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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!


C.B. & POTTS TO RELOCATE FROM CAMPUS WEST TO FOOTHILLS PARKWAY

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.


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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.


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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.


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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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Breckenridge C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Taphouse to Open in November

October 15, 2015

FORT COLLINS,CO – RAM International Family of Restaurants announced today that the company will be opening its eighth Colorado C.B. & Potts location this November in Breckenridge, CO.

Known for Sporting Great Food and proudly serving their own Frosty Handcrafted Beers, C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Taproom will be located at 231 S. Main Street in a newly renovated building near the center of downtown. “We are looking forward to opening our newest 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 the outside patios. The menu will boast tried and true C.B. & Potts favorites, including Legendary Burgers and piled high Sandwiches, tasty Ribs and Steaks, Beer Battered Fish & Chips, Fresh Salads, Blackened Chicken Mac & Cheese and sustainable grilled Alaskan Salmon. “Our chefs do an outstanding job creating delicious menu choices that can stand alone or pair perfectly with C.B. & Potts craft brewed beers. Nothing is better than an ice cold beer after a day on the mountain and C.B. & Potts Breckenridge will be pouring our refreshing, medal-winning flagships and rotating seasonal beers,” commented Iverson.

C.B. & Potts will be 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 TV’s in the restaurant and lounge. “The new C.B. & Potts Breckenridge will be warm, cozy and inviting set in a comfortable, Colorado casual environment,” said Iverson.

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 great food, crafted with the freshest locally sourced ingredients.” The new Breckenridge location will employ approximately 90 people.

The General Contractor for the C.B. & Potts building renovation in Breckenridge is Heath Construction of Fort Collins, Colorado. Senior Project Management is being provided by David Stolte of Heath along with David Barber of RAM International / C.B. & Potts.


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C.B. & Potts Joins the Fight with New Pink Drinks and Fall Appetizers

October 7, 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery is introducing their new Drink Pink selections. One dollar from each Pink Drink purchased will be donated to the American Cancer Society to raise awareness and money to help finish the fight.

The Drink Pink features include the popular Soco Sangria with Southern Comfort, merlot, sweet and sour and pineapple juice. The Pink Shandy with Absolute Citron, muddled lemons, simple syrup, Pom Pomegranate juice and topped with RAM Hefeweizen Beer. Guests will also enjoy the Black Opal Marg with el Jimador Blanco Tequila, Chambord Raspberry Liqueur, muddle limes and sweet and sour. The featured wine is Ménage à Trois Rosé, enjoy it by the glass or bottle.

C.B. & Potts new featured appetizers are the perfect complement to any of their Pink Drinks or frosty C.B. & Potts hand-crafted beers. The Buffalo Chicken Flatbread is heating up the fall with buffalo sauce, diced buffalo chicken, Wisconsin Mozzarella and Crumbled Blue Cheese, finished with sliced green onion and drizzled ranch dressing. No one can resist the Colorado Fries covered with cheddar jack cheese, smothered with house-made hatch green chili stew and topped with sliced green onion and sour cream. And the Buffalo Chicken Nachos with cheddar jack cheese, grilled chopped onions, diced celery, buffalo chicken, Wisconsin Blue Cheese crumbled and finished with green onions and ranch dressing round out the menu with a little southwestern flair.


Taste of Fall is on Now at C.B. & Potts!

September 14, 2015

LAKEWOOD, WA – The RAM and C.B. & Potts Restaurants and Breweries welcome the change of the seasons with the debut of their,” Taste of Fall” special menu. Perfect to accompany cooler temperatures and fall colors, this limited time menu features past favorites in addition to some new and sensational creations. “We have some great items on our fall menu for guests to indulge in and enjoy! Our menu has something that will fit everyone’s taste buds, especially those foodie guests who like to pair our menu with any of our frosty hand-crafted beers,” said James Cassidy, Culinary and Purchasing Director.

“Our Blackened Chicken Mac and Cheese is the comfort food item of the fall!” declares Chef Cassidy. Featuring Cavatappi Pasta in shredded smoked Gouda cheese sauce with garlic roasted shiitake, button and crimini mushrooms and topped with skillet seared and julienned blackened chicken, Wisconsin Mozzarella Cheese, rich marinara and parmesan. “It is the balance of sugar and acid, plus the herbs and spices that are a great complement to the season and our Oktoberfest Bier”, Cassidy added.

For burger lovers, the Rhinelander is the perfect choice! A grilled seasoned beef patty, cooked to your taste and topped with a hearty split bratwurst, stoneground mustard aioli, creamy Wisconsin Havarti Cheese, sautéed onions, red bell pepper and sauerkraut served on a pretzel bun. Of course, The Rhinelander pairs well with any of our fresh and local beers including the Taster Curl. Boasting six beer selections, guests can discover their favorite from the assorted choices always on tap.

In addition to the Blackened Chicken Mac & Cheese and the Rhinelander Burger, a few other fall entrées include a popular Ahi Tuna Melt Sandwich, the Zesty Fire Grilled Steak Salad, and the legendary PBB & JJ Burger featuring a grilled beef patty topped with peanut butter, roasted jalapenos, fresh arugula, house-made roma jam, cheddar cheese and hickory smoked bacon… it is absolutely crazy good!

To start off guest’s experience, The Dublin Quesadilla appetizer is fast becoming a guest favorite! Featuring a flour tortilla, it’s filled with julienned corned beef, Wisconsin Swiss Cheese and sauerkraut served with tasty horseradish cream and Thousand Island dipping sauces.

For dessert, what better way to round out lunch or dinner than with the Granny Smith Apple Fritter? Made with Granny Smith Apples and Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider, it’s slow baked to order and served warm with salted caramel and vanilla ice cream.

Along with The Taste of Fall Menu, We are also introducing new drinks including the Mint Tea Mojito, Fireball Strawberry Peach Tea and Deep Eddy Lemon Mint Tea. Beer Cocktails featuring our hand-crafted beers include the “Coconut Blonde, “ with 1800 Coconut Tequila and Blonde Ale, “Jimmy B’s Lemon Hefe,” with Jim Beam and Hefeweizen and the “Angry Blonde,” featuring Angry Orchard Crisp Apple and Blonde Ale.


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Barefoot Wit Belgian White Ale is Back at C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery

June 29, 2015

Bring on summer at C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery with the perfect summer seasonal refresher, the limited release Barefoot Wit Belgian White Ale. Dave Leonard, Director of Brewing said, “We are excited for the annual release of our Barefoot Wit. This unfiltered and flavorful Belgian style white ale is brewed with Pilsner malt, wheat & oats, fermented with a Belgian yeast strain that complements the coriander and orange peel to create exotic citrus and spice notes.”

Fresh and local, Barefoot Wit is perfect for enjoying on a patio near you. Sip away into lazy days; If you’re not barefoot, you’re overdressed.

Stop by for a frosty glass today and celebrate 20 years of Great Beer brewing excellence with C.B. & Potts!


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

May 6, 2015

American Craft Beer Week is fast approaching and C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery is proudly celebrating their 20th year of brewing excellence with a different medal-winning craft beer special each day! Served in their frosted “Bigger, Better, Fresher” signature glass, each brew is 18 ounces of pure goodness and only $3.50 each during the week of May 11th-17th!

Established in 1971 and now proudly team member owned, stop by and grab your favorite beer at your local C.B. & Potts and toast to Great Beers for 20 Years!

Monday, May 11th – Hefeweizen
Tuesday, May 12th – Total Disorder Porter
Wednesday, May 13th – Colorado Blonde Ale
Thursday, May 14th – Big Red IPA
Friday, May 15th – Buttface Amber Ale
Saturday, May 16th – Maibock
Sunday, May 17th – ’71 Pale Ale


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