YAY! Earth Powered Beer

Colorado's first brewery powered by spring-fed geothermal heating


Cannons rule

Bring the heavy artillery with Riff Raff beer



Hoppy people * Hoppy earth * Hoppy beer


Growler with altitude

Why use glass when you have the pure power of stainless steel?


Find your balance

One needs two for proper balance


Are you awesome???

We think so...



Cannons are best shared with friends


Riff Raff Brewing Company Compiles COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Resources

Riff Raff Brewing Company has compiled a set of COVID-19 resources–including grants, loans, information about individual aid and tax resources–for small businesses to use during this difficult period. Check out our COVID-19 page at https://riffraffbrewing.com/covid-19-small-business-resources/ for more information.

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March 30, 2020

Now Hiring – Wanna Be Riff Raff?

Riff Raff recently celebrated our 5 year anniversary and have had to make some real grown-up decisions over the last few months.  After throwing an Anniversary Party in the Park co-hosted with all our non-profit pals and partying the day away, we got back to the grind stone and working on our next epic project. …

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June 10, 2018

3rd Annual Goat & Beer Pairing Dinner

Here at Riff Raff Brewing Company, we believe it’s important to further education–specifically beer education.  We also believe in eating food! Specifically, good food, local food: Thus the goat pairing dinner. It is tradition for us to support our local Archuleta Country 4-H Program by purchasing the champion goat and lamb at auction and preparing it as…

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November 28, 2017

Riff Raff Brewing Co: Colorado’s First Craft Brewery to Use Geothermal Spring Water But How Does It Work?

Riff Raff Brewing: Colorado’s First Craft Brewery to Use Geothermal Spring Water But How Does It Work? Riff Raff Brewing Company is nestled in downtown Pagosa Springs, Colorado: a quaint little mountain town that boasts lots of wilderness land, stellar skiing and snowboarding, and holds the Guinness World Record for the World’s Deepest Geothermal Hot…

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August 20, 2017

Why Your Neighborhood Bar is Good for You

According to a study from Oxford University, frequenting your neighborhood bar may be more than fun — it can be good for your health, too. People who regularly patronize their local bar are happier, have more friends, and are overall more satisfied with their life. Since hanging out at the pub provides face-to-face interaction with…

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March 19, 2017

All Colorado Beer Festival 2016

All Colorado Beer Festival This past weekend was the All Colorado Beer Festival in Colorado Springs. Riff Raff joined 73 other breweries from all over the state to showcase some delicious brews, compete in various categories, and raise money for Colorado Springs area nonprofits. This was the 10th anniversary for the Festival, and to date,…

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November 16, 2016

Riff Raff Keepin’ the Earth Hoppy

Green CO2 System Riff Raff Brewing Company utilizes Geothermal Heat from the world’s deepest hot spring for heating the building, brewing operations and snow melt. However, our “thinking green” does not stop there. Riff Raff also uses what is called a “Green CO2” system as well as a Nitrogen generator. Breweries use a lot of…

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November 8, 2016

Riff Raff Autumn Seasonals 2016

Autumn Seasonals Twice a year, during Pagosa’s “off-seasons” of early Spring and late Fall, Riff Raff closes its doors for about a week for deep-cleaning, remodeling, and resting up for the busy season. This week we’re closed for some remodeling of our restrooms and making sure everything is sparkly clean and ready for the Winter…

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October 28, 2016

Autumn at Riff Raff

Growler With Altitude

Post-Crazy (Autumn) Season With Labor Day, ColorFest, and summer now behind us, we have entered a season where we can sit back and catch our breath for a moment. Summer is always a tremendous amount of fun: showing off Pagosa’s beautiful scenery, meeting people from all different places, enjoying the almost nightly events in town…

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October 2, 2016

Music & Brews – People’s Choice

Music & Brews! Music & Brews Festival, part of Pagosa’s ColorFest Weekend, happened right here in the heart of our beautiful hometown of Pagosa Springs, about a block away from Riff Raff headquarters. Around 15 breweries from the Four Corners area came to pour samples of their brews, and there was also amazing live music…

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September 21, 2016