From Colorado to The World

Westbound & Down is a brewery specializing in craft beer with deep Colorado roots that aims to infuse the spirit of the West into everything we create. Always consistent, expertly balanced, with a strong commitment to quality. Elevating adventure since 2015.

  • Idaho Springs

    Modern brewpub with elevated comfort food in Idaho Springs. A must stop on your way to or from mountain adventures.

  • Lafayette

    Pizzeria and taproom in Lafayette. Mill is also home to our primary production and packaging facility.

  • Denver

    Satellite taproom with a curated taplist in an inviting alcove in Downtown Denver’s Dairy Block.

  • Basalt

    Now open! Located on the western slope in Basalt.

  • Aspen

    Located at the base of the Aspen Mountain slopes to serve up some of your favorite brews alongside delicious tavern style pizza.

Awards

  • Colorado Pale Ale

    “Modern West Coast Pale Ale brewed and dry-hopped Strata, Simcoe, Citra and Mosaic. Hop forward with a restrained bitterness. 2024 World Beer Cup Silver - International Pale Ale”

  • Spirit of The West

    “West Coast IPA brewed and dry-hopped with Mosaic and Strata. Packed with flavors and aromas of pineapple, strawberry, tangerine and cantaloupe. Finishes dry with a restrained bitterness. 2023 World Beer Cup Silver - International India Pale Ale”

  • Westbound Select

    “West Coast IPA featuring our hand-selected Mosaic, Simcoe, Citra, Mosaic Cryo, Simcoe Cryo and Citra Cryo. Explosive aromas of tangerine, peach, strawberry and melon give way to a light dankness. Light bodied with a moderate bitterness and a clean, dry finish. 2023 GABF® Gold - West Coast-Style IPA”

  • Spirit of the West

    “West Coast IPA brewed and dry-hopped with Mosaic and Strata. Packed with flavors and aromas of pineapple, strawberry, tangerine and cantaloupe. Finishes dry with a restrained bitterness. 2023 GABF® Silver - New Zealand India Pale Ale”

  • The Coloradan

    “Refreshing, clean and crisp. Brewed with South of the Border lager yeast, flaked maize and German Hallertau hops. 2023 GABF® Bronze - American Cream Ale”

  • “Food, Service, Design and Beer; four pillars of pride and passion that did not go unnoticed.”

    Midsize Brewpub of the Year recognition at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF) competition, the 33rd edition of the world’s largest commercial beer competition.

  • Spirit Of The West

    “West Coast IPA brewed and dry-hopped with Mosaic and Strata. Packed with flavors and aromas of pineapple, strawberry, tangerine and cantaloupe. Finishes dry with a restrained bitterness. 2022 GABF® Silver

  • Chicago Peaks Kölsch

    “German Ale brewed with our friends at Bierstadt Lagerhaus.  Delicately floral, fruity and crisp, with a dry finish that keeps you coming back sip after sip. 2022 GABF® Silver

  • WESTBOUND DOUBLE IPA

    “A Double IPA with ludicrous amounts of  Galaxy, Mosaic, Enigma and Cryo Mosaic hops that pack big aromas of tangerine, blueberries, and papaya. Westbound Double IPA is balanced with a sweet biscuit malt profile, with a clean dry finish.”

  • DOUBLE BARREL LOUIE

    English Barleywine

    “English Barleywine named after a rescue dog in our Head Brewer's family, that was aged in Port-finished rye barrels and  finished in Breckenridge Bourbon Barrels on whiskey-soaked peaches.”

  • “Gold - Spirit of the West - International West Coast IPA”

    “Gold - Westbound Select - West Coast IPA below 6.7% ABV”

    “Silver - Westbound IPA - Flagship IPA”

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