Taft Hill Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80521

(970) 666-4418


 Contact Sean Johnson for information about sponsorship opportunities.

Program Information

The Brewing Laboratory Science Program prepares students for work in the quality control / quality assurance (QC/QA) sector of the beer brewing industry. The program includes an undergraduate certificate, a minor in Brewing Laboratory Science, and a lecture/laboratory program with hands-on intensive training in a 7bbl microbrewery on campus.

This program is complimentary with master brewer and fermentation science programs at other institutions. 

 Support future Bear Brewers by making a gift to the UNC Brewing Laboratory Science fund