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Bears, Brews & Bites

Join us for the 6th Annual Bears, Brews & Bites in the Pepsi UNC Bears Fan Fest tailgate areas at the UNC Football home opener on Saturday, September 5, 2019! Sample local breweries and restaurants 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. Purchasing your ticket before the event also includes a food voucher to festival food trucks. 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 5, 2019
Time TBD (3 hours before kickoff).
University of Northern Colorado
Fan Fest Tailgate Area


Participating Breweries 

Brix Logo

Brix Brewery & Taphouse
813 8th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 397-6146

Crabtree logo

Crabtree Brewing Company
2961 29th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 356-0516

High Hops Logo

High Hops Brewery
6461 Highway 392
Windsor, CO 80550

(970) 674-2841

Wiley Roots Brewing Logo

Wiley Roots Brewing Company
625 3rd Street, Unit D
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 515-7315

Dratz Brewing Company

Dratz Brewing Company
965 E. 11th Street
Loveland, CO 80537

(970) 617-2621

Weldwerks Brewing Company Logo

WeldWerks Brewing
508 8th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 460-6345

Green Earth Brewing Company Logo

Green Earth Brewing Company
725 10th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 702-2332

Eddyline Brewing Logo

Eddyline Brewery
102 Liderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211

(719) 966-6018

Loveland Aleworks Logo

Loveland Aleworks
813 8th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 397-6146

Rocky Mountain Taphouse Logo

Rocky Mountian Taphouse
3050 67th Ave unit 104
Greeley, CO 80634

(970) 451-5372

Grimm Bros Logo 2

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse
623 N Denver Ave
Loveland, CO 80537

(970) 624-6045

Lonesome Buck Logo 2

Lonesome Buck Brewing Co.
819 9th St
Greeley, CO 80631

(970) 473-2825

Rock Coast 2

Rock Coast Brewery
414 E 6th St.
Loveland, CO 80537

(970) 617-2325

Logo 2

Rails End Beer Co.
11625 Reed Ct unit b.
Broomfield, CO 80020

(303) 353-8121


G5 Brewpub
1018 Mahogany Way
Severance, CO 80550

(970) 686-7065



Synbtax Logo

Syntax Precision Spirits
118 West 4th Street
Loveland, CO 80537

(970) 619-8726


Food Trucks

Avg Joes 2

Great carnival/state fair type food
(970) 685-0433

albertos logo 2

Old-school, preparing Mexican fast food for breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Title Sponsors

Patrick's Irish Pub logo

ACM Sponsor Logo

Additional Sponsors

Edward Jones Logo

 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