McClellan’s: Firkin Authentic Cask Ale

If you’re a beer enthusiast and haven’t heard of Burton upon Trent, that’s a bit like being a wine enthusiast who hasn’t heard of Bordeaux. Good news: in Fort Collins you can get a taste of Burton without the hassle of international travel. Located inconspicuously just south of Elizabeth and Taft, McClellan’s Brewery holds aloft the centuries-old craft of British brewing. McClellan’s differentiates itself among Fort Collins’s unique breweries as the only one regularly (if ever) serving Celtic cask ale. Plus, they shanghaied a head brewer who—honest-to-God—just moved here from Scotland a few days ago. “Burton water is famous...

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