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There is always something happening in Downtown Fort Collins, check it out online
at the Downtown Business Association!

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CooperSmith’s Raised $9,909 During Great Plates of Downtown Fort Collins

Great Plates Fort Collins

We’re proud to announce that we have raised a total of $9,909 during the Annual Great Plates of Downtown Fort Collins benefiting The Food Bank For Larimer County.

We offered a 2-course dinner for 2 plus 2 pints for $25. Dinner options included Surf N’ Turf, New York Strip Steak, Fish N’ Chips, Schweineschnitzel or Highland Cottage Pie with a choice of Vanilla or Chocolate Mousse to finished out the meal.

“Great Plates is one of our favorite annual fundraisers to participate in, not only because it involves the entire community, but because it brings together the restaurant community for a great cause,” said Dwight Hall, President and Brewer at CooperSmith’s. “We really try to engage our entire staff throughout the week and we’re thrilled with the amount we were able to raise for The Food Bank this year.” 

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25th Annual Gala Dinner and Benefit Auction for Rocky Mountain Raptor Program

CooperSmith’s Pub & Brewing is beyond thrilled to support the 25th Annual Gala Dinner and Benefit Auction for Rocky Mountain Raptor Program. This event will be held on March 3rd at the Fort Collins Hilton, 425 W. Prospect Road in Fort Collins, Colorado. Join us at 5:00 for this fun-filled event with great people and delicious food benefiting the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program. This event has been happening for 30 years, so don’t miss the incredible opportunity to be part of a community tradition. Grab your friends and family as we rally behind an honorable cause to keep our environment and animals in it thriving for at least another 30 years!

The silent auction will be at 7:00 P.M. and will include some great items! Help us in supporting the rehabilitation of injured raptors.

Rocky Mountain Raptor Program

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Join CooperSmith’s for Great Plates of Downtown! (March 1-14)

Great Plates

Fort Collins, get ready to celebrate the downtown restaurant community! On March 1st, Great Plates of Downtown Fort Collins is back to benefit the Food Bank for Larimer County! The Downtown Fort Collins Business Association and member businesses present a vibrant dining tradition for our community March 1-14, 2018. 

CooperSmith’s is proud to be a part of such a wonderful event and fundraiser. Our Great Plates 2018 menu is available on Poolside & Pubside. Check it out:


Any of the below two entrees for $25

Surf N’ Turf– A sirloin steak and coconut shrimp with garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed veggies. Served with a pineapple dipping sauce and red wine dem-glaze.

New York Strip -A New York strip seasoned and grilled to temperature, served with sautéed veggies, roasted garlic mashed potatoes. Served over onion rings and topped with gorgonzola butter.

Fish and Chips-Atlantic cod dipped in our ale batter and breaded with crispy bread crumbs. Served with pub chips, horseradish mayonnaise and malt vinegar.

Schweineschnitzel– Pork tenderloin pounded thin, breaded and deep fried. Served over roasted garlic mashed potatoes and bacon beer sauerkraut. Finished with a lemon butter cream sauce.

Highland Cottage Pie -Colorado lamb marinated in our Horsetooth Stout and fresh herbs. Then we combine the lamb with celery, carrots and onion, and then layered in a flaky crust with mashed potatoes. Finished with lamb gravy and parmesan cheese and baked, served with hot apple sauce.

2 for $25 Great Plates special includes choice of 2 entrees with 2 pints and each entrée is served with a choice of vanilla or chocolate mousse to share.

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CooperSmith’s February Gone Fishin’ Fish Fry



The time has come for CooperSmith’s annual Fish Fry! Every Wednesday in February from 5 – 10 pm, we have gone fishin’ to serve our guests a plate of deep-fried Walleye with fries, baked beans, cole slaw and rye bread for $15.95 per person – just like they do in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota!

Whether you prefer malt vinegar or ketchup with your fish, we invite you to try as many different combinations as you’d like during February.

We love our deep-fried walleye & hope you do too!



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Join us at the Fort Collins Montessori School Chili Cook-Off!

CooperSmith’s Pub & Brewing is thrilled to support the Fort Collins Montessori School‘s 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off and Silent Auction. This wonderful, family-friendly event is on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 3pm-6pm. Join us at the Aztlan Northside Community Center and get ready for some mouth-watering chili!

Fort Collins Montessori School is a charter school that focuses on the “whole-child” when addressing education. “The mission of Fort Collins Montessori School is to provide a classic pre/K-9th grade Montessori program that inspires and empowers children with an exceptional educational experience based on the principles and philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.”

Chili fanatics are invited to showcase recipes by entering the cook-off in two categories — Meat and Meatless. Entry forms must be received by 3:00 pm March 17, 2017, and there is a $15 entry fee per chili.

If you are looking for an event with great chili, look no further! There will also be kid activities so don’t forget to round up the neighborhood for this awesome event. Get your tickets here!

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