Cold Water Brewery’s Craft Beer

Happy Hour: Monday – Friday 3pm to 6pm

Cold Water Brewery is an all grain brewing operation hand-crafting each of our distinct beers on site.  Our 7 barrel brew house is constantly in use producing roughly 200 gallons of fresh-tasting beer per batch.  Through both our own production as well as a variety of guest handles we pride ourselves on offering a wide and well curated selection with something for everyone. Have any questions? Our friendly staff is here to help point you in the direction of the best beer for you and assure that you leave satisfied. Cold Water Brewery, where beer equals community.

Cold Water’s Brewmaster


Ryan was born in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. He has been brewing commercially for seven years and an avid home brewer for the past 15 years. Ryan’s passion for beer started with his father who was also a home brewer. Ryan’s career began at Roosters Brewing Co. in Ogden Utah as an assistant under the supervision of brewmaster Steve Kirkland.

Beer has always been a big part of his life, as Ryan like’s to say, “beer chose me I didn’t choose beer. I love hops and west coast style beers, with a fond respect for traditional German style lagers.” People ask Ryan’s what his favorite beer is he tells them, “the one in front of me.”

Ryan has two young boys and a wonderful wife and is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys snowsports, mountain biking, and being outdoors.