It is easy to see why Fort Collins has been nicknamed the Choice City. A lively city just over an hour away from Denver it is home to Colorado State University. Fort Collins is also known for its craft-brew breweries, including New Belgium, O’Dell’s Brewery, and the Fort Collins Brewery. Along with several brewpubs, including Coopersmith’s and CB and Potts, and a healthy home brewers club all contribute to a serious beer culture. In fact, according to the Fort Collins Convention and Visitors Bureau it ranks third in the country in its volume of breweries and pubs.