3 Hundred Days Distilling – Get moonshine straight from the source at this one-of-a-kind distillery. Experience delicious flavors like Apple Pie, Margarita Moon, Summertime Strawberry Lemonade, Firebomb, Peach Cobbler and Colorado Honey. The distillery often features fun new seasonal flavors in their Tasting Room. A few steps away from the famous New Santa Fe Trail (click for trail closure information), it’s easy to grab a sip at the end of your ride or hike. Veterans always receive a 10 percent discount.
Cockpit Craft Distillery – An Air Force vet-owned distillery with the mission to provide customers with unique, small-batch craft spirits that possess the same quality and attention to detail found throughout the aviation industry while also embodying the rich American aviation history. Enjoy a tour and set your glass on the real airplane wing that creates the actual bar.
Pizzeria Rustica – Support a local vet business and Colorado farmers at this Neapolitan wood-fired pizzeria. With daily fresh mozzarella, vine-ripened pizza sauce made with hand-chopped San Marzano tomatoes grown at the base of Mt. Vesuvius, enjoy finely crafted artisan pizza with no preservatives and unique toppings and ingredients.
Peaks n Pines - Coowner, Paul Viera, spent 20 years in the Air Force. Today, he and his wife Teresa, along with their two other co-owners, love greeting guests and providing impromptu tours around the brewery. Grab a pint of one of their 10-12 options, all brewed inhouse.
Colorado Mountain Brewery (two locations) – The local brewery and eatery was opened by former Air Force service members. The northern location was meant to be near the U.S. Air Force Academy. Focusing on the flavors of Colorado, many menu items integrate bison.
Springs Beer Tours – Sip and savor your way through history in Mantiou Springs with this one-of-a-kind beer tour. Owner and guide, Russell Shaw, served in the U.S. Air Force for over 23 years and moved to Colorado Springs for his retirement.