C.B. & Potts and Prairie Winds Elementary Team Up to Raise Funds

June 9, 2016

COLOLRADO SPRINGS, CO – C.B. & Potts Restaurant recently donated $474.69 to Prairie Winds Elementary School through their successful Takeover Fundraising Program. “Prairie Winds Elementary School Fundraiser at C.B. & Potts was a great success! We are excited to host these nights in order to grow our impact in the Colorado Springs community and really get to know our area organizations. We are proud to give back to the local programs and look forward to hosting more Takeover Fundraising nights,” said Matt Hayes, Store Leader.

Schools taking part in this program choose an evening to invite family and friends to dine at C.B. & Potts. Teachers and staff team up with servers to take orders and provide a fun and interactive event paired with great C.B. & Potts food! The school receives a percentage of the sales from their event to be put toward their special programs!


Celebrate Craft Beer Week at C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery!

May 15, 2016

FORT COLLINS, CO – C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery is celebrating American Craft Beer Week throughout the month of May. Now through May 31st C.B. & Potts is offering their Shorty Flight Special for just $6.99!

Guests can mix and match any three 10oz pours of C.B. & Potts Flagship and Seasonal beers. “Our shorty flights are a great way to enjoy more of our brewers’ seasonal creations along with our guests’ favorite flagships,” says Dave Leonard, Director of Brewing Operations. “We wanted to create a sampler that our guests could build for their personal taste. Trying similar styles side by side educates your palate and enhances the different flavors in our beers. It’s a great deal!”

Always ice cold and served fresh daily, C.B. & Potts beers are made with the finest ingredients in their own breweries by award winning teams. Since 1996, C.B. & Potts beers have won numerous awards at the Great American Beer Festival, World Beer Cup, and various local and regional competitions.

C.B. & Potts Opens Ninth Colorado Location

May 13, 2016

FORT COLLINS, CO – C.B. & Potts recently opened their ninth Colorado location at the renovated Foothills Mall in Fort Collins. The 7,800-square-foot restaurant and taproom is located on the west lawn near the main entrance of the center, in front of H&M and Macy’s at 195 East Foothills Parkway. The building features two impressive levels, including an upstairs dining room that overlooks the lower main dining and bar area, as well as an outdoor upper deck, complete with fireplace and full bar. Guests can enjoy the outdoor Potts Peak Patio with their favorite menu selections and a frosty handcrafted Potts beer, while soaking in the sun or watching it dip behind the majestic Rocky Mountains.

“C.B. & Potts is the perfect dining spot, a great place for happy hour or late night fun and a sports fan’s dream, featuring state-of-the-art TVs throughout the restaurant and lounge,” says Jeff Iverson, President of The RAM Restaurant Group, owners of C.B. & Potts. “The building’s décor celebrates Colorado State University and the Fort Collins community, which makes it a great home for CSU Athletics, including boosters, fans and coaches.” C.B. & Potts is an iconic Colorado brand with the first restaurant opening in Fort Collins in 1974 and now operating three locations in the community.

C.B. & Potts hosted a pre-opening party for local leaders and Colorado State University dignitaries. Guests attending the event were encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the Larimer County Food Bank. Several hundred pounds of food were collected in addition to monetary donations to help the organization continue to provide food to all in need throughout Larimer County.

Known for its legendary burgers, C.B. & Potts is proud to serve 100% fresh USDA natural beef with no additives, preservatives, or fillers. Other guest favorites include grilled melts and sandwiches, Potts Mac & Cheese, House Hefeweizen Beer Battered Fish & Chips, crisp and fresh entree salads, and grilled wild Alaskan salmon. House specialties include the Bacon-wrapped Colorado bison meatloaf and Colorado bison short-ribs. When it comes to beer, C.B. & Potts has been brewing their own for over 20 years and proudly pours a variety of fresh and local medal-winning flagship and rotating seasonal selections. Guests can also enjoy great varieties of wine, their favorite cocktail or order from C.B. & Potts creative specialty cocktail menu.

In 2014, the company initiated an Employees Stock Option Plan (ESOP), where vested team members are owners of the restaurant group. Iverson added, “Our team members own the restaurants and take great pride in serving their guests great food, crafted with the freshest locally-sourced ingredients.”

C.B. & Potts Foothills Parkway is open daily for lunch, happy hour, dinner and late night fun.


Big Dread IPA Available at C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery!

April 26, 2016

C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery tapped their Big Dread Organic IPA last Wednesday, April 20th at all locations. Big Dread is brewed from organic grains that lend a mellow, malt profile to create a hazy, copper-hued IPA. With potent additions of citra and simcoe hops that create billowing aromas and resinous flavors, this is Potts’ kindest IPA.
Hurry in to the nearest C.B. & Potts to lift your spirits and chill out with an ice-cold Big Dread IPA for a limited time only.

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Maibock Spring Bier is Back on Tap at C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery!

April 11, 2016

At C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery Spring is celebrated with the arrival of the perennial beer favorite, Maibock Spring Bier! “Our Maibock is brewed with imported Pilsner and Vienna malts which combine to create a brilliant golden hue that impart a subtle malt sweetness and balance the German hop character,” says Dave Leonard, Director of Brewing Operations. “The light body and refreshing character belie the kick our Helles bock delivers.”

Guests find that the Maibock pairs well with any of C.B. & Potts Street Tacos, especially the Honey Sriracha Shrimp, as well as the Poke Nachos. Add the Maibock, Hefeweizen and Blonde to the Shorty Flight to make the perfect custom trio of beers.


Rabbit Punch Irish Red on Tap Now!

March 9, 2016

Come hoist a pint of C.B. & Potts’ newest seasonal release, Rabbit Punch Proper Ale available now and for a limited time at at any Potts location. Served in a 18oz frosted glass, our hopped up Irish Red combines a pale malt, kiln amber and a touch of roast barley to create a toasty malt profile with a vibrant amber hue.
Director of Brewery Operations, Dave Leonard says, “Rabbit Punch Irish Red is hopped exclusively with Citra hops, added at First Wort (pre-boil) and Whirlpool (post-boil), for a punch of hop flavor and aroma while imparting much less bitterness. I love the combination of flavors in our Rabbit Punch; smooth & malty with a citrusy hop character… and it’s perilously easy to drink!”
Fresh and local Rabbit Punch Irish Red is perfect for toasting during your St. Pats celebration and a great compliment to any Potts meal!


February 16, 2016

FORT COLLINS, CO – C.B. & Potts announced today that they are relocating their Campus West restaurant to the new Foothills location in Fort Collins. C.B. & Potts Campus West will remain open through Saturday, March 12. The Foothills Parkway Restaurant is scheduled to open by the end of March.

Following the move to Foothills, Potts will continue to serve W. Elizabeth St. guests at their existing Brewery location next to the old restaurant. C.B. & Potts will have continue to have 3 locations in Fort Collins including their Horsetooth Rd. Restaurant at Collindale Golf Course.

Jeff Iverson Jr, President of the company said, “We have outgrown our old building at Campus West and we are looking forward to moving our restaurant to the new Foothills Parkway location. We have made wonderful friends and appreciate our loyal guests that have made the last 42 years on Elizabeth St very special. Our family opened this restaurant as a Deluxe Tavern with cook your own burgers served up with frosty “pounders” of beer in 1974. It really has been a remarkable run!” Iverson added, “Fort Collins has changed throughout the years and grown substantially. Our new location will allow us to be closer to our core guests.”

The C.B. & Potts Brewery, located next to the Campus West Location, will remain open and continue to brew award-winning beers on Elizabeth St. The building is currently being renovated and will feature a new Taproom that will pour fresh and local Potts Flagship Beers in addition to showcasing many noteworthy seasonal beers. Iverson added, “The Potts Taproom on Elizabeth St. will continue to be a great gathering spot for CSU Fans before and after the games in addition to serving the Campus West neighborhood and all beer lovers that appreciate the special brewing culture that we celebrate in Fort Collins.”

Located just west of the main entrance of the mall, the new Foothills Parkway C.B. & Potts will continue to be the home for CSU Athletics, boosters, fans and coaches. Most of the fun and historical CSU memorabilia from Campus West will grace the walls at the new restaurant. The buildings décor will celebrate CSU and Fort Collins with a large mural along with framed pictures of former Ram greats on the walls.

The original C. B. & Potts opened at Campus West in 1974. Since that time, the company has grown to become an iconic Colorado brand with restaurants and breweries in Westminster, Broomfield, Englewood, Highlands Ranch and Colorado Springs. A new Potts opened this past fall in Downtown Breckenridge.

In 2014, C.B. & Potts became an Employee Owned Company and Iverson noted, “Potts Team Members own the restaurants and I know they are looking forward to continuing to serve their guest’s favorite foods and beverages with the freshest and locally sourced ingredients.” Iverson noted, ”Nothing is better than an ice –cold, local craft beer and we look forward to putting smiles on our guests faces while serving them at all 3 of our Fort Collins destination.” C.B. & Potts employs nearly 100 Team Members in the community.


The RAM and C.B. & Potts Donate Over $8,200 to American Cancer Society

January 8, 2016

LAKEWOOD, WA – The recent RAM International, owners of The RAM and C.B. & Potts, Drink Pink promotion raised $8235.85 to benefit the American Cancer Society. In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness month, all company restaurant locations featured a special Drink Pink menu with $1 from each purchase being donated to help finish the fight. RAM mixologists created 3 exciting new cocktails including Soco Sangria, a Pink Shandy with their own fresh and local Hefeweizen Beer and the Black Opal Margarita. Also featured was Ménage à Trois Rosé wine to complement the Drink Pink menu.

Both The RAM and C.B. & Potts company locations also sold Drink Pink commemorative shirts and pink bracelets with a portion of the proceeds also being donated to the American Cancer Society.

Making strides against breast cancer, the monies raised will be appropriately distributed by the American Cancer Society back to the local community chapters that the RAM Family of Restaurants serve.


C.B. & Potts Opens 8th Colorado Location in Breckenridge

December 7, 2015

BRECKENRIDGE, CO – RAM International Family of Restaurants recently opened its eighth Colorado C.B. & Potts location in Breckenridge, Colorado.

Known for Sporting Great Food and proudly serving their own Frosty, Handcrafted Beers, the Breckenridge C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Taproom is located near the center of downtown at 231 S. Main Street in a newly renovated building. “Potts’ was born in Colorado in 1974 and it has always been a dream of ours to open a restaurant in Breckenridge,” said Jeff Iverson, President of RAM International. “The building has great character along with two spectacular patios that feature beautiful mountain views, our location is the best in town!”

The new C.B. & Potts is approximately 5800 square feet, with seating for 205 guests inside and an additional 100 on two outside patios. The menu boasts C.B. & Potts favorites, including Legendary Burgers and piled high Sandwiches, tasty Ribs and Steaks, Beer Battered Fish & Chips, Fresh Salads, Mac & Cheese along with sustainable, grilled Alaskan Salmon. Iverson said, “Our team members will serve their guest’s favorite foods, crafted with the freshest, locally sourced ingredients.” The new Potts also pours their own craft beers and Iverson added, “There’s really nothing better than an ice cold beer and a delicious meal after a day on the mountain! Potts’ Breckenridge is pouring our refreshing, medal-winning flagships and rotating seasonal beers that pair perfectly with our menu selections.”

Before opening to the public, C.B. & Potts Breckenridge held several pre-openings to help fine tune their food, beverage and service. Guests were invited to bring a food donation that was collected on behalf of the Summit Family and Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC). FIRC is a nonprofit, working to build strong families and a strong community by providing people with the tools and education to be successful parents and community members.

C.B. & Potts is the perfect dining spot along with being a great place to enjoy their Monday thru Friday 2pm to 5pm happy hour specials that boasts $3.50 18oz beers, 6oz pours of house wine and well drinks. Along with superior quality food and fresh and local beers, it’s a sports fan’s haven featuring state-of-the-art TV’s throughout the restaurant and lounge. “The new C.B. & Potts Breckenridge is warm, cozy and inviting, set in a comfortable, Colorado casual environment,” said Iverson. “We feel great about the market and have tremendous confidence in our Colorado team!”

C.B. & Potts opened its first Colorado location in Fort Collins over 40 years ago and in 2014 initiated a, unique for the industry, Employees Stock Option Plan (ESOP) where vested team members are now owners of the company. Iverson added, “Our team members own the restaurant and will take great pride in serving their guests.” The new Breckenridge location employs nearly 100 people.


Gordo Pumpkin Ale on Tap Now at C.B. & Potts!

October 17, 2015

Fall has arrived and at C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery that can only mean one thing, Big Gordo Pumpkin Beer is back and on tap! Served in our frosty eighteen ounce bigger, better, fresher signature glass, this limited edition, seasonal craft beer boasts all the flavors of the season.

“Fall wouldn’t be the same without our beloved Gordo Big Pumpkin Ale. This perennial favorite pairs flavors of roasted pumpkin, caramel malts and a medley of spices to create liquid pumpkin pie.” Says Dave Leonard, Director of Brewery Operations. “Try one of our secret brewer recipes by adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream to a frosty pint of Gordo to make a decadent pumpkin float dessert!”

With its hard to resist big pumpkin flavor, Gordo has fast become one of the breweries most popular rotating seasonal selections… Come in soon and enjoy it while you can! Don’t forget, it is also available for take-out in our 64oz refillable growler of Gordo To- Go, perfect for any get-together!

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