Forget the champagne. Alta Ski Resort will be celebrating 75 years of skiing with its own anniversary beer.
The first batch of Alta's 75th Anniversary Ale, produced by Wasatch Brewery, was bottled and packaged on Thursday afternoon. Initially, the beer will be available only at Wasatch's Beer Store, 1763 S. 300 West, in Salt Lake City. However, in a few weeks it should be available in local grocery stores. And when there's enough snow for skiing, it will be available at the Alta Resort.