Ales on Rails is a huge hit, featuring a four-course beer-loving foodie excursion through the Royal Gorge. Once you’re settled in on your beautifully-renovated club car, you’ll be presented hearty mini entrées made by Chef Jeff Gaylor, paired with a signature Colorado beer flight. Like almost everything else served on the train, the beers and the appetizers are local. The ticket price of $84 for Ales on Rails is all inclusive. If you’re a wine lover, you can upgrade to a wine flight for an additional $20. The RGRR bistro-style menu and full bar will also be available throughout the ride! *Special discounts do not apply. Must be 21 years of age or older to experience Ales on Rails. Please visit the Royal Gorge Route Railroad website to purchase tickets for this special event.
Sunday, April 7, 2019 – Ales on Rails Menu
A Four-Course Menu Pairing with San Luis Valley Brewing
Southwest Salmon Nachos
Crisp flour tortilla chips topped with flaked salmon, jalapeno lobster cream sauce, fresh diced tomatoes and a dollop of sour cream. Paired with San Luis Valley Caliente, Green Chile Lager- 4.2% ABV – a light, crisp, Mexican style lager soaked on Hatch Chile for a pleasant nose and flavor.
Served on a nest of intense micro greens and drizzled with our mixed berry balsamic glaze. Paired with San Luis Valley Grande River IPA – 6.7% ABV – a plentifully hopped, bold but smooth India Pale Ale.
Blackened Teriyaki Chicken
Teriyaki-marinated Colorado Red Bird chicken breast, dredged in Cajun spice and seared to perfection, Served over our Colorado quinoa-rice blend, and finished with a sweet pineapple teriyaki sauce. Paired with San Luis Valley Alamosa Amber– 5.5% ABV – a classic Colorado red ale with a balanced malt to hop profile, and a beautiful crimson color.
Turkey Club Sliders
Thin-sliced hickory smoked turkey breast, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and onions on a mini brioche bun with garlic and basil pestoli. Paired with San Luis Valley Ol’ 169 Oatmeal Stout – 6.0% ABV – a dark and complex beer with great roasted malt character and rich, creamy body.