Originally published in “Christmas in Berthoud” for the Berthoud Surveyor. Colorado is the land of beer festivals. On any given summer weekend, during a non-pandemic year, there are at least three beer events occurring somewhere in the state. Coloradans have become accustomed to this and that is why, this tradition, started by my husband years ago, is perfect for a pandemic Christmas. If you can’t attend a beer festival create
Nothing says “summer” like a frosty mug of root beer, and nothing is as American as A&W. Berthoud, Colorado, located 30 miles south of Fort Collins, has had a geniune A&W for over three decades. Read my review of this American tradition here.