On the Map: Lone Tree and Monument

There’s a saying jumping around Colorado that “if you don’t have a brewery in your town, you’re not on the map.”  A hyperbole of course, but not far from the truth.  Fortunately for Monument and Lone Tree, some brewing pioneers put their communities on the map last year.

We visited Pikes Peak Brewing Company and Lone Tree Brewing Company last fall during some beer drives, and both caught our attention. On our way back from a hike in Garden of the Gods last weekend, we were eager to return for some sipping. Fortunately, both community gathering spots (by which I mean breweries, craft beer havens, watering holes with tasty water), are a hop off the highway (I25 to be exact). Continue reading