Bristol Brewing



Something we’re fanatics about is giving back to our community. After all, we’re raising our kids and dogs here. We want it to still be good when our grandkids and future pets are roaming the place. For us, that means a community that’s interesting. Inspiring. A place to thrive. So we regularly support over 200 nonprofit organizations each year with in-kind and monetary donations, and/or volunteers.

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Community Ales

Our most unique effort so far is our Community Ales program. Each year we brew a different beer for each of four local nonprofits, and donate 100% of the profits–yep, 100%–from the beers to those causes. We believe each of these nonprofits contributes to our one-of-a-kind quality of life around here. Read more about them here.

Since 2006, our Community Ales program has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for these local nonprofits. But here’s the best part: When you choose to enjoy a Community Ale, you’re choosing to give back, too. Community support was never so tasty.


Smokebrush Porter
Cheyenne Cañon Ale
Venetucci Pumpkin Ale
Give! Black Lager

Smokebrush Porter

Benefiting the Smokebrush Foundation for the Arts

Since 1992 Smokebrush has provided artistic leadership in our region resulting in expanded community access to art forms such as theater, music, film, public art, and gallery exhibitions.

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Cheyenne Cañon Ale

Benefiting the Friends of Cheyenne Cañon

This all-volunteer organization is dedicated to preserving and enhancing North Cheyenne Cañon Park through trails and facilities maintenance and interpretive programs for all ages.




Venetucci Pumpkin Ale

Benefiting Venetucci Farm

Venetucci Farm is an urban working farm offering educational programs for children, chemical-free vegetables through its CSA program, and, as part of Nick Venetucci’s legacy, free pumpkins for schoolchildren.

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Give! Black Lager

Benefiting the Give! Campaign

The Give! Campaign supports a wide variety of worthy nonprofits in the community and encourages local giving especially by nontraditional donors–people in their 20s and 30s.