Veteran-Owned Businesses

Get patriotic at one of these vet-owned breweries and eateries. Support local business while savoring delicious craft brews, pizza and pasta.

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. 

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3 Hundred Days of Shine Distilling

3 Hundred Days of Shine Distilling

Come on down and sip some shine with us! Meet our Distiller, take a tour of our operation and taste the best sippin' 'shine this side of the…

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Cockpit Craft Distillery

Cockpit Craft Distillery

It is the mission of Cockpit Craft Distillery to provide its customers with unique, small-batch craft spirits that possess the same quality…

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Pizzeria Rustica

Pizzeria Rustica

Specializing in fresh, local, seasonal produce and the highest quality imported Italian flour, San Marzano tomatoes, and house-made fresh…

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Colorado Mountain Brewery - Interquest

Colorado Mountain Brewery - Interquest

Want to tour our brewing process? Colorado Mountain Brewery offers tours by appointment. After your tour try a handcrafted beer or rootbeer,…

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Colorado Mountain Brewery - Roundhouse

Colorado Mountain Brewery - Roundhouse

Colorado Mountain Brewery offers tours by appointment. We invite you to schedule a tour and then visit our dining room for one-of-a-kind…

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Springs Beer Tours

Springs Beer Tours

Most tours will include stops at of some of Manitou’s best attractions and craft beer houses including Creekside Cuisine, Soda Springs Park,…

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Peaks N Pines Brewing Co

Peaks N Pines Brewing Co

Peaks N Pines Brewing Company is a craft brewery located in Colorado Springs serving at least 8-10 craft beers. We offer in a casual place to…

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