Fossil Craft Beer Company

Founded 2013

Colorado Springs, CO

Calendar of Events


If there's an event you'd like to see us participate in, drop us a line via the "Contact" tab at the top! Thank you. 

March 31, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Raptor Porter

March 30, 5:00pm

Firkin Release: Belgian Triple

March 24, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Dry Hopped Tyrannosaurus Red

March 24, 5:00-8:00pm

Dino-Donor Night: $1 from every full-sized beer will be donated to Trails and Open Space Coalition.

March 17, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Dry Hopped Megalodon Blonde

March 16, 5:00pm

Firkin Release: IPA

March 10, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series: Mike and Nikki from Beer Drinker's Guide to Colorado will be talking about how space exploration has made beer better!

March 10, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Peppercorn New Zealand IPA

March 3, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Oatmeal Cookie Strata Stout 

February 11, 4:00pm

Aztec Chocolatl Release Party and Chocolate Pairing

We teamed up with Radiantly Raw and Stir to create something that we believe may have existed in ancient american culture. It is believed that the Aztecs accidentally created chocolate by trying to make beer, so we took our Stone Age Stout and added cacao nibs and espresso beans to create the ultimate early american beverage. Radiantly Raw will also be here to pair some of our beer with their delicious chocolates!

February 6, 2:00 - 6:00pm

Beer Festival: 6th Annual Winter Beer Festival

Ute Pass Cultural Center

Woodland Park

December 31, 2:00pm

Beer Release: Oreo Strata Stout


December 10, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Evolution, Generation 4! Amber Ale with cherries and almonds. Sales benefit Marion House.


November 14

Beer Festival:Rocket in My Beer Festival


November 12, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series: Anthony Maltese, curator at the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, is back again! This time he'll be talking about their recent discovery of a new dinosaur - Avaceratops! 


November 12, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Raspberry Strata Stout


November 7

Beer FestivalAll Colorado Beer Festival


November 5, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Strawberry Cream Ale


October 29, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series: Ryan Johnson, a science teacher from Sierra High School, will be talking about gases found in beer!


October 29, 5:00PM

Beer Release: Ghostly Mammoth - our IPA with ghost chillies! A collaboration with Shelly's Sala


October 24, 12:00-10:00pm


Beer Releases:

12:00pm:Keep Manitou Wired, a brown ale brewed with cocao nibs and coffee

3:00pm: Curator Doppelbock 

6:00pm: Peach Pentaceratops


October 23, 5:00pm

Beer Release: We will be releasing a firkin of Pentaceratops Pumpkin Dunkelweizen aged on whisky soaked oak chips


October 15, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Trilobite Belgian Tripel
Beer Release: Pentaceratops Pumpkin Dunkelweizen


October 3, 1:00-5:00pm

Beer FestivalManitou Heritage Brew Festival


October 1, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Super Alpha SMaSH


October 1-31: Brewer's Harvest Food Drive

We are collecting canned food for Care and Share during the month of October. Bring in some non-perishable food and receive $1 off your first beer!


September 24, 5:00pm 

Beer Release: Wet Hop SMaSH with fresh hops and Marris Otter malt


September 17, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series: Our September science talk will change gears a little and we'll dive into the present-day animal kingdom! Dr. Eric Klaphake, Associate Veterinarian at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, will be giving a presentation on wildlife diseases of Yellowstone.


September 17, 5:00pm

Beer Release:  Sabertooth Imperial IPA

Evolution: Generation 3 will be back on tap today too!!!!


September 10, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Honey Strata Stout


September 5, 2:00pm

Beer Release: Bite Me Bock

This a collobation with Bill and Sally from Bite Me Gourmet Sausage. It is a German Dopplebock aged on toasted mustard seeds and horseradish. Only sold in half pints and a portion of the proceeds will go to Kids on Bikes!


September 3, 5:00pm

Beer Release:  Mary Anning Gose


August 30, 2:00pm

Hop Picking Potluck (or Hop-Luck as we like to call it)

We need your help! 
We need to pick some hops from their bines in order to brew for the Hops and Bines Fest on Sept 19. To make it a little more fun, we are going to have a potluck during the picking. Families are invited! We will also have limited quantities of some new sodas options. Please no dogs if possible (hops are toxic to dogs). Have a beer or soda, bring some good food to share and help us pick some hops. Sounds like a great Sunday!


August 27, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Mint Strata Stout and a Hefeweizen


August 20, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series: Steve Alton from the Forest Service will talk about the Manitou Experimental Forest.


August 20, 5:00PM

Beer Release: Tyrannosaurus Red


August 13, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Coffee Strata Stout, collaboration with High Rise Coffee Roasters


August 6, 5:00pm

Beer Release: 3 Saisons: Herbivore, Omnivore and Carnivore


July 30, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Salsa IPA made with salsa from Shelly's Salsa


July 23, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series: This month wildlife biologist Max Canestrop will be giving his second presentation on Native American culturally modified trees, titled “Culturally Peeled Trees and the Windy Ridge Project.”


July 23, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Evolution Generation 3


July 9, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Big Kaboom Theory


July 2, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Wine Strata Stout: Aged on wine soaked oak chips


June 25, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Apple Cider Evolution Ale


June 18, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Merovingian Pale Ale


June 18. 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series: The June presenter for our monthly science talk will be Ryan Haupt. Ryan is currently working as an intern at the Florrisant Fossil Beds Nation Monument, and he is a PhD candidate at the University of Wyoming in the Department of Geology and Geophysics. His presentation will focus on mountain lions surviving the extinction 10,000 years ago that killed mammoths and saber-toothed cats.  


June 13

Beer Fest: Feast of Saint Arnold


June 11, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Smoked Amber Ale


June 4, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Sriracha Rye IPA



May 28, 2015, 5:00 pm

Beer Release: Brown Ale


May 21, 2015, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series

Max Canestorp will be presenting about Culturally Modified Trees and the many ways that Native People used trees and their bark during the 17th through early 20th centuries.  


May 21, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Rye IPA


May 16, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release:Peppercorn Megalodon Blonde


May 15, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: SMaSH: Marris Otter Malt and Dr. Rudi Hops


May 14, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Coffee Brown

May 12,13,14

Pints and Plates Pairing with The Ritz

We made a jalapeno version of our Megalodon Blonde and The Ritz has paired it with 1) beer battered jalapeño cheese sticks, 2) beer-steamed mussels and 3) a tavern burger with Jalapeño blond beer-cheese, pickles and onions.


May 7, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Belgian Stout with Honey


April 30, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Raspberry Ale


April 23, 2015, 5:00pm 

Beer Release: Oyster Stout


April 16, 2015, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series

Anthony Maltese from Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center will be back to continue his talk about the process of finding fossils.


April 16, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Generation 2 of our Evolution Ale - with vanilla beans 


April 9, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: ​Unite Red Ale, This beer is a collaboration brewed by women from local breweries. A portion of each beer sold will be donated to the Pink Boots Society. For more information on the Pink Boots Society, visit their website .


April 2, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Peppercorn Prognathadon, New Zealand Imperial IPA


March 26, 2015, 5:00 pm

Beer Release: Mary Anning Gose


March 19, 2015, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series

This month's science talk is going to change gears a little and we'll be branching out from paleontology, but this topic focuses on something you already love... beer! Microbiologist Dr. Ken Andrews will be giving a presentation about microbiology and the brewing process.  


March 19, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: OREO Strata Stout


March 17, 2015

We will be open for St. Patrick's Day from 2:00-10:00! J2K's Classic Roadside Diner will be here the whole time to provide delicious food. 

We'll be doing a raffle for some fabulous Fossil merchandise from 5:00-8:00pm. We hope to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with you! 


February 26, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Caveman SMaSH


February 19,2015, 7:00 pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series

​Sharon Milito will be talk about fossils that can be found in neighboring Red Rock Open Space.


February 19,2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Ancient Grounds Coffee Stout - a collaboration with Urban Steam Coffee


February 14, 2015

We are excited to participate in Colorado Collective's Valentine's Day event.  We will be pouring beer and there will be whisky, chocolate and food all from local companies.  It sounds like a great way to celebrate Valentine's Day.

Visit for ticket info.


February 12, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Achocalypse Imperial Chocolate Blonde Ale

This beer is a collaboration with Radiantly Raw.  They will also be here this evening to sell their yummy chocolates. Perfect for Valentine's Day!  Check them out at .


February 5, 2015, 5:00pm

Beer Release: Prognathadon Imperial IPA


January 15, 2015, 7:00pm

Talk Nerdy to Me Series

Anthony Maltese from Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center will talk about how to find fossils


January 15, 2015, 5:00pm

We will be releasing the following beers:

Strata Stout, milk stout with peanut butter

Kunda Baltic Porter