The Jailhouse

Craft Beer Bar

The Jailhouse is a boutique craft beer bar located in the historic town jail in Buena Vista, CO. We feature rotating taps of specialty beers from across Colorado, the US, and abroad. Plus, a curated bottle list, wine, and elevated small bites.

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2018 Rapids & Grass Beer Festival

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Spend your weekend along the Arkansas River sampling beers from some of the best breweries in the country, jamming to an incredible lineup of bluegrass music, and taking in the sweeping mountain views. With the purchase of a festival ticket, you will enjoy unlimited tastings from the 50 breweries listed below and access to all music at The Beach stage. Food from local food trucks will be available for purchase throughout the beer tasting. Upgrade your experience by adding the Freedom Float on Sunday, a 7-mile raft trip through a section of Class 3 whitewater.

2018 Participating Breweries

  • 4 Noses Brewing (Broomfield, CO)
  • Arizona Wilderness Brewing (Gilbert, AZ)
  • Atom Brewing (Erie, CO)
  • Avery Brewing (Boulder, CO)
  • Baere Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • Barrels & Bottles Brewery (Golden, CO)
  • Beachwood Brewing (Long Beach, CA)
  • Bierstadt Lagerhaus (Denver, CO)
  • Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales (Denver, CO)
  • Black Shirt Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • C Squared Ciders (Denver, CO)
  • Cannonball Creek Brewing (Golden, CO)
  • Cerebral Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Cider Company (Denver, CO)
  • Comrade Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • Copper Kettle Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • Crestone Brewing (Crestone, CO)
  • Deerhammer Distilling Company (Buena Vista, CO)
  • Durango Brewing (Durango, CO)
  • Eddyline Brewing (Buena Vista, CO)
  • Elevation Brewing (Poncha Springs, CO)
  • Epic Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • Firestone Walker (Paso Robles, CA)
  • Great Divide Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • Hogshead Brewery (Denver, CO)
  • Jester King Brewery (Austin, TX)
  • Joseph James Brewing (Henderson, NV)
  • La Cumbre Brewing (Albuquerque, NM)
  • Left Hand Brewing (Longmont, CO)
  • Melvin Brewing (Jackson, WY)
  • Mockery Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery (Boulder, CO)
  • New Image Brewing (Arvada, CO)
  • New Terrain Brewing (Golden, CO)
  • Ninkasi Brewing (Eugene, OR)
  • Oskar Blues (Lyons, CO)
  • Our Mutual Friend Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • Outer Range Brewing (Frisco, CO)
  • Ratio Beerworks (Denver, CO)
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing (Chico, CA)
  • SoulCraft Brewing (Salida, CO)
  • Stem Ciders (Denver, CO)
  • Two Roads Brewing (Stratford, CT)
  • Upslope Brewing (Boulder, CO)
  • Ursula Brewing (Aurora, CO)
  • Westbound & Down (Idaho Springs, CO)
  • Wiley Roots Brewing (Greeley, CO)
  • Wood's High Mountain Distillery (Salida, CO)
  • Woods Boss Brewing (Denver, CO)
  • Zwei Brewing (Fort Collins, CO)

 

LIVE MUSIC AT THE BEACH STAGE FROM:

RAPIDGRASS • BONFIRE DUB • TIERRO W/BRIDGET LAW • SUGAR AND THE MINT •LIVER DOWN THE RIVER • WE DREAM DAWN • CHAIN STATION • & MORE

 

AFTER PARTY SHOWS AT THE IVY BALLROOM AT THE SURF HOTEL:

RAPIDGRASS - JUNE 29 • DJ LOGIC - JUNE 30 • LEFTOVER SALMON - JULY 1

 

WELCOME PARTY AT THE JAILHOUSE: FRIDAY, JUNE 29TH

TAP TAKEOVER: JESTER KING (AUSTIN, TX) & BEACHWOOD BREWING (LONG BEACH, CA)

 

Event resented by The Jailhouse Craft Beer Bar in partnership with Rapidgrass, Surf Hotel and local nonprofit South Main Arts & Parks.

 

Earlier Event: June 8
Live Music: St. Cinder
Later Event: July 21
Jailhouse 2nd Anniversary