Colorado Rapids partner with Odell Brewing Company
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Monday, September 9, 2013) – The Colorado Rapids announced today that the club has entered into a multi-year partnership with Odell Brewing Company, the nationally recognized and award-winning craft brewery based in Fort Collins. The agreement will feature the rebranding of two concession stands at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, where Odell Brewing’s classic brands will now be available for of-age fans at the stadium. Additionally, Odell Brewing Company will host a sampling bar in the Summit Club powered by 2lemetry, the premier food and beverage suite at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, during each Rapids home game.
“Odell Brewing Company is a very special Colorado company and widely respected as one of the best craft breweries in the country,” said Rapids President Tim Hinchey. “Our fans have been asking for this and we’re excited to add a first class Colorado craft brewery to our OneClub family.”
"As one of Colorado's first craft breweries, we are thrilled to partner with our local Colorado Rapids and help support the team and their passionate fans," said Eric Smith, Director of Sales and Marketing for Odell Brewing Company.
The Colorado Rapids return home this Saturday, September 14 to take on FC Dallas at 7:00 p.m. at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. The Rapids will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Night, and will also host the Special Olympics Rapids game against Special Olympics Dallas on the field after the match. Before and during the game, fans can purchase Rapids players’ new and used gear at the “Open Closets, Open Hearts” sidewalk sale with proceeds benefitting the Myocarditis Foundation. For more information, visit www.ColoradoRapids.com.
About Odell Brewing Company
Founded in 1989, Odell Brewing was started by Doug Odell, his wife Wynne, and his sister Corkie. Twenty-four years later, the culture of family and collaboration still thrives fostering a brewery full of beer-centric people. It is this passion for beer that inspires Odell Brewing to create quality, hand-crafted, innovative brews. As a regional craft brewery, Odell Brewing is committed to serving the communities in which it distributes by minimizing its environmental impact, sourcing local raw materials, and through its charitable giving program known as Odell Outreach. Odell Brewing was named a “Best Company to Work For” in 2013 by ColoradoBiz Magazine and is an award winning brewery, nationally and internationally: 2012 Brewers Association Recognition Award, 2011 Great American Beer Festival® - gold medal for Friek, 2008 World Beer Cup® – gold for IPA. 2007 Great American Beer Festival® – gold medal for IPA.